Complaint Review: Dish Network
Dish Network Charges You & Makes You Do Their Work If You Quit Their Service Internet
*Consumer Comment: You agreed to ALL of those things when you signed up
Dish Network offers new customers deals and perks, and after you sign they have technicians install their equipment in and on your home (although the installation is of poor quality). They do give some minimal perks along the way as long as you continue service. It is understood up front that if you terminate service prior to the end of the initial contract period that there will be additional charges.
What is not so clear is that if, after being a loyal customer for years, you decide to stop their service then they fully expect you to uninstall their set-top boxes, climb on your house to disassemble the receiver from their dish, and then pack up their equipment for shipping in their boxes. Then after you are given the task of finding a UPS store that can accept their 24x12x9 box, they charge you the shipping cost of $17/box for returning their equipment to them.
In my humble opinion, if they install their equipment in/on my house then they should be responsible for retrieving said equipment if they want it back.
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 06/19/2014 09:50 AM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/reports/dish-network/internet/dish-network-charges-you-makes-you-do-their-work-if-you-quit-their-service-internet-1155994. The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year. Ripoff Report has an exclusive license to this report. It may not be copied without the written permission of Ripoff Report. READ: Foreign websites steal our content
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