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					Are you looking to get satellite TV? Want to know which satellite TV provider is the
best? Here's a comparison of Dish Network and DirecTV so you can make up your
own mind.
 Ranking
 Dish Network is #1 in customer satisfaction among all cable and satellite TV
providers according to the American Customer Service Index, while DirecTV is #2 in
customer satisfaction.
 Programming
 Dish Network has more than 350 satellite TV channels, 200 HD channels, 112 music
channels including 60 Sirius radio channels, and 21 international channels. They also
offer 7 sports packages, 72 pay-per-view movies per month, and local channels are
included.
 DirecTV has more than 250 satellite channels, 160 HD channels, 70 XM Satellite
Radio and Sonic Tap channels, and 15 international channels. They also have 9 sports
packages, 60 pay-per-view movies a month, and local channels are included.
 Equipment
 With Dish Network you get a top-of-the-line satellite TV system, including the
satellite dish, receivers, and remotes. You even have the option of ordering a DVR
receiver, an HD receiver, or an HD/DVR receiver at no extra charge.
 Installation in up to 6 rooms of your home is free and your installer will show you
how to use your new system. Installation time is anywhere from 1 to 5 days after you
order their service.
 DirecTV will also give you a new satellite TV system, and they also give you the
option of ordering a DVR receiver, HD receiver, or HD/DVR receiver at no extra
charge.
 Installation in up to 4 rooms is free and your installer will show you how to operate
your satellite system. DirecTV's installation is 1 to 5 days after you order their
service.
 Customer Service
 Both Dish Network and DirecTV offer 24/7 online and toll-free telephone customer
service.
 Prices
 Dish Network's entry level package is currently $24.99 a month for 120 TV channels,
35 music channels, and HBO and Showtime for 3 months.
 DirecTV's entry level package is $29.99 a month for 150 TV channels, and 48 music
channels.
 Bottom Line
 When you compare the two satellite providers, Dish Network is the obvious winner.
They have the best consumer rating and offer the most TV channels, the most music
channels, the most variety, and the best deal on satellite TV service.
 Visit http://www.thesatellitetvguide.com/compare-satellite-tv-providers.htmor click
on the following link for more information on who's the best satellite TV provider,
plus where to get the best deal on their satellite TV service. You can also see Dish
Network and DirecTV's latest special offers and order their service online or by
phone.
 The author, Brian Stevens, is the senior editor for TheSatelliteTVGuide.com and has
written a number of articles on who's the best satellite TV provider.

				
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