You do not have to return the satellite dish once it is installed on your home. But you will have to return the receiver box, remote controls, and wireless access point. Failure to do so will result in fees applied to your account.
No, you do not have to return the satellite dish. Once it is installed onto your house, the dish satellite becomes your property and DirecTV does not want it back. You will need to return the receiver box, remote controls, and wireless access point.
Unfortunately, DirecTV does not remove the satellite dish in the event that you cancel your account. Dismantling of the satellite dish falls on the responsibility of the customer. The dish actually becomes yours once it is placed on your house.
To cancel your DirecTV account, you have two options. You can call their customer service phone number and request to cancel their service. Or if you have a DirecTV Now subscription, you can cancel the service on your DirecTV Now settings.
To get rid of a DirecTV satellite, you may consider taking it down yourself or hiring a professional to dismantle the dish for you. Because doing it yourself can be dangerous, especially if it is mounted up high, some people prefer to hire a professional to do it.
DirecTV won’t dismantle your old DirecTV dish. The responsibility of getting rid of an old satellite dish falls upon the customer. Some people choose to take the dish down themselves, while others prefer to hire a professional. Disposing of the dish also falls upon the responsibility of the customer.
This all depends upon how much has been paid off on your account and how long you’ve had DirecTV. If you don’t complete your 2-year commitment, then you will need to pay a $20 a month early termination fee for each month left of your 2-year agreement.
To remove a satellite dish, climb to where the dish is located, most often by using a ladder. Unscrew the screws and disconnect the cable. Because this can be a dangerous job especially if the dish is up high, many people prefer to call a professional to remove their dish.
When you cancel DirecTV, the satellite dish becomes yours. It actually becomes yours the moment it gets installed upon your house. The burden of removing and disposing or recycling of the dish from your home falls on you, the customer.
Dish Network will not remove old satellite dishes. While this comes as a surprise to many people, it is the truth. When a dish is placed on your house it becomes yours. That means that Dish Network will not come and take it down for you.