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DIRECTV Now vs Comcast Xfinity


 

DIRECTV Now

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Benefits and Features

DVRTrue Cloud DVR (in development)Two types of DVR services: normal and cloud DVR. Normal DVR records up to 6 shows at once, and has 500GB storage capacity. Cloud DVR records up to 60 hours. You can download recordings to your device to watch offline.
Packages
  • Live A Little ($35/month): 60+ channels
  • Just Right ($50/month): 80+ channels
  • Go Big ($60/month): 100+ channels
  • Gotta Have It ($70/month): 120+ channels
  • Limited Basic ($28.65/month): 10+ channels
  • Digital Economy ($34.99/month): 100+ channels
  • Digital Starter ($64.99/month): 140+ channels
  • Digital Preferred ($84.99/month): 220+ channels
  • Digital Premier ($124.99/month): 260+ channels
(Prices are for packages without contract)
CancellationNo early termination fees. No refunds for prepaid or partial months of service.All equipment must be returned within 30 days of termination. Unreturned equipment fees apply.
ContractNo contract.Users can choose to subscribe for a 1-year contract, or pay month-to-month
InstallationApp-based TV service, can be installed on most smart devices.Standard professional installation fee of $60. Final bill generated after installation.
AutopayPayments are automatically deducted from debit or credit card on file.$5/month discount when signing up for Xfinity's Autopay and Eco-bill feature. Autopay can be set up with bank account, or debit/credit card.
Receiver FeeNo equipment rental fee.HD DVR Box ($19.95/month), Additional cable box ($9.95/month).
Regional Sports FeeNo regional sports fee.Regional Sports Fee (up to $6.75/month)
 

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Pros & ConsPros:
  • Combined normal and cloud DVR
  • Good on-demand selection
  • No contract
Cons:
  • Extra charges
  • Customer service
  • Not as many channels as rivals
Bottom LineNo contract cable TV which lets you watch recordings on the go... Read full review
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DIRECTV Now: Pricing information including fees, features and contract length was obtained on April 12, 2018 from published websites and is believed to be accurate, but not guaranteed.

Comcast Xfinity: Pricing information including fees, features and contract length was obtained on April 12, 2018 from published websites and is believed to be accurate, but not guaranteed.


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Comcast Xfinity

Comcast Xfinity's cable TV service lets you choose between having a contract or no contract. They have four package options, Digital Economy (100+ channels), Digital Starter (140+ channels), Digital Preferred (220+ channels), and Digital Premier (260+ channels). Is it worth the subscription? Read on to find out.

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