Satellite TV Packages -- Get the Best for Less
Satellite TV Packages
Between the two satellite TV providers -- DISH Network and DIRECTV -- you can get more than 256 different channels of TV programming, pay-per-view movies and events, your local channels, and commercial-free music channels.
Satellite TV channels are bundled into various packages. Here's a rundown on what satellite TV packages are available:
Dish Network Satellite TV Packages
America's Top 60 -- 60 program channels including local channels.
America's Top 120 -- 120 program channels including local channels, plus 32 Sirius satellite radio channels.
America's Top 180 -- 180 program channels including local channels, plus 50 Sirius satellite radio channels.
America's "Everything" Pak -- 230 program channels including local channels, 50 channels of Sirius satellite radio, premium movie channels from Showtime, Starz!, HBO and Cinemax, and DISH Network HDTV programming.
DISH Network Movie Channel Packages
10 Showtime Channels, 8 Starz Channels, 8 HBO Channels, 5 Cinemax Channels, Showtime Unlimited/Starz Super Pak, HBO The Works/MultiMAX from Cinemax, HBO The Works/Showtime Unlimited, HBO The Works/Starz Super Pak.
DISH Network Sports Packages
Multi-Regional Sport, The Outdoor Channel, MLB Extra Innings, ESPN College Grand Slam, NBA League Pass, ESPN Full Court, ESPN Game Plan, NHL Center Ice, MLS Direct Kick, English Premier League.
DISH Network International Programming Packages
Dish Latino, Dish Latino Dos, Dish Latino Max, Chinese Great Wall Package, African, Arabic, Armenian, Farsi, French, German, Greek, Israeli, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, South Asian, Tagalog, and Urdu.
DISH Network Adult Channels
Eclip, The Erotic Network, Extasy, Hot Zone, Playboy (all DISH Network satellite TV systems include parental locks.
Note: For more information on current DISH Network programming and subscription fees, or to order satellite TV service with a free satellite TV system, click on the links below.
DIRECTV Satellite TV Packages
Total Choice -- 135 program channels, including local channels and 50 XM radio channels).
Total Choice Plus -- 155 program channels, including local channels and 67 XM radio channels.
Total Choice Premier -- 215 program channels, including local channels and 67 XM radio channels.
DIRECTV Premium Services Packages
HBO7 HBO channels (including HBO HD), STARZ (4 STARZ channels, 2 Encore channels, and 6 EncoreSM Theme channels), Showtime Unlimited (5 Showtime channels, 2 channels of The Movie Channel, 1 FLIX channel, and 1 Sundance channel), Cinemax (3 Cinemax channels),
Sports Pack (more than 25 specialty and regional sports networks, plus NBA.com, Fox Sports World, and The Golf Channel).
DIRECTV Sports Subscriptions
NFL Sunday Ticket, NBA League Pass, ESPN Game Plan, MLB Extra Innings, NHL Center Ice, ESPN Full Court, MLS Direct Kick, Barclays English Premier League, Mega March Madness, Cricket Ticket
Additional Programming Packages
HD Package (ESPN HD, ESPN2 HD, Discovery HD Theater, HDNet, HDNet Movies, and Universal HD, Pay-Per-View, and adult programming.
International Program Packages
Para Todos, Phoenix TV, Jade World, Filipino, South Asian, Vietnamese, and Italian programming.
Note: For more information on current DIRECTV programming and subscription fees, or to order satellite TV service with a free satellite TV system, click on the links below.
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About the Author: Brian Stevens is a professional freelance writer and webmaster who has written extensively on satellite TV packages.