DISH and DIRECTV are both satellite television providers that offer hundreds of HD channels, promotions for free premium networks, on-demand titles, and free professional installation for multiple TVs. When closely comparing new customer offers for both services, DISH takes the lead in three categories: technology, service, and value. With DISH you can record up to 16 shows at once, watch 100% of Your Live Channels Anywhere, and Instantly skip commercials during your favorite shows. These features are not available on DIRECTV. DISH also offers a free voice remote with Google Assistant built-in. The Google Assistant lets you control your television viewing experience with your voice as well as all your favorite Smart Home devices. DIRECTV does not offer a Voice Remote but does feature Alexa integration. With DISH’s remote locator, you will never lose your remote control again. Simply press the “Locate Remote” button on the front of the award-winning Hopper receiver and find that remote stuck in the couch within seconds! When comparing service, DISH is ranked #1 in Customer Satisfaction by J.D. Power for the second year in a row! While both DIRECTV and DISH offer free professional installation, DISH offers same or next-day installation in most cases. For new customers, DISH and DIRECTV have similar introductory pricing for the first year of service. Where DISH offers the Most Value is the 2-year price guarantee. With DIRECTV, your cost of service will increase after the 1st year. While both services at the surface look very comparable, DISH wins when evaluating technology, service, and value!