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whit
LSU Fan
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Member since Sep 2010
6119 posts

Direct TV Good or Bad?

Does anyone have any good or bad feedback about Direct TV they want to share?


CadesCove
Tennessee Fan
Mounting the Woman
Member since Oct 2006
37346 posts

re: Direct TV Good or Bad?
Used to be great. After the merger, their C/S sucks balls just like the rest.


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Hulkklogan
LSU Fan
Gonzales, LA
Member since Oct 2010
31520 posts

re: Direct TV Good or Bad?
"meh"

It's TV service just like any other company imo


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OBUDan
LSU Fan
Chicago
Member since Aug 2006
40414 posts

re: Direct TV Good or Bad?
It's been a good experience for me. But I live in a high-rise, so I'm not sure how the satellite might react to bad weather for an individual home.


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USLttarP
New Orleans Saints Fan
Currently #Ridin
Member since Sep 2010
3303 posts

re: Direct TV Good or Bad?
If they offered CST it would be perfect.

They don't, so it isn't. Otherwise, I really liked it. Just wanted CST more


TreyAnastasio
Alabama Fan
Bitch I'm From Cleveland
Member since Dec 2010
46569 posts

re: Direct TV Good or Bad?
Ive had it for about a month, and like it better then what I had before.


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stapuffmarshy
Syracuse Fan
lower 9
Member since Apr 2010
12905 posts

re: Direct TV Good or Bad?
I've had it since Katrina


LOVE it!!! Picture quality is 1000x better than "cable" since it doesnt travel thru "wires"

don't like them not offering CST but I deal with it


FYI- I didn't have one problem this weekend with the weather


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bayoudude
LSU Fan
Houma
Member since Dec 2007
17537 posts

re: Direct TV Good or Bad?
Only con i have encountered is loss of signal during a downpour. Other than that it is great. It allows me to have TV in my camper, fishing camp and home for much cheaper than three separate accounts.


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Ellunchboxo
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Pville
Member since Feb 2009
12624 posts

re: Direct TV Good or Bad?
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If they offered CST it would be perfect. They don't, so it isn't. Otherwise, I really liked it. Just wanted CST more


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Gnar Cat21
Auburn Fan
Piña Coladaburg
Member since Sep 2009
11906 posts

re: Direct TV Good or Bad?
it's good for about three months then it's overpriced and sucks


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Ignignokt
New Orleans Saints Fan
Member since Dec 2005
2481 posts

re: Direct TV Good or Bad?
Cheaper than cable, picture quality is 10x's better especially HD, CST sucks anyway. Whole home DVR rocks and my balls thank me for it.


USMC DAWG
Georgia Fan
Atlanta
Member since Dec 2008
2806 posts

re: Direct TV Good or Bad?
Just got DirecTV about a month ago. I had Comcast, and I wish I'd switched sooner. No problems so far.


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ashy larry
LSU Fan
Marcy Projects
Member since Mar 2010
3957 posts

re: Direct TV Good or Bad?
Directv is a very solid product. The best advice you'll ever get regarding Directv.... do NOT call and order it thru Directv. They will send out some shitty installer. Find a local person that sales Directv and does the installs. They will give you a much better installation.


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supatigah
LA-Lafayette Fan
Sheriff of Banned Town
Member since Mar 2004
68064 posts

re: Direct TV Good or Bad?
I like it

Two drawbacks:
No locals in HD
New slim line dish models are much more sensitive to weather


LSU Tammany Tiger
LSU Fan
Folsom, LA
Member since Dec 2007
1603 posts

re: Direct TV Good or Bad?
Two drawbacks:
No locals in HD I get them, do u get other hd channels?

New slim line dish models are much more sensitive to weather, havent found this

oh and NFL Sunday Ticket



9Fiddy
TCU Fan
19th Hole
Member since Jan 2007
52183 posts

re: Direct TV Good or Bad?
I love it. Their coverage of golf and tennis majors are top notch. 4 or 5 channels showing multiple groups / matches at a time. Also like the apps where I can set up my favorite teams and check all their info without having to go thru a computer


VABuckeye
Ohio State Fan
Oak Hill, VA
Member since Dec 2007
13806 posts

re: Direct TV Good or Bad?
quote:

No locals in HD


Why? That rule has been gone for quite some time.

It all depends on your surroundings and the install. If you're on a heavily wooded lot you're going to have issues. If the installer does a lousy job terminating cables and dialing in the signal you're going to have issues. If you have clean line of sight to the satellites and a good install then you'll probably only have signal issues when it is raining heavily.


crazytigerfan69
LSU Fan
everywhere
Member since Apr 2004
5557 posts

re: Direct TV Good or Bad?
Dishnetwork>>>>>Directv>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>cable


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supatigah
LA-Lafayette Fan
Sheriff of Banned Town
Member since Mar 2004
68064 posts

re: Direct TV Good or Bad?
quote:

Why? That rule has been gone for quite some time.


locals in Lafayette, La are not in HD

quote:

HD Local Channels: High-definition (HD) local channels from DIRECTV are not available in your area at this time.


VABuckeye
Ohio State Fan
Oak Hill, VA
Member since Dec 2007
13806 posts

re: Direct TV Good or Bad?
Gotcha. I live near Washington, DC so we don't have issues with smaller cities stations.


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