DirecTV’s satellite and stream services will see price increases in January – increases the company attributes to rising programming costs and “above-average inflation among our suppliers”.
From January 23rd next year, the bills of customers of both groups will likely increase – but it depends in particular on how much depends on the service. For most of DirecTV’s satellite customers, their monthly cost will go up to anywhere from $ 1 to $ 10 depending on the package they’re paying for.
In addition, the regional sports network costs are determined by postcode. While this means that some customers could see a monthly increase of $ 2 more per month, others will see a decrease and some customers will see no change at all when the new prices go into effect. (Customers can check their zip code on the DirecTV site to see their monthly RSN fee.)
In the meantime, Stream customers will experience price increases for many Stream packages. The price increases per month vary between $ 4 and $ 10 more depending on the plan. The changes will affect many DirecTV Stream users even if they are included in their plan.
In communications to their DirecTV and Stream customers sent by The edgethe company said the decision to increase prices would be made “despite our efforts to absorb some of that cost.”
“As competitors continue to shrink their offerings, your DirecTV team is steadfastly committed to delivering the most robust and unrivaled range of channels in the industry [sic] leader in premium sports and news content, ”the company wrote. “In addition, we continue to invest in better customer service, the release of new technology upgrades that improve our signal reliability, and the introduction of improved features. We also offer greater flexibility to see what you want, whenever you want, from virtually anywhere in the US. “
Anyone who receives promotional discounts will be billed at the current price until the end of the promotional period. At this point the new price will be shown on his invoice.