DISH FAQs

DISH FAQs cover a great many topics that our customers need answers to. These frequently asked questions range from how to upgrade your DVR to how to program your DISH remote control. If you have a question, please contact DISH or leave a comment on the blog and we’ll get right back to you as soon as possible.

Myths About Satellite TV: What’s True, What’s Not

With so many advances in technology and such highly trained technicians who know the equipment inside and out, DISH satellite TV service is actually more reliable than cable according to many studies. DISH will dispel the myths about satellite TV and you’ll soon see why DISH is the best choice when it comes to choosing a satellite TV provider.
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How Does Satellite TV Work?

Satellites are a highly efficient way of broadcasting signals because they can carry so much content to such a large area of the country without needing the cable connections that cable companies do. Satellite programming is all digital, giving you better picture and sound quality. Satellite TV signals have proven to be more reliable than cable! Statistics shows that cable TV outages average 3-5% a year while satellite TV outages average a mere 1% annually.
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FAQs: Commercial Skipping with AutoHop™

Have you heard about the Hopper from DISH featuring AutoHop™ technology that allows you to skip commercials on some of your recorded TV shows? Find out all about AutoHop as we answer the most common questions current and new DISH customers have about this cutting-edge technology.
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Moving? How to Transfer TV Service with DISH

If you’re moving it can be challenging to get all the services transferred from your current location to your new location which is why DISH makes it so easy to relocate with your satellite TV services intact. In fact, DISH has built a “free move” clause into the contract so if you’re suddenly relocated, one of the things you won’t have to worry about is interrupting your satellite TV service!
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How Does Satellite TV Work?

Satellite TV first hit the market in the early 1990′s with large metal dishes that could take up most of a backyard. Obviously things have changed in the 20 years since. Find out just how satellite TV works and the technological advances that make it the best choice for premium TV services today!
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