DISH Network Compared to DIRECTV
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About DISH Network
DISH Network packages offer TV programming in addition to Internet and phone services to millions of consumers and businesses across the country. HD and DVR technology and equipment options are also available to customers, including Whole-Home DVR services and portable satellite dishes for mobile homes.
DISH Network packages and services
DISH Network cable TV, Internet and phone services are offered to homes and businesses nationwide. Some of the TV options feature DVR technology and equipment.
DISH Network Cable TV Entertainment
DISH offers English and Latino programming packages as well as access to international packages. For movies and more, there is Blockbuster @Home and Video On Demand.
- English Packages – Multiple core packages with access to over 300 channels.
- Latino Packages – Over 270 channels, including Spanish-language programming.
- International Programming – Dozens of international channels.
- Blockbuster @Home – Features over a dozen movie channels that can stream to your TV, computer or iPad.
- Video On Demand – Thousands of movies and shows from over 70 networks.
Internet and Phone
Internet service is offered with speeds up to 10 Mbps with multiple plans designed for various speed and data needs. Internet can also be bundled with phone service provided by partners in the industry.
- 5GB – Up to 5 Mbps download speed and 5GB Anytime Data.
- 10GB – Up to 10 Mbps download speed and 10GB Anytime Data.
- 15GB – Up to 10 Mbps download speed and 15GB Anytime Data.
DISH offers a variety of DVR equipment ,which includes:
- Hopper – Thousands of hours of recording space, remote control locater, share recordings between any HD TV in the home, etc.
- Joey – Operates alongside the Hopper to create whole-home entertainment experience.
- Super Joey – Record up to 8 channels at once, reduces recording conflicts, etc.
- DuoDVR® ViP 722k – Receiver that supports 2 independent viewing TVs, recording two shows at the same time and playback options.
- SoloDVR ViP 612 – Watch one show while recording another, control the action, 320 GB hard drive.
- DuoDVR® 625 – Supports two independent viewing SD TVs, stores pre-recorded shows on 250 GB hard drive, picture-in-picture features, etc.
DISH Network Availability
DISH Network packages can be found in the following states listed below. Whether you are looking to DISH Network Cable TV packages for your home or your business, if you want to know more about the states where you can find these and other services, click one of the links below.
Making an informed decision about DISH Network
It's important to make an informed decision when it comes to DISH and any other service provider you might be considering. Most offer the big three – TV, Internet and phone – but not all of them offer the same features, prices or options. Whether it's DISH or another provider, doing the research and comparing the factors is necessary for making an informed decision.
A rundown of DIRECTV and its services follows this article. Take some time and compare these with DISH.
Sources and Research
Data Collected 03/27/2014 from http://www.dish.com/