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I'm thinking about buying a used DIRECTV® System from a friend. What should I do about installation and activation?

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We've found that new customers are happier with a new, professionally installed system and with all of the great New Customer offers available from DIRECTV, we're making it easier than ever to order our newest, most cutting-edge equipment rather than installing older, used equipment. In fact, most new customers will find that they qualify for great new equipment offers at little or no charge (subject to credit approval).

The easiest way to get started is to click over to directv.com/getdirectv. There, you can find out what great new customer offers we have waiting for you. It only takes a few minutes to order and you can even schedule your installation online.

If you'd rather order your system by phone, call us at 1-800-DIRECTV from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. ET daily. Our call center is staffed with knowledgeable Customer Service Representatives who are ready to take your order.

If you'd like a demonstration before you sign up, please visit one of our authorized DIRECTV retailers. To find an authorized DIRECTV System Dealer near you, visit our web site at directv.com/retailers and enter your ZIP code.

Once you've placed your order, come back to directv.com to manage your account, add additional programming and receivers, and more.

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