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Dish Network TV Deals and Offers Dish Network currently has a 55 channel package that costs $19.99 a month, and a 190 channel package that is $29.99 per month. Both systems come with a free satellite TV system. Now, let’s take a closer look to see how these packages from Dish Network compare to other satellite TV companies such as DirecTV. Dish Satellite TV Deal Details The best deal you can get from Dish Network is the Smart Pack that includes 55 channels including many family-oriented channels, and your normal local stations. You also get free access to HBO, Starz, Cinemax, and Showtime for 3 months, as well as 3 free months of streaming games and videos. Also included for free is the installation and equipment, including satellite system set-ups for 6 different rooms, and a basic DVR with which you can record two different television shows simultaneously, and allows you to pause, rewind, and fast forward live television. The next best offer from Dish Network is America’s Top 120. With this package, you get 190 TV channels which includes a huge variety of stations, all of your local channels, as well as 35 music channels. With this, you also get the 3 free months of access to HBO, Starz, Cinemas, and Showtime as well as 3 free months of streaming games and videos. And, you will receive the complimentary 6-room satellite system set up, and the Hopper Whole-Home HD digital video recorder. The Hopper not only allows you to pause, rewind, and fast forward live television programs, but it will also record up to 6 programs simultaneously. It also can store up to 2,000 hours of shows and will let you view these shows on any of the televisions in the house. With all of these free installations, you will have a qualified installer who comes to set them up for free, and they will also show you how to operate your system. DirecTV Deal The best package offered by DirecTV is the Entertainment Package. This is $29.99 and has access to 140 satellite TV stations as well as your local channels, 10,000 streaming videos through On Demand, and 3 free months of HBO, Starz, Cinemax, and Showtime. DirecTV also offers free installation and set-up for up to four rooms as well as the Genie HD DVR receiver. The Genie DVR allows you to record as many as 4 programs simultaneously and you can use it to pause, rewind, and fast forward live television. It can also store up to 1,000 hours of shows, and lets you access the recordings from any of the televisions in your house. With all of these free installations, you will have a qualified installer who comes to set them up for free, and they will also show you how to operate your system. Here’s a video about Dish Network offers: Cable Television Deal For most cable television companies, you can get 180 television stations for $39.99. Included in cable subscriptions is a DVR that can usually record up to 2 programs at once and that lets you pause, rewind, and fast forward with live television. Depending on the cable company, you may be able to get video streaming. Some cable companies include free installation depending on where you live, while others charge a minimum of $25 for installation. Conclusion When compared to DirecTV, Dish Network has a better deal. Their America’s Top 120 package is $5 less per month than the best offer of DirecTV, but you get 50 television channels and 15,000 streaming videos more, plus the option of recording 2 additional shows at a time with 1,000 more hours of storage. When compared to cable television, Dish Network has a much better deal. Their package is $15 less per month, but includes 10 additional channels, and allows you to record 4 more programs at the same time with a superior storage capacity.