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Why new cards??


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#21 OFFLINE   MarkA

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Posted 04 August 2002 - 08:44 PM

Even if they go with DISH technology, I believe receiver contracts will be maintained so you'll wind up with a DISHTiVo!

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Posted 04 August 2002 - 10:23 PM

hmm, so if I now have a 501, will I be upgraded to a dishtivo? That'd be great! :)

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Posted 04 August 2002 - 10:28 PM

The reason why I still was awed in how they are swapping the DirecTv cards is because I figured they would at least hold out and see if the merger was approved first before doing any card swaps BUT the card swap could have been in the making before merger talks as they had to make all of those cards before sending them out.

Charlie at Dish announced a card swap this year but I think they will wait now.

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Posted 04 August 2002 - 10:36 PM

Originally posted by andrzejpw
hmm, so if I now have a 501, will I be upgraded to a dishtivo? That'd be great! :)


You wish! :D

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Posted 05 August 2002 - 05:04 PM

Originally posted by andrzejpw
hmm, so if I now have a 501, will I be upgraded to a dishtivo? That'd be great! :)


Say your prayers my son... (and click your heels together three times and say.. there's nothing like a Tivo, nothing like a Tivo..):D
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Posted 07 August 2002 - 01:20 AM

Originally posted by andrzejpw
hmm, so if I now have a 501, will I be upgraded to a dishtivo? That'd be great! :)


More likely the other way around. If I now have a DirecTiVo or UTV, I will be downgraded to a DishPVR. So if they merge I'm going back to cable.

If I have to support a monopoly at least let me get my money's worth.

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Posted 16 August 2002 - 07:59 AM

Originally posted by HarryD


Say your prayers my son... (and click your heels together three times and say.. there's nothing like a Tivo, nothing like a Tivo..):D


Or perhaps HarryD you might just be hearing "I'll get you my little pretty, I'll get you and your little dog Tivo tooooooo. eh hehehehehaiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii ." lol.

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Posted 16 August 2002 - 02:28 PM

I wonder if EVERY D* sub is getting a new card(s).

I haven't received any yet...does it depend on the model of D* receiver? I have a Hughes from about 1999...

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#29 OFFLINE   Jacob S

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Posted 16 August 2002 - 04:25 PM

I read on one of these forums where the H stream is shutting down next week completely.




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