Posted 29 May 2013 - 07:15 AM
The bottom line is companies have policies that sometimes lead to customer dissatisfaction. I have Verizon cell phones, despite the fact that Verizon has some of the most consumer hostile policies in the industry. Why? Because they have the best network, and being able to make a call when I need to is the most important factor, to me. By the same token, there are some policies of DirecTV's that I am not totally pleased with, and which I wish were more like Dish Network's. However, I have been a Dish customer in the past and I prefer DirecTV because they seem to me to pay more attention to infrastructure (my opinion only - I don't want this to become a Dish vs. DirecTV discussion).
Several years ago, my therapist told me "we are all responsible for our own happiness." While the context was far more serious than selecting TV service, it is a good axiom for all aspects of life. Getting angry and ranting about the same issues over and over is not productive. We need to pick the best options available for us and then move on. If something more appealing comes along, we should switch. Life is too short, and full of REAL issues and obstacles to spend anytime at all getting upset over what model DVR one can or can not buy.
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