Dish Network FAQs
You will have to return all equipment except for the satellite dish. When you call to cancel your service you will have a deadline for returning the equipment. Failure to do so will result in fees. Dish Network will often provide prepaid labels to make returning equipment easy.
You do not have to return your Dish Network Satellite dish. Not only do you not need to return it, but Dish Network does not want it back. There are satellite dish removal professionals who you can call to safely take your satellite dish down for you.
No, Dish Network does not remove dishes. This comes as a surprise to many. If you would like to remove your dish you will have to do it yourself or contact someone to remove it for you. Fortunately, there are satellite dish removal professionals who do this kind of work.
To cancel Dish Network, simply call the Dish Network customer service number and let them know that you would like to cancel their service. You will need to return all of the Dish Network equipment except for your satellite dish.
To get rid of a Dish Network satellite dish, first you will need to take it down. A professional dish removal service is your best and safest choice for removal. Once removed, Dish Network will usually take your dish back as part of their dish recycling program.
To get rid of your old Dish Network dish, you will need to have it taken off of your house. Unfortunately, this burden falls on the customer, not Dish Network. Many people call a dish removal service to do the job of dish removal.
To end a long-term contract with Dish Network, you will be charged $20 per month of your remaining contract with a maximum fee of up to $480. Unfortunately, they are strict about their termination fees should you decide to cancel.
Use a wrench to remove the bolts to free the dish. Also, make sure to remove the wire. The footplate should be taken off too. Be ready to fill in where the plate is removed with silicon or tar. Or to make it simpler, call a satellite removal service.
You may be surprised to learn that nothing happens to the dish when you cancel Dish Network. In fact, the dish will stay right on your house unless you have it removed. Dish Network does not remove the satellite dish.
Dish Network does not remove old dishes. Once a satellite dish is placed on a home, it becomes a permanent fixture even if the service is canceled. Since old dishes can be quite the eyesores, many people will hire a satellite dish removal service to remove the dish.