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Is there a fee for DVR and HD Services?

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Yes, but the fee structure varies depending on when you signed up for your DIRECTV Service®.
Please select one of the options below for more details.

Fees/Frequency Explanation
Advanced Receiver Service $15.00/mo This service unleashes the full power of your DIRECTV receiver, including HD channels, DVR recording, the ability to record and watch in any room (requires Genie Whole-Home Setup), access to thousands of On Demand shows and movies, live TV on your iPad®, and more. It applies to customers who order the following receivers: HD DVR, Genie, and TiVo HD DVR.
Please note:
If you order a standard HD Receiver, the Advanced Receiver Service fee does not apply.
TV Fee $6.50/mo per receiver or Genie Mini As technology becomes more advanced, these monthly fees allow us to provide the latest equipment with minimal upfront cost to you. Plus, they allow us to keep our monthly fees low.

Fees/Frequency Explanation
Advanced Receiver Service-DVR $10.00/mo By selecting a DVR receiver, you'll automatically be enrolled in Advanced Receiver Service-DVR. The cost of this service is $10.00/month, no matter how many DVR receivers you select.
Advanced Receiver Service-HD $10.00/mo For an additional $10.00/month, you get HD feeds of channels you subscribe to with an
HD receiver.
Advanced Receiver Service $25.00/mo This service unleashes the full power of your DIRECTV receiver, including HD channels, DVR recording, the ability to record and watch in any room (requires Genie Whole-Home Setup), access to thousands of On Demand shows and movies, live TV on your iPad®, and more. It applies to customers who order the following receivers: HD DVR, Genie, and TiVo HD DVR.
Additional
TV Fee
Primary Receiver: Free

Additional Receivers: $6.50/mo per receiver
There’s no Additional TV Fee for only 1 receiver. Additional TV fee of $6.50/mo for each additional receiver and/or enabled TV.
As technology becomes more advanced, these monthly fees allow us to provide the latest equipment with minimal upfront cost to you. Plus, they allow us to keep our monthly fees low.

Fees/Frequency Explanation
Advanced Receiver Service-DVR $10.00/mo By selecting a DVR or an HD DVR receiver, you'll automatically be enrolled in Advanced Receiver Service-DVR. The cost of this service is $10.00/month, no matter how many DVR receivers you select.
Advanced Receiver Service-HD $10.00/mo For an additional $10.00/month, you get HD feeds of channels you subscribe to with an HD or HD DVR receiver.
Whole-Home
DVR Service
$3.00/mo You need Whole-Home DVR service if:
  1. You have other Whole-Home DVR-capable receivers (Models H21 or later/HR21 or later) that share content in the home.
  2. You have a Genie with Genie Minis
    (This setup offers the same functionality as Whole-Home DVR service).
  3. You accept a Genie offer on or after Jul 18, 2013.
Additional TV Fee Primary Receiver: Free

Additional Receivers: $6.50/mo per receiver
There’s no Additional TV Fee for only 1 receiver. Additional TV fee of $6.50/mo for each additional receiver and/or enabled TV.
As technology becomes more advanced, these monthly fees allow us to provide the latest equipment with minimal upfront cost to you. Plus, they allow us to keep our monthly fees low.

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