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DirecTV Rate Hike Coming in March
Satellite customers can expect to see $3-to-$5 extra on monthly bills.
January 30, 2009 by Chuck McKenney

Add DirecTV to the growing list of TV service providers who are increasing rates this year.

The following plans will see a monthly increase of $3 - effective March 4 (according to the satelliteguys):

  • Basic ($9.99 - $12.99)
  • Select ($45.99 - $48.99)
  • Choice ($52.99 - $55.99)
  • Plus DVR ($62.99 - $65.99)
  • Plus HD-DVR ($72.99 - $75.99)

The Premier service will jump from $104.99 to $109.99 and the fee for DVR service will rise from $5.99 to $6 (yes, one penny).

Cablevision, Charter, Comcast and Mediacom are four cable providers jacking up their prices in 2009, reports Engadget HD.

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