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Directv Gives Me Free Receivers Every time I Upgrade.

Discussion in 'DIRECTV HD DVR/Receiver Discussion' started by acostapimps, Apr 20, 2014.

  1. acostapimps

    acostapimps Hall Of Famer

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    Everytime I decide to upgrade/add receivers they'll do a free upgrade, That happened last year with the HR44, H24 in 2012, And the HR24 3 years ago, The only time I actually paid for a receiver was when I signed up with a HR22, Directv been good to me when I upgrade, And I don't even have the protection plan, And now they did a free upgrade to the C41W/WVB, Thanks Directv

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  2. Laxguy

    Laxguy Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense.

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    You have excellent timing, sir!
     
  3. damondlt

    damondlt New Member

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    I've noticed every 6- 12 months, a free upgrade pops up or 50% off.
    Just log into your Online account, Click on a Receiver Description from your account,
    Like HD Receiver, or HD DVR Receiver, it will either say Free, $49-$99, or Call 1-800-531-5000
     
  4. sigma1914

    sigma1914 DIRECTV A-Team DBSTalk Club

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    Keeps you under contract another 2 years...... guaranteed money.
     
  5. RBA

    RBA Active Member

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    Do you OWN IT? Or are these free receivers just leased receivers that DIRECTV owns?
     
  6. moghedien

    moghedien Legend

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    If you have to pay Directv every month to get the receiver to work, you don't own anything...
     
  7. sigma1914

    sigma1914 DIRECTV A-Team DBSTalk Club

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    That's not true. You still pay lease fees on owned units.
     
  8. acostapimps

    acostapimps Hall Of Famer

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    Most are leased except one H24 (I have two H24's) But the leased H24 is being replaced with the C41W.

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  9. acostapimps

    acostapimps Hall Of Famer

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    I never see that on my online account, always shows the regular price, But I don't check very often so...

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  10. acostapimps

    acostapimps Hall Of Famer

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    Probably because I did upgrades before, So I don't expect to see discounts in my online account.

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  11. damondlt

    damondlt New Member

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    Mine is at $99 for HD DVR right now. But I only took a free upgrade 8 months ago.

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  12. VaJim

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    Nice...I noticed you didn't have to deal with the HR-34.
     
  13. damondlt

    damondlt New Member

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    I had to pay $99 as a new customer for HR34. LOL.

    Knowing they upgrade customers like crazy now, I should have waited another year or more.

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  14. acostapimps

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    Confirmation Date Total Installation Delivery Order Status 04/20/14 $0.00 Professional Installation Tuesday, April 22, 2014(08:00 AM to 12:00 PM) - Reschedule Item Description Price Quantity Total Wireless Genie Mini $99.00 1 $99.00 Half Off Cinemax® for 3 months Free 1 Free Additional TV - 1 Client $6.00 1 $6.00

    Sales Order Credit ($99.00) 1 ($99.00) Sales Order Credit ($99.00) 1 ($99.00) Sales Order Credit ($49.00) 1 ($49.00) Wireless Genie Mini Setup $99.00 1 $99.00 Delivery and Handling - $19.95 Free Professional Installation $49.00 Tax $0.00 Order Total $0.00
     
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  15. damondlt

    damondlt New Member

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    I did have to pay $21 in shipping and Tax on my Free HR24 Upgrade. :grin:
     
  16. VaJim

    VaJim Godfather

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    I think those of us you have had to endure the HR34 should get some type of special badge.
     
  17. damondlt

    damondlt New Member

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    :righton:
    And the ones that Paid money for one should be giving the Medal of Honer! !rolling
     
  18. damondlt

    damondlt New Member

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    I'm counting down the days till this thing Dies.
    I will flatout refuse the HR34 replacement. I'll be out of contract, so I'm not too worried.
     
  19. acostapimps

    acostapimps Hall Of Famer

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    You can always deactivate and return, then order a Genie again, In hopes of getting the HR44, if you know they carry HR44's in your area.
    Of course that means paying full price or discount if you're lucky.

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  20. acostapimps

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    Speaking of lucky, I was listening to the song Get Lucky by Pharrell while on the phone with CSR, hmm coincidence

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