Jump to content


Welcome to DBSTalk


Sign In 

Create Account
Welcome to DBSTalk. Our community covers all aspects of video delivery solutions including: Direct Broadcast Satellite (DBS), Cable Television, and Internet Protocol Television (IPTV). We also have forums to discuss popular television programs, home theater equipment, and internet streaming service providers. Members of our community include experts who can help you solve technical problems, industry professionals, company representatives, and novices who are here to learn.

Like most online communities you must register to view or post in our community. Sign-up is a free and simple process that requires minimal information. Be a part of our community by signing in or creating an account. The Digital Bit Stream starts here!
  • Reply to existing topics or start a discussion of your own
  • Subscribe to topics and forums and get email updates
  • Send private personal messages (PM) to other forum members
  • Customize your profile page and make new friends
 
Guest Message by DevFuse

Photo

Directv keeps amazing me


  • Please log in to reply
28 replies to this topic

#26 OFFLINE   nevea2be

nevea2be

    Legend

  • Registered
  • 172 posts
Joined: Sep 04, 2007

Posted 29 August 2010 - 08:01 AM

Are you guys saying that if someone got an HR10 off of ebay that they could simply call up and get a new DVR upgraded for free?

...Ads Help To Support This Site...

#27 OFFLINE   CCarncross

CCarncross

    Hall Of Fame

  • Registered
  • 7,058 posts
  • LocationJackson
Joined: Jul 19, 2005

Posted 30 August 2010 - 05:39 AM

Are you guys saying that if someone got an HR10 off of ebay that they could simply call up and get a new DVR upgraded for free?


I don't believe you can do that anymore...it was a scumbag move b4, now its a complete low-life move that I think they got wise to.

#28 OFFLINE   HarryD

HarryD

    Icon

  • Registered
  • 597 posts
  • LocationLehigh Valley, PA
Joined: Mar 24, 2002

Posted 30 August 2010 - 06:28 AM

Anytime you activate a 'new' receiver (new to your account)... it's a new two year commitment.... if you re-activate a receiver, then there is no new two year commitment.
HarryD

#29 OFFLINE   HerntDawg

HerntDawg

    Legend

  • Registered
  • 243 posts
  • LocationOregon
Joined: Oct 06, 2008

Posted 30 August 2010 - 06:35 AM

...and was paying D* an additional $5 a month, when he reactivated the HR10-250.

Most "loyal customers" can get an additional HD-DVR for $99 (or free with the right CSR). So, if he was reusing the HR10-250 for 20 months before upgrading again, he would have covered the $99 discounted lease price.

Is it double-dipping, yes. Is D* losing money? No.


I have 2 old receivers, I am fully aware that I pay 5/mo.

I do not like it, think the fee is crap. It is there....yeesh




Protected By... spam firewall...And...