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    Spaceway 1 Satellite Damaged

    I guess its too late to send it in for warranty repair......
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    Spaceway 1 Satellite Damaged

    It might be over the equator on a meridian that lines up with Alaska, but the satellite can't sit directly over Alaska.
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    Spaceway 1 Satellite Damaged

    There were two and I don't think they are carrying any traffic but I can check.
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    Spaceway 1 Satellite Damaged

    The two Spaceway sats were built for two-way Internet use then inherited by DirecTV and not built to any of their specs. The Spaceway 1 battery failure should have nothing to do with the rest of the DirecTV satellite fleet.
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    DirecTV - Self install, new account?

    When I worked at DirecTV they would not let me install any new equipment I ordered for home, especially the dish. Even though I wrote most of the manual for the antenna.
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    Ok Roast away... DTV HR24 and 5lnb Slim Line Tri Pod Set up Questions.

    And antenna alignment will be a little easier when 110 and 119 are gone.
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    Today was my last day as an AT&T employee

    Very sorry to hear this. I spent 18 great years with DirecTV and retired just as ATT was first getting their fingers into things. I'm curious where you worked and you can PM me on that.
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    TVAnswerman Has AT&T Predictions For 2020

    My opinion is if DirecTV cannot have an exclusive deal on NFL Sunday Ticket they will walk away. My reasoning is if its available via other providers then an amount of DTV customers who live by it will get it elsewhere. If it can be had somewhere else then its already gone, so why carry it...
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    TVAnswerman Has AT&T Predictions For 2020

    The FCC required DirecTV and Dish carry local channels in 200 something markets and it cost a fortune in satellite transponders and ground equipment to fulfill that. Their is something like 1,000 local channels that are uplinked by Directv that take the same band width as a premium channel, but...
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    TVAnswerman Has AT&T Predictions For 2020

    As in the year 700 BC (before cable). Or the year 2019 AD (after DSL).
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    TVAnswerman Has AT&T Predictions For 2020

    Yea, a quarter million $$ Cisco router in each house fed by an OC192 fiber. All those channels take up a lot of band width. Ok, maybe that is a little extreme and an OC48 would probably carry most everything, but its still a lot of BW to have all those channels available into someones house...
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    TVAnswerman Has AT&T Predictions For 2020

    I didn't read it in a press release, the people responsible for satellite design and procurement told me many months before T16 had a launch date. You can probably find where I posted about it a year or so back. The old DIrecTV had a different vision and plans which ATT has canceled.
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    TVAnswerman Has AT&T Predictions For 2020

    Well before T16 launched all other satellite plans were canceled. T16 was allowed to be finished and launched because it was too far along in procurement or production to cancel without paying a lot of $$ to back out. As of the time T16 launched there are no plans for any new satellites. Unless...
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    Directv Slimline SWM3

    With an 8-way divider it should feed up to 8 receivers or 4 DVRs or an appropriate combination of both.
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    TVAnswerman Has AT&T Predictions For 2020

    ATT announced a 5yr plan to migrate away from satellites and deliver all content through broad band services and we are about 2yrs into that plan. They have done everything internally to distance themselves from satellites in the near future including canceling all new satellite orders, laying...
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    TVAnswerman Has AT&T Predictions For 2020

    I think this will happen.
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    Satellite TV piracy and account stacking

    Just all channels including test, no additional features.
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    Satellite TV piracy and account stacking

    Late 30s. Very late. BTW, I was very privileged to have a company provided engineering card in my home receiver for diagnosing problems after normal working hours.
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    Satellite TV piracy and account stacking

    I worked for the company, I know the process. How bout you?
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    Satellite TV piracy and account stacking

    I can't go into any more detail but there is no "reset" on the cards and you needed information and to do more with the smart card reader.
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