After that, additional channel packs can be added or removed as desired, with the price of them ranging from $4 to $10/month.
The idea behind this new Flex Pack is that consumers have long requested cheaper television subscription options that don’t force them to pay for a bunch of channels they don’t want. Cord-cutting ultimately gave them that reality, and service providers have since been forced to alter how they operate to keep customers from fleeing.
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National Action Pack ($10 per month): ESPN, ESPN2, FS1, Velocity, AXS TV, Fuse, TV Games Network, TVG2, Universal HD
Regional Action Pack ($10 per month): In-market regional sports network(s), Big Ten Network, FS2, Longhorn Network, Outside TV, Pac-12 Network, SEC Network, World Fishing Network, ESPN Buzzer Beater
Heartland Pack ($6 per month): Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, GSN, OWN, Uplifting Entertainment, Discovery Family, Baby TV, PIXL, RFD-TV, Ride TV, FamilyNet. The core package gets subscribers more than 50 channels and one of the eight channel packs, whichever they’d prefer, for $39.99/month. Anyone who has subscribed to Sling TV or PlayStation Vue should be familiar with the bundle — it includes a core package of channels and then has eight optional add-on channel packs grouped by category, such as a Kids Pack and a News Pack.
News Pack ($10 per month): FOX News Channel, MSNBC, Weather Channel, CNBC, FOX Business Network, BBC World News, Bloomberg, TheBlaze
Locals Pack ($10 per month): CBS, ABC, NBC, FOX, as well as Univision and others based on the local market
The Flex Pack works very similarly to Dish’s Sling TV livestreaming television service.
Kids Pack ($10 per month): Disney Channel, Disney Jr., Animal Planet, Nick Jr., Disney XD, Nicktoons, Boomerang, Baby TV
Variety Pack ($6 per month): Investigation Discovery, Lifetime Movie Network, Freeform, Bravo, BET, Crime & Investigation
Outdoor Pack ($4 per month): Outdoor Channel, Outside TV, Sportsman Channel, World Fishing Network
The channel packs are as follows:
Dish Network has announced the launch of Flex Pack, a skinny bundle of sorts that starts at $29.99/month and gives subscribers more freedom in regards to which channels they get. That core package of channels includes popular ones like Cartoon Network, Discovery, TNT, USA, AMC, TV Land, Food Network, TBS, HGTV, E!, History, CNN, and A&E. Someone who only wants the core package and no channel packs at all will pay $29.99/month