Can I buy a directv receiver on my own?

Can I buy a directv receiver on my own?

Yes, you can buy a new receiver and buy a new card for it (something like $20). Beware of buying receivers on ebay and anywhere. Most people lease receivers and don't have the rights to sell them. DIRECTV will not activate a card for a leased box that is not with the original customer.

Is directv still installing?

DIRECTV is also still doing dish installations, but AT&T, which owns DIRECTV, has not posted similar guidelines on how (or if) the installations may be modified to ensure their safety.

Do I own my directv equipment?

Simply put, most DIRECTV receivers used in residential accounts are leased. This means the receiver must be returned once the contract is up. Customers with a commercial DIRECTV accounts – where DIRECTV is played in places were revenue is earned – own their receivers.

Can I install my own satellite dish?

If you're installing a standard, single set-top box, you will only need a single cable, which runs from the satellite dish to the receiver. If you're installing a recorder, you will need two cables, as most have twin tuners. … Ensure you have your dish, LNB and cables before you begin the installation.

How much extra is Genie DirecTV?

$99 one-time & $7/mo. monthly fees for each extra receiver/DIRECTV Ready TV/Device), and certain other add'l fees & charges.