You can save money by getting certain services bundled together. However, don’t get anything you won’t really use. For example, our cable company offered cable TV, Internet and phone service bundled together. We have been using our cell phones exclusively since we moved here a few years ago. We really did not need a house phone. It would just be an unnecessary expense even if it was bundled at a great price. The bundle we did get was one of the Direct TV Internet bundles that was offered by DirecTV. We definitely will keep our Internet service, and we most certainly did want a good deal on our TV service.
Frankly, I don’t care if our television service is coming in by satellite signal, over cable or even through the new fiber optic TV service. All I want is a good price for the channels we watch. Of course we want HD, but high-definition is a standard, so it looks the same no matter if it is cable or satellite. Therefore, the price and features we wanted that no one else offered were the game changers. The big DVR and the ability to record multiple things at once is what sold us on the DirecTV. Adding in the bundled Internet service was just icing on the cake. Continue reading