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Xtra Package Gone


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#1 OFFLINE   sdpadres

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Posted 09 October 2013 - 03:26 AM

Did Directv eliminate the Extra package? Your options go from Choice to Ultimate.

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#2 OFFLINE   linuspbmo

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Posted 09 October 2013 - 06:35 AM

It shows up for me, right between Choice and Ultimate. Did you remember to log out first so you can see all the packages?



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Posted 09 October 2013 - 09:11 AM

ChoiceExtra is missing from the new subscriber page on the DTV website. The Family package is now listed as an available package for $29. The Family package is not worth $29. 

Comcast offers an Economy Package for $29 that includes :

AMC, A&E, CNN, CARTOON NETWORK, COMEDY CENTRAL, FOX NEWS, ANIMAL PLANET, DISNEY, USA, DISCOVERY, HISTORY, LIFETIME, E!, FOOD NETWORK, TRUTV, TV LAND, + other channels



#4 OFFLINE   jimmie57

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Posted 09 October 2013 - 10:30 AM

I am not signed in. Currently using the Premier Package.

The listings I see are:

Family, Entertainment, Choice, Ultimate and Premiere 

   50          140                  150       225              285 

 

Edit: Now I am logged in and it shows,

Entertainment, Choice, Extra, Ultimate and Premiere

   140                  150      205      225                285

 

Strange !


Edited by jimmie57, 09 October 2013 - 10:41 AM.

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#5 OFFLINE   sdpadres

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Posted 09 October 2013 - 11:31 AM

Just exchanged IM's with DirecTV.  For new subscribers, the Extra package is no longer available as of today.



#6 OFFLINE   Jason Whiddon

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Posted 09 October 2013 - 11:51 AM

WOW! So nothing in between Choice and Ult? That sucks, I thought xtra kinda beat the package tiers Dish had.


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Posted 10 October 2013 - 07:52 AM

Weird, it depends on what zip code you put in as to whether Extra shows up under packages. I cleared the cookies and put in the zip code for Hollywood, CA and it did NOT show Extra as an available package. I cleared the cookies again and put in my zip  code in the Midwest and it DID show Extra. Could it be that Extra is being phased out by area???



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Posted 10 October 2013 - 12:03 PM

Thats strange because i got a mailer from directv which has the xtra package for $29.99 a month and i live in southern california and the offer is good until october 14!



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Posted 12 October 2013 - 05:49 PM

It's interesting that DTV is "bringing back" the Family Package-a totally WORTHLESS waste of money IMHO (unless you have kids).  I also noticed that the new DTV glossy flyers with the newspaper list Family as $24.95 for new subs but point out that you can't get a free Genie with that package.  I think with everyone tightening their belts and abandoning cable, both DISH and DTV are highlighting their most inexpensive package in advertising.  (DISH is still pushing some package for $19.95 with free HD for life).  I would assume it is also a waste of money like Family.


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