You can upgrade to an HR2x but it will $199 unless you can get DIRECTV to give you a deal.
As for the H21 you can either keep using it too or if you deactivate it the unit will need to be sent back to DIRECTV since it is a leased unit. They will ship you a prepaid shipping box for FedEx to return it.
I have received one HR20 in March and two HR21's this month. The last HR21 was delivered via fedEx today. I paid $49, $0.00, and $99.00 respectively (+ tax and shipping). You just need to be patient, and ask nicely.
It will extend your contract -- but I don't much care since I'm not switching providers.
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