DIRECTV apparently plans to keep giving the stiff arm to fans of West Coast-based sports teams. Charter, which has the management rights to SportsNet LA, the TV home of the Los Angeles Dodgers, said recently that it appears that DIRECTV (and other pay TV operators) will not carry the regional sports channel again this year. Click Amazon:
DIRECTV apparently plans to keep giving the stiff arm to fans of West Coast-based sports teams. Charter, which has the management rights to SportsNet LA, the TV home of the Los Angeles Dodgers, said recently that it appears that DIRECTV (and other pay TV operators) will not carry the regional sports channel again this year.
Dish is now selling the 2018 MLB Extra Innings plan for $175, which is $10 more than it charged for the 2017 package of out-of-market baseball games. The $10 hike represents a six percent increase. Click Amazon: See Today’s Top-Selling TVs! DIRECTV, Dish’s satellite rival, recently announced that it has priced this season’s Extra Innings package
Q. I have DIRECTV and sometimes it seems like the picture on HBO and some of the other channels is better than at other times. Is this true or am I seeing things? I also notice that when I watch Netflix, the picture sometimes will go from really clear to kinda fuzzy. Can you help?
Q. I’ve been thinking about signing up with DIRECTV for its $45 a month plan (“Choice”). You get 185 channels for just $45. Plus, DIRECTV says I would even get the NFL Sunday Ticket for free for a year. Should I do it? Are there any catches? — Gene, Dunkirk, Maryland. Gene, that may sound
DIRECTV plans this month to air 22 basketball, baseball, hockey and soccer games in 4K, the satcaster has announced. The lineup includes the 2018 debut of Major League Baseball in the new picture format as well as additional games from both college and pro basketball, the National Hockey League and soccer’s English Premier League. Click
DIRECTV and Dish will both show the first three days of the Big Ten basketball tournament in 4K, starting with tonight’s doubleheader which begins at 5:30 p.m ET. The 4K coverage of the tournament, which is being produced by Fox Sports, will air on Dish’s channel 540 and DIRECTV’s channel 106. Click Amazon: Fire TV
Q. I saw your DIRECTV vs. DIRECTV Now story. What devices is DIRECTV Now available on. I have a PlayStation 4. Is it available on that? — Rene, Corsicana, Texas. Rene, DIRECTV Now is available on the following streaming devices for televisions: Roku (select models) Apple TV (4th generation) Amazon Fire TV streaming device Amazon
Q. I’ve had DIRECTV for several years, but I’ve been wondering about getting DIRECTV Now instead. What’s the benefit of getting one over the other? – Rob, Cleveland, Ohio. Rob, that’s a great question. I’m sure that AT&T’s launch of DIRECTV Now, the live streaming service, has caused many subscribers to the satellite edition to
Q. My DIRECTV bill just went up again! Why do they raise prices every year? I don’t know how much longer I can take it! Haven’t they heard about cord-cutting? Do they even care if I leave? — Ed, Westminster Maryland. Ed, it’s not just DIRECTV. Six major pay TV operators — DIRECTV, U-verse, Cox,
Q. You often bash streaming services for losing their picture. But what about DIRECTV?! I live in a state where we get plenty of rain and my DIRECTV picture goes out whenever the rain is heavy, or sometimes even during a normal shower! What about that, Mr. TV Answer Man?! — Tom, Tampa, Florida. Tom,
Q. Will DIRECTV carry SportsNet LA this year. I’m getting tired of not being able to watch the Dodgers at home. Enough already! If they are not going to carry it, can you please tell me why? — Wayne, Venice, California. Wayne, I wish I had good news for you, but it looks like another