With differences in encoding and compression, etc. etc. etc. Neither of the other DBS providers would be able to support the hardware in the Voom boxes anyways. Those were built by Motorola specifically for the Voom system and its software. Your best bet is to eat the loss and sign up for one of the good promo's that either DBS company has going right now or look into what your local cable company has to offer. Being a switcher, the cable company will more than likely make you a great deal on credits etc, if you offer up your equipment and/or dish.