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    Best TV Package for Cyclone Sports?

    I'm moving to Columbus, OH next week and am working on setting up everything. What do people recommend as for the best packages for being able to pick up ISU games? I know there was talk about this new TV deal for the Big 12, but have been unable to follow what all that would be on. Is DirectTV the way to go? Dish? Local cable system? TIA



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    Re: Best TV Package for Cyclone Sports?

    Sports Pack through either DirecTV or Dish will get you all the FSN affiliates. You'll need to make sure you can get FSN Midwest, since there's always the chance that the Big 12 game may not air live on FSN Ohio.

    See if your local ISP can get espn3.com -- that will let you see any football or basketball game that is on GamePlan or FullCourt.



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    Re: Best TV Package for Cyclone Sports?

    go with Direct... it is better then Dish.



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    Re: Best TV Package for Cyclone Sports?

    DirecTV is also slightly more expensive than DISH too...

    I would definitely go satellite though, as most likely a local company isn't going to offer as many regional sports channels as either Dish or Direct does.



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    Re: Best TV Package for Cyclone Sports?

    DirecTV with the sportspak.....



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    Re: Best TV Package for Cyclone Sports?

    I've had all three, and there are advantages and disadvantages to each. When I had Dish and Direct, it seemed like all the games were on Mediacom Connections channel.



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    Re: Best TV Package for Cyclone Sports?

    Which.........really wouldn't matter to you since you are moving out of state. Reading is not my strong suit.



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    Re: Best TV Package for Cyclone Sports?

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    Re: Best TV Package for Cyclone Sports?

    Quote Originally Posted by SvrWxCy View Post
    DirecTV is also slightly more expensive than DISH too...

    I would definitely go satellite though, as most likely a local company isn't going to offer as many regional sports channels as either Dish or Direct does.
    You can get a better deal with Direct, just call them and tell them you want a better deal you can get with Dish or you will go with Dish. If you are a Direct coustomer tell them you are leaving and going to Dish, within an hour they will call back wanting to give you a better deal. I think the sports pack is cheaper with Direct.


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    Re: Best TV Package for Cyclone Sports?

    Longhorn Network???



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    Re: Best TV Package for Cyclone Sports?

    DireCt tv, espn full court. Plus you get Sunday ticket for free if you are new.



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    Re: Best TV Package for Cyclone Sports?

    Slingbox owned by a buddy.


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    Re: Best TV Package for Cyclone Sports?

    Quote Originally Posted by CRCy17 View Post
    I'm moving to Columbus, OH next week and am working on setting up everything. What do people recommend as for the best packages for being able to pick up ISU games? I know there was talk about this new TV deal for the Big 12, but have been unable to follow what all that would be on. Is DirectTV the way to go? Dish? Local cable system? TIA
    For internet I would recommend whatever service provider offers ESPN3. My wife and I don't have cable/satellite, but we were still able to watch all but one of ISU's Men's Conference basketball games and a good chunk of the non-conference games as well. As for football you will want a good FOX Sports package because of the new Big 12 deal - most Big 12 regional channels run the same programming on their sister-channels.



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