FAQS — Are You Ready for Satellite TV Service?
What is Satellite TV HQ?
We are here to help you save on the best deals currently available. We connect you with the best deals on America’s favorite satellite TV service and packages.
Are there any current deals in my area?
If you can read this, then YES. New customers can qualify for FREE HD equipment upgrades on DIRECTV’s most popular packages if you call 1-888-661-2824 today! But this limited-time online offer won’t last.
What’s the difference between DIRECTV and DISH Network?
DIRECTV and DISH Network are the two leading satellite TV providers in the United States, each offering their own brand of equipment and packages, with separate deals. Check out our comparison page for a closer look at DIRECTV vs. DISH Network.
Will my current TV work with satellite service?
Yes, service is compatible with all current make and model televisions. If you wish to upgrade to HD service, you will need an HDTV, as you would with cable TV service. However, practically every television on the market today is HD compatible.
Is satellite TV service available where I live?
Service is available in 100% of US homes. All you need is a clear view of the southern sky. A professional installer will position your dish for optimal service signal, no effort required on your part, so you can always enjoy the best possible programming and picture, without interruption.
What’s High Definition and is all HD the same?
High Definition channels, or HD channels, broadcast a higher resolution on-screen image than standard definition channels. All-digital technology allows for 1080p capability, the same format as Blu-ray™ movies, so you can see your favorite films as they were meant to be seen. Cable technology only allows for a maximum HD picture of 1080i or 720p, with actual HD quality subject to your local cable company. HD channel count also varies by provider. DIRECTV currently offers the most full-time HD channels with over 190+ in total.
I might be moving soon, should I wait and see before I order?
DIRECTV lets you take your service with you to your new home with DIRECTV Movers Deal™ at no extra charge. Just pack the receivers and remotes and DIRECTV will take care of your dish. Enjoy satellite service as soon as you’d like, regardless of the larger life decisions on the horizon, with no additional expense and no hassle.
Does it matter if I rent or own my home?
If you own your home, you’re free to schedule installation at your own discretion. And if you are renting your current place of residence, all you have to do is have your landlord sign off on your installation (a form will be issued for you by your provider). But don’t worry, installation is common in practically every living community.