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The first real cross-promotional offer since AT&T’s acquisition of DIRECTV, AT&T recently announced that any wireless subscriber with either a DIRECTV or AT&T U-verse plan, now qualifies for unlimited data usage. Coined the “AT&T Unlimited Plan“, it’s a nice little bonus for current or prospective customers (AT&Ts main goal here is to introduce folks to […]


Take Advantage of DISH’s Deals for New Customers

by Jack Berkins on August 6, 2012

Competition always favors the consumer and that’s certainly the case when it comes to the price wars currently being waged by DISH and DIRECTV. DISH is constantly trying to improve their service to maintain their subscriber base, but there’s nothing more valuable to them than signing up new customers. As a result, DISH has radically […]


What’s included in DISH TV’s Blockbuster offer?

by Jack Berkins on June 22, 2012

In 2011, DISH’s satellite division acquired the struggling Blockbuster brand – including its fairly new online division – in order to start competing with Netflix and the upstart Redbox. They really weren’t interested in the brick and mortar businesses, rather the streaming and at-home DVD delivery division, along with all their in-house technology. Soon after, […]


Are DIRECTV Bundles Worth It?

by Jack Berkins on June 11, 2012

The word bundle is packed with all sorts of meanings, good and bad. When they first came out, the idea seemed great: you already had TV, internet and phone – why not combine them into one bill and save on all three. Practically, though, early bundles were fraught with spotty service and customer service. So, […]

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How to Get Free Satellite TV

by Jack Berkins on January 5, 2012

When you’re ready to get satellite television, you’ll want to make sure you take full advantage of all the perks free satellite TV has to offer. For starters, new customers (ie, those who don’t have a pre-existing account with DIRECTV and/or DISH) usually qualify for a variety of free programming, equipment and subscription upgrades. Depending […]


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