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new subscriber, maybe............

Discussion in 'DIRECTV General Discussion' started by flybynyte, Aug 10, 2012.

  1. flybynyte

    flybynyte Cool Member

    Aug 8, 2012
    ok, i just called and talked to csr at Directv. i told her i was looking at bundling my video, internet, and phone. told her i have hdtv for main viewing and would like hddvr and an have analog tv in another room. oh, package i am looking at is the choicextra. she gave me a quote of $95.94 excluding sales tax and the "nickel and dime" phone fees. i asked her a minimum of 3 times if that would be my monthly bill---explained to her all i really want to know is what my total bill would be for the month.

    what am i missing here? :grin:
  2. Justin23

    Justin23 Hall Of Fame

    Jan 10, 2008
    What Internet is it with?
  3. flybynyte

    flybynyte Cool Member

    Aug 8, 2012
    internet and phone would be with ATT. i'm guessing with sales tax and the phone fees i would be looking at approx $120/mo (i rarely use landline for long distance calls).

    just seemed to be a pretty good deal to me.
  4. dpeters11

    dpeters11 Hall Of Fame

    May 30, 2007
    Make sure if any of that is an introductory offer for a year.
  5. MattScahum

    MattScahum Legend

    Oct 26, 2010
    Honestly it will depend on the area. If att is dsl, your discount will show up on your first years bill. If it is uverse, it shows up in year 2. It also depends on what equipment you need as att has charges if you need their equipment. What was the price of the internet and phone they quoted you?
  6. flybynyte

    flybynyte Cool Member

    Aug 8, 2012
    i asked her all i really want to know is what my monthly bill would be for the bundled services, made sure she understood i was talking all 3---she kept quoting me $94.95 (maybe $95.94, whatever) hate to be cynical, but, seems odd we are paying approx $140/mo with our cable and it would be that much less.
  7. n3vino

    n3vino Godfather

    Oct 2, 2011
    That probably includes the new customer discount for DirectTV for the first year. Find out what it will cost after your promos run out.
  8. davring

    davring Hall Of Fame

    Jan 13, 2007
    If it includes AT&T's DSL, they are probably quoting you on the slowest speed, which is very slow.

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