DIRECTV STREAM is raising its prices next month, for both current and grandfathered plans. The streaming service is sending out a notice to customers today to confirm that price changes that will go into effect on January 23, 2022.
“Due to increased programming costs, we’re adjusting the price of our video packages, the company wrote in the message to customers. “Periodically, TV network owners increase the fees they charge DIRECTV STREAM for the right to broadcast their movies, shows, and sporting events. In addition, this year we have experienced higher-than-normal inflation across our suppliers.”
The DIRECTV STREAM Entertainment package will not go up in price. The Choice package will go up by $5 per month and the Ultimate and Premier packages will go up by $10 per month.
Those with grandfathered packages will also see price hikes. Optimo Mas will go up by $4 per month, Entertainment will go up by $5 per month, Choice will go up by $7 per month, Xtra will go up by $8 per month, and Ultimate, Premier, Plus, Plus w/o HBO Max, Live a Little, Just Right, Go Big, Gotta Have It, and Todo Y Mas plans will all go up by $10 per month.