A Great Deal From Dish Network 


* Sign up for 18 months of service from Dish Network. (No commitment packages are available, but come with no warranty.*)
* Simply provide a credit card number for automatic billing of your monthly service.
* BONUS! We'll add 25 channels of HBO, Showtime, and Cinemax movie channels FREE for three months!
* A Dish Network Installer will come to your home and install a new system in up to four rooms for FREE!
* No equipment to buy.
* Includes Digital Video Recorders worth $499 each if you had to buy them!*
* Want HDTV? We provide up to two HD receivers for FREE! ($399 each if you had to buy them.)


* Free Installation of a Dish Network System and your choice of equipment for up to four rooms.*
* DISH Network is ranked #1 in Customer Satisfaction by J.D. Power and Associates!
* Local channels included FREE on any programming package! (Where available)
* Digital Video Recorders included!* (see "programming packages")
* DVRs record 100 hrs of your favorite shows without tapes! ZAP Commercials! PAUSE/REWIND/REPLAY Live TV!
* You can also select up to two FREE HDTV receivers and six months of FREE High Definition programming!
* All of our equipment comes with a LIFETIME WARRANTY for as long as you remain a subscriber!
* Our exclusive DISH Network Digital Home Protection Plan is also included FREE!
* Plans available for up to 6 rooms!
* Over 500 channels of digital quality available.

Compare Dish to Direct TV

Compare Dish Network To Direct TV

Direct TV

Dish Network

Popularity Most popular with more than 10 million customers in the United States. Also very popular with millions of customers and growing rapidly.

100% Digital high quality signal 100% Digital high quality signal
Programming Direct TV has exclusive rights to some sports channels but you need to pay an extra fee to get these channels. The exclusive sports packages include NHL Center Ice, MLB Extra Innings, NY Yankee Games, NBA League Pass and NFL Sunday Ticket which gives you access to almost every NFL game. Great range of programming including many sports channels. Has more comprehensive international programming with additional foreign language programming packages. - 
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Cities Direct TV has access to some cities that Dish Network does not: Las Vegas, Memphis, Milwaukee, Columbus and Baltimore. Dish Network has access to the following cities that Direct TV does not: Oklahoma City, Albuquerque, Honolulu and Grand Rapids.
Pricing Basic packages' prices range are between $39.99 to $90.99. Basic packages' prices range are between $24.99 to $77.99. Promotions are more aggressive. You can get installation of up to four receivers for free if you commit to 12 months of service.
Personal Video Recording Personal Video Recording (or PVR) is a great new technology where you can record as many programs as you like, and you can even pause or rewind in the middle of live programming! Both DirectTV and Dish Network offer these technologies, but with Dish Network you do not have to pay an additional monthly fee to access the technology.
Customer Service They both offer online services like viewing current and prior statements, add packages and make payments to your account.  They also provide online user manuals and installation guides.
Warranty They both offer 12 months of warranty from the day of activation and a 24 hours customer service line but Dish Network's customer service is done in-house so it may be of a higher quality.

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