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Trying to upgrade to HD.


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#1 OFFLINE   clowlakers

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 06:02 PM

Hello everyone,

I have a dilemma with Directv.

My current setting that I have is a World Direct Satellite, 2 Standard Receivers, and 1 Standard DVR. The place I live the management wants only 1 satellite.

I called to see if I could upgrade to HD. Here's what happened...

2 DTV reps said I needed to add the Slimline Dish with the World Dish.

1 rep told me that I needed to to replace the World Dish with a Slimline Dish.

1 rep told me that I could keep my World Dish and they would install a little box with it.

My question is "Who is right?" :nono::eek2:

I need your help... thank you guys.

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#2 ONLINE   dpeters11

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 06:12 PM

Wondering if the little box he mentioned was a sidecar. I think the main question would be do you want to keep International programming?

#3 OFFLINE   damondlt

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 06:15 PM

You need 2 Dishes if you want international.

Directv Slimline 5 is good only for Jade world and Spanish Channels.

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#4 OFFLINE   clowlakers

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 06:18 PM

Wondering if the little box he mentioned was a sidecar. I think the main question would be do you want to keep International programming?


Yes, I wanted to keep the filipino package. and the rep only said a little box. thanks for the great help.

#5 OFFLINE   clowlakers

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Posted 07 December 2012 - 06:19 PM

You need 2 Dishes if you want international.

Directv Slimline 5 is good only for Jade world and Spanish Channels.


thanks for the great help. good to know.




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