DirecTVs Exclusive Sports Channels Examined

By: David Johnson

Only DirecTV has sports programming channels that you can’tfind with any other service provider. This is because DirecTV has exclusivebroadcasting rights to these channels, which makes them their own to featurefor their family of viewers. These sports channels are featured above andbeyond the other twenty-five premium sports channels that DirecTV carries andthey have to be added on to your Total Choice programming package to receivethem.

?This gives viewersthe option of receiving premium sports programming and still staying on a tightbudget, because they can be added to even their smaller economically pricedTotal Choice programming packages. All other programming service providersrequire that you subscribe to one of their larger programming packages to beginreceiving their premium sports programming channels, so this makes DirecTVunique in this area.

These two ultra-premium sports channels are called NCAA MegaMarch Madness and NFL Sunday Ticket and they both specialize in sportsprogramming from their respective sports organizations exclusively. NFL SundayTicket does feature some of the best in football action that the EuropeanFootball league has to offer though.

?It also has virtuallyall of the special events that the NFL put on during the season such as theircelebrity and charity events along with their special contests. Along with allof this you also get great top rated game reviews and commentary from all ofthe most influential experts on the game that the NFL has access to. There isalso more one on one interviews with all of the most leading players in thegame of pro football then you will find with any other service providers sportsprogramming.

?NFL Sunday Ticket isa great channel for someone who doesn’t want to miss out on any of the actionin this upcoming NFL season and DirecTV also has DVR Powered by TiVo as anoptional feature on the free Hughes receiver that each new subscriber receivesalong with the rest of the free satellite TV system that they get.

?If you are unfamiliarwith TiVo, it’s the function that allows you to do your own instant slow motionreplays, along with he ability to skip right past commercials that come onduring your games. TiVo also allows you the ability to stop any program on yourTV and then restart it right where it left off when you return to the TV. TheHughes receivers that DirecTV carries are all loaded with great features thatmaking watching any kind of programming so much more easy and fun.

?The programmingsearch function allows you to find any program that DirecTV has scheduled, bysimply entering it into the function by name or even by the name of an actor inthe program or movie. Just give the button on the remote a click and theprogram will instantly pop onto the screen with the date and time it isplaying.

?Simply give therecording button on the TV remote a click and it is set to be recorded when itcomes on. If the game is rescheduled before it gets recorded, that’s noproblemArticle Search, because the computer in the DVR reschedules right along with it and itwill still be recorded.?

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