Results 1 to 9 of 9
  1. #1
    All-Star
    Points: 34,437, Level: 57
    Level completed: 16%, Points required for next Level: 1,013
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Posts
    1,448
    Points
    34,437
    Level
    57
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 295
    Given: 19

    Direct TV vs. Dish Network

    What's the best these days? Rural with no other options (cable).



  2. #2
    Hooper drives the boat, Chief
    Points: 637,516, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 52.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialYour first GroupVeteran50000 Experience PointsRecommendation Second Class
    Mr Janny's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Posts
    25,187
    Points
    637,516
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3,900
    Given: 357

    Re: Direct TV vs. Dish Network

    Quote Originally Posted by nfrine View Post
    What's the best these days? Rural with no other options (cable).
    Had both. DirectTV is better. I'm sure there will be argument though.


    "What a horrible night to have a curse."
    -Simon Belmont

    "Please bury me with all my stuff, because you know it's mine..."
    -Master Shake

    "Passersby were amazed by the unusually large amounts of blood."
    -Lorem Ipsum

  3. #3
    Speechless
    Points: 672,996, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 52.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranOverdrive
    3TrueFans's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    27,339
    Points
    672,996
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 4,848
    Given: 538

    Re: Direct TV vs. Dish Network

    Had neither but Dish Network is clearly better so Janny is obviously a maroon.




    Eyes closed, head first, can't lose.

  4. #4
    Pro
    Points: 42,490, Level: 63
    Level completed: 65%, Points required for next Level: 460
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    NorthCyd's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    Posts
    2,816
    Points
    42,490
    Level
    63
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,283
    Given: 128

    Re: Direct TV vs. Dish Network

    Quote Originally Posted by nfrine View Post
    What's the best these days? Rural with no other options (cable).
    I have Dish. Generally happy with it. The biggest complaint I have is ESPN U is not HD, and there were a fair number of ISU bball games on U. That almost got me to switch, and I still may. On the other hand, the Hopper with auto hop is awesome, but auto hop only works with prime time network TV.



  5. #5
    Addict
    Points: 83,336, Level: 89
    Level completed: 77%, Points required for next Level: 414
    Overall activity: 58.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    CyTwins's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    9,004
    Points
    83,336
    Level
    89
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,974
    Given: 2,194

  6. #6
    Walk On
    Points: 10,429, Level: 30
    Level completed: 80%, Points required for next Level: 121
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    1 year registered10000 Experience Points
    JackDog's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Location
    Washington
    Posts
    167
    Points
    10,429
    Level
    30
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 8
    Given: 46

    Re: Direct TV vs. Dish Network

    This may have already been discussed but do we know if the new FS1, former speed, will be on the basic dish 120? Speed isn't but wasn't sure if they would move it to compete with espn



  7. #7
    Speechless
    Points: 295,361, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 15.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    chuckd4735's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Ankeny, Iowa
    Posts
    17,151
    Points
    295,361
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,307
    Given: 454

    Re: Direct TV vs. Dish Network

    ANOTHER DIRECTV THREAD?




  8. #8
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 60,718, Level: 76
    Level completed: 42%, Points required for next Level: 932
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Posts
    4,114
    Points
    60,718
    Level
    76
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 280
    Given: 542

    Re: Direct TV vs. Dish Network

    There's got to be at least 6 of these in recent history.



  9. #9
    Pro
    Points: 64,371, Level: 78
    Level completed: 71%, Points required for next Level: 479
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    BigLame's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Location
    Western IA
    Posts
    2,949
    Points
    64,371
    Level
    78
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 215
    Given: 400

    Re: Direct TV vs. Dish Network

    Quote Originally Posted by nfrine View Post
    What's the best these days? Rural with no other options (cable).
    Not sure.

    What do you think of white helmets for the football team? (sorry, couldn't resist)

    Have DirecTV & like it; however, I was irked when they raised rates a good chunk this past February. I called in March or April & said I would switch, but to no avail. I called again late June & was more 'lucky' that time as the dude signed me up for a reduced rate that was very worthwhile to stay. What helped me, though, was I had been a customer for over 7 years. There was one time in the past that I negotiated a lower rate while threatening to switch.

    So, DirecTV was willing to switch in order to keep me, but it took some effort. Don't know how Dish on this aspect, though. Do know about Mediacom and their service stunk. They not an option for you, but that may be a good thing.


    “I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times”-Bruce Lee

    4 Point Plan

    1. Start Up 2. Cash In 3. Sell Out 4. Bro Down

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: Cyclones.TV
  • FOOTBALL: Iowa State vs. UNI
  • September 5, 2015
  • 07:00 PM