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Sat, Apr 17, 2021 12:24 AM

I have Dish TV that I am considering dropping. Will Direct TV work with the same dish?

I have Dish TV that I am considering dropping.  Will Direct TV work with the same dish?

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shannon02

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17K Messages

2 years ago

Nope, DTV needs a SWM slimline dish.

Juniper

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2 years ago

Dish Network and DirecTV are quite similar. However as there can be small differences that are key for some people, what are your exact concerns?

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Juniper

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17.1K Messages

2 years ago

Apologizes, per distraction I misread that as "work the same as dish".

No a DirecTV dish would need to be installed. Their equipment is not interchangeable.

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2 years ago

Thanks for the responses.

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3 Messages

2 years ago

Thanks for the responses.

detuch254

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2.6K Messages

2 years ago

Yes, DIRECTV has a different sized satellite antenna and the LNB looks at different satellite locations as well. Anyway, can't a DIRECTV technician come out and do it for you? That's why I am a little confused.

Juniper

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2 years ago

@detuch254 

OP was asking if their existing receiving Dish (from Dish Network) would work with DirecTV service. Probably wanted to avoid having a new dish installed in the home to minimize any wear and tear on the place.

But they got the response 2 weeks ago from others that the dish is not compatible between Dish Network and DirecTV.


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