DirecTV Packages - Choosing the right package for you
DirecTV is one of the most prominent satellite TV service providers in America. With over 60 million subscribers as of the end of 2006, it leads many satellite TV service providers in terms of subscriptions.
Subscribing to DirecTV has very distinct advantages. They have a great line up of channels from which the subscriber can choose from. What's more, DirecTV also offers HDTV capabilities. DirecTV also includes a DVR offer which allows the subscriber to make a copy of his or her favorite TV show in order for reviewing later on.
The subscriptions of DirecTV are offered in several packages. Each package have their own set of offerings and pricing. Whatever the subscriber wants for his or her service and how much he or she may want to spend on the DirecTV satellite connection, they can find the option to suite their needs among the many DirecTV packages available.
DirecTV packages are also very generous too. Their basic package, the Choice Package, already offers 140 television channels. It also includes 50 XM satellite radio channels as well. These channels include big entertainment networks such as ABC Family, AMC or American Movie Classics, Animal Planet, Bloomberg Television, C-SPAN, CNN, Cartoon Network, Comedy Central, Discovery Channel, Disney Channel, ESPN, FX, MTV, NASA TV, Nickelodeon, SCI FI Channel, TNT, The Weather Channel, Toon Disney and more.
The next step from the Choice Package of the DirecTV packages is the DirecTV Choice XTRA Package. This package is a direct upgrade of the Choice Package. It includes 185 television channel offerings full of sports, movies, music, educational, family and documentary programming. It also includes 68 XM satellite radio channels. The package offers exclusive channels as well, only available through a DirecTV subscription. These channels include such interesting and informative channels such as PBS KIDS Sprout, Biography, E!, Boomerang, Nicktoons Network, History International Channel and The Golf Channel.
For those who really want great television entertainment, they may want to consider the DirecTV Plus DVR package. The DirecTV Plus DVR package includes an additional DVR service. The DVR service is able to record and save an estimated 100 of hours television programs. With this much storage power, subscribers can store an entire season of the hottest TV series today. Once stored, the subscriber can rewind, fast forward or just watch the TV show again and again.
The DirecTV Plus HD DVR package combines HDTV capability with DVR capability for your DirecTV satellite TV subscription. With HDTV, subscribers can watch the clearest picture quality ever, with vibrant colors and images that seem to be just waiting to jump out of the television. What's more, whatever you want to review, you can with the use of the DVR service. You can, thus record your team's glory moments and watch it again and again or show your friends the great plays and high lights of the game. The Plus HD DVR Package of the DirecTV packages can also get the subscriber some great HD channels such as ESPN HD, TNT HD, Universal HD, HD Net Movies, Discovery HD Theater and even local HD channels in areas where it is available.