FAQ Topic: Satellite TV

Do folks in your household watch A LOT of Netflix?

April 26, 2017 | Author: Ibex Marketing
A) We're addicted to Orange is the New Black and a few other Netflix shows, so yes! Prof: Hey, me too! So, this might interest you. Recently, DISH has further partnered with Netflix. Their current promos include a free year of Netflix and the latest Hopper ships with a cool Netflix feature. It lets you watch/control your Netflix account right from the regular DISH program guide (just select the Netflix...

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Do you record a ton of shows and frequently run out of DVR space?

April 26, 2017 | Author: Ibex Marketing
A) Guilty as charged! Prof: Well, aside from deleting old programs :), the two leading DVRs, Genie and Hopper, have tangibly different storage capacities. Hopper has a 2 TB drive (saves up to 500 hrs of HD, 2,000 of SD), while Genie has a 1 TB drive (200 and 800 hrs, respectively). So, if you consider yourself a power DVR user, you might want to consider DISH and its Hopper;...

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Is cost a primary factor in the decision?

April 26, 2017 | Author: Ibex Marketing
A2.1) Pretty much. Prof: This one's a fairly clear-cut answer: DISH's Flex Pack, which starts at $29.99/mo. DIRECTV's lowest-cost plan is Select ($50/mo for ~145 channels). The base Flex Pack includes about 55 channels (if you don't add any additional packs). So, if price is key, Flex Pack wins out; otherwise, by a cost-to-channel comparision, DIRECTV's Select is pretty attractive as well. A2.2) Not really. Prof: If it's all about...

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