DirecTV, in an annual tradition, said it will raise prices across all programming packages ranging between 3.5% and 6%, effective Feb. 5, 2015.
The No. 1 satcaster, in a message to customers, said it will raise the baseline price of the Entertainment package to $59.99 per month (up 3.5%), while the Xtra package will increase to $77.99 a month (up 5.5%). Its Ultimate package will increase 6% to $86.99 monthly, and the Premier plan will climb 5.4% to $136.99 per month.
In addition, DirecTV will raise the “TV fee” 8.3%, from $6 to $6.50 per month, for each additional set-top or connected TV set, and will hike its surcharges for regional sports networks by up to $2.14 per month depending on ZIP code. Rates for premium and Spanish-language programming packages also will increase in 2015.
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