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Trekologer Donating Member (445 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-15-10 08:29 PM
Response to Reply #9
17. Murdoch does not own DirecTV
He bought a controlling stake in 2003 from General Motors but then sold it in 2008.
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  -Dish Network: don't use them... GReedDiamond  May-15-10 07:44 PM   #0 
  - I have received wonderful service from Direct TV for almost 10 years.  Elwood P Dowd   May-15-10 07:49 PM   #1 
  - I'd switch to Direct in a heartbeat...  GReedDiamond   May-15-10 07:58 PM   #2 
  - Same here.  Dappleganger   May-15-10 08:10 PM   #8 
  - I could have written your post. Verbatim.  nonconformist   May-15-10 09:49 PM   #34 
  - DishTV is excellent.  tabasco   May-15-10 08:00 PM   #3 
  - How do you feel about them lying to me...  GReedDiamond   May-15-10 08:06 PM   #4 
     - I would ask to speak to a supervisor and keep going up  ohheckyeah   May-15-10 09:26 PM   #31 
  - These guys are a fucking riot  Sen. Walter Sobchak   May-15-10 08:06 PM   #5 
  - Yes, I WAS told about a $15 "Technician Visit"...  GReedDiamond   May-15-10 08:08 PM   #6 
     - same for her,  Sen. Walter Sobchak   May-15-10 08:21 PM   #15 
  - If you're certain of your position, sue them in small claims court.  Tesha   May-15-10 08:10 PM   #7 
  - I will be submitting a letter to their "dispute resolution"...  GReedDiamond   May-15-10 08:14 PM   #10 
  - I categorically refuse to contribute income to Rupert Murdoch, who  Skidmore   May-15-10 08:11 PM   #9 
  - Rupert owns DirecTV too?  LiberalAndProud   May-15-10 08:16 PM   #12 
  - I hear ya, I hate Murdoch too...  GReedDiamond   May-15-10 08:16 PM   #13 
  - Murdoch does not own DirecTV  Trekologer   May-15-10 08:29 PM   #17 
  - Liberty Media has owned Direct TV for 3-4 years.  Elwood P Dowd   May-15-10 08:32 PM   #20 
  - Yep  havocmom   May-15-10 09:45 PM   #32 
  - Rupert doesn't own Direct TV. He held a large share of stock at one time,  Elwood P Dowd   May-15-10 09:51 PM   #36 
     - And it was several years ago that I ditched Direct  havocmom   May-15-10 09:54 PM   #38 
  - Rupert no longer owns DirecTV.  City Lights   May-16-10 02:55 PM   #47 
  - I guess it must be the moon. I moved with Dish and had none of your problems  Touchdown   May-15-10 08:14 PM   #11 
  - That is not what I was told by "customer service"...  GReedDiamond   May-15-10 08:20 PM   #14 
     - Then take it up the chain of command. Everybody has a superior.  Touchdown   May-15-10 08:28 PM   #16 
        - I spoke to a "supervisor" who blew me off...  GReedDiamond   May-15-10 08:32 PM   #19 
  - Yeah, I've been using DirecTV for years  WeekendWarrior   May-15-10 08:31 PM   #18 
  - I've had both DirecTV and DISH  csziggy   May-15-10 08:32 PM   #21 
  - That's good advice, imo.  EFerrari   May-15-10 08:34 PM   #23 
  - cute moves worth remembering  librechik   May-16-10 12:54 PM   #41 
  - Channel 9415 (DishTV) is "FreeSpeechTV" a Liberal channel I didn't know about.  Rectangle   May-16-10 03:14 PM   #50 
  - Sounds like a local scam. Our Dish guys are much better  EFerrari   May-15-10 08:33 PM   #22 
  - It is a steaming pile of BS, yes indeed...  GReedDiamond   May-15-10 08:37 PM   #24 
  - Does your small claims dept have a counselor?  EFerrari   May-15-10 09:18 PM   #30 
  - That's what I was thinking: local contractors are the problem  havocmom   May-15-10 09:48 PM   #33 
  - I have DISH and have had a couple of outages. The last person who was  davidwparker   May-15-10 08:37 PM   #25 
  - If you don't get a satisfactory resolution,  Foo Fighter   May-15-10 08:40 PM   #26 
  - Thanks for the reference Foo Fighter. I'll do that. n/t  GReedDiamond   May-15-10 08:41 PM   #27 
  - Contact the consumer protection unit of your state attorney general's office  katandmoon   May-15-10 08:43 PM   #28 
  - Good suggestion, thanks! n/t  GReedDiamond   May-15-10 08:54 PM   #29 
  - and any consumer advice/protection program on local TV or radio stations  havocmom   May-15-10 09:51 PM   #35 
  - Wow, I've moved with Dish 3 times in 3 years and have nothing but excellent service.  RayOfHope   May-15-10 09:53 PM   #37 
  - I can only add that Directv doesn't carry TV Japan. n/t  miyazaki   May-15-10 10:22 PM   #39 
  - UPDATE: Sunday...  GReedDiamond   May-16-10 12:44 PM   #40 
  - All companies have idiots working for them.  ohheckyeah   May-16-10 01:02 PM   #42 
  - Thanks ohheckyeah...  GReedDiamond   May-16-10 01:19 PM   #43 
  - I understand and I don't blame you.  ohheckyeah   May-16-10 02:53 PM   #46 
  - no...the people aren't idiots  ProdigalJunkMail   May-16-10 03:46 PM   #52 
  - Same basic strategy insurance companies use  laughingliberal   May-16-10 01:30 PM   #44 
  - We've had Dish Network for over fifteen years  Missy Vixen   May-16-10 01:56 PM   #45 
  - We Looked At Switching To DirectTv A Few years Ago, And One Reason I Stayed  Dinger   May-16-10 03:05 PM   #48 
  - On the contrary, your rant makes perfect sense...  GReedDiamond   May-16-10 03:42 PM   #51 
  - See post #32, Murdoch no longer owns DirectTV  Dappleganger   May-16-10 03:50 PM   #53 
  - Uh, I have DirecTV and I also have Current.  nonconformist   May-16-10 05:32 PM   #56 
  - Sorry to tell you, but DirectTV is just as bad.  Greyhound   May-16-10 03:06 PM   #49 
  - kick  senseandsensibility   May-16-10 04:04 PM   #54 
  - I switch back and forth from Dish to Direct every two years, I save  B Calm   May-16-10 04:57 PM   #55 
 

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