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$7 a month for protection plan x 30 months... and still $15 co-pay for dish repair?


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#21 OFFLINE   joyandjerry

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Posted 06 August 2012 - 10:38 AM

I would drop the protection plan. If you need service, you can add it back before requesting the service. Then, you have to keep it for a few months to avoid a fee and you can drop it again. That comes out cheaper than the service call and you don't have to pay for the plan when you don't need it.


Great advice. One can pick it up prn, then jettsion it after 6 mos. to avoid an addt'l fee for cancelling the service too soon.
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#22 OFFLINE   RasputinAXP

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Posted 06 August 2012 - 10:46 AM

The early removal fee went away after the price increase to 7.

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#23 OFFLINE   joyandjerry

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Posted 06 August 2012 - 01:26 PM

The early removal fee went away after the price increase to 7.


:) Thanks for the info!! This is why I enjoy this forum.
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Posted 06 August 2012 - 04:01 PM

FYI, the removal fee is back. Keep it 4 months or it's $25 to remove.
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Posted 06 August 2012 - 06:04 PM

if it were me, i would have put the dish back up myself. its not rocket science

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Posted 06 August 2012 - 07:51 PM

It is? Didn't DIRT just tell us when the fee went to $7 it'd be waived?

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AT200, Hopper & 360 via HDMI to Onkyo 505 to basement 42" Westy, Hopper via Comp-over-Cat5 to living room 42" Vizio with a Roku 3, Joey to Toshiba 32" LCD with a Logitech Revue. You want fries with that? Pull up to the 2nd window.


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Posted 06 August 2012 - 08:16 PM

It is? Didn't DIRT just tell us when the fee went to $7 it'd be waived?

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Cancellation: You may cancel this Plan at any time by calling DISH Network at 1-800-333-DISH (3474). New Customer: If You cancel this Plan within the first 120 days after your activation as a New Customer, You shall no longer be charged the monthly service and any applicable New Customer credits for the Plan shall be ended. Existing Customer: If You cancel this Plan within 120 days of the receipt of this Plan, You will be charged a cancellation fee of $25.00. If this Plan was inadvertently sold to You (New or Existing Customer) on a Product that was not intended to be covered by this Plan, DISH Network will cancel this Plan and return the full purchase price as applicable of the Plan to You.

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Posted 07 August 2012 - 08:43 AM

It is? Didn't DIRT just tell us when the fee went to $7 it'd be waived?


I'm assuming the removal fee was discontinued temporarily so as to not upset customers who had just added it prior to the price increase. I think we should all know by now Dish reserves the right to change its mind :P

#29 OFFLINE   RasputinAXP

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Posted 07 August 2012 - 11:01 AM

Truth.

"Belligerent and numerous."

Sometimes I update the Dish Network FAQ

AT200, Hopper & 360 via HDMI to Onkyo 505 to basement 42" Westy, Hopper via Comp-over-Cat5 to living room 42" Vizio with a Roku 3, Joey to Toshiba 32" LCD with a Logitech Revue. You want fries with that? Pull up to the 2nd window.


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Posted 07 August 2012 - 11:35 AM

What it really boils down to is this. If you have completed your 2 year commitment you have 2 choices. Stay with Dish and pay the $95 or switch to Directv (assuming your not considering cable) for free. There are plenty of people who make that same switch just for the new customer freebies. I doubt this particular situating comes up too often. I've been through many bad storms with no damage to my equipment. If I were Dish I'd just replace it as a goodwill gesture, like the Roku and free movie channels etc. A little good pub goes a long way.

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Posted 07 August 2012 - 11:44 AM

if it were me, i would have put the dish back up myself. its not rocket science



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Posted 07 August 2012 - 12:32 PM

if it were me, i would have put the dish back up myself. its not rocket science


Not to be smart... but actually, it quite literally is rocket science :)

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