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Directv Comes Out Against Alacart!!


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#26 OFFLINE   CCarncross

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Posted 28 February 2006 - 10:54 AM

Isn't/wasn't C Band mostly ala carte? It's been 10 years since I've had it and only got the free stuff when I did have it :)


It was, but it still didnt do very well....c-band was all about people getting stuff that was in teh clear, when they had to start paying for subs to channels, alot of skinflints moved away from it....

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#27 OFFLINE   SpacemanSpiff

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Posted 28 February 2006 - 11:31 AM

Hmm D* could go with ala cart and you could add and drop channels as you wanted during the month.

There are specific certain channels that are NEVER watched in my house. It would be nice to not have to pay for all of them. On the other hand, every now and then while browsing through the guide something will jump out and grab us and voila'. A new season pass is born on a previously unwatched channel.

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Posted 28 February 2006 - 12:11 PM

Hmm D* could go with ala cart and you could add and drop channels as you wanted during the month.


don't forget the fees that dtv now charges even to change the to premium packages. They didnt' like people signing up for weekends then turning it off and only paying for 2 days service.

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Posted 28 February 2006 - 03:21 PM

Hmm D* could go with ala cart and you could add and drop channels as you wanted during the month.

There are specific certain channels that are NEVER watched in my house. It would be nice to not have to pay for all of them. On the other hand, every now and then while browsing through the guide something will jump out and grab us and voila'. A new season pass is born on a previously unwatched channel.


Even with ala carte they will most likely make it a month by month sub to stop idiots from changing their packages daily. Currently they are charging like a $10 penalty if you change services more than once a month




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