Why choose DirecTV?

There are many reasons to compare the two television giants, DirecTV vs Dish Network. Both of these service providers have a subscriber base of more than 10 billion and have their presence not only in television broadcasting, but also in other related fields like mass communication. Keeping these things in mind, it will be very perplexing for a new user to choose between the two.

Comparing Dish Vs DirecTV

Addition of new products to the services will leave consumers confused on choosing which service provider that is better than the other. Choosing a service provider can be even more confusing if the customer has not tried any satellite TV subscription before, as all the offers can seem to be attractive.

It is good to put the service providers on test to know which of them is better. The DirecTV Vs Dish comparison of offers shared below will help you decide the prefect service provider for your needs.

DirecTV

Exclusivity is the main selling point for DirecTV. They offer a general entertainment network called ‘Audience Network’ exclusively for their subscribers. DirecTV subscription also offers exclusive access to sports packages like the NASCAR HotPass and NFL Sunday Ticket. In addition, DirecTV offers more HD channels than any other service provider does.

DirecTV offers more packages to choose from for the average user than other providers do. Key features offered by DirecTV include:

  • Streaming services
  • Live TV on mobile
  • Smart apps
  • DVR with 1 TB storage

Dish Network

DirecTV Packages

NFL Sunday Ticket

The highlight of Dish Network is the crisp and clear picture quality that they offer. They offer most of the local and international channels in their packages, which are very much affordable. Additionally, the startup Dish Network packages are also cheaper than those offered by DirecTV, and they also offer deals like free installation to new customers.

Apparently, Dish is the cheapest one of the two options. Other than that, some important features offered are:

  • Affordable packages
  • DVR that has a capacity of 2 TB
  • Remote locator
  • International channels

These are some of the important offerings from Dish Network and DirecTV services. Pick the one that suits your needs the best.

The customer base of satellite television services are on the rise lately. Among the numerous service providers, DirecTV is one of the leading names. One of the several advantages with DirecTV is that it offers triple play services. Every year, hundreds and thousands of people switch from their existing television services to modern alternative options, and DirecTV has made the most out of this trend.

As a customer, you may have a lot of concerns while moving away from your current provider to a new provider. As such, it is very important that you have a very clear idea about the different options you have in store. For instance, if you have got any questions about DirecTV services, it is better to clarify them before the move.

Is Upgrading To DirecTV Too Expensive?


When making a choice about a satellite eservice, you may come across numerous brands. One of the reasons for you to choose DirecTV over other services could be the affordability of the services it offers. When you go for DirecTV, you don’t have to think about buying any additional equipment. You will get everything when you choose the package for a period of 12 months or more. Another convincing factor with DirecTV is the lineup of channels along with the exclusive NFL coverage.

DirecTV Installation Is Easy

When you order DirecTV, you don’t have to worry about its installation. A professional installer will do all the work. If you have got any technical questions regarding the installation, you can ask them and they will explain everything to you in plain language. DirecTV also offers you the option to have standard installation of television up to four rooms without any additional charges.

Coverage

DirecTV has got better coverage than all other satellite television service providers out there. Even if you live in a rural area, you can be assured of DirecTV coverage without any interruptions.

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