How to Move and Take Along DirecTV Satellite TV

By Techwalla Electronics Editor

With DirecTV's Movers Connection, you can stop worrying at the prospect of taking along your satellite TV when moving to a new place. Read the instructions below for a smooth transition.

Step 1

Call the toll-free number 1-866-929-8668 to inform DirecTV about the change in location.

Step 2

Carefully pack all the equipment, including remote controls and receivers, except the satellite TV dish antenna. DirecTV Movers Connection saves you the trouble of packing and lugging around the satellite TV dish.

Step 3

Take the packed equipment to your new location.

Step 4

Call DirecTV so they can install another satellite dish at the new premises.

Tips & Warnings

  • DirecTV requires you to subscribe to a year of Total Choice program to avail the benefit of DirecTV Movers Connection facility at no extra cost. If you do not wish to subscribe to this package, you may want to take along your satellite TV dish to the new place and either try installing it yourself or call local companies that are in the business of dish antenna installation.
  • Depending on the new location, you may start receiving some programs the satellite dish did not catch earlier at the old site. Similarly, you may be unable to view some programs.