I really want to get the upgrade now because of the reasons you and randyshull said, but I'm not going to dump my HD Tivos for this. Thanks for this info. A third HD Television may be on it's way for my house. Then I will do this upgrade.
correct there is no MPEG4 DVR available today.
I have already (as has randyshull) told you what we both believe are reasons to upgrade now - obviously your decision is up to you,
I believe you. I will fight for this when I finally do the upgrade.
also, seems for sure that everybody is cutting different deals with D* on these upgrades and installs. I can prove to you if I had to that I have been charged ZERO (as in absolutely NOTHING) for 2 H20 receivers and AT9 dish including installation. I have not been charged S&H, NOTHING, NIL, NADA.
Point is - you gotta negotiate your best deal. BTW, if it had ended up being only $14.95 for S&H that would be no big deal either. But I told them I would not pay even 5 cents, I would easily change to cable - they blinked first..
You're probably right, but Cablevision really stinks.
ALso FIOS has only even gotten as far as getting local approval in Massapequa, NY. It is a LOT LONGER timeframe for you to be able to get TV from Verizon in Hewlett. (I am in Wantagh).