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Reminder: All DirecTV Stream Plans Increase In Price This Sunday

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All of DirecTV Stream’s live TV packages are due to increase in price this Sunday. The company confirmed the price increase last month, but with the change taking effect on Nov. 5, now’s a good time for a reminder.

DirecTV Stream’s cheapest package is Entertainment. Currently priced at $74.99/mo., this plan is due to increase to $79.99/mo., resulting in an increase of $5. Choice is the cheapest option for those looking for a package with access to RSNs, and the price of this plan will increase from $99.99/mo. to $108.99/mo., resulting in a $9 increase.

Moving up the price (and channel) ladder, the Ultimate plan will increase from $109.99/mo. to $119.99/mo., resulting in a $10 increase. At the same time, the Premier plan will increase from $154.99/mo. to $164.99/mo., also resulting in a $10 increase.

Here’s a recap of the upcoming changes:

DirecTV StreamNew Price
(Nov. 5)
Increase
Entertainment$79.99$5
Choice$108.99$9
Ultimate$119.99$10
Premier$164.99$10

While these changes will take effect immediately on November 5th for new subscribers, existing subscribers will see their plan increase in price on or after Nov. 5. The exact date will depend on their individual billing cycle.

If new to DirecTV Stream, it is possible to sign up at an even cheaper price than the current rates, if signing up before the price increase takes effect. The live TV streaming service is running a promotion which reduces the cost of any of its plans by $10 a month for the first three months.

If signing up before Sunday, this will make it possible to subscribe to the Entertainment package at $64.99 for the first month. Alternatively, subscribe to Choice at $89.99, Ultimate at $99.99, or Premier at $144.99 for the first month.

While this promotion won’t maintain those lower prices for the additional two discounted months, it will still offset the cost of the price increase for all three of the first three months.

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By John Finn

John Finn is the Founder and Editor of Streaming Better, a platform created in 2019 to help consumers navigate the complicated live TV streaming and subscription service market.

John has been covering technology for various online publications since 2014. After originally covering the wider tech industry as a writer and editor, John now spends his time focusing on the emerging video-streaming market, including live TV streaming, SVOD, AVOD, FAST, and TVOD services.

In a bid to keep up to date on the industry, John actively subscribes to multiple streaming services at the same time. However, John continues to advocate that the best approach for consumers is to rotate between streaming services as needed.

A Psychology graduate from England, who now lives in the US, John previously worked in the aviation industry as an airline reviewer. While reviewing airlines isn't quite the same as reviewing devices and streaming services, John brings the same analytical eye to all of his reviews and industry analysis, along with a special emphasis on what's best for the consumer.

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