I agree with you on the RSN fee. I wouldn't pay that either. Good thing Preferred Xtra doesn't have one . Preferred Xtra = 230+ channels minus like 1 or 2 sports channels that Xtra would have. I don't watch sports, so that's perfect. Ok, so you need AT&T Now and OTA and a Tivo to get all your channels. Argument I (and many others) make against that is that juggling multiple devices / apps / providers / bills (although OTA is free) is a pain. I have an OTA antenna as well and what do ya know , OTA support is built into the DirecTV box, so its all integrated into a single device and single provider and single UI. I wouldn't use up ~700GB watching HD... but probably would if I there was a lot of 4K content. If Cox ever does away with the data cap, which I doubt they will, might be a different situation cost wise for people with data caps. Still, regardless... I don't want to juggle multiple providers, apps, UIs and pay for channels 2 or 3 times.