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#1 OFFLINE   kenw102

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Posted 22 May 2012 - 03:21 AM

I apologize if this question has been asked before. Is a phone line connection required for PPV billing, or does an Internet connection suffice? I realize that the TOS requires a phone line -- I am just looking for the technical answer. Thanks in advance.

Moderator: I just realized that this post should be in "general discussion". I cannot find a way to delete or move it. I'm sure that I don't really need to say this because you already know, but please feel free to move or delete this thread.

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#2 OFFLINE   Scott Kocourek

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Posted 22 May 2012 - 04:05 AM

An internet connection will do. The phone line isn't needed if you have internet connected.

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#3 OFFLINE   kenw102

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Posted 22 May 2012 - 04:25 AM

Thanks Scott

#4 OFFLINE   Mike Bertelson

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Posted 22 May 2012 - 05:09 AM

I apologize if this question has been asked before. Is a phone line connection required for PPV billing, or does an Internet connection suffice? I realize that the TOS requires a phone line -- I am just looking for the technical answer. Thanks in advance.

Moderator: I just realized that this post should be in "general discussion". I cannot find a way to delete or move it. I'm sure that I don't really need to say this because you already know, but please feel free to move or delete this thread.

Actually, the new Customer Agreement allows for either a phone line or an internet connection.

A phone line is no longer a requirement so long as you have an internet connection...which you need for On Demand/DIRECTV Cinema anyway. :)

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Posted 22 May 2012 - 08:01 AM

Actually, the new Customer Agreement allows for either a phone line or an internet connection.

A phone line is no longer a requirement so long as you have an internet connection...which you need for On Demand/DIRECTV Cinema anyway. :)

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#6 OFFLINE   Mike Bertelson

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Posted 22 May 2012 - 10:10 AM

There's a Customer Agreement joke in there somewhere. :D

No Joke. It clears up an oft asked question. :)

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Posted 16 June 2012 - 07:45 PM

What if you have an Internet connection and when you go to try to order a PPV it says you must have a broadband connection (even though you already have one)?

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Posted 16 June 2012 - 07:50 PM

What if you have an Internet connection and when you go to try to order a PPV it says you must have a broadband connection (even though you already have one)?


What is the exact message that comes up and when/where does it come up? Also, what is your current setup?

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Posted 16 June 2012 - 09:41 PM

What if you have an Internet connection and when you go to try to order a PPV it says you must have a broadband connection (even though you already have one)?


What does the receiver say when you test the internet connection?




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