Lost the free channels

primestar31

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I dropped my Dish sub last year, but left my VIP722k hooked up. Until this past week, I could still get some of the free channels, such as FETV and Inspiration, and some of the free HBO's and such (when those were in free mode). As of a few days back, ALL of those have vanished from the guide, and I no longer have access to them.

Are there any others that had the same situation, and have also lost those channels? Maybe they rolled out a new firmware or something?

Just wondering...
 
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You had a good run. The system finally cut you off.

Be aware, word is out that after 10/1/17 Dish will no longer offer ViPs to customers, strictly like for like replacements after that.

They might not reactivate your ViP722 after that.
 
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My deactivated ViP211k still gets those free channels. Maybe it is just a ViP722k thing? There was a software update for the ViP722k recently that changed the screensaver (that was the only change I noticed) so it is possible that they changed something else while they were at it.
 
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My deactivated ViP211k still gets those free channels. Maybe it is just a ViP722k thing? There was a software update for the ViP722k recently that changed the screensaver (that was the only change I noticed) so it is possible that they changed something else while they were at it.

How long has your receiver been deactivated?
 

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