Channel VS Channel
The first important feature you need to compare is the total number of channels offered and the rates per month. Basically, Dish Network offers top 100 channels along with local channels for about $40 per month. On the other hand, Direct TV offers 140 channels along with 50 XM Satellite radio channels for almost the same rate. Dish Network offers over 250 channels of high quality digital audio and video services, while Direct TV offers a comparable number of channels as well. Each service also offers a variety of DVR and HD programming packages. You have option of high-speed Internet access via Dish Network and you can easily install Dish Network system in four rooms without any additional charges. Direct TV offers fewer sports channels than Dish network, but you need to pay an extra fee if you want these services.