Why choose DirecTV?

There are many reasons to compare the two television giants, DirecTV vs Dish Network. Both of these service providers have a subscriber base of more than 10 billion and have their presence not only in television broadcasting, but also in other related fields like mass communication. Keeping these things in mind, it will be very perplexing for a new user to choose between the two.

Comparing Dish Vs DirecTV

Addition of new products to the services will leave consumers confused on choosing which service provider that is better than the other. Choosing a service provider can be even more confusing if the customer has not tried any satellite TV subscription before, as all the offers can seem to be attractive.

It is good to put the service providers on test to know which of them is better. The DirecTV Vs Dish comparison of offers shared below will help you decide the prefect service provider for your needs.

DirecTV

Exclusivity is the main selling point for DirecTV. They offer a general entertainment network called ‘Audience Network’ exclusively for their subscribers. DirecTV subscription also offers exclusive access to sports packages like the NASCAR HotPass and NFL Sunday Ticket. In addition, DirecTV offers more HD channels than any other service provider does.

DirecTV offers more packages to choose from for the average user than other providers do. Key features offered by DirecTV include:

  • Streaming services
  • Live TV on mobile
  • Smart apps
  • DVR with 1 TB storage

Dish Network

DirecTV Packages
NFL Sunday Ticket

The highlight of Dish Network is the crisp and clear picture quality that they offer. They offer most of the local and international channels in their packages, which are very much affordable. Additionally, the startup Dish Network packages are also cheaper than those offered by DirecTV, and they also offer deals like free installation to new customers.

Apparently, Dish is the cheapest one of the two options. Other than that, some important features offered are:

  • Affordable packages
  • DVR that has a capacity of 2 TB
  • Remote locator
  • International channels

These are some of the important offerings from Dish Network and DirecTV services. Pick the one that suits your needs the best.

The customer base of satellite television services are on the rise lately. Among the numerous service providers, DirecTV is one of the leading names. One of the several advantages with DirecTV is that it offers triple play services. Every year, hundreds and thousands of people switch from their existing television services to modern alternative options, and DirecTV has made the most out of this trend.

As a customer, you may have a lot of concerns while moving away from your current provider to a new provider. As such, it is very important that you have a very clear idea about the different options you have in store. For instance, if you have got any questions about DirecTV services, it is better to clarify them before the move.

Is Upgrading To DirecTV Too Expensive?



When making a choice about a satellite eservice, you may come across numerous brands. One of the reasons for you to choose DirecTV over other services could be the affordability of the services it offers. When you go for DirecTV, you don’t have to think about buying any additional equipment. You will get everything when you choose the package for a period of 12 months or more. Another convincing factor with DirecTV is the lineup of channels along with the exclusive NFL coverage.

DirecTV Installation Is Easy

When you order DirecTV, you don’t have to worry about its installation. A professional installer will do all the work. If you have got any technical questions regarding the installation, you can ask them and they will explain everything to you in plain language. DirecTV also offers you the option to have standard installation of television up to four rooms without any additional charges.

Coverage

DirecTV has got better coverage than all other satellite television service providers out there. Even if you live in a rural area, you can be assured of DirecTV coverage without any interruptions.

AT&T® Offer Internet Service to Rural Areas of the Dorchester County

Looking up at the latest happenings, browsing social media, or studying for school from a smartphone or a home PC will no longer be a dream for many people from the rural Dorchester County. Accessing internet in their home computer or phone has become a reality for many who previously found themselves driving to Summerville or visiting a library to have internet access, as AT&T® is offering their internet service to the residents of the county thereby setting a good example for the other Internet providers in the area. “People who weren’t able to…can now do all that kind of stuff,” said Jack Mitchell, who is the regional director of external affairs for AT&T® South Carolina. This is happy news
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CenturyLink® Fiber Cut Affecting Internet and Phone Line from Carbondale to Aspen

A fiber optic link from one of the best internet service provider in Jackson County, CenturyLink® was cut near Carbondale, due to which mobile phone and internet service from the city of Carbondale to Aspen was affected for many hours. However, Pitkin County authorities said that the services in Carbondale were restored fast. A Pitkin County alert said that some landlines and mobile services were down at the Aspen Valley hospital. The Sheriff of Pitkin County advised the public to go to the local fire station and report emergences, if they were unable to reach 911 due to the outage. The authorities of Garfield County, however, did not issue any guidance for the residents. The 911 service authorities said that
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The U.S. Army Joins Hands with AT&T®

The U.S. Army recently offered a contract to the telecom giant AT&T®. The officials from the telecom company announced that the main aim of this newly signed contract is to modernize and unify the communication capabilities of the U.S. Army. Reports from several reliable sources indicate that the Army has offered a 5-year contract to AT&T® in order to provide instant chat/messaging, integrated video, voice, and screen-sharing capabilities to approximately 1 million authorized users in the U.S. Army on both unclassified and classified networks. In a recent release, the officials from the telecom company added that these new services will “make it easier for Army personnel to connect, collaborate, and share information in support of daily operations globally.” The release
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What Subscribers Of Dish Network® May Need To Know About Sling TV®

Dish Network® now offers subscribers, who do not have access to local broadcast channels, an option to add an Over-the-Air (OTA) antenna as prepaid in their Sling TV® subscription. This add-on to their streaming service will let the subscribers’ of Dish Network® access local channels via satellite. If subscribers prepay for Sling TV® for two months, they get a free indoor antenna of Winegard. What’s more, if users subscribe the service from Dish Network® three months in advance, they can get Sling TV’s AirTV set-top box for Over-the-Air streaming alongside an antenna and an adapter for tuning. The move from Dish Network® may seem surprising to the faction of cord cutters who do not pay for pay TV services from
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Comcast® To Launch Beta Version of Xfinity® Instant TV

After carrying out extensive trials in several markets of the country, Comcast® is in the final steps of launching its beta version of Xfinity® Instant TV. It is a skinny streaming package delivered over IP and intended for its broadband subscribers. The package is available at a rate of $18 for some local channels along with a VOD library and cloud DVR providing about 20 hours of storage space. Being one of the fastest internet providers in the US, Comcast® will also offer high-speed internet along with the Xfinity® Instant TV service. The Xfinity® Instant TV service includes several of the major broadcast networks as well as government, educational, and public channels. However, it does not include some of the
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AT&T® Time Warner® Merger Can Be Dangerous

Media experts claim that after the several months of President Trump in office, corporate media tycoons like CNN and New York Times have become much biased to him. The power of these giants might only increase under the pending merger between AT&T® and Time Warner®, which is the parent company of CNN. Last year, President Trump said that the merger would put “too much concentration of power in the hands of too few” and had promised to block the deal. However, little attention is now paid to this merger, which would make these media conglomerates much bigger. Many grassroot conservatives and small cable providers warned about the dangers of the merger due to the concentration of the power, as these
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AT&T® Claims On Court That FTC Has No Power To Regulate Internet Providers

AT&T® recently claimed in federal court that the Federal Trade Commission does not have any power to police the wireless provider in case some of the activities of the internet providers go unregulated. AT&T® said to the judges in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals that FTC couldn’t enforce a 2014 fine that was leveled against the company for throttling the customers with unlimited data plans without any notice, as they does not fall under the jurisdiction of FTC anymore. This is due to the reclassification of the internet providers as ‘common carriers’ by FTC’s Net Neutrality rules of 2015. A ‘common carrier’ is a public utility designation that cannot be regulated by FTC. Last year, a small panel of
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AT&T Joins Unlimited Data Wars

AT&T is the last member to take part in the war of unlimited data plans that recently stirred up mobile service providers in the US. AT&T is following the competitors T-Mobile, Verizon, and Sprint, in letting the users sign up for unlimited data plans. Experts say that this is not the first unlimited plan from AT&T. They previously offered the customers of either Direct TV or DirecTV U-Verse with the option to sign up for unlimited data plans. However, this is now effectively waived for all the subscribers of AT&T and DirecTV packages. Yet experts believe that the offer will not be an appealing one for the mobile users, as there are many new options available for them already. The
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Sling TV Offering Best Packages To View The 89th Academy Awards

The 89th Annual Academy Awards will be held on February 26 to honor the best talents in all areas of the film industry. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the awards will be conferred upon the year’s top nominated films like La La Land, Arrival, and Moonlight. Many popular names from Hollywood’s lineup of actors like Denzel Washington, Ryan Gosling, Meryl Streep, and Natalie Portman are nominated for their outstanding performances in the films released last year. Many other categories like screenplay, music, cinematography, editing, costume design, etc., will also be presented awards at the event. This year’s Academy Awards will feature intense competition from the nominated films, as each one of them is truly outstanding in one or the other aspect.
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Comcast Rolling Out Xfinity Stream App For Customers

Comcast Corp. has finally announced that they will launch the new Xfinity Stream app on February 28. The app is a direct successor to the previously released Xfinity TV App and is expected to offer a unified content experience for the users. It provides a host of other features with the MSO’s X1 video service on set-top boxes. The free app is available for both iOS and Android devices, as well as on web. It will enable Comcast pay TV subscriber’s full access to the in-home TV services and provides out-of-home access to more than 200 live channels. It also offers the users the ability for accessing and programming DVR and the VOD library content. Comcast declared that the apps
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AT&T® Offer Internet Service to Rural Areas of the Dorchester County

Looking up at the latest happenings, browsing social media, or studying for school from a smartphone or a home PC will no longer be a dream for many people from the rural Dorchester County. Accessing internet in their home computer or phone has become a reality for many who previously found themselves driving to Summerville or visiting a library to have internet access, as AT&T® is offering their internet service to the residents of the county thereby setting a good example for the other Internet providers in the area. “People who weren’t able to…can now do all that kind of stuff,” said Jack Mitchell, who is the regional director of external affairs for AT&T® South Carolina. This is happy news
Posted in AT&T | Tagged , | Leave a comment

CenturyLink® Fiber Cut Affecting Internet and Phone Line from Carbondale to Aspen

A fiber optic link from one of the best internet service provider in Jackson County, CenturyLink® was cut near Carbondale, due to which mobile phone and internet service from the city of Carbondale to Aspen was affected for many hours. However, Pitkin County authorities said that the services in Carbondale were restored fast. A Pitkin County alert said that some landlines and mobile services were down at the Aspen Valley hospital. The Sheriff of Pitkin County advised the public to go to the local fire station and report emergences, if they were unable to reach 911 due to the outage. The authorities of Garfield County, however, did not issue any guidance for the residents. The 911 service authorities said that
Posted in Latest News | Tagged , | Leave a comment

The U.S. Army Joins Hands with AT&T®

The U.S. Army recently offered a contract to the telecom giant AT&T®. The officials from the telecom company announced that the main aim of this newly signed contract is to modernize and unify the communication capabilities of the U.S. Army. Reports from several reliable sources indicate that the Army has offered a 5-year contract to AT&T® in order to provide instant chat/messaging, integrated video, voice, and screen-sharing capabilities to approximately 1 million authorized users in the U.S. Army on both unclassified and classified networks. In a recent release, the officials from the telecom company added that these new services will “make it easier for Army personnel to connect, collaborate, and share information in support of daily operations globally.” The release
Posted in AT&T | Tagged , | Leave a comment

What Subscribers Of Dish Network® May Need To Know About Sling TV®

Dish Network® now offers subscribers, who do not have access to local broadcast channels, an option to add an Over-the-Air (OTA) antenna as prepaid in their Sling TV® subscription. This add-on to their streaming service will let the subscribers’ of Dish Network® access local channels via satellite. If subscribers prepay for Sling TV® for two months, they get a free indoor antenna of Winegard. What’s more, if users subscribe the service from Dish Network® three months in advance, they can get Sling TV’s AirTV set-top box for Over-the-Air streaming alongside an antenna and an adapter for tuning. The move from Dish Network® may seem surprising to the faction of cord cutters who do not pay for pay TV services from
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Comcast® To Launch Beta Version of Xfinity® Instant TV

After carrying out extensive trials in several markets of the country, Comcast® is in the final steps of launching its beta version of Xfinity® Instant TV. It is a skinny streaming package delivered over IP and intended for its broadband subscribers. The package is available at a rate of $18 for some local channels along with a VOD library and cloud DVR providing about 20 hours of storage space. Being one of the fastest internet providers in the US, Comcast® will also offer high-speed internet along with the Xfinity® Instant TV service. The Xfinity® Instant TV service includes several of the major broadcast networks as well as government, educational, and public channels. However, it does not include some of the
Posted in Comcast Xfinity | Tagged , | Leave a comment

AT&T® Time Warner® Merger Can Be Dangerous

Media experts claim that after the several months of President Trump in office, corporate media tycoons like CNN and New York Times have become much biased to him. The power of these giants might only increase under the pending merger between AT&T® and Time Warner®, which is the parent company of CNN. Last year, President Trump said that the merger would put “too much concentration of power in the hands of too few” and had promised to block the deal. However, little attention is now paid to this merger, which would make these media conglomerates much bigger. Many grassroot conservatives and small cable providers warned about the dangers of the merger due to the concentration of the power, as these
Posted in AT&T | Tagged , | Leave a comment

AT&T® Claims On Court That FTC Has No Power To Regulate Internet Providers

AT&T® recently claimed in federal court that the Federal Trade Commission does not have any power to police the wireless provider in case some of the activities of the internet providers go unregulated. AT&T® said to the judges in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals that FTC couldn’t enforce a 2014 fine that was leveled against the company for throttling the customers with unlimited data plans without any notice, as they does not fall under the jurisdiction of FTC anymore. This is due to the reclassification of the internet providers as ‘common carriers’ by FTC’s Net Neutrality rules of 2015. A ‘common carrier’ is a public utility designation that cannot be regulated by FTC. Last year, a small panel of
Posted in AT&T | Tagged , | Leave a comment

AT&T Joins Unlimited Data Wars

AT&T is the last member to take part in the war of unlimited data plans that recently stirred up mobile service providers in the US. AT&T is following the competitors T-Mobile, Verizon, and Sprint, in letting the users sign up for unlimited data plans. Experts say that this is not the first unlimited plan from AT&T. They previously offered the customers of either Direct TV or DirecTV U-Verse with the option to sign up for unlimited data plans. However, this is now effectively waived for all the subscribers of AT&T and DirecTV packages. Yet experts believe that the offer will not be an appealing one for the mobile users, as there are many new options available for them already. The
Posted in AT&T | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Sling TV Offering Best Packages To View The 89th Academy Awards

The 89th Annual Academy Awards will be held on February 26 to honor the best talents in all areas of the film industry. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the awards will be conferred upon the year’s top nominated films like La La Land, Arrival, and Moonlight. Many popular names from Hollywood’s lineup of actors like Denzel Washington, Ryan Gosling, Meryl Streep, and Natalie Portman are nominated for their outstanding performances in the films released last year. Many other categories like screenplay, music, cinematography, editing, costume design, etc., will also be presented awards at the event. This year’s Academy Awards will feature intense competition from the nominated films, as each one of them is truly outstanding in one or the other aspect.
Posted in Sling TV | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Comcast Rolling Out Xfinity Stream App For Customers

Comcast Corp. has finally announced that they will launch the new Xfinity Stream app on February 28. The app is a direct successor to the previously released Xfinity TV App and is expected to offer a unified content experience for the users. It provides a host of other features with the MSO’s X1 video service on set-top boxes. The free app is available for both iOS and Android devices, as well as on web. It will enable Comcast pay TV subscriber’s full access to the in-home TV services and provides out-of-home access to more than 200 live channels. It also offers the users the ability for accessing and programming DVR and the VOD library content. Comcast declared that the apps
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