DISH Network, DIRECTV ready should Time Warner-FOX dispute drag on
DISH began running television ads on Monday (Dec. 28) targeting customers in affected markets looking, supplementing with door hangings and print ads.
Part of DISH's plan is to provide next-day installation for subscribers wishing to switch.
"The next-day installations will vary per market while capacity allows," a spokesman tells Zap2it. "We're ramping up our installers in designated markets and urging people to call early to schedule their install so that we can accommodate everyone leaving no one with interrupted service. "
Meanwhile, DIRECTV says that "customers can always upgrade to DIRECTV, but as of right now we are not actively marketing the dispute as we don't want to be used in the negotiation, and it's too early to tell how this will all shake out."
Time Warner did not respond to requests for comment.
Follow Zap2it on Twitter and Facebook for the latest movies, TV and celeb news
Are Time Warner Cable subscribers about to be out-FOX'd?
Time Warner, AOL will split in January
NBC to share 'Friday Night Lights' with DIRECTV
Photo credit: DISH Network, DIRECTV