DISH FAQ

General

DISH FAQ

General

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Which satellite TV company has the best picture quality?

With HD as the standard for television broadcasts, most satellite television is shown at 1080p. Cable is typically either 720p or 1080p, making satellite the option with better resolution. DISH TV packages offer select movies, shows and sports that can also be shown...

Are local channels available with a DISH package?

America's Top 120 TV package includes both local and over 190 national channels, such as: AMC, TNT, TBS, USA, FOX News, A&E, ESPN, Lifetime, MTV, CMT, CNN, SyFy, Discovery, History, and The Weather Channel. Other packages, such as America's Top 120+, America's Top...

How do I download Netflix on the DISH Hopper?

Access the Menu from your remote, select Apps, then select Netflix and enjoy your shows! You will need a Netflix account to add Netflix to your DISH Hopper receiver, but you can set one up from the Apps section of your Menu.

Can I use a computer monitor as a TV with DISH?

Don't throw away that old computer monitor! If it has HDMI input and is HDCP compliant, you can hook it up to your receiver and use it to watch television. Some monitors will also need some sort of audio adaptor, and a Sling might be required if you want to watch...

How do you deactivate added channels on DISH?

The DISH Flex Pack lets you create your own package by giving you a base of 50 channels and allowing you to add themed packs such as kids channels, outdoor channels, news channels and even music channels from Sirius XM. You can add or drop channel packs at any time...

What happens to my DISH contract if I move?

You have options when it comes to moving. Call us at DISH if you want to transfer your service to your new address. If you can't transfer, you may have other options available to you. DISH contracts last two years but we understand that life happens and will help with...

What is the DISH Joey? What is the Wally?

The Hopper (including Hopper Duo and Hopper 3), Joey, Super Joey, and Wally are receivers that can enhance your viewing in different ways, such as by transmitting WiFi or recording your shows on DVR.

How does Sling TV work with DISH?

Sling TV is an excellent alternative to traditional cable or satellite TV options. Unlike other streaming platforms, such as Hulu, Amazon Prime, and Netflix, Sling TV offers users a live feed of movies and shows that are playing in real-time. The DISH Hopper with...

How much does it cost to install DISH TV in my home?

All new DISH TV subscribers can take advantage of DISH Network's free professional standard installation. You will be assigned a 75-minute window of arrival, and also the ability to track your technician, to save you time. Depending on availability, next-day...

How long do DISH TV contracts and pricing last?

New DISH TV contracts last two years. However, all new DISH subscribers can take advantage of a price guarantee, with prices for all DISH TV packages locked throughout the entire two-year contract period. Some new subscribers may also qualify to receive a $100 gift...

What is the DISH Hopper?

The DISH Hopper is an HD DVR platform that allows you to store over 2,000 hours of movies and TV shows. The best part is that unlike other DVR options, the Hopper allows you to record up to 6 HD shows at once, and automatically skip commercials. There are 5 different...

Does DISH TV offer on-demand TV and movies?

DISH TV offers subscribers over 80,000 free on-demand titles, including everything from the classics and new releases to your favorite TV series. All DISH TV packages include this free library of on-demand titles.

Does DISH TV come with a Google Voice remote?

All DISH TV packages come with a free Google Assistant-compatible Voice remote as well as The Hopper Smart HD DVR, with over 2,000 hours of DVR storage. Google Assistant also works with the Joey and Wally, but the remote will only work with the receiver it is synced...

What premium channels are avilable on DISH TV?

DISH TV packages a special promotion that includes over 15 premium channels, including Showtime, Starz, the DISH Movie Pack, Starz Encore, Epix, and many more. If you decide that you want to subscribe to premium networks once your free trial expires, each network...

Who has the cheapest TV and Internet packages?

Satellite TV packages are generally more inexpensive than cable options. However, when it comes to TV and internet, pricing may vary by location and provider. Installation and equipment rental fees also sometimes affect prices.

What is the basic package for DISH Network?

DISH Network offers several TV packages. The most popular and inexpensive package is the America's Top 120 package, which includes a 2-year price guarantee, popular channels, such as ESPN, USA, CMT, Disney Channel, and E!, a free Google voice remote and DVR, over...

Is Netflix free on DISH Network?

Netlfix is available on the DISH network via the Hopper DVR. Simply press the MENU button and select the Netflix app. From there, you can enter your Netflix login credentials and Netflix will be synched with your DISH satellite TV service.

What is better, DIRECTV or DISH?

DISH and DIRECTV are both satellite television providers that offer hundreds of HD channels, promotions for free premium networks, On-Demand tittles, and free professional installation for multiple TVs. When closely comparing new customer offers for both services,...

What channels do you get on DISH Network?

DISH satellite TV offers a variety of TV packages, including Latino and international packages, to fit your entertainment needs, whether you're into sports, premium channels, or just the basics.   Here's a breakdown of the different DISH TV Packages  ...

How much does DISH network cost?

DISH Network offers 4 different satellite TV packages to choose from, ranging from $59.99/mo to $89.99/mo. If you order DISH TV service today, you may be eligible to receive a $100 gift card.

PICK YOUR CORE DISH TV PACKAGE

All plans come with our GOOGLE VOICE REMOTE & SMART HD DVR included!
America's Top 120
190 Channels
$59.99
/Month

2-Year Price Guarantee
Regularly $84.99
Plus Taxes for 2 years

Plus More!

America's Top 120 Plus
190+ Channels

$74.99
/Month

2-Year Price Guarantee
Regularly $89.99
Plus Taxes for 2 years

Plus More!

MOST POPULAR

America's Top 200
240+ Channels

$84.99
/Month

2-Year Price Guarantee
Regularly $99.99
Plus Taxes for 2 years

Plus More!

America's Top 250
290+ Channels

$94.99
/Month

2-Year Price Guarantee
Regularly $109.99
Plus Taxes for 2 years

Plus More!

All offers require credit qualification, 24-month commitment with early termination fee and eAutoPay. Upfront fees may apply based on credit qualifications. Equipment shown for illustrative purposes only.

Order DISH TV Service Today & Receive a$100 PREPAID CARD$100 Prepaid Card offer applies to qualifying DISH TV service (premium customer qualification only)

All plans include:

  • FREE Google Voice Remote & DVR Included
  • FREE Premium Movie Channels

    (For 3 months. Offer Details)

  • FREE HD for Life

    (Available with qualifying packages)

  • FREE Next Day Installation

    (Where available)

  • 80,000 On Demand Titles
  • Over 2,000 Hours of DVR Space
  • FREE Google Voice Remote & DVR Included
  • FREE Premium Movie Channels

    (For 3 months. Offer Details)

  • FREE HD for Life

    (Available with qualifying packages)

  • FREE Next Day Installation

    (Where available)

  • 80,000 On Demand Titles
  • Over 2,000 Hours of DVR Space

All offers require credit qualification, 2-Year commitment with early termination fee and eAutoPay. Prices include Hopper Duo for qualifying customers. Hopper, Hopper w/Sling or Hopper 3 $5/mo. more. Upfront fees may apply based on credit qualification. Fees apply for additional TVs: Hopper $15/mo., Joey $5/mo., Super Joey $10/mo. DISH voice remote, Amazon Alexa devices and Google Assistant devices require internet-connected Hopper, Joey, or Wally. Amazon Alexa and the Google Assistant not included with offer. *DISH Network received the highest score in the Nation in the J.D. Power 2018-2020 (tied in 2020) U.S. Residential Television Service Provider Satisfaction Studies of customers’ satisfaction with their current television provider. Visit jdpower.com/awards

All offers require credit qualification, 2-Year commitment with early termination fee and eAutoPay. Prices include Hopper Duo for qualifying customers. Hopper, Hopper w/Sling or Hopper 3 $5/mo. more. Upfront fees may apply based on credit qualification. Fees apply for additional TVs: Hopper $15/mo., Joey $5/mo., Super Joey $10/mo. DISH voice remote, Amazon Alexa devices and Google Assistant devices require internet-connected Hopper, Joey, or Wally. Amazon Alexa and the Google Assistant not included with offer.*DISH Network received the highest score in the Nation in the J.D. Power 2018-2020 (tied in 2020) U.S. Residential Television Service Provider Satisfaction Studies of customers’ satisfaction with their current television provider. Visit jdpower.com/awards

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