I just received thsi email from Dish, I'm baffled by it. June 8, 2005 DISH Network Offers Debit Bill Pay - Please Read , With the improvement in payment options, DISH Network would like to introduce Debit Bill Pay! We can now process the debit/check card you are using for recurring payments through the debit network. It is safe, secure and easy, and we will give you a credit of $3.99, the value of a Pay-per-view movie, for choosing this option. If you would like DISH Network to process your debit/check card as a credit card, please email us at DebitBillPay@echostar.com. Please include your DISH Network account number in the subject line for proper processing. Otherwise, we will set up your payment method as a debit transaction and apply the one-time $3.99 credit to your monthly statement. Again, thank you for being a valued DISH Network customer. We appreciate your business and look forward to providing you the lowest priced all-digital service. Sincerely, DISH Network *If no reply is received within 30 days DISH Network will process your debit check card via "Debit Bill Pay" method. I've been using a debit card for auto-pay for the years, so what is new abou this? Maybe I am missing something.