Quality Service at Your Doorstep
Once you’ve signed up for your DISH® service, a professional technician will come to your home to survey the site, fully assemble your DISH system, and get you up and running.* DISH will even touch base one day before installation to confirm your technician’s estimated arrival time.
*Free standard professional installation available for up to six rooms.
Frequently Asked Questions
About DISH setup and installation.
How do I install my DISH system?
You don’t have to worry about knowing how to install your DISH system, as FREE standard professional installation is included for all new customers.
What is included with DISH standard professional installation?
DISH free standard professional installation includes the following:
Site survey (at time of installation) to determine satellite location
Assembly of dish, antenna, and mount
Grounding of system components
System peaking for optimum performance
Installation of up to 150 feet of RG-6 cable
Includes trenching and attic crawls if required to complete the install
One-wall cable penetration
Testing of equipment for proper satellite pointing, alignment, and operation
Orientation to DISH programming and equipment
What materials are provided at no charge?
Provided materials include the below:
Up to 150 feet of RG-6 cable
Coaxial cable connectors
Weather sealant for connections and structure
What is included with professional custom installations?
You can also get the following customizations for no extra fees:
Pole mounts with up to 50 feet of trenching
**Custom work for your DISH setup that is not listed here may require an additional charge, as determined by the DISH installer.
Do I need to be home at the time of my DISH installation?
Yes, the account holder must be present at the time of installation.
When are installations scheduled?
Home entertainment installation appointments are scheduled in four-hour windows, between either 8am and noon, or noon and 5pm (1pm and 5pm in California).
How long will it take the technician to complete my DISH Network installation?
Once started, system installation can take up to four hours.
What do I need as a renter?
Obtain a Landlord Permission Form, if needed.
Is expedited installation available?
Depending on your DISH location, faster DISH installation may be available for an additional fee. Call us at 1-844-313-6839 for more information.
Get Immediate Access to Live TV with DISH Anywhere
There’s no need wait until your DISH installation day to start watching your favorite shows. Get instant access to live TV and On Demand movie titles with DISH Anywhere. Download the DISH Anywhere app for Android or iOS on your mobile device to use immediately upon signing up for your DISH service.**
**Watching live and recorded TV anywhere requires an internet-connected Hopper w/Sling or Hopper 3 and compatible mobile device.
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