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    Default Satellite Service in Jamaica

    I'm considering switching to satellite because it's cheaper than cable per month.

    Who offers good service in Kingston? Is it really cheaper per month in Jamaica?

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    it depends if u want to pay subscribe per month (Directtv) , dishnetwork can be program and fta (free to air) also works on dishnetwork ....

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    FTA? tell me more? ....

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    Quote Originally Posted by [I.R.A]_FBi View Post
    FTA? tell me more? ....
    Its a cardless receiver that can be program to use on dishnet , Bev(canadan satellite) and others that r free and other satellite too ...

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    do a search on techja - there are many posts on FTA already. But basically you will need a FTA (Free-to-Air) receiver. Try to stick with the known brands because the BINs are easier to find. IE: Viewsat, Coolsat, Pansat etc...
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    hmm, interesting.

    how many channels would you get in Negril? what size dish? good amount of U.S. channels like CNN, FOX, NBC, etc.?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mjj4363 View Post
    hmm, interesting.

    how many channels would you get in Negril? what size dish? good amount of U.S. channels like CNN, FOX, NBC, etc.?
    U will get alot of channel , also its a U.S company , in mandeville we use a 3ft can get 245 to 270 channel ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by TechGT View Post
    it depends if u want to pay subscribe per month (Directtv) , dishnetwork can be program and fta (free to air) also works on dishnetwork ....
    How much does dishnetwork and dircttv cost out here? With these channels can I get the channels I actually want or am I stuck with a prearranged package as in the case of cable?

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    jsut post us a link so that he wont ask anymore

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    http://www.directv.com/DTVAPP/index.jsp
    http://www.dishnetwork.com/

    If u have more than one dish , u can get more stuff from other satellite different from those ...

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