DirecTV: I have made * attempts over the last ** years t...

A DirecTV customer review by GetHuman user ~Off the Grid from November 26th, 2017

Background on ~Off the Grid's case

GetHuman: ~Off the Grid - can you tell our other DirecTV customers when your case took place?
~Off the Grid: Yes I can. It was morning, on November 20th.
GetHuman: Did you reach out to DirecTV, and if so, how?
~Off the Grid: I used the 800-756-0134 number I found for on the GetHuman DirecTV customer phone number page I was on: DirecTV Customer Service Phone Number
GetHuman: And which of these common DirecTV customer issues best describes the reason you wanted to talk to them?
(Shows ~Off the Grid a list of common DirecTV problems)
~Off the Grid: "Service Outage" was why I was trying to call.

~Off the Grid's review of DirecTV customer service

GetHuman: So how would you sum up your experience for GetHuman's DirecTV customer community? We'll censor any IDs, numbers, or codes and any inappropriate words here out of respect to the millions of other customers using this resource.
~Off the Grid: I have made * attempts over the last ** years to get Direct TV. This most recent craziness happened Feb. *th. I ordered service on the *th thru Century Link, bundle to get $*** gift card. Direct TV scheduled my appointment onthe phone with the Century Link person, I called the morning of the appointment and confirmed the appointment, hired my maintenance guy to be there to meet them, and they were a No Show! I called them and they blamed it on Century Link. I called Century Link and they blamed Direct TV and said they would be happy to just cancel my account altogether! I still don't understand how Century Link is who I ordered service from but Direct TV can cancel my account. These idiots know they have the only service offered in my area so they get to talk **** to you and be rude, like they are doing you a favor. Monopoly is the only way they are still in business. People don't have a choice in some areas.
GetHuman: Let's quantify your experience contacting DirecTV. On a scale of 1 to 5, how easy is it go get help on a DirecTV problem?
~Off the Grid: I'd give them a three out of five for ease of finding your way to help.
GetHuman: What about quality of communication. How would you rate that on a 1 to 5 scale?
~Off the Grid: I'd give them a two out of five on communication.
GetHuman: And what about DirecTV's ability to quickly and effectively address your problem?
~Off the Grid: For that I would say five out of five.
GetHuman: And finally- any advice for other DirecTV customers?
~Off the Grid: Call them early in the day or late. Don't forget any personal or account information you might need for DirecTV to know who you are.
GetHuman: Well there you have it. Some useful feedback and words from ~Off the Grid taken from his DirecTV customer service problem that occurred on November 20th, 2017.


2.74 of 5 stars | 378 reviews

~Off the Grid's DirecTV Review

Difficulty of finding help
3 out of 5 stars
Quality of communication
2 out of 5 stars
Timeliness and professionalism
5 out of 5 stars
Overall customer service rating
3 out of 5 stars

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