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we have a directtv unit outside

but i want to get a total of 3-4 boxes they don't have to be dvr. can i buy them without having to buy the service right form directtv because i can get prepaid cards from our radio shack.

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sherryb1273

Asked by sherryb1273 at 2:17 PM on Oct. 4, 2010 in Entertainment

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  • I'm not too sure. Wouldn't it be cheaper just to get the boxes through DirecTV then having to buy the boxes and the prepaid cards though? Especially since you don't really want the DvR boxes.
    xxlilmomma09

    Answer by xxlilmomma09 at 2:18 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • You have to pay for each additional box....$5 a month for any additional box you have getting service.
    Mom2Jack04

    Answer by Mom2Jack04 at 2:19 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • the reason for prepaid is because of our credit. either way i still have to pay for the boxes :( there will be 4 boxes and my fil is heling cut the cost down a bit
    sherryb1273

    Comment by sherryb1273 (original poster) at 2:20 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

  • You don't have to go through directv even though you have a unit outside. You could use another provider, but they would have to set up their own equiptment.
    Misteh

    Answer by Misteh at 2:20 PM on Oct. 4, 2010

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