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Sunday, November 18, 2012

Comparison of Premium Packages in DirecTV and Dish Network

DirecTV and Dish Network are the satellite TV service providers in US. They are providing huge number of channels in their programming packages. Premium package is one of the programming package provided by both these networks.

Premium package has abundant of movie channels, sports channels, adult programming channels etc. This package is packed with fantastic entertaining programs and it suits to the taste of all age group people. These two Satellite TV providers are highly reliable for subscribing this Premium package.

In fact, when considering the number of channels as well as price of this Premium package you may have a great dilemma whether to go for DirecTV or Dish Network for subscribing this package. This article clears your dilemma by comparing Premium package in of both these providers in terms of its prices and channels.

BabyFirstTVTM Premium package BabyFirstTVTM is a one channel pack present in the Premium package. It is the first Network dedicated to babies in the entire U.S. It provides babies or toddlers with strongly supported by various child experts. It delivers programs with enriching content useful for children from 6 months to 3 years of age. Through this parents are able to know about the upbringing, growth, diet, health and other things of their babies.

DirecTV delivers BabyFirstTVTM programs round the clock. The regular price for this channel is $4.99 per month. BabyFirstTVTM is delivered under the channel number 293 in DirecTV. Dish Network delivers BabyFirstTVTM channel programs round the clock. The regular price for this channel is $4.99 per month. BabyFirstTVTM is delivered under the channel number 126 and comes under the Other Programming Package. When comparing this channel in DirecTV and Dish Network both are providing this channel with similar characteristic and price.

Showtime Unlimited Premium Package Showtime Unlimited Premium Package is a package filled with amazing videos. Subscribers can experience a whole bunch of hit Hollywood movies, along with leading boxing championship matches and mixed martial arts. This package also delivers live concerts and comedy shows.

DirecTV provides 9 SHOWTIME UNLIMITED channels. They are providing HD versions for 6 out of this 9 channels. In other words they are providing 9 channel in SD and 6 channels in HD. The regular price for this package is $12.99 per month. SHOWTIME UNLIMITED is delivered under the channel numbers of 537-540,542-545,547,549.

Dish Network provides 10 SHOWTIME UNLIMITED channels in SD. They are also providing HD versions for 4 channels out of this 10 SHOWTIME UNLIMITED channels. In other words, they are providing 10 channels in SD and 6 in HD. The regular price for this package is $12.99 per month.

When comparing this channel package in number of channel basis, DirecTV provides 9 channels whereas Dish Network provides 10. If you need more number of channels, subscribe Dish network that provides one channel extra than DirecTV. When comparing this channel package in HD versions, DirecTV provides 6 channels in HD whereas Dish Network provides 4 channels in HD. If you need to watch more number of HD channels, subscribe DirecTV.

Starz Premium package Starz Premium package can be termed as a bombshell of movies carrying within it uncountable movies of different types. Subscriber can enjoy over 450 different movies. It is also a complete family pack with edgy indie flicks, family drama and comedy shows.

DirecTV provides 14 starz channels. They are also providing HD version for 5 channels out of this 14 channels. The regular price for this channel package is $12.99 per month. It is delivered under the channel numbers of 518-523, 526-533.

Dish Network provides 14 Starz channels. They are also providing HD versions for 6 channels out of this 14 channels. The regular price for this package is $12.99 per month.

When comparing this package on number of channel basis, Both networks are providing similar number of channels. When comparing this channel in HD versions, DirecTV provides 5 channels in HD whereas Dish Network provides 6 in HD. If you need to watch more number of HD channels, subscribe Dish Network. Cinemax Premium Package Cinemax Premium package provides variety of movies. It provides the latest Hollywood movies, top box office releases and even foreign movies. People can get ultimate movie experience by subscribing this channel package.

Cinemax Premium package in DirecTV DirecTV provides 3 cinemax channels. They are also providing HD versions for 2 channels out of this 3 channels. The regular price for this package is $12.99 per month.

Dish Network provides 5 cinemax channels. The regular price for this package is $12.99 per month.It is delivered under channel numbers of 310 -314. When comparing this package in number of channel basis, DirecTV provides 3 channels whereas Dish Network provides 5 channels. If you need to watch more number of channels, subscribe Dish Network. When comparing this package in HD versions,DirecTV provides 2 channels in HD whereas Dish Network provides none. If you need to watch more number of HD channels, subscribe DirecTV.

Adult programming package in DirecTV This package is strictly meant for the adult viewers including various adult programs like adult TV shows and adult movies etc. This package consist of two sub packages: Playboy TV and Club Erotix. Both these sub packages are x service. The regular price for this package is $12.99 per month but one can subscribe the Playboy TV pack alone on 4 hourly basis. The cost would then be $9.99 per 4 hours.

Adult subscription channels package in Dish Network Dish Network provides a lot of adult channels to their subscribers. This package comes under the Other Programming Package.This package is termed as a la carte service that can be added to other programming packages. The adult channels and their prices are enlisted:

1. Playboy TV: $15.99/month and $8.99/4 hour
2. Clubjena: $24.99/month and $274.89/annum
3. SPICE:XCESS: $29.99/month and $329.89/annum
4. XTSY: $29.99/month and $329.89/annum
5. REAL: 24.99/month and $10.99/ninety minutes
6. Penthouse: $24.99/month and $274.89/annum
7. Shorteez: $24.99/month and $274.89/annum
8. Fresh: $29.99/month and $329.89/annum
9. Penthouse TV/XTSY: $29.99/month and $439.89/annum
10. SPICE:XCESS/shorteez: $39.99/month and $439.89/annum

When comparing this package(adult entertainment) on number of channel basis, Dish network provides huge number of channels whereas DirecTV provides less number of channels. If you need to watch more number of channels, subscribe Dish Network. If you need watch less number of channels at a lower price, subscribe DirecTV.

HBO Premium package

HBO Premium package is the most popular channel's package in the entire U.S. It is the leading channel delivering exclusive and amazing movies, award winning movies, the famous Hollywood blockbusters and unique sport events.

DirecTV provides 9 HBO channels with the inclusion of 2 HD channels. The regular price for this package is $14.99 per month. HBO is delivered under the channel numbers of 501-505,507,508 HBO in Dish Network Dish Network provides 8 HBO channels both in SD and HD. The regular price of this package is $15.99 per month.

When comparing this package in channel wise, DirecTV provides 9 channels whereas Dish Network provides 8 channels in SD and HD. If you need more number of channels, subscribe DirecTV that gives one channel extra than Dish Network. If you need to watch all HBO channels in HD, subscribe Dish Network that provides all its 8 channels in SD as well as in HD.

When comparing HBO in prices, DirecTV provides package in $14.99 per month whereas Dish Network provides this package for $15.99 per month. DirecTV is Slightly cheaper than Dish Network. If you need to watch this package with low price, subscribe DirecTV.

2 more extra Premium package in Dish Network There are 2 more Premium package in Dish Network. They are Other Programming Package,Video on Demand(VOD) package. Two packages are explained below concisely.

Other Programming package in Dish Network This package is termed as a la carte service that can be added to other programming packages. Apart from Adult subscription channels and BabyFirstTV, Short description of Outdoor channels, Bloomerg Television, Veria, RFD-TV are enlisted below:

* Outdoor Channel: Outdoor channel is delivered under the channel number 153. It features outdoor programmings viz. hunting, fishing, shooting etc that also educates and inspires people of possible outdoor haunting areas along with entertainment. The regular price for this channel is $1.99 per month.

* Bloomberg Television:Bloomberg Television is delivered under the channel number 203. This channel can be termed as the personalized financial news channel that captures 24-hour money news, overnight status of foreign markets along with overall weekend financial updates. The regular price of this channel is $1.50 per month.

* Veria:Veria channel provides healthy living programs. The programs also emphasizes on the importance of nature and on peoples' need to protect it. The subscribers are also able to watch a classic comedy film every evening. The regular price for this package is $2.99 per month.

* RFD-TV: RFD-TV channel is delivered under the channel number 231. The regular price for this channel is$1.99 per month. This channel mainly features rural America. It delivers various programming consist of rural news, agricultural features, horse training and other informational programs.

Video on demand package(VOD)

Video on demand is a pay per view package and subscribers need to pay $5.99 per movie. 3 more extra Premium packages in DirecTV There are 3 more packages in DirecTV. They are GAME LOUNGE, DIRECTV HD EXTRA PACK, SPORTS PACK. These three packages are given below briefly.

GAME LOUNGE

GAME LOUNGE channel brings subscribers innumerable number of games. Through it one can turn one's TV room into a game room. It delivers over 60 games. The regular price for this package is $5.99 per month.

DIRECTV HD EXTRA PACK This package includes special group of channels delivered solely in HD. Subscribers can deepen their HD experience by subscribing this channel package. These channels are available only in DirecTV's HD Extra pack. There are totally 6 channels in this package. The regular price for this package is $4.99 per month.

SPORTS PACK

DIRECTV provides unique sports programming leaving the subscriber fully satisfied. This package delivers over 35 sports channels that includes NBA TV, CBS College Sports, Fox Soccer, GolTV, MSG, YES Network, The MTN and many more. The regular price for this package is $12.99 per month.

While comparing these packages from DirecTV and Dish Network, both these Satellite TV network providing different variety of channels. If you need to play games, more channels in HD or to watch sports, subscribe DirecTV. If you need to watch more number of channels in x service, subscribe Dish Network that provides huge number of adult channels. If you need to watch hunting, fishing, horse training and health care programs, subscribe Dish Network which provides these types of programs crisply.

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