January 31st, 2011
A lot of technologically advanced movie lovers default to satellite TV as their main means of movie consumption, considering the unparalleled High Definition picture quality and even some 3D programming options in recent months (following the standard Hollywood trend -> home timeline), but not every household does their research as thoroughly as they might were they going to see a flick in theaters. Between trailers, Rotten Tomatoes, sites like ours and the opinions of good friends, even casual movie goers are relatively realistic about their expectations.When shopping around for TV service, it’s best to do your homework. It’s not just the provider that will ultimately affect your bottom line and viewing experience, but where you buy it.
Take DirecTV for example (www.direc4u.com). Yes, buying straight from the company will ensure you will get straight from the source products and pricing. While these are of the utmost concern in nearly any high-involvement purchase, assuming this is the only place where such quality is guaranteed may eliminate the advantageous aspects of shopping around.DirecTV may be offered in conjunction with another companies products or services; Best Buy offers a gift card to their stores if purchases through their DirecTV Center. Other companies are authorized DirecTV dealers helping to provide customer service and incentives sometimes superior to the brand itself.Whether buying online or in-store, the wealth of satellite channel package options available makes price structure an essential consideration, and as you will certainly find, each is priced differently depending on personal programming preference and according to the policies of that vendor. How many movie channels, which movie channels, on-demand service, all of this ultimately shows up (or doesn’t show) on your monthly bill, making thorough research a necessary process before arriving at any sort of purchase decision. The goal is to find a plan that’s right for you, matching your movie needs (or perhaps lack thereof, if you’re hopelessly addicted to Netflix) while staying well within your price range.