DISH Network Satellite TV in El Paso, TX
As mentioned in our Phoenix cable TV article, the folks here at InternetLion.com have decided the best way to compare DISH Network, DIRECTV and cable TV providers is to do so city by city. After Phoenix, the next city on our list is El Paso, TX, for which we’ve put together the following comparison of DISH Network satellite TV in El Paso, TX, vs. Cable TV in El Paso, TX, vs. DIRECTV in El Paso, TX.
El Paso, TX TV Service Provider Comparison
The first thing we’ll have to establish for our DISH Network Satellite TV in El Paso, TX, vs. Cable TV in El Paso, TX, vs. DIRECTV in El Paso, TX comparison, is which cable company services El Paso. According to FanCast.com, there are two options: Time Warner Cable and AT&T U-verse. In order to give our readers a reasonably good idea of how the subscription TV scene looks in El Paso while keeping this article concise, we’ve decided to use AT&T U-verse as our representative of cable TV in El Paso, TX.
Of course, AT&T U-verse, as we’ve seen in previous articles, isn’t really cutting-edge in the deals department, and its offerings in El Paso are no exception. In El Paso, according to the AT&T U-verse website, the seven following packages are available for the following listed rates:
AT&T U-verse – El Paso, TX Channel Packages:
Number of Channels: 20
Number of Channels: 70
Number of Channels: 130
Number of Channels: 230
Package: U200 Latino
Number of Channels: 250
Number of Channels: Up to 300
Number of Channels: Up to 390
Now compare that to what’s offered by DISH Network satellite TV in El Paso, TX. Please note that the package prices listed below for DISH Network in El Paso ,TX reflect the current promotional pricing published on DISHNetwork.com.
DISH Network – El Paso, TX Channel Packages:
Package: America’s 120
Number of Channels: 120
Package: America’s 120-Plus
Number of Channels: 121
Package: America’s Top 200
Number of Channels: 200
Package: America’s Top 250
Number of Channels: 250
Package: America’s Everything Pak
Number of Channels: 295
Now finally, compare these to what you get with DIRECTV in El Paso, TX. The prices listed below reflect the current promotional pricing published on the DIRECTV website for DIRECTV in El Paso, TX:
DIRECTV – El Paso, TX Channel Packages:
Number of Channels: 150
Package: Choice Xtra
Number of Channels: 210
Package: Choice Ultimate
Number of Channels: 225
Number of Channels: 285
As you can see, DIRECTV and DISH Network, El Paso, TX, both offer far better deals than AT&T U-verse in El Paso, TX. And, though it’s admittedly a stretch to say all cable companies are therefore inferior, it does again prove the point we’ve already made so many times on InternetLion.com: Satellite TV packages are usually, as a rule, the better bargains.
And, when it comes to the choice between DIRECTV and DISH Network, in El Paso, TX or in your hometown, we invite you to read our InternetLion.com comparison articles about DIRECTV vs. DISH Network. Learn why DISH Network beats the competition when it comes to price, channel selection, HD options and customer service. Best yet, for a limited time, switch to DISH Network today to save over $500 in your first year with DISH Network!
Disclaimer: Please note that this article was written when the satellite TV provider DISH was branded as DISH Network. As of 2/1/2012 DISH Network has changed their branding name to DISH. Article post date: 08/28/2010.