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Can a Genie be activated on Choice XTRA Classic?

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#1 OFFLINE   Rtm



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Posted 04 September 2013 - 11:14 AM

Or do I need to change to a package that has the $25 advanced receiver fee?


I have HD, HD DVR, and Whole-Home right now.

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#2 OFFLINE   Curtis0620


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Posted 04 September 2013 - 11:27 AM

I have Choice Xtra Classic, so yes you can.


#3 OFFLINE   The Merg

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Posted 04 September 2013 - 11:28 AM

The Advanced Receiver Fee is just a combination fee for new subscribers that includes the fees for HD ($10), DVR ($10), and Whole Home ($5). If you are an older subscriber and have separate line items for those charges (Whole Home would be $3 then), then they stay as separate line items. Your package will work fine with the Genie.


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#4 OFFLINE   lesz



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Posted 04 September 2013 - 11:30 AM

I have the Choice Extra Classic package and got a Genie HR44 upgrade for one of my DVRs about 3 months ago.  I was told by the CSR that the separate HD, DVR, and Whole Home fees totally $23 would have to be replaced by the single $25 Advanced Receiver Fee, but I was pleased to see that, in the invoices that I've received since getting the HR44, I've still been charged the 3 seperate fees.

#5 OFFLINE   Laxguy


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Posted 04 September 2013 - 11:35 AM

Receivers aren't linked to program packages. You should be good to go! And your tuner count will be eight, just right for a SWiM 8.

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