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#41 OFFLINE   mrro82

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Posted 22 February 2014 - 08:08 AM

I was going to sit this year out from MLB (my team is the Cubs. Not much to see. Even though I'm posting this on the internet I can hear all of you laughing :nono2: ) but if they are putting both services together I'm getting it for sure. 



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#42 OFFLINE   tonyd79

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Posted 22 February 2014 - 10:57 AM

I would agree with you if anyone other than Satelliteracer had suggested that the CSR did not have complete information.


I was talking official, not SRs tealeaves, as often i have read them accurately. I was making more a point that no one is advertising mlb.tv at this point, so no one is getting the upper hand.
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#43 OFFLINE   milton

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Posted 22 February 2014 - 11:04 AM

You can always cancel MLB.TV prior to the start of the season, right?  Therefore, if you paid for MLB.TV and then later discovered it was included in EI, you could just cancel it and get your money back.

 

Note that it appears official that FIOS EI will include MLB.TV:

 

http://www.verizon.c...-SNFBKfios_Post



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Posted 22 February 2014 - 11:16 AM

No, you have 5 days from purchase date to cancel and because they auto renew as early as they do many won't be able to take advantage of that this year. Remember the preseason starts 2/26.

 

You can always cancel MLB.TV prior to the start of the season, right?  Therefore, if you paid for MLB.TV and then later discovered it was included in EI, you could just cancel it and get your money back.

 

Note that it appears official that FIOS EI will include MLB.TV:

 

http://www.verizon.c...-SNFBKfios_Post


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Posted 22 February 2014 - 12:44 PM

I just cancelled my MLB.TV. I can always sign up again if my intuition turns out to be wrong. I suspect digital rights were a must have in the new deal. The old deal ran out at the end of last season unless an extension was made. 



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Posted 22 February 2014 - 02:04 PM

Actually, renewal date is march 1.


No, you have 5 days from purchase date to cancel and because they auto renew as early as they do many won't be able to take advantage of that this year. Remember the preseason starts 2/26.


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Posted 22 February 2014 - 08:56 PM

My MLB.tv auto renewed and my charge card was billed. Cancelled it immediately, as I like to wait until midseason to order it.


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Posted 23 February 2014 - 07:19 AM

Just cancelled. If rumors prove untrue, I will resub.
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Posted 23 February 2014 - 11:03 AM

I called DTV yesterday and asked about MLB TV being  a option this season with EI and the CSR said that she would check into it and call me back. I did receive a call back and was told that no C. Service people or Sports packages reps can locate any EI features that include MLB TV or streaming options. I will let my MLB TV auto renew and pass on EI this season. I can't believe that DTV will suddenly add streaming to the EI package this close to opening day. Let's hoe 2015 will be the year.

 

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Posted 23 February 2014 - 11:07 AM

I would not bet on that yet. I would sooner believe the CSRs do not have new scripts yet. We will know by the end of the week. Directv changed its MLB page this past week to highlight the new package coming soon.



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Posted 23 February 2014 - 11:26 AM

I called DTV yesterday and asked about MLB TV being  a option this season with EI and the CSR said that she would check into it and call me back. I did receive a call back and was told that no C. Service people or Sports packages reps can locate any EI features that include MLB TV or streaming options. I will let my MLB TV auto renew and pass on EI this season. I can't believe that DTV will suddenly add streaming to the EI package this close to opening day. Let's hoe 2015 will be the year.
 
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I would believe it. You may have made a mistake. We are talking two outfits (MLB and directv) who usually go to the deadline. You know MLB hasn't even figured out its replay rule yet? No rush. They have until opening day.
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Posted 23 February 2014 - 05:09 PM

I called DTV yesterday and asked about MLB TV being  a option this season with EI and the CSR said that she would check into it and call me back. I did receive a call back and was told that no C. Service people or Sports packages reps can locate any EI features that include MLB TV or streaming options. I will let my MLB TV auto renew and pass on EI this season. I can't believe that DTV will suddenly add streaming to the EI package this close to opening day. Let's hoe 2015 will be the year.

 

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I would believe it.  We know for sure that Verizon is bundling the two products for its FIOS customers.  Second, we know that DirecTV rarely falls behind in competition for sports content.  And third, we know that Satelliteracer knows more than we do.  



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Posted 25 February 2014 - 11:49 AM

I really hope this comes to pass and we get EI and MLB.TV bundled. Then I will stop complaining about not getting every game. As the only ones I will miss are the Rangers home games on Sunday nights starting in July. And it seemed they scaled that trend back last year as I seem to remember some games that were day games those Sundays.


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Posted 26 February 2014 - 09:27 AM

Just cancelled. If rumors prove untrue, I will resub.


Probably a very prudent move. :)
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Posted 26 February 2014 - 09:33 AM

Probably a very prudent move. :)

Any hint on timing? I cancelled MLB.tv based on this, but the Pirates start broadcasting games today, and without mlb.tv I would have to purchase At Bat separately.



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Posted 26 February 2014 - 11:05 AM

Any hint on timing? I cancelled MLB.tv based on this, but the Pirates start broadcasting games today, and without mlb.tv I would have to purchase At Bat separately.


I may be totally wrong on this, but I would think if D* is going to include MLB.TV with Extra Innings, it would be the standard MLB.TV, not MLB.TV Premium. You only get At Bat free with premium.

Again, that is just a guess. If they do include premium, that would be great.

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Posted 26 February 2014 - 11:36 AM

I may be totally wrong on this, but I would think if D* is going to include MLB.TV with Extra Innings, it would be the standard MLB.TV, not MLB.TV Premium. You only get At Bat free with premium.

Again, that is just a guess. If they do include premium, that would be great.

I'd have a tough time believing that. They are going to include the computer-only (no mobile devices) package that does not have home/away feeds? NBA League Pass splits up broadband and mobile, but if you subscribe through D* you get all three.



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Posted 26 February 2014 - 08:19 PM

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Posted 26 February 2014 - 08:33 PM

I would figure that MLB.TV would just be regular season as part of EI.

 

That said, pickup either At Bat for $2.99 or MLB.TV for $19.99 for the month of March if you want to enjoy Spring Training.

 

I spent the $3 to have radio in the mean time (XM does a terrible job with spring training) and will see how it all plays out.



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Posted 26 February 2014 - 10:22 PM

I have to assume March 1st begins the new contract since no provider is advertising the package yet. 






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