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TV customer: I'm on a budget and looking to save money | Tech+ — The Denver ... - The Denver Post (blog)

With the rise of new TV services, we thought it was darn well time to take a look at what plans work best for different customers. Even if you’re a cord-cutter who ditched cable TV or a cord-never who has never paid for TV in your life, some of these pay TV services still make sense. This is part of an ongoing series to help readers figure out if these real-life TV plans from local TV providers and online video services might better fit your lifestyle.

Customer: I’m on a budget but want as much TV as I can afford

While the new breed of TV has sparked change, you still need Internet service, which can be a financial downer. When you add the new service plus Internet fees, you might be back where you started — and back with your cable provider.

But sans Internet, here are the lowest-priced TV plans in the Denver area:

• Dish Network’s Smart Pack is $34.99 and has 55 channels, including Food Network, Nickelodeon and TV Land. Commit to a year and the price drops to $19.99 a month.

If you also need Internet, Comcast offers the Internet Plus plan, which has the same local channels plus HBO, a standard digital converter box and Internet for $69.95. This newer plan requires no long-term contract. It’s the regular price. (Its lowest-priced Internet plan is Economy Plus at $39.95.)

CenturyLink also has a secret “Basic Plan,” for $49.99, which includes local channels and 10 mbps Internet. You’ll need to call CenturyLink to get this price, which is the regular price.

If you want more cable channels, consider Sling TV , the $20-a-month service Dish Network launched in February. It has no local channels. Rather, it focuses on popular cable channels including

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