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Spectrum News and Directv Overview

Total reviews
6
13135
Company responses
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Issues resolved
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Spectrum News and Directv Consumer Ratings

Rank
471 out of 1424 in Telecommunications category
219 out of 1424 in Telecommunications category
Product or Service Quality
427 in category
148 in category
Reliability
383 in category
109 in category
Value for money
380 in category
181 in category
Customer service
153 in category
175 in category

Spectrum News and Directv Rating Details

Product or Service Quality
1 (4 reviews)
1.8 (3860 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

If they cannot afford to make a professional ad and have to "star" (LOL) themselves, what makes anyone think they would give quality service after such poor ads? Why don't they all team up and make one gigantic bad ad that is seen one third of the time so we can all get over it and on with things....

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No service on tv,three times repair guys came out and could not do any thing for are genie system,i paid till end of month and cancelled service they still billed me for a year of service about 500 bucks . i want my money back,why should i pay for tv i cant watch and the repair guys said theres...

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Reliability
1 (4 reviews)
1.8 (3568 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

Cannot believe they have a reporter with such a bad irritating voice. Should definitely NOT be an anchor! Probably a nice person but with that voice, no! Please replace her. Thank you.

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...Also very dissapointed in the reliability of satellite tv broadcasting. Frequently when it rains of snows, signal is lost Don't believe the system is commercially viable yet..

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Value for money
1 (4 reviews)
1.6 (3307 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

...news feed for a larger city feed such as New York City, Toronto, or Chicago so I could get a professional broadcast, and stated I am willing to pay extra money each month for this. Why should I have to suffer with Spectrum News-Buffalo when just about any other city's option is better? I believe Spectrum would make millions of dollars by making this alternate feed...

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...Money is nothing but principals and just action is everything. ( Treat my fairly keep your words ) old business practices a hand shake is enough. I full filled my obligations...

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Customer service
1.5 (2 reviews)
1.4 (4215 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

In fact, they rarely show any major league baseball highlights and scores during the season, except when forced to by complaining customers, again in a misguided way thinking that the New York Yankees and Mets represent downstate only; in fact, they are not called the New York City Yankees or Mets...

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I was miss lead & lied to & no one at direct tv would help me I went all the way to the top customer service they said I was wrong..

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Spectrum News and Directv Pros and Cons

Pros
No votes
  • Picture quality
  • Having tv when it does work
  • Service installer was courteous
Cons
  • Worthless newscast
  • Too many stories repeated get some new relevant ones
  • Sports segment does not include major sports in season
  • Poor customer service
  • Evasive billing practices
  • Broken promises

Spectrum News and Directv Most Positive Reviews

Top rated reviews
No votes
5

I called directV at the end of my 2 years, my contract was coming to an end and I wanted to cancel and move on to Goggle...

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No votes
5

Installer never grounded my dish(bonded) my new install. Even though national code requires it. A few weeks later it...

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Spectrum News and Directv Most Critical Reviews

Lowest rated reviews
1

Buffalo is the second largest city in New York state. You would think that the local newscast would be in par with this...

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1

We have had Direct TV for just over 1 year. We purchased it through a satellite provider that had a booth at the Ohio S...

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1

Cellino and Barnes, Russells, and that mattress guy should all just go away. Their ads stink and they come across as...

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1

It's false advertisement to say you are going to get certain stations and then they are gone. I believe this is a...

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Spectrum News and Directv Latest Reviews

Recent published reviews
1

Cannot believe they have a reporter with such a bad irritating voice. Should definitely NOT be an anchor! Probably a...

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3.9

They increased my mom's basic TV from $60 to $100 so we had to cancel after being customers for over 20 years. The...

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No votes

I live in the San Diego area and the weather report is strictly for the Los Angeles and surrounding areas, if you...

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1

I do believe my contract ends next month. If you dont stop the disgraceful commercials where some black comic comes on e...

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Spectrum News and Directv Products and Services

Most reviewed product and services
  • Spectrum News Tv Channel (3 reviews)
  • Spectrum News Commercial (1 review)
  • Directv Tv Service (2724 reviews)
  • Directv Tv Guide (1328 reviews)
  • Directv Customer Care (1233 reviews)