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Monday, August 5th, 2019 10:43 PM

Local Channel Connector for HS17

Just a quick question, I'm in a market that is affected by the Nexstar and CBS blackout.  My equipment is an HS17 (Genie 2).  Should I even bother to try and get the LCC?  I'm hearing on other forums that the HS17 isn't supported.

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ACE - Expert

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19.3K Messages

4 years ago

@sragnetti 

 

The Local Channel Connector (LCC) is only compatible with the 2nd and 3rd generation Genie (HR44 and HR54). It is not compatible with the Genie-2 (HS17).

 

This is one of many downsides to the HS17. The fact the HS17 forbids full HDDVRs from being on the account, so being Client only, is the main reason I am against this new system.

Guru

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198 Messages

4 years ago

No.

Teacher

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4 Messages

4 years ago

This deal is getting worse all the time.  I'm about ready to jump ship if they don't get this thing fixed soon.

Contributor

4 years ago

 So does this mean my contract has been broken? They havent provided the services i signed up since day one

ACE - Expert

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19.3K Messages

4 years ago


@Amandasum wrote:

 So does this mean my contract has been broken? They havent provided the services i signed up since day one


DirecTV provides access to locals in general. There is no guarantee/promise that any specific channel will always be provided, as that would be impossible since they don't own the channels.

 

As such their Terms of Service have a clause, just like any other provider that channels may change at any time. So the contract is not broken.

 

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