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How often do you switch providers?
Posted 11 March 2012 - 03:30 PM
Posted 11 March 2012 - 04:50 PM
DirecTV customer since 1995.
Posted 11 March 2012 - 05:02 PM
Posted 11 March 2012 - 05:21 PM
Got no interest in Direct.
Promos are temporary and they can come back to bite you later.
HD, SchmacHD!! Just be glad you've got a picture at all.
Posted 11 March 2012 - 05:38 PM
Posted 11 March 2012 - 06:01 PM
Posted 11 March 2012 - 11:43 PM
Posted 12 March 2012 - 05:39 AM
1981-1990 Time-Warner Cable
1990-2000 10-foot C-Band dish (BUD)
2000-Now Dishnetwork, converting to HD in 2007 or so.
Posted 12 March 2012 - 06:12 AM
Posted 12 March 2012 - 09:58 AM
If saving about $250.00 over 2 years is no big deal, then I say stay with your current provider...
2 Dish Hoppers (Gave up trying to get a Joey to work)
VIZIO 55” and 48" TruLED LCD 3D HDTV with VIZIO
JVC HDI RX-D402B Receiver
2 SLINGBOX PRO'S
Posted 12 March 2012 - 10:25 AM
Posted 12 March 2012 - 10:41 AM
I moved twice in between - the first move was done with Dish, however, I paid a fine and disconnected the second time. Took the Dish on my wife's name on the new address because I can get promotions and new DVRs. It has been just more than 4 years with the new promotions.
Posted 12 March 2012 - 10:43 AM
My house is already wired for cable so I could just order some TiVo units, pick up some cable cards and be done with it. I won't totally switch, but I might vote with my wallet a bit.
Posted 12 March 2012 - 10:47 AM
Posted 12 March 2012 - 11:53 AM
Posted 12 March 2012 - 12:38 PM
Posted 12 March 2012 - 12:44 PM
Went from 10'C & KU band BUD to DirecTv in 1999 and still there , BUD C & KU band was better but could not watch two Sats at the time .
Sure you can,
All you need is two dishes, two receivers and a really, really, really big yard.
we change every 15 or 20 years if we need to or not
Posted 12 March 2012 - 12:59 PM
It's a technology/familiarity issue for me. I'd had dish for 6-7 years, and have gotten very familiar with their channels, hardware, support, etc. Plus There are many technological features I like about Dish's receivers. Every time I visit my dad (TWC), or sister (DTV), it drives me nuts navigating around their setups, finding channels again, etc.
Unless another provider provided something very technologically superior, or Dish just drops the ball, I will never change. I am definitely not a promotion chaser.
Pioneer Kuro PDP-6010FD 60" Plasma Display on Hopper (me), Samsung 40" LCD on Joey #1 (wife), Dell ST2410 HD Monitor on Joey #2 (office.)
Pioneer VSX-1018AH-K AVR Receiver, PS3, Klipsch Reference-Series Speakers
Posted 12 March 2012 - 01:03 PM
Posted 12 March 2012 - 03:27 PM