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Blockbuster movie pass?

nabuch
01-03-2012, 06:32 AM
This has probably been talked about, but I can't find it. I just saw a commercial the other day that pretty much says it is included in the platinum package. If I already have platinum, do I have this, and if I do, are there any other fees involved?

Last week I resaw Scream I and II, and would like to see three now.

garys
01-03-2012, 07:37 AM
No additional fees, you can choose not to use Blockbuster for dvd delivery to your house and still view the additional channels and use streaming.

Drandy
01-05-2012, 11:24 AM
Hmmm....thanks for the feedback on this. This was my understanding too but I have been billed an extra $10.00 month despite being a Platinum subscriber. I did call and try to challenge this but the 1st level phone support folks tried to fob me off with some very confusing reasoning for the charge. I just kind of gave up at this stage but I may well go back and challenge the $10 fee again now. Anyone else being charged despite being a Platinum subscriber?

joegr
01-05-2012, 11:41 AM
Hmmm....thanks for the feedback on this. This was my understanding too but I have been billed an extra $10.00 month despite being a Platinum subscriber. I did call and try to challenge this but the 1st level phone support folks tried to fob me off with some very confusing reasoning for the charge. I just kind of gave up at this stage but I may well go back and challenge the $10 fee again now. Anyone else being charged despite being a Platinum subscriber?

Not I. However, the description for the $10 Platinum charge did change to a $10 BB charge. The total bill remains the same.

MattG DISH
01-05-2012, 04:17 PM
Hmmm....thanks for the feedback on this. This was my understanding too but I have been billed an extra $10.00 month despite being a Platinum subscriber. I did call and try to challenge this but the 1st level phone support folks tried to fob me off with some very confusing reasoning for the charge. I just kind of gave up at this stage but I may well go back and challenge the $10 fee again now. Anyone else being charged despite being a Platinum subscriber?

DISH Platinum was renamed Blockbuster Movie Pass. If you subscribed to Dish Platinum before the name change, you will not see an increase on your monthly bill. BBMP includes the same channels that were in Dish Platinum, and also includes streaming to the receivers (HD DVR required), and one disc-by-mail through Blockbuster's by-mail service. With the by mail service, you can get DVDs, games, even Blu Ray discs at no additional cost.

flody1
01-05-2012, 09:05 PM
Hi, i have Dish platinum free now. DVR622 and 1Meg DSL. Anyone using this service with basic DSL "frontier now " 768/348 . I assume when my free Dish plat runs out, if I renew it I will have BBMP. Can order a DVD thru the mail free I quess.

MattG DISH
01-05-2012, 09:27 PM
The free Dish Platinum offer did not roll into BBMP. You still get the channels, and can stream to the receiver, but you do not get the disc by mail. Once the Dish Platinum promotion expires, if you decide to add BBMP to your account, you would be able to get the disc-by-mail portion of BBMP.

For streaming, we do ask that you have 1.5mbps (or more) download speed for SD programming, and 3mbps (or more) for HD programming. The speeds you have will work, but you will likely encounter more buffering and longer downloads when trying to stream.

flody1
01-06-2012, 07:29 AM
Those speeds are not available here ,I'm getting the fastest I've had in years.