The first receiver on the account is always included with the package price. Abe ny receiver after the first you will be charged an "additional receiver fee". It is the same price as the "leased receiver fee". This why there is really no advantage to owning a receiver anymore. As for the HDMI deal, if you want it fixed, call them back and add the Dish Home protection plan on your account, wait a few days and call back with the HDMI problem and it will $29 shipping for a new receiver.