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for 11 years now. Their customer service is second to none and they understand my needs well. The guy that came out to install" the equipment was very knowledgable and explained everything to me in detail and wasn’t in a rush. They have a broader band signal which gives better picture quality. They are always friendly and helpful. As far as
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"we've used them several times in the past few years to move, we've moved three times in the past four years. Every time they came they did everything they" said and more. Every time we had a problem they fixed everything and then more, which I can't say about too many companies. They usually have a free give away with time of channels I am interested in.

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Satellite Tv reviews in Skokie

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I have trashed the mail from Convergent and I don't answer or return their calls. I would like Dish off my back and I refuse to pay for a bill that isn't mine. I have sent a letter to all three credit reporting agencies asking that they remove "
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- Richard E.
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In
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of 2012 we signed up for
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. When they installed the dish on our roof they told us if we cancelled our service with them they would remove the dish from our roof and take care of the necessary repair(because they sink big lag screws in your roof to hold the dish on). Today we cancelled our
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service because in three billing cycles our bill went from 71.00 to 89.00 to 99.00. When we canceled they told us that they no longer remove the dish from customers? homes. They gave me these reasons. We don't have the manpower, some technicians did not preform the work properly and roofs leaked (that's nice) and last but not least, I guess we really can't give you a solid answer why we don't do that anymore. So for a truly bad experience both in programming and customer service I highly recommend DIRECTTV.
- Mark H.
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Ed and
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were OUTSTANDING! They listened to my requests, provided advice, and did a great job. They "buried"all the wiring in the walls, and even vacuumed when they were done.
- JACK N.
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The gentleman from DISH showed up at the designated time and after looking at the house and verifying exactly what we wanted he gave me an estimated time to of completion of 4 hours. He set to work and this was in the evening so it got dark after about an hour. He had a light but I felt bad for him so I ran him a cord with a spot light to help out. He was very appreciative. Whenever he encountered a situation such as to having to drill a hole in the wall, roof or stucco he made sure to ask my permission which I thought this was very nice as I have never had any one before be concerned about how I may feel about what they were doing to my home they just did it. I think the darkness slowed him down a little but after 5 hours he needed to check the connections but we didn't have the TV's in the rooms they were still in the garage from the move. He actually carried them in the house for my daughter and I and two of them were the older large heavy ones. Wow how nice was that. He showed us how everything worked answered all our questions and cleaned up after himself. He ended up
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there about 6 to 6 1/2 hours. Long past the time he was due to be off work but he was not upset and took his time to make sure were were happy with the job and understood the system. We were truely impressed. I wish there were more employees like him these days. We sent a nice letter to DISH regarding his service.
- Renee R.
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I called Kirill on Monday and he was able to come out on Tuesday. He didn't just come out and install the antenna and leave. He could have, but, instead he advised me on how the best configuration of my new TV viewing and internet options. Kirill also provided me with flexible options for the future should I decide to back to cable. He labeled all the wires and outlets so I wouldn't have to guess if the outlet was antenna or cable. I would highly recommend Kirill and MCS to anyone that has satellite, antenna or cabling needs.
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- Steven S.
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They must be desperate to squeeze the last possible dollar out of dissatisfied customers. This is what I experienced…
**over an hour and 40 minutes on the phone just trying to notify them that I was cancelling and switching providers (I was completely paid up, a month in advance);
** transferred to 3 different "specialists";
**placed on hold twice, and disconnected once - total wait times on hold 31 minutes;
**repeated efforts to offer "free" temporary programming to keep me as a customer;
**and bad-mouthing other providers, which I already told them was useless, since the installers were already almost finished installing Direct
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**and then, finally, I was told by a rather rude young man that if I really wanted to switch, I would be charged $10.00 ea. for boxes and labeling for each separate piece of equipment (I would need 5 separate boxes for 2 hoppers and 3 joeys),
** OR I could DRIVE to
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Paso (from Granbury, Texas - an 8 hour drive) to drop them off myself (supposedly the nearest
distribution center).
I told him that I would arrange to send the equipment on my own without their boxes, and he grudgingly agreed that I could do that and gave me the address in
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Paso. He also admitted, after being prompted to do so, that I did indeed have a credit coming from them for the unused portion of this month (I had direct auto pay with a credit card, and have had for nearly 3 years.)
Then, after I told him I would arrange to get the equipment to them myself, without paying their return fees, he told me I'd better do it fast, because they would charge me between $30.00 and $290.00 PER PIECE of equipment if they didn't receive it within 30 days. REALLY?
The retailer/installation company that installed the Dish equipment had already told me that they would take care of sending the equipment back to Dish for me, and had already picked up the equipment (at no expense to me). Then, just moments after my phone conversation with the rude young man from Dish, I received the following email:
From: DISH [mailto:dishnetwork@dishnetworkmail.com]
Sent: Saturday, January 17, 2015 12:58 PM
To: xxxxxxxxxx@gmail.com
Subject: You have cancelled your DISH service

Account Number: xxxxxxxxx
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xxxxxxxxx,
You have cancelled your DISH service. Per our conversation, a return fee has been added to your DISH account
for each box required to return your equipment.
We appreciate your business and hope you will consider returning soon.
If you did not intend to cancel or change your mind, please call 800-333-DISH (800-333-3474).
Thank you,
DISH
So very frustrating and unnecessary, and a waste of time for me AND for them. What a way to treat customers who have been with them for years. I certainly hope they don't expect any of us to ever use their service again. IF this is even legal, or in the fine print somewhere (I haven't found it), it is extortion and should be exposed. With all the unhappy customers out there right now, they need to be aware of what to expect, and get ready for a fight. I have already spoken to my credit card company, removed my card and withdrawn it from auto pay on their website. It is important to do that BEFORE you notify them that you want to cancel, because they shut down your online access to your account information instantly after you speak with them. Fortunately, I had already pulled the info.

I think a lot of folks would be livid if this happened to them. Very bad, unethical, and possibly illegal practices. I'll leave it to you to check that out.
- Janice S.
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Angie's List -please contact me about your practice of aggressively pursuing reviews that were begun in error, and how a member can cancel a review.
- Mary J.
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They let me know that the coupon was needed.
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went above and beyond the call of duty . He learned how the system worked and did a great job.
- Cheryll K.

All Satellite Tv Providers in Skokie, IL

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A PLUS HD TV REPAIR

613 N Main ST
Mount Prospect

Abt Electronics

1200 N Milwaukee Ave
Glenview

ADT Bolingbrook

381 Brookview Ln
Bolingbrook

ADT Steger

3401 Chicago Rd
Steger

aftermarket electronics

1012 cove ave
Lockport

AK Security Solutions

29720 Quinkert St

Arts Wired Electronics

3029 N Kedzie Ave
Chicago

ASN ELECTRIC

1511 N CONVENT
Bourbonnais

AT&T

2000 W Ameritech Ctr
Schaumburg

AT&T U-verse Aurora

101-199 Oak Ave
Aurora

AT&T U-verse Joliet

15 W Jefferson St
Joliet

AT&T U-verse Naperville

801-823 N Washington St
Naperville

AUDIO VIDEO SPECIALISTS LLC

202 B S. Randall Rd. #5538
Elgin

Bohlen Electric

3842 North Mozart
Chicago

CERTIFIED AVE (Audio, Video & Electronics)

WE SERVICE CHICAGO & ALL NORTH AND SOUTH SUBURBS
Chicago

Certified Electronics

7929 Ogden Ave
Lyons

Chicago specialty services (CSS CHICAGO)

5920 N Fairfield ave
Chicago

Chicago Tech Services

6200 Sheridan Rd
Chicago

Cinemaquest Inc

5250 Grand Ave.
Gurnee

Comcast Addison

5N301 Medinah Road, Addison, IL
Addison

Comcast Addison

5N301 Medinah Road, Addison, IL
Addison

Comcast Arlington Heights

53 South Evergreen Avenue
Arlington Heights

Comcast Aurora

993 Oak Avenue
Aurora

Comcast Aurora

101-499 N Broadway St
Aurora

Comcast Aurora

160 S River St
Aurora

Comcast Carol Stream

412 West Thunderbird Trail
Carol Stream

Comcast Chicago

8745 W Higgins Rd # 400
Chicago

Comcast Chicago

141 W Jackson Blvd
Chicago

Comcast Chicago

564 W Van Buren St
Chicago

Comcast Chicago

1255 West North Avenue Chicago, IL
Chicago

Comcast Chicago

25 W Adams St
Chicago

Comcast Dixie

18215 Dixie

Comcast Elgin

47-99 Du Page Ct
Elgin

Comcast Evanston

1900-1998 Dempster St
Evanston

Comcast Evergreen Park

9500 S Avers Ave # 11
Evergreen Park

Comcast Grayslake

30 N Whitney St
Grayslake

Comcast Hickory Hills

9126 S Roberts Rd
Hickory Hills

Comcast Hickory Hills

7720 West 98th Street
Hickory Hills

Comcast Hoffman Estates

2800 West Higgins Road, Hoffman Estates, IL
Hoffman Estates

Comcast Hoffman Estates

2800 West Higgins Road, Hoffman Estates, IL
Hoffman Estates

Comcast Joliet

125-133 U.S. 30
Joliet

Comcast Lake Zurich

880 Donata Court, Lake Zurich, IL
Lake Zurich

Comcast Lake Zurich

880 Donata Court, Lake Zurich, IL
Lake Zurich

Comcast Lemont

101 Stephen St
Lemont

Comcast Naperville

1230 E Diehl Rd # 101
Naperville

Comcast Orange park

498 Bonnie Lane
Elk Grove Village

Comcast Rolling Meadows

1575 Rohlwing Road
Rolling Meadows

Comcast Schaumburg

1500 McConnor Parkway
Schaumburg

dacson inc

1098 Lee St.
Des Plaines

Directv Aurora

213 S River St
Aurora

Directv Calumet City

701 Wentworth Ave
Calumet City

Directv Chicago

2210 S Halsted St

Dish Direct

245 W. Main St, unit 308
Lake Zurich

DISH NETWORK

880 N WOOD DALE RD
Wood Dale

Dish Network Aurora

4001 Fox Valley Center Dr
Aurora

Dish Network Aurora

40 Gregory St
Aurora

Dish Network Aurora

4075 Fox Valley Center Dr
Aurora

Dish Network Buffalo Grove

540 Mchenry Rd
Buffalo Grove

Dish Network Burr Ridge

535 Joliet Rd
Willowbrook

Dish Network Carol Stream

106 East North Avenue
Carol Stream

Dish Network Chicago

1400 Skokie Blvd
Chicago

Dish Network Chicago

1100 West Cermak Road
Chicago

Dish Network Downers Grove

7500 Lemont Road
Downers Grove

Dish Network Evergreen Park

9059 South Kedzie Avenue
Evergreen Park

Dish Network Hinsdale

102 West Chicago Avenue
Hinsdale

Dish Network Joliet

15 W Jefferson St
Joliet

Dish Network Naperville

833 N Washington St
Naperville

Dish Network Naperville

659 S Washington St
Naperville

Dish Network New Lenox

103 East Maple Street
New Lenox

Dish Network Richton Park

5150 Sauk Trail
Richton Park

Dish Network South Holland

862 East 162nd Street
South Holland

DSL Chicago

Chicago

DXM Integrated Solutions

PO Box 5801
Buffalo Grove

Filam Satellite

355 Osage Drive
Bolingbrook

Five Star Electronics

9209/11 s Cicero Ave
Oak Lawn

FortiFi Technologies

830 W Main St
Lake Zurich

GnG Direct

PO Box 972
Westmont

Guardian Protection Svcs

174 Thorn Hill Rd

Harrison Home Maintenance

PO Box 240
Park Ridge

HD INSTALLS

1376 Grand Ave.
Chicago

Home Theater innovations

2428 N Forestview Ave
River Grove

HOOK UP GUYS LLC

1907 N KENMORE
Chicago

Hotwire Co

9320 Menard Avenue
Morton Grove

iHomeHarmony

Wilmette

iWire Chicago

2617 N Albany Ave
Chicago

iWireChicago

2617 N Albany Ave
Chicago

Johns Electric Troubleshooting

5643 N. St. Louis Ave.
Chicago

Kitarra

6351 W Montrose Ave
Chicago

Modern Media Tech

P.O. Box 53
Lake Bluff

Neal Construction

2417 W Cortland st
Chicago

Net1

2N484 Highland Ave
Glen Ellyn

One Room Solution, Inc

18400 W Il Route 120 Apt 115
Grayslake

Phone Service Chicago

307 S Clark St

Plasma, Inc. Audio & Video Solutions

2033 North Milwaukee Ave
Deerfield

Procom

951 Busse Rd
Elk Grove Village

Radar Sat

5742 W Belmont Ave
Chicago

S & P inc.

3410 n. kilbourn ave

SAFECO ELECTRIC INC

8124 W LELAND AVE
Harwood Heights

SATCOM INC

7819 W Cressett Dr
Elmwood Park

Shop Wireless

408 Nelson Rd
New Lenox

Top Electric

4545 oakly
Chicago

TRAVIS SOUND DESIGN

5540 STATE ROAD 50

TV-VCR REPAIR XPERTS

9720 S MILLARD AVE
Evergreen Park

Wired Technologies, Inc.

37 Sherwood Terrace
Lake Bluff

Ziegler Installations Inc

24735 West Pleasant Court
Plainfield

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