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How to get local channels at a new address

Discussion in 'DIRECTV General Discussion' started by Michael Grant, Aug 11, 2010.

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  1. Michael Grant

    Michael Grant New Member

    Aug 11, 2010
    I have been splitting my directv service up with a few friends in san diego for years now. Its great we split the bill and NFL sunday ticket. I recently moved up to eastern washington state and now my local channels are still the San Diego local channels. This would be fine but they don't come in, and when football season starts I don't want to miss any game that is only being broadcast locally. How do I get around this? Is there a way to have two service address on the account, like an address for home and an address for a 'vacation' home so that each would work with the local channels for that specific area at the same time? Since I do not have the account, it is difficult for me to call directv and ask these questions of them. Let me know if anybody else has come across this problem and how to solve it.
  2. Go Beavs

    Go Beavs Hall Of Fame

    Nov 18, 2008
    What you are doing is against Directv's terms of service and could land you in a lot of hot water. Sign up with your own account.
  3. RACJ2

    RACJ2 Hall Of Fame

    Aug 2, 2008
    I hate to tell you this, but I believe what you are explaining goes against the customer agreement. So if you call and ask that question, you and your friend may get your service disconnected.

  4. Hoosier205

    Hoosier205 Active Member

    Sep 3, 2007
    No. You each need to get your own accounts and your own service.
  5. Tom Robertson

    Tom Robertson Lifetime Achiever DBSTalk Club

    Nov 15, 2005
    Since the question has been asked and the terms of services reminded, I'll just close this thread. "Moving" or account splitting are not topics for discussion at DBStalk.

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