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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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Will Super Bowl 2020 Be In 4K?

Q. I see from your articles that the Thursday Night NFL games are available in 4K. That’s very interesting and I’m wondering if the Super Bowl will be? That might be enough to get me to buy a 4K TV. — Cleve, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Cleve, the Super Bowl has never been in 4K. In

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DIRECTV vs. Nexstar: Will Sunday Ticket Be Blacked Out?

Q. We are still without our CBS station here in Raleigh. So it looks like the football games won’t be on for us on DIRECTV. But I have a question. Will the CBS games on the NFL Sunday Ticket be blacked out, too? That would really, really make me mad. — Rami, Raleigh, North Carolina.

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When Could DIRECTV Lose NFL Sunday Ticket?

Q. I’m very concerned about DIRECTV losing the NFL Sunday Ticket. Do you know when that could happen? Will it be this season? — Carlo, Milwaukee. Carlo, as you probably know, The National Football League has an opt-out clause in its eight-year contract with DIRECTV that allows it to sell the rights to the package

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