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Why do I need the protection plan if I lease my equipment?


The equipment leasing fee is for your receiver only. Leasing the receiver allows us to provide the latest equipment with minimal upfront cost, affordable upgrade options, and if the receiver fails, we will replace it at no charge (shipping and handling charges may apply). The DIRECTV PROTECTION PLAN is also a great option to cover equipment other than the receiver. With the PROTECTION PLAN you have access to service calls from a trained technician if we can't fix the problem over the phone, dish alignments, replacement of defective remotes and other components, such as cables, multi-switches, or splitters, as well as free technical troubleshooting 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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