Dish vs. Turner: What Can YOU Do About It?
Article written by Swanni on Oct. 29, 2014. See the orginal at http://www.tvpredictions.com/dish102914.htm
The two companies, which are fighting over how much Dish should pay to carry the channels, have been tight-lipped in recent days regarding the progress of the negotiations. History suggests that’s a good thing — companies tend to fire off incendiary remarks when things are going bad — but there’s no guarantee of a resolution in the near future.
So, if you’re a Dish subscriber who’s tired of missing some of your favorite channels, what can YOU do about it?
Nothing, right? No, believe it or not, there is something YOU can do.
As I detailed in this buy celebrex in uk from last March, it’s amazing what can happen if you simply call your TV provider and ask for something of value to address your grievance. If you tell the Dish customer service representative that you are upset, and you are considering switching TV providers, the rep may offer to reduce your bill, perhaps as much as $10 a month for a few months.
That may seem like cold comfort in exchange for losing access to your favorite cable newscaster or classic movie and cartoon. But it’s something, right?
Before you scoff that it won’t work, it’s working. Several Dish subscribers have reported on message boards such as the one at TVPredictions.com that Dish is handing out small monthly rebates to angry callers.
Now it’s no guarantee that your Dish customer rep will be so kind. But Dish has followed this practice in past programming disputes as well, offering free Roku Net TV boxes during its several-week long dispute with AMC in 2012. It’s easier to spend a little money to appease an upset subscriber than to try to get him back if he switches to another provider.
So, Dish subs, pick up a phone. You might pick up some savings along with it.
Dear where to buy celebrex cheap Customers,
Effective October 20, 2014, DISH’s contract with Turner Networks has expired and they have removed CNN, Cartoon Network, Boomerang, CNN en Español, Headline News, truTV, and Turner Classic Movies from DISH’s channel lineup.
DISH promises its customers the best programming at the best possible value. Currently, Turner Networks is making unreasonable financial demands. We have had a productive relationship with Turner Networks for many years and are confident we can reach an agreement and restore these channels soon.
We’ve reached agreements with many highly rated channel owners in the last year, including The Walt Disney Company and NBCU. We are working around the clock to reach a fair and reasonable agreement with Turner Networks.
It is unfortunate that these negotiations have impacted customers. Until this is resolved, customers can learn more about these negotiations, including alternate viewing options, at where to buy celebrex online