How to Move and Take Along Dish Network Satellite TV

By Techwalla Electronics Editor

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

Step 1

Call the toll-free number (1-888-284-7116) to inform Dish Network about the change in location.

Step 2

Alternatively, log in to your account on Dish Network's Web site ( to access the Dish Mover facility.

Step 3

Carefully pack all the equipment including remote controls and receivers--except the satellite TV dish antenna. Dish Network's Dish Mover saves you the trouble of packing and lugging around the satellite TV dish. A new satellite dish will be installed at the new location.

Step 4

Take the packed equipment to your new location.

Step 5

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

Tips & Warnings

  • The Dish Mover facility may not be free. Usually, Dish Network has promotions that provide installation at a new location for free. However, check before you use this feature.
  • Check the availability and schedule of Dish Network's professional installation team.
  • Dish Mover may not be available in all regions. In such cases, you may have to take your old dish antenna with you.
  • 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.