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DIRECTV Equipment: TV at your Command

  • Access 65,000 shows and movies on demand
  • Watch select shows from the past 72 hours from up to 60+ channels -- More than DISH
  • Record up to 5 shows at once
  • Store over 200 hours of recordings
  • No equipment to buy

DIRECTV Receivers: Pick Up Where You Left Off

The DIRECTV Genie HD DVR goes above and beyond typical receiver models. Record up to five shows at once and store up to 200 hours of HD entertainment, and never miss your favorite shows or the big game again. You can even pause the show you’re watching in one room, and start right where you left off in another.

Plus, Genie comes included with your DIRECTV package, so you can watch shows anywhere in your home without delay.

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Genie Receiver Models

  • Watch HD shows in every room
  • Store up to one terabyte of content
  • Record up to 5 shows at once
  • Access your entire DVR library in every room
  • Support up to 8 Genie Mini receiver models
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Genie 2 Receiver Models

  • Record up to 7 HD shows at once
  • Store up to two terabytes of entertainment
  • Get 2 simultaneous 4K streams
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Genie Mini Receiver Models

  • Pair with a Genie for every TV in the house
  • Hide from sight due to compact design
  • Choose between wireless and plug-in versions
  • Use all the functions of a DIRECTV HD receiver without needing one at the TV

What are My DIRECTV Equipment Fees?

DIRECTV new equipment and packages come with free standard professional installation and require a $19.95 one-time activation fee. Additional TVs and receivers are $7/mo. per receiver, and regional sports include a monthly fee of $3 to $8.49.

FeesAmountDurationDetails
Standard Professional Installation
$0
One-time
Includes free standard professional installation. Custom installation is also available, and may incur additional charges.
Activation
$19.95
One-time
Non-refundable after installation.
Additional TV/Receiver
$7 per receiver
Monthly
Get first TV/receiver included with All-Included page price. Includes maximum of 8 DIRECTV receivers per account.
Regional Sports
$3 - $8.49
Monthly
Regional Sports fees apply in areas where RSNs are provides. Amount varies based on customer’s market.
Protection Plan
Varies by plan
Monthly
Restrictions apply.
Standard Professional Installation

Amount $0

Duration One-time

Details Includes free standard professional installation. Custom installation is also available, and may incur additional charges.

Activation

Amount $19.95

Duration One-time

Details Non-refundable after installation.

Additional TV/Receiver

Amount $7 per receiver

Duration Monthly

Details Get first TV/receiver included with All-Included page price. Includes maximum of 8 DIRECTV receivers per account.

Regional Sports

Amount $3 - $8.49

Duration Monthly

Details Regional Sports fees apply in areas where RSNs are provides. Amount varies based on customer’s market.

Protection Plan

Amount Varies by plan

Duration Monthly

Details Restrictions apply.

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Get the Highest Resolution with 4K HD

With almost four times the resolution of HD, DIRECTV 4K HD programming is as life-like and clear as you can get. Enjoy more detailed, less pixelated images, richer colors, sharper details, and faster frame rates—without compromising clarity with a larger TV screen.

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Watch TV Everywhere with DIRECTV Apps

The DIRECTV App is available to all DIRECTV customers at no additional cost. Stream live and on demand shows, on up to 5 screens at once. Download your DVR recordings to your devices at home and watch offline anywhere.

  • The DIRECTV App for phones & tablets
  • Watch live TV everywhere1
  • Control DVR settings everywhere
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Enjoy Reliable Service Nationwide

Thanks to DIRECTV technology, you'll reap the benefits of 99% signal reliability.* You won't be out of service range like with cable, because of the mobility and flexibility of DIRECTV equipment. And, don't forget, that your equipment comes with Standard Professional Installation included.

  • Standard Professional Installation included
  • 99% worry-free signal reliability*
  • Nationwide service

Take Control of Your Viewing Experience

The Genie Remote leverages the ergonomic advantages of modern design to give you an optimal TV experience. Fewer buttons means a smaller design, which translates to better functionality. Plus, in RF mode you don’t even have to point it directly at your DVR or TV—no more sitting up in bed to change the channel.

  • Faster response times
  • Smaller size, fewer buttons
  • Doesn’t require pointing when in RF mode

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Where do I return DIRECTV equipment?
    Whether you’re replacing your DIRECTV HD DVR or cancelling your service, returning DIRECTV equipment is easy. Make sure you have your account number handy, and go to your local FedEx or UPS store. You won’t need a box or label. If the equipment isn’t returned after 21 days of cancellation or change, an equipment charge will apply.
  • Does DIRECTV charge for equipment?
    Every DIRECTV package includes one free Genie DVR and standard professional installation. If you add services, you may incur additional charges.
  • What is a DIRECTV Genie?
    The Genie, Genie 2, and Genie Minis are all DIRECTV satellite receivers. All you need is one Genie HD DVR and you can record up to 5 shows at once. You can also install up to 8 Genie Minis for full DVR functionality on every TV in your home.
  • Where can I buy DIRECTV equipment?
    If you’re a new customer looking to purchase a DIRECTV package or a current customer wanting to upgrade to the latest DIRECTV equipment, call 1-855-780-9771.
  • What equipment is needed for DIRECTV?
    All you need to start watching DIRECTV is a satellite dish,a receiver, and a remote.
  • Does DIRECTV have a wireless receiver?
    Yes! Genie Mini includes a wireless model, which transmits signals through the DIRECTV wireless video bridge.
  • What is the latest DIRECTV equipment?
    DIRECTV receiver models are the latest and greatest equipment additions you need in your home. Watch and record your favorite shows anywhere in your home with the Genie, Genie 2, and Genie Minis.