NFL Sunday Ticket Deals

Discussion in 'DIRECTV General Discussion' started by Craig Rue, Aug 8, 2019.

  1. Seand442

    Seand442 New Member

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    Good god, what a joke Directv/at&t has become. Tried a final chat and after some time and no positive results, had a supervisor call me and transfer me to retention. Figured I was getting somewhere. Once connected, I’m told a manager did something to my account and he is the only one who can open it so it can be reviewed. Of course, he is busy and not responding to communication. I’m debating if I want to try again or just cut bait and accept my fate of a new provider.
     
  2. Karl_Racki

    Karl_Racki New Member

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    Why do people feel they are entitled for a discount?? Seems like same people every year. Lol
     
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  3. Seand442

    Seand442 New Member

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    Entitled, not at all. Free market system. They aren’t the only game in town. I can, and may switch to Cox who is making me a smoking offer. AT&T/directv isn’t that special. If they can’t make me a decent offer, adios. I do the same with Sirius/XM. No need for them but I won’t hesitate to cancel if the price they charge is more than I value.
     
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  4. trh

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    I don't ask for a discount from my other utilities. But since DIRECTV gives discounts, why wouldn't you ask? Do you go into a car dealership and pay the full sticker price without asking for a lower price?
     
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  5. jmdaniel

    jmdaniel Cool Member

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    Did you join just to post this?
     
  6. joshjr

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    Does this mean you are the guy that pays sticker price or asking price on a car to?
     
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  7. raott

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    Do you think Directv should pay asking price to the programming providers? There is ZERO difference. It is an arms length business transaction. Negotiating does not mean one is "entitled".

    Did you pay asking price for your last car? For your house? No difference.

     
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    horace clark New Member

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    Yes. It’s a Tesla.
     
  9. Ms. J

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    Wow you made out like a bandit!
     
  10. Ms. J

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    I know for me it's a multitude of things. I don't feel entitled to a discount, but if other people are getting one it doesn't hurt to ask. Especially when some get a discount every year & aren't paying for the highest package. It's like when I was with cable & paying the highest package for years and all the deals were for new customers or people who didn't pay as much as me. Then they kept raising the rates. The reason I ask is because of the amount we pay each month for equipment they will never let us own & we continue to be loyal to them even though they charge us more than other providers will. If they want to keep customers and be competitive they have to give a little too. If they don't want to then we have to decide how important it is to stay.
     
  11. txtiger79

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    Well...I will be leaving directv soon. Ever since I called two weeks ago to ask about a deal, my account billing has been a complete mess. Despite assurances from several agents, I was charged for ST even though I never authorized its addition to my account and called to remove it the day after it was added. Two weeks and 5 calls in later and my credit card was charged the full price. As soon as my money is returned, I will be cancelling. These people are incompetent, dishonest, or both.
     
  12. Ms. J

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    Yep, they have some new system now where they have to add things to your account to see if it will generate offers. The problem is they have to remove it so it will be credited back. Then when they don't you have to constantly call & argue with them because they can't see what you're seeing so they say you weren't charged, not on account, then when you finally get someone to understand they say it will be credit in 1-2 billing cycles instead of immediately like before. I am still waiting for mine to be credited back automatically. Luckily I finally got someone to manually credit me after over an hour on the phone. It is a crap show over there for sure these days. I never had them add anything to my account to see what offers I get.
     
  13. psunate77

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    Do they offer stand alone Red Zone Channel??
     
  14. jisaac

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    Current choice customer with $43/month discount plus $10/month autopay discount expiring on 9/18. Just got Sunday Ticket free and $20/ month off ---but was told to call back in oct/nov when my new full price bill kicks in (minus the new $20/month for 12 months) pushing me to $90/month. They said i should able to tack on at least another $20/month for 12 months at that point.
     
  15. psunate77

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    This is why I will be leaving DTV by years end.. No offense to Jisaac, but he gets Free ST and 20/off a month.. I have a 187.00 bill monthly, I pay on time and can't get anything an I been with them for 20 years.
     
  16. jisaac

    jisaac New Member

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    No offense taken. to be honest i was sorta hoping directv told me to take a hike. in my opinion traditional tv has been disrupted. Youtube TV is far from perfect but its gotten close enough now to make sense. I mean its almost half the price of choice. HALF! to make things worse i have owned equipment (yes verified OWNED) but still pay 23/month in DVR fees. with all the emerging streaming tech now, that kinda shenanigans is just NOT justifiable anymore. i can move on, have all the channels i watch, reduce costs in half but not be an actual cord cutter. I think its my sweet spot.
     
  17. Seand442

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    Today was the day. After multiple calls and chats, promises to email me offers, I gave them one final chance and they failed. They had zero offers, zero discounts but insisted I was a valuable customer. Cancellation date is the 22nd. Curious if they try the ol call and bring you back tactic, or if that went away when att took over. Adios ATT.
     
  18. Bobwhite

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    20+ year customer. Tried the VIP line, and she said I was now a converted AT&T customer, so said I had to call a different number. Then went to chat, and he said there were no discounts. Then I said that a neighbor I knew only paid $100. He then checked with a supervisor and had the "NFL Saves" department call me. She was a woman out of West Virginia. She was nice enough, but said she couldn't access my account because the last person in it hadn't closed it out properly and it would be several hours before it would be able to be accessed. Haven't bothered to call back yet. Not sure I will bother.
     
  19. crkeehn

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    I dropped DTV a couple of months ago after being offered two sets of discounts, I told them that even with the discounts I had just stopped watching entirely and it didn't make sense to pay and not use.

    They haven't called me since.
     
  20. J Blow

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    Well, like many, this is when annual discounts fall off and I how to get them added back with a bonus of Sunday Ticket offers. I only have DTV due to the NFL package.

    I have been a customer since 1996 - years and years with no discounts, paying full price for Sunday ticket and NBA league pass, etc. I called the retention number I usually call. They could offer me $15 off this month and $5 off a month for the next year.

    These guys are complete clowns. I usually have 10 TVs subscribed at one so that alone is a huge money maker for them. Hate to go and especially due to my equipment investment but I'm working on a different solution.
     

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