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the Cost of Installation for Satellite Internet Access

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$ 359
Feb 2008
Monticello, AR
Installation for satellite internet access  more... close row
$ 150
Mar 2007
Jacksonville, Florida
Flat fee for satellite installation  more... close row
$ 0
Aug 2007
Jackson, Ohio
Free installation with 2 year contract  more... close row
$ 200
Oct 2007
San Francisco CA
Not convenient but necessary  more... close row
$ 125
May 2008
cachagua, california
Setup fee for wonderful satellite connection  more... close row
$ 400
Sep 2007
Pine Bluff, AR
Finally getting parents off of dial-up internet  more... close row
$ 0
Apr 2007
Pickerington, Ohio
Installation free with a two year contract  more... close row

Description of service

Because of cable television politics, I switched to a satellite service last spring and haven't looked back. When I signed up for service, installation was a big factor for me at first, but then I learned that installation is free as long as I agreed to stay with the company for two years. I aggreed to the two year contract and they had a certified worker come to my home and install the dish and cable boxes at no charge.

Review of Service

The dish was installed the first time the correct way, so I have had no problems. I have read and talked to people that have had to have the installers come to their home several times due to the installation being messed up. I asked the worker to put the dish somewhere it couldn't be seen and that is exactly what he did, putting the dish on the back of the house, out of plain view. Since I was mad at the cable company, I didn't mind agreeing to the two year contract, and actually plan on staying with them past the two years, so it really was a win win situation for me and the satellite providor.


There aren't too many major satellite providors, but you can check each company's website for the best deal. Most larger cities have local satellite providors too and you can see what they offer to compare and make an educated decision on the best deal.

$ 199
Jun 2007
Conesus, NY
Installer extremely inexperienced  more... close row
$ 30
Apr 2008
Racine, WI
A special on satellite installation  more... close row
$ 40
Jun 2007
Bucharest, Romania
Family wanted satellite internet access  more... close row
$ 80
Jan 2007
Shellbyville, Kentucky
Last minute necessity for satellite internet  more... close row