When I subscribed to DirecTV, everything I needed was at the 101 orbital slot. But then there were a number of channels added that were included in my package (total choice plus) that were on the 119 so I bought a 3-LNB dish. One by one, they were moved over to the 101. Now, I read that the last English-language channel (I don't speak Spanish) CCTV-9 (ch. 455) that I watch from the 119 is being dropped later this month.
In the future when (if) I upgrade to DirecTV's HDTV options I will need a slimline dish, but for now since my locals are at 101 and I don't have HD is there any reason to have a 3-LNB dish after CCTV-9 is dropped? Are any of the CHOICE or CHOICE EXTRA MPEG2 SD channels moving to 119 or 110?
I wouldnt think so, Directv is trying to get everything in the standard packages off of 119 and 110 as the new dish (Slimline 3) will not see those slots, plus I believe they are trying to move some of the international stuff there.
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