Dish Network offers the best programming packages in the television service provider industry when it comes to variety and cost. If you've been thinking about switching from cable to Dish Network, but are not sure you want to make the leap, there are some factors you should consider. Most cable TV providers can not offer more than 90 to 100 channels, and very few can offer as many as 120. Dish Network on the other hand can offer hundreds of channels. For example, Dish Network's premier standard definition entertainment package, America's Everything Pak, has 210 channels. The premier high definition entertainment package, the Platinum Level, has 249 channels. In terms of variety, you can not argument with numbers like that!
Even with such huge entertainment packages, Dish Network Dish Network's resources still are not snapped. With Pay Per View and other additional programming options you can always add more channels to your plan. Regional Sports Networks and Seasonal Sports subscriptions are a great addition for die hard sports fans. Local channels can provide plenty of information about your area, and SIRIUS satellite radio shows you great music and talk radio. Pay Per View is a great way to watch recent movies and major sporting events from the comfort of your home for far less than the cost of tickets for all your family or friends. For programming that extends further afield, you may want to try international programming in any of 19 languages including Chinese, Italian, Polish, Greek, Japanese, Russian, Arabic, Hebrew, Urdu, German, or Korean. For bilingual families, Dishnetwork also offers four Latino entertainment packages with thirty channels in Spanish and any where from zero to over 150 in English.
If you want HDTV programming options, Dish Network is far and away a better choice than the vast majority of cable companies. If your cable company offers HDTV at all, chances are that the choices are limited to only a few channels, while even Dishnetwork's introductory plan provides more HDTV channels than the nearest competitor- and that includes cable and satellite companies. When you look at prices, you'll probably find that your cable company will charge more for HDTV than Dishnetwork, and to sweeten the deal, Dishnetwork provides an HDTV receiver at no extra cost when you sign up for an HDTV entertainment package! Comcast, Charter Communications, Adelphia, Cox Communications, CableVision, Time Warner and the other Cable TV companies are all trying to get there HD programming up to speed while Dish Network is doing a fantastic job.
Dishnetwork also offers technology that most cable companies simply can not match. The first major difference is in the type of signal used for transmitting the programming. Dish Network uses a 100% digital signal that provides a vividly clear picture that's far better than the slight fuzziness of the analog signal that most cable companies use. One of the major side benefits of a digital signal is that it allow the television experience to be more interactive than with analog. All …