How Cable Providers Compare to DISH

See how DISH has the edge in value, technology and service compared to other TV and cable providers

See how DISH beats DirecTV's satellite service

Features DISH
Automatically skip commercials on select primetime shows*  YES NO
Transparent TV pricing with no hidden fees YES NO
Get the ultimate basketball viewing experience on live and streaming TV YES YES
Signal Reliability Money-Back Guarantee YES NO
Watch any 4 shows at once on one screen      YES NO
Track scores and stats from multiple leagues no matter what game you’re watching YES NO
Watch 100% of your live TV channels anywhere YES NO
Record up to 16 shows at once, with up to 2,000 hours of DVR space YES NO
Whole Home Entertainment — watch recordings in any room YES YES
Free Universal Search voice Remote with remote finder function YES NO
Over 80,000 On Demand shows and movies YES NO
Search across live TV and streaming apps with voice remote YES YES
Easily access streaming content directly from the guide** YES YES
Say "goodbye" to surprise price hikes with a 2 year price guarantee YES NO
Enjoy free same day/next day installation  YES YES

*Commercial skip feature is available at varying times, starting the day after airing, for select primetime shows on ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC recorded with PrimeTime Anytime. Comparing DISH America's Top 120 Package to DirecTV's Satellite Connected Choice Package, August 24, 2023.

**Netflix, Prime and YouTube with DISH, Netflix, Prime and Max with DirecTV.

See how DISH beats Comcast Xfinity

  DISH Comcast
Watch 100% of Your Live TV Channels Anywhere YES NO
Skip commercials & automatically record ABC, CBS, NBC & FOX YES NO
Transparent TV pricing with no hidden fees YES NO
The sports you want to watch, available on live and streaming TV YES YES
Streaming Apps Built Into the Guide YES NO
Signal Reliability Money-Back Guarantee YES NO
Free Professional Installation as early as next day YES NO
Watch 4 shows at once on one screen YES NO
Record up to 16 shows at once, with up to 2,000 hours of DVR space YES NO
Free voice Remote with Universal Search and remote finder YES NO
Nationwide Satellite Coverage YES NO
Whole Home Entertainment — watch recordings in any room YES NO
Stream live through TV app on 5 devices for 1 subscription YES NO
Over 80,000 OnDemand shows and movies YES NO

1Commercial skip feature is available at varying times, starting the day after airing, for select primetime shows on ABC, CBS, NBC, and FOX recorded with PrimeTime Anytime. All data found on 4/21/2023. Upfront fees, taxes and state-specific surcharges may apply. 

See how DISH beats Spectrum

  DISH Spectrum
Watch 100% of your live TV Channels Anywhere YES NO
Skip commercials & automatically record ABC, CBS, NBC & FOX YES NO
Record up to 16 shows at once, with up to 2,000 hours of DVR space YES NO
Transparent TV pricing with no hidden fees YES NO
Get the ultimate basketball viewing experience on live and streaming TV YES YES
Signal Reliability Money-Back Guarantee YES NO
Free Professional Installation as early as next day YES NO
Watch 4 shows at once on one screen YES NO
Whole Home Entertainment — watch recordings in any room YES NO
Free Voice Remote with Universal Search and remote finder YES YES
Nationwide Satellite Coverage
YES NO
Stream live through TV app on 5 devices for 1 subscription YES NO
Over 80,000 OnDemand shows and movies YES NO
Wireless Receivers Available YES NO

Commercial skip feature is available at varying times, starting the day after airing, for select primetime shows on ABC, CBS, NBC, and FOX recorded with PrimeTime Anytime. All data found on 4/21/2023. Upfront fees, taxes and state-specific surcharges may apply. 

Only DISH gives you Voice Remote with Google Assistant.

Tap into the power of Google Assistant to find your favorite shows, look up scores, plan your day and more. Plus, set the temperature, dim the lights and control all your Smart Home devices from one place.

Only DISH gives you more value, flexibility and channels.

Get 190 all-time favorite channels, including USA, CMT, Disney Channel, ESPN, and E!, plus a Free Voice Remote with Google Assistant and DVR included with our 2-Year TV Price Guarantee.

Only DISH gives you the Hopper3, our most powerful DVR ever.

The Hopper® 3 lets you watch and record 16 shows at once. It has over 2,000 hours of SD DVR space, enough for recording the family’s favorite movies and shows.

DISH is ranked #1 in Customer Satisfaction by J.D. Power for the sixth year in a row1

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ENTERTAINMENT LEVEL

All-Time Favorites & Locals

  • All-Time Favorites & Locals
  • Favorites, Locals, Sports & Entertainment
  • Favorites, Locals, Sports, Entertainment & Movies

NUMBER OF TELEVISIONS

1 Television

  • 1 Television
  • 2 Televisions
  • 3 Televisions
  • 4 Televisions
  • 5 Televisions
  • 6 Televisions

CURRENT MONTHLY BILL

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Hopper Duo DVR Features - $5/mo.

Hopper Duo™ is a feature-rich satellite receiver with a modern look and the ability to support a second HD TV with a Joey® client in the home. Hopper Duo™ includes our newest Voice Remote, Wi-Fi, Netflix, and a variety of apps and other exciting features.

Hopper 2 DVR Features - $10/mo.

Store 500 hours of HD recordings and turn any TV in your home into a smart TV with our included Voice Remote, Alexa Integration and access to apps like Netflix and Pandora.

Hopper 3 DVR Features - $10/mo.

Hopper 3® gives you conflict-free entertainment for the entire household with the ability to watch and record up to 16 programs at once. With built-in 4K support, you can watch a variety of On Demand movies, shows and Netflix in 4K quality.

Joey Receiver - $7 ea./mo.

The standard Joey Connects other TVs in the home with your Hopper to create a whole-home entertainment experience without having a full DVR in every room.