Who has more HD: DirecTV or Dish?

Answer On One Hand: HD Channel AvailabilityAccording The Satellite TV Guide website, DirecTV offers 130 high-definition channels, while Dish Network offers 120. DirecTV and Dish Network promote packages t... Read More »

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Can you use an HR21 receiver with a standard 18 Inch DirecTV dish until they install an HD dish?

An HR21 receiver may indeed be used with a standard 18-inch DirecTV dish. When setting up the receiver, select the 18-inch round dish instead of the slimline 5 dish. You will receive programming wi... Read More »

Can you make a DirecTV dish work with a dish receiver?

You are out of luck. Both Directt and Dish 's remote control have a very limited amount of programmable codes for "off-brands" of TVs. Especially those that are TV/DVD combos. You best bet is to bu... Read More »

Can you use a dish from Dish Network and a receiver from DirecTV?

Just to clarify on the answers given. The LNBs are different for DISH Network and DTV along with the receivers. The LNB and receiver takes the signal from the satellite and gives you your signal on... Read More »

Can you use a Dish Network dish for DirecTV?

You can not use a Dish Network satellite dish with a DirecTV subscription. Each satellite service provider has its own unique signal, so if you plan on adding a DirecTV subscription, you'll need a ... Read More »