February 1 is the annual date for rate increases for Dish. As we all know they froze the basic package rates until next year. However, as someone who gets billed on the 1st for the period beginning on the 17th, I do see and read my February bill carefully and actually did expect some kind of increase. Here's the info that came with this February bill:
Sorry about the quality but, that's the best I could do with a screenshot of the PDF bill. Anyway, the group under the heading 2012 Pricing
indicates the items.
As noted in another thread and the fine print at the bottom of the notice above, there is a new Residential Customer Agreement
My only concern is something that does not affect me. I think it was bad PR to increase the DishLATINO Basico for existing customers before next year if that's what they are doing.
What does affect me is a $2 increase in the Bundled Premium Movie Networks. No big deal as they are "premium."