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A special message for anti-DirecTV posters

Loran1
12-08-2013, 12:55 PM
For all malcontents who like to post anti-DTV stories, hereís one that came out yesterday just for you. What this Dish reseller did is real criminality (to use that word from another thread). Iím sure we havenít heard the end of it.

Directv Sues Dish Reseller (http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-12-06/directv-sues-utah-dish-network-retailer-over-sales-tactic.html)

rserkes
12-09-2013, 08:13 AM
This is not Dish Network that's involved, it's one Dish reseller that's acting unethically and probably illegally.

WashedOut
01-13-2014, 03:50 PM
For all malcontents who like to post anti-DTV stories, hereís one that came out yesterday just for you. What this Dish reseller did is real criminality (to use that word from another thread). Iím sure we havenít heard the end of it.

Directv Sues Dish Reseller (http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-12-06/directv-sues-utah-dish-network-retailer-over-sales-tactic.html)

Please. There is not another company out here that uses criminality as good as direct.

jkkyler
01-13-2014, 11:12 PM
Oh my the troll has come back out from under the bridge

quad4.0
01-14-2014, 11:20 AM
Oh my the troll has come back out from under the bridge

That troll oughta be banned permanatly

joed32
01-15-2014, 07:24 AM
They keep him around for comic relief.

sarahcheah
02-11-2014, 03:36 AM
they keep him around for comic relief.

haha...

WashedOut
03-31-2014, 09:44 PM
Keep the name calling coming ! I can take it ! If you can't handle the truth about direct , then don't post at all. This company is begging people to sign up and get trapped in a 2 year contract. After the first year, they triple the price on people. That is not acceptable.

joed32
04-01-2014, 07:00 AM
You're telling me not to post at all?????????? You're a crybaby troll who thinks he was wronged by Directv sometime in his young life. Someday when you grow up you'll look back and laugh about it. But then again you may never grow up.

Twister
04-03-2014, 10:25 AM
Keep the name calling coming ! I can take it ! If you can't handle the truth about direct , then don't post at all. This company is begging people to sign up and get trapped in a 2 year contract. After the first year, they triple the price on people. That is not acceptable.

I have had DirecTV for 9 years now and the monthly fee I pay hasn't even doubled much less tripled. From what I've seen you post, what you call the "truth" is more like just your opinion.

leevitalone
04-03-2014, 05:56 PM
Keep the name calling coming ! I can take it ! If you can't handle the truth about direct , then don't post at all. This company is begging people to sign up and get trapped in a 2 year contract. After the first year, they triple the price on people. That is not acceptable.

well, then don't buy it! opinions, are like ass holes, we all have one-but it does not mean we go around showing everyone how stinky it is!
You, have set your self up by being an 'opinion"

Dude111
04-04-2014, 08:17 AM
I have had DirecTV for 9 years now and the monthly fee I pay hasn't even doubled much less tripled.Well mine sure has!!!!!

When I signed up it was $29.95 and now my bill is OVER $50 a month!!!

And they keep suspending my account lately because (I think) I AM NOT RENTING ONE OF THIER BOXS!! (I have my own OWN reciever (An RCA box)) -- Im getting sick of it..... They are just showing how greedy they are!!!! (Wanting everyone to rent thier piece of crap boxs INSTEAD OF OWNING THIER OWN!!)


JUST AN EXCUSE TO CHARGE MORE $$$$$$ FOR CRAP!! (I dont hardily watch anything on it)

I love DirecTV,i have been with them 16 years! (1997 I got them)

Twister
04-04-2014, 11:23 AM
Well mine sure has!!!!!

When I signed up it was $29.95 and now my bill is OVER $50 a month!!!

And they keep suspending my account lately because (I think) I AM NOT RENTING ONE OF THIER BOXS!! (I have my own OWN reciever (An RCA box)) -- Im getting sick of it..... They are just showing how greedy they are!!!! (Wanting everyone to rent thier piece of crap boxs INSTEAD OF OWNING THIER OWN!!)


JUST AN EXCUSE TO CHARGE MORE $$$$$$ FOR CRAP!! (I dont hardily watch anything on it)

I love DirecTV,i have been with them 16 years! (1997 I got them)


If you love DirecTV then what are you complaining about? 50 bucks a month is more than reasonable. You remind me of my Father-In-Law. 10 years ago he went and spent $3,000 on a 60" hi def TV but refused to upgrade his 25 year old box because he "owned it." Well, he passed away last year at 82 and never got to enjoy what HD TV was all about. He still "owns" his 30 year old RCA box though. :banana:

mikellie
04-06-2014, 04:27 PM
The people doing all the bitching about their bills, need to read all the terms and conditions. The low monthly prices are introductory prices for new customers. They also got free movie channels, NFL Sunday Ticket, and free HD for a year, so they have no reason to complain about anything.

leevitalone
04-07-2014, 09:49 AM
The people doing all the bitching about their bills, need to read all the terms and conditions. The low monthly prices are introductory prices for new customers. They also got free movie channels, NFL Sunday Ticket, and free HD for a year, so they have no reason to complain about anything.

Without a doubt, Directv has the best PQ. And reliability. I have seen other systems and was sorely disappointed in the performance.
Be it cable or other sat providers. When you start you get a discount price and freebies. It is far easier to keep a customer than get a new one.
So, the answer is right on the TV! Once you complete the initial period, all you need to do is call and tell them you are unhappy with the cost of programming or you want to quit, and the offers will come flying at you. Been with them since 96, and I get deals every 6 months or so. The squeaky wheel gets the oil.

udogu
04-07-2014, 10:18 AM
For all malcontents who like to post anti-DTV stories, hereís one that came out yesterday just for you. What this Dish reseller did is real criminality (to use that word from another thread). Iím sure we havenít heard the end of it.

Directv Sues Dish Reseller (http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-12-06/directv-sues-utah-dish-network-retailer-over-sales-tactic.html)
Loran1 you might as well give up. These knuckleheads probably go to other company sites and complain about them also. I HATE Comcast and won't go to their site and complain, so I think these detrackers really have a love-hate relationship with directv otherwise they wouldn't bother coming hear. I got screwed over once by directv but I still think they're the best. Hey people if you hate directv so much how come you're hear? You're not going to talk anyone to leave directv! Go to the NSA site and complain to them about how they are reading this as I'm typing this. (Oh I hear they subscribe to directv). BTW don't get your panties in a bind, you can always complain about AT&T nobody likes them. OH MY GOD! THAT FELT GOOD!!

Loran1
04-08-2014, 10:21 AM
udogu,
Iíve read the best way to deal with trolls is to ignore them. Then their trouble making efforts will be wasted and perhaps theyíll go away.

hotrod351
05-06-2014, 05:45 AM
all i know is that ive had both, direct and dish, dish had HD channles that i watch long time before dirct had them, diy amc and others. yet direct kept bragging about how they had more hd channels, i guess they meant sports channels. and how sad it is they feel the need to constantly bad mouth the competition. it just makes them look bad. for that fact alone ill be switching back to dish. its like hanging out with some one that dose nothing but talk about how great they are and how messed up everyone else is. gets really old after a awhile. its to bad they feel the need to do this but they do.

joed32
05-06-2014, 07:15 AM
That's funny, they never talk to me?

tcarcio
05-06-2014, 04:14 PM
Without a doubt, Directv has the best PQ. And reliability.

I had Direct for 8 months before I switched to Dish because of the poor pic quality, Which they kept saying was an uplink problem, and once I changed the pic with Dish was much better so saying that Direct "without a doubt" has better pic quality just is not true, At least in my case anyway.

tmichael
05-28-2014, 10:05 AM
Interesting

isszguy
05-28-2014, 01:19 PM
I've had DTV for perhaps 15 years and for the most part, was satisfied with the service. Last year we moved to a new location and I could have continued with DTV, but decided to give Dish a try. The main reason was the brew haw that DTV has with NOT carrying the Pac 12 network. I don't think it's available as of this posting.

Never-the-less, I'm more than satisfied with Dish which does carry the Pac 12 network. About the only problem with switching is I STILL don't have a handle on the Dish channels verses the DTV channels. I'm always looking up channel numbers (especially the ones I don't watch very often.) And the Dish Hopper is great.

DTV kept either giving me the runaround about upgrading to the Genie or coming up with a charge of around $500 to upgrade. I doubt I'll ever come back to DTV unless they swallow up Dish in some future takeover.

hotrod351
05-29-2014, 06:32 AM
direct is a joke and laughing stock of the satellite network, thats why they have to sell there company. to actually think that people are going to believe that they paid some of there customers to switch and how bad the competition was, come on. its sad to know that direct has to resort to these tactics. but thinking about it, all the non stop adds and bad mouthing they have done over the years explains it all. that is what a company does right when there about to go broke, advertise like crazy in hopes to get enough new customers to save themselves. just like in the construction industry, the last person you call is the one that advertises non stop, why, because if they have to advertise non stop then something is wrong, either they dont have any work or they have way to much money to burn. ive been with direct for a couple years now and im happy with them, but if they stopped there neg adds and gave those millions to there customers in savings, well that would solve there biggest problem, high monthly bills.

Dude111
05-29-2014, 09:03 AM
Trying to force everyone to RENT THIER BOXS instead of owning thier own shows right there ALL THEY WANT IS $$$$$$!! (I thankfully still have my RCA 430 box)

flyfish99
05-29-2014, 10:40 AM
Hot Rod : There = in an other place i.e. "It's over there".
Their = Possessive i.e. "Their company."

Dude: Direct is in business to make a profit. It is not the "DirectTV Foundation". This is also true of Dish, Comcast, Charter, TW, and all the rest.

isszguy
05-29-2014, 11:15 PM
Trying to force everyone to RENT THIER BOXS instead of owning thier own shows right there ALL THEY WANT IS $$$$$$!! (I thankfully still have my RCA 430 box)

Not sure what a RCA 430 box is, but the boxes that show up on eBay when searching for this box look like a piece of crap. From the looks of it, they can't give them away on eBay (less than $20 and NO ONE is bidding on them. Biggest negative I see is NO HDMI output.

I'm fairly certain almost all the video providers ONLY lease video boxes. According to my experience, Comcast, Dish and DTV only lease. The $5-$7 monthly are part of the cost of doing business with these providers and they do provide a path for future upgrades.

If you are stupid enough to buy a box on eBay, there's good chance it won't work when you try to hoop it up.

About the only way to reduce the cost of video is to sign up with another providers when your contract is up. Catch the new subscriber deals and then move on.

The short version is that there isn't any free lunch.

Loran1
05-30-2014, 12:12 PM
Hot Rod : There = in an other place i.e. "It's over there".
Their = Possessive i.e. "Their company."
I offered the same comment to this guy in another thread, but his poor English skills continue to be annoying. Itís just further confirmation that what he says is uneducated nonsense.

leevitalone
05-31-2014, 07:32 AM
I had Direct for 8 months before I switched to Dish because of the poor pic quality, Which they kept saying was an uplink problem, and once I changed the pic with Dish was much better so saying that Direct "without a doubt" has better pic quality just is not true, At least in my case anyway.

Nothing is "perfect" Unfortunately you had issues that you did not allow them time to resolve. I started with them in the 90's, had 2 providers, USSB and Directv. It could be you are in a weak area for signals or something was blocking the signal.
I had issues with a local signal and it took weeks to fix, but they did it.
You cannot judge the whole system over one issue.