How to Choose a Satellite Provider - Part I

Written by Gary Davis

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Both DISH Network and DirecTV offer 100% digital picture and CD quality sound in all of their programming. So again, they are tied in this important quality. This technology allows for a crystal clear perfect picture that cable tv simply cannot provide.

DISH Network, a subsidiary of EchoStar Communications, was founded in 1996 by Charles Ergan. While not quite as old as DirecTV, DISH Network wasrepparttar fastest satellite provider to reachrepparttar 138383 100,000 subscriber level doing so in just four short months. Presently, DISH Network has over Nine million satellite tv subscribers inrepparttar 138384 50 United States and District of Columbia. DISH Network has many 'firsts' to its credit, including beingrepparttar 138385 first company to offer a satellite tv reciever that had a built in DVR (digital video recorder).

DirecTV was begun in 1994 and isrepparttar 138386 largest satellite tv provider inrepparttar 138387 United States. When it first launched in 1994, Direct TV wasrepparttar 138388 first satellite TV company to offer all digital-quality, multi-channel TV programming throughrepparttar 138389 use of direct broadcast satellite (DBS) technology. DBS technology is nowrepparttar 138390 standard forrepparttar 138391 satellite tv industry and we haverepparttar 138392 ingenuity ofrepparttar 138393 DirecTV engineers to thank for it. While DirecTV does not have as large a bandwidth allocation asrepparttar 138394 DISH Network does, to counter this DirecTV has arranged to have to exclusive deals with programming companies to cater torepparttar 138395 programming whims of their subscribers.

Inrepparttar 138396 all important area of customer care, both DirecTV and DISH Network offer outstanding customer care and support. Both offer online Faqs sections and help sections to their websites. You can also call both toll free to get help with any problem you may be having. Pay-Per-View movies may be ordered either by using your remote control or callingrepparttar 138397 800 toll free number for either provider.

Both DirecTV and DISH Network offer free professional installation as part of their free satellite tv promotions. One difference is that DirecTV will install your equipment for free in up to five rooms, where DISH Network presently only installs for free in up to four rooms of your home.

Gary Davis is CEO and Owner of Dish Network Satellite TV and has written extensively on the Satellite TV industry.

How to Choose a Satellite Provider - Part II

Written by Gary Davis

Continued from page 1

Our recommendation is that both DirecTV and DISH Network offer a superior television viewing experience than cable tv. Both are alot cheaper than cable, offer superior picture quality and free equipment and instalation. Both also offer superior customer care service compared to local cable providers. If you're a big sports fan and just have to have that certain premium sports package, then DirecTV is for you; but if you're not a huge sports fan and cost is an issue, then you might want to go with DISH Network and it's entry level America's Top 60 at just $24.99 a month. Also, remember that DirecTV will require a one year commitment, whereas withrepparttar DISH Network there is no contract to sign, meaning you can cancel your service at anytime and not have to pay a penalty.

Whichever satellite provider you choose, you can't go wrong. As a subscriber ofrepparttar 138382 DISH Network and a sales person that has several years experience inrepparttar 138383 satellite tv industry (have sold both DirecTV & DISH Network)I highly recommend that you drop cable, stop feedingrepparttar 138384 pig and switch to satellite tv service today. The vastly superior picture quality alone that DBS satellite technology provides makes it worthrepparttar 138385 change. It's like heaven watching tv with no more squiggly lines running acrossrepparttar 138386 tv screen!

Gary Davis is CEO and Owner of Dish Network Satellite TV and has written extensively on the Satellite TV Industry.

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