Direct TV / additional charges
After having Direct TV service for over a year, we decided to add another "box"
receiver to the third bedroom, simple enough I call Direct TV to ask what the cost would be. They quoted me 79.99 for the receiver and installation. So I agreed to have them come out and add the "box" to the other room.
My normal Monthy bill is $ 68.36. When then following bill came it was $251.02 for current month.
they charged me a delivery and handling fee of $19.95,
Installation of $80.00
Standard receiver Upgrade of $69.00
almost $ 170.00
I had called them to see if there was a mistake and they repiled that "that was the charges " and they could not help me. I was shocked to hear them say that,
so with much furstration I asked to cancel the service as I felt I was misrepresented in the cost of adding a "box".
There response was that if I canceled I would have to pay an early cancelation fee. She told me that because I added the extra box that it statrs a new agreement in which I must keep for 18 months.
My advice is to ANYBODY THINKING OF GETTING DIRECT TV, DONT DO IT!
THEY WILL RIP YOU OFF IF GIVIN THE CHANCE.
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