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FAQs: DIRECTV Availability in Your Home

DIRECTV is widely available across the country and through various different housing arrangements. Browse the DIRECTV availability questions below to find the answer to your question.

Can I get DIRECTV in my RV?
Can I get DIRECTV in a condo?
Can I get DIRECTV in my area?
Can I get DIRECTV in my apartment?
Can I get DIRECTV without a satellite dish?

Can I get DIRECTV in my RV?

Yes, you can get DIRECTV service in RVs and mobile homes.

Why is DIRECTV the best option for RV owners?

The accessibility offered by DIRECTV mobile packages is ideal for RV owners. All you really need is a clear view of the southern sky in order to receive DIRECTV programming while on-the-go.

What are DIRECTV’s on-the-go options?

Whether it’s on land, sea or air, customers can enjoy DIRECTV programming through mobile packages. The DIRECTV CHOICE MOBILE package works for SUVs, RVs and boats. If you are looking for programming options for airliners, the AIRBORNE OFFICE CHOICE package offers over 185 channels.

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Can I get DIRECTV in my condo?

Yes, you can receive DIRECTV programming anywhere with a clear view of the southern sky. This can include your condo. If you are leasing, however, you will need permission from the owner or landlord before setting up an installation appointment.

What if I cannot mount my dish? What are my options?

There could be a number of reasons why you can’t mount the dish – the owner (if you are leasing) is against it, or perhaps they don’t want it mounted. If your owner won’t let you mount the dish, discuss it with them. You can learn more about installation by calling today.

If you are leasing and the owner agrees to the service but does not want the dish mounted, you can ask about a stand for the satellite as an alternative.

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Can I get DIRECTV in my area?

In most cases, yes. Unlike cable, DIRECTV satellite programming relies on the open sky rather than ground lines. Call our number to learn more.

Where is DIRECTV available?

DIRECTV programming is available to 100% of U.S. households with a clear view of the southern sky. As long as a satellite can be mounted with an unobstructed shot at the sky, you can access DIRECTV programming in your home, SUV, RV and boat.

What would prevent me from getting DIRECTV?

If you are living in an apartment and your landlord does not want a dish mounted, this could prevent access to DIRECTV. Living in a region with a lot of trees or even a mountain range could prevent access if the dish is being obstructed.

Can you get DIRECTV signal through trees?

Living in a densely-forested region could limit the quality of the signal.

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Can I get DIRECTV in my apartment?

Yes, you can get DIRECTV in your apartment. DIRECTV is available to 100% of American households, as long as there is a clear view of the southern sky to receive satellite signals.

Do I need landlord permission?

Yes, you will need to get your landlord’s permission for any standard or custom installation. Be sure and talk it over with your landlord before scheduling an installation. In some areas, you might be able to schedule an installation for the following day, if available.

What if I cannot mount the dish?

Some apartments have restrictions when it comes to mounting dishes. Discuss this with your landlord and see what can be done about this.

My apartment recommends cable, is DIRECTV better?

For the 16th year in a row, DIRECTV rated higher in customer satisfaction than cable – As compared to major subscription cable TV providers: 2001- 2016. 2016 American Customer Satisfaction Index. DIRECTV offers more channels in HD and is more widely available than cable. If you need more, consult our comparison of DIRECTV vs. cable to learn about the offerings of both TV services.

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Can I get DIRECTV without a satellite dish?

No. You will need a satellite dish in order to enjoy everything DIRECTV has to offer in terms of programming.

DIRECTV dishes can come in a variety of sizes from round 18” to 36” x 22” oval. In order to receive DIRECTV programming, your dish will need to be mounted in an area with a clear view of the southern sky.

Aside from a television, the only other equipment you will need a receiver. DIRECTV offers some of the most impressive DVRs on the market including the Genie HD DVR. Consult our site to learn more about the Genie.

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