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Blue Ridge TV Customers Still without Big Ten Network

As the football season approaches, thousands of Penn State fans serviced by Armstrong Communications and Blue Ridge communications remain without the Big Ten Network. Talks between the two parties have gone nowhere and the fans end up feeling the hurt. With no resolution in sight, DirecTV has thrown their hat into the ring, offering reduced rates for their basic package, which includes the Big Ten Network, to Armstrong and Blue Ridge customers.

Blue Ridge Communications and Armstrong Communications remain the only major cable providers in Pennsylvania that have yet to offer the Big Ten Network. The offer for those switching to DirecTV is below.

  • $85/month for the first 5 months for 225 channels, including Big Ten Network, NFL Sunday Ticket and HBO
  • $108/month for months 6-24.
  • 2 regular free receivers, 2 HD receivers with DVR
  • No start-up costs, equipment to buy or installation fees.
  • Local channels included

If someone is interested in signing up for DirecTV, but isn’t sure, the local DirecTV retailer should be able to offer:

  • 32-inch HDTV
  • Refer a friend program. New customer will receive $100 gift card if he or she refers a friend who also signs up. The friend also will receive a $100 gift card

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Chase Tralka

Chase Tralka is a Senior majoring in Information Sciences and Technology with a minor in Security and Risk Analysis. He is from Northern New Jersey and is involved in far too many organizations to list here. He enjoys photography, cycling, and listening to obscure free jazz music.

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Staff Picks: Grabbing A Drink With A Prominent Penn Stater

If you had the chance to hear about Penn State from (or throw down at a State College bar for a night with) some of its most prominent figures, who would you want to grab a beer with?

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