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Question about extra dishes....

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#1 OFFLINE   patblue03


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Posted 31 July 2006 - 02:08 AM

If I want to use my directv service on my tv at my business, how would I do that? Could I just bring a cheapo round dish to work and put it up there, get another SD box, maybe a tivo, and just add it on to my existing account. That would suck if I had to get a whole separate account. Let me know! thanks!
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#2 OFFLINE   Blitz68


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Posted 31 July 2006 - 06:17 AM

Techinically speaking you would have to get another account. But what you mentioned first would work.

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Posted 31 July 2006 - 06:36 AM

So long as you did not connect a phone line, which by the way is not a mandatory requirement, the additional receiver could be literally anywhere and no one would be the wiser. However, this is a violation of your subscriber's contract so if you do it I wouldn't go around bragging about it.

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Posted 31 July 2006 - 08:42 AM

I see you are in Fullerton, CA, and based on a google search, one of the zip codes in your area, 92832, puts you smack in the great Los Angeles, CA market.

So, if all you are doing is SD programming, and your office is in your same general area, then yes, a "cheapo" single round dish is all you would need.
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#5 OFFLINE   JLucPicard


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Posted 31 July 2006 - 04:56 PM

What is your business? Since you're asking about a cheapo dish and a single box, I'm guessing you're not talking about having the viewing of the program available to the general public. If it's, for instance, a dentist's office and the box would be connected to a TV in the lobby, or it's an "eating and drinking establishment" where there would be a TV viewable by your cutomers, I would think you'd be required in either instance to actually have a separate business/commercial account.

If only for your viewing let's say, you could do it, but technically it is a violation of your customer agreement. All receivers on the same account should be connected to the same phone number.

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