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post #1 of 18 (permalink) Old 01-18-2018, 03:42 PM Thread Starter
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Dish question

I have dish at home and my cabin paying two separate bills.Seems like over paying. Can I take a box from home and plug the dish cable into that box? Problem is if I cancel my bill at the cabin do they turn the box of there or the cable signal from the dish? And would they come and pick the dish itself up?
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post #2 of 18 (permalink) Old 01-18-2018, 04:40 PM
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I'm pretty sure they caught on to the box moving thing. They don't bother about the dish. I thought last week when I was up there they were advertising some thing to do exactly what you are saying but you would have to pay a fee. Check into it.
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You used to be able to do that, but that was years ago. I'm not sure about now.

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My friend has Direct TV. He put up a dish at his cabin and takes a box back and forth. It works for him.
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You can consolidate to one bill and your setups have to be the same to do it.

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I have Dishtv. I can have it on at camp for only a small $5 fee. Its called a Snowbird account. You call them when you are heading to camp. They , "disconnect" your ability from house and "activate" your camp box. From what i heard, they do not actually disable the home one while camp one is active. I will be finding out for sure here early spring.
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I have directv and have been taking a box from home for the past 15 yrs. No problems.
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I have directv and have been taking a box from home for the past 15 yrs. No problems.
dish network is the same, at least for now.

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I have Dish Network at home and at Camp. I do not have separate bills. I leave a box at Camp. Every once and a while I have to call to get the box reauthorized at Camp... no fee and take about 10 minutes. They now have an app to do it. If I have a problem with the dish at Camp they send a tech out. No big deal.
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post #10 of 18 (permalink) Old 01-22-2018, 12:16 PM
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Do you have high speed internet at camp and the hopper2 or 3 at home?

If so https://www.dish.com/features/dish-anywhere/
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