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DIRECTV Has Not Dropped OANN

For the second time in three months, social media sites are overflowing with angry comments from DIRECTV subscribers who say the satellite TV service has removed One America News Network (OANN) from their lineups. However, the satcaster has not dropped the conservative news channel, which has become a favorite of President Trump. The confusion seems

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AT&T Lost 4.5M TV Subs In Past Year

AT&T today released its second quarter earnings report and the numbers continue to paint a horrifying picture for the company’s TV business. According to the report, AT&T lost 4.5 million TV subscribers from June 30, 2019 to June 30, 2020, falling to 18.4 million from 22.9 million. The numbers include losses for DIRECTV, U-verse and

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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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How to Get SportsNet LA Via Streaming

Q. I want to watch the Dodgers this season, but I don’t want to get Charter. They are way too expensive. Is there a way to stream the Dodgers channel without cable or satellite? — Mads, Marina Del Rey, California.  Mads, as you probably know, Spectrum SportsNet LA, the TV home of the Los Angeles

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MLB Extra Innings: Comcast Offers a Bigger ‘Discount’

Q. I saw your stories about DIRECTV and Dish’s Extra Innings plans. Has Comcast set a price yet? I hope it’s cheaper because $90 is ridiculous. I think it should be at least $25 less than that because the season is so short. — Barry, Bowie, Maryland.  Barry, you’re right. DIRECTV is now charging $90

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Does AT&T Want Out Of TV?

Q. I don’t understand what AT&T is doing with DIRECTV or U-verse, either. They raise prices. They stop selling it in some places. It makes no sense to me. It doesn’t seem like they really want to be in the TV business even though they paid all that money for DIRECTV. What’s the deal with

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Dish Offers MLB Extra Innings ‘Discount’

Dish is undercutting rival DIRECTV’s new MLB Extra Innings price. By one penny. Yes, Dish says at its web site that it will charge $89.99 for this year’s 60-game MLB Extra Innings package, compared to DIRECTV’s $90. (The season is scheduled to start on July 23 with two night games including a matchup between the

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DIRECTV Charges $90 For 60-Game MLB Extra Innings

DIRECTV is now charging $90 for this year’s 60-game MLB Extra Innings package of out-of-market contests. The satcaster earlier this year was charging $183 for the 2020 package, but that was before the league suspended play due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Although the season will now be around 37 percent of the regular 162-game campaign,

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Did DIRECTV Raise Prices For Existing Customers?

Q. I read your article saying DIRECTV didn’t raise prices for us existing subscribers. That is absolutely not true. My monthly bill was $69 a few months ago and now it’s over $130. How can that be? They just raised prices, didn’t they? — Mary, Corsicana, Texas.  Mary, no, they didn’t just raise prices for

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DIRECTV, AT&T TV Raise Monthly Prices For New Customers

Despite accelerating customer defections, AT&T today raised the first-year monthly price for new subscribers to DIRECTV and AT&T TV. The company, however, has not raised monthly fees for its live streaming service, AT&T TV Now, nor for DIRECTV and AT&T TV’s existing customers. New subscribers to DIRECTV now must pay $59.99 a month for the

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Is This Holding Up a DIRECTV-Dish Merger?

Q. I would think that AT&T would have sold DIRECTV to Dish by now. Do you have any idea what’s holding up the deal? Is it Charlie Ergen being Charlie Ergen and asking for a low price? — Manny, Newark, New Jersey.  Manny, AT&T has said it’s not inclined to sell DIRECTV, but the company’s

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