Review - Dish Network Programming Packages


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When comes to ordering Dish Network satellite deals, Dish’s programming packages are often the main issues to be discussed. With more than 250 programming channels to be selected, Dish Network programming can be a confusing question to uninformed shoppers.

As an overview, satellite shoppers should be noticed that Dish Network programming is packaged into a few standard packages. They are Dish Family Pak, America’s Top 100, America’s Top 200, America’s Top 250, and America’s Everything Pak. These are standard packages for Dish Network entry level users.

In case you are looking for HD channels, there are four major HD programming packages, including DishHD Bronze, DishHD Silver, DishHD Gold, and DishHD Platinum. These HD packages will require extra monthly charges, ranging from $49.99 to $99.99 per month. Also, for International programming, users are open with a wide choice on Spanish, Chinese, Russia, as well as other foreign language programming. A few popular Dish Network International Packages are Dish Latino Max, Dish Latino Dos, and Great Wall TV.

As for our articles here, we will limit our discussion on Dish Network standard programming packages, which are Dish Network Top America’s packages.

America's Top 100

Previously America’s Top 60, America’s Top 100 package is the new Dish Network entry package. The basic America’s Top 100 cost $29.99/month (current promotion price $19.99 for the first ten months). This basic package is considered as the most economical Dish Network programming package. It is kind of popular as it provides a larger selection than the cable TVs in a lower price. Most cable TV users who switch to Dish Network started with America’s Top 100 to try out the dish TV program.

In brief, the package is consist of major paid TV channels in United States, such well-known channels include ABC Family, CNBC, Court TV, Comedy Central, ESPN, MTV, Nickelodeon, Star Sports and a host of others. Additionally, local channels are always included for free whenever it’s possible.

America's Top 200

This mid-level programming package will cost you $42.99 per month ($32.99 during current promotion period). It includes all programming with America's Top 100, plus additional of sports, movies, documentary, and kids channels. These extra programming channels includes all time kid favorites- Toon Disney, F/X, Soap Net, Tech TV, American Movie Classics, The Speed Channel, Turner Classic Movies, as well as a big bunch of sports channels.

If you watch TV a lot during your free time, America’s Top 200 is something you must look into as the package provide a very wide range of TV programmes in an acceptable price tag.

America's Top 250

If you are a big music TV fans, America’s Top 250 is the Dish Network programming package to go for. With $52.99/month, you get an extra of 15++ music channels in this package. Further more, America’s Top 250 also include some of the famous TV channels that America’s Top 100 and America’s Top 200 do not have. These channels include Discovery Kids, Encore, National Geographic Channel, Nicktoons, The Golf Channel, Action Westerns, as well as The Movie Channel.

America's Everything Pak

America’s Everything Pak is for those TV maniacs that can’t live without TV entertainments. This package is the ultimate of the Dish Network that provides every TV channels available under the sun, premium movie channels are included here in this package: Showtime Unlimited, HBO The Works, Multimax from Cinemax, and Starz Encore Super Pak. You will get more than 2000 movies per month with America’s Everything Pak.

Wide selections in Dish Network programming packages had been always the main discussion point when we are talking about Dish Network deals. It’s true that the programming package sounds a lot more better when compare to cable TV’s. However, consumer should always aware that extra programming means extra monthly subscription fees. You should always pick the best programming package that suits you the best; but not picking up the package that offers the most programming channels.

Last advice

By going thru this guide, you should be clear enough with Dish Network standard programming packages. Although Dish Network offers wide programming selection in a cheap price, consumers should aware that they probably do not need that much of channels in their package. As a wise consumer, you should avoid ordering more than you can take – what’s the point of ordering America’s Everything Pak if all you watch is just CNN and Discovery channels.

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Article by Claudia Walters.


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