DirecTV Bundles HDTV Sets

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DirecTV Inc. cut a marketing deal with Best Buy Co. Inc., offering customers at 600 stores nationwide a $1,499 package that includes a 52-inch HDTV from RCA, a DirecTV receiver and free installation.

The promotion will run Nov. 30-Feb. 28.

DirecTV’s $10.99 monthly HD-programming package includes ESPN HD,

Discovery HD Theater, HDNet and HDNet Movies. The direct-broadcast satellite company also carries HD versions of Home Box Office and Showtime.