Category: NFL

Will Comcast Give RSN Rebates to Subscribers?

Q. I heard yesterday that Comcast said it’s giving rebates back to subscribers for missing out on sports during the Covid shutdown. When will this happen and how much will we get back? I would like to use it for a last-minute summer trip! — Nathan, Baltimore. Hold on, Nathan. Comcast said yesterday in a

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NFL Sunday Ticket: What If The Season Is Cancelled?

Q. I want to subscribe to the NFL Sunday Ticket on DIRECTV, but I’m afraid to because I’m afraid the season will be cancelled or delayed and I’m not sure what will happen to my money. Any guesses on how they would handle that? — Gary, Kettering, Ohio.  Gary, I understand your concern. If you’re

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Dish, Sling TV Lose NFL Network In Fee Fight

Dish and Sling TV have lost the NFL Network and the RedZone Channel due to a carriage dispute with the NFL, which owns the channels. The channels were removed from both services around 9 p.m. ET last night and the league issued a statement saying Dish had rejected its carriage terms. (Dish owns Sling TV,

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DIRECTV: Free NFL Sunday Ticket For Existing Customers

DIRECTV is providing the NFL Sunday Ticket package for free to at least some existing customers, according to a few dozen subscriber posts at social media sites such as DBS Talk, Satellite Guys and Twitter. The subscribers say they’ve received e-mails this week saying they will receive the 2020 Sunday Ticket Max plan for free

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DIRECTV: No Price Hike For 2020 Sunday Ticket

For the second straight year, DIRECTV will not raise the price of the NFL Sunday Ticket in 2020 despite a company acknowledgement this week that the costs of offering the package is rising. The satcaster is again including the package of out-of-market games for free for new subscribers who agree to a two-year contract, and

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Will the AFC & NFC Championship Games Be In 4K?

Q. I’m very excited about the Super Bowl being in 4K, but I was wondering if this weekend’s championship games will be in 4K, too. It would seem likely considering the Super Bowl will be. So what’s the deal, Mr. Answer Man? — Lauren, Vero Beach, Florida.  Lauren, before I answer, allow me to offer

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NFL Sunday Ticket: Why Doesn’t DIRECTV Offer Single Team Plan?

Q. Why doesn’t DIRECTV offer a single team plan with the NFL Sunday Ticket like Major League Baseball does with the MLB.TV package? It seems to me that a lot more people would subscribe if they would just get one team for less money rather than having to get the whole plan for $300! —

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Will DIRECTV Carry NFL Sunday Ticket In 2020?

Q. I remember reading awhile back that DIRECTV could lose the NFL Sunday Ticket starting next year. But I haven’t seen anything about this lately. What’s up with this? If they lose it, they will lose me, too!! — Gary, Big Spring, Texas.  Gary, you’re right. In 2015, DIRECTV signed an eight-year agreement with the

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Will Dish Show Thursday Night Football In 4K?

Q. Dish has had college football in 4K so I don’t understand why it doesn’t show Thursday Night Football from the NFL in 4K. DIRECTV has it in 4K. — Quinn, Los Angeles.  Quinn, I have good news for you. Starting with tomorrow night’s matchup between the Washington Redskins and Minnesota Vikings, Dish will offer

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