Dish has better equipment, hands down. DirecTV has noticeably better picture quality especially as you get into the lower-tier channels like “fox sports”. DirecTV has more premium channels. So if you pay for HBO, you’ll end up with more overall HD channels on DirecTV than you would on Dish.What is the cheapest Dish Network package?
The DISH Network TV Package with the best value is America's Top 120 Plus plan, which includes 190 channels for $69.99/month. The cheapest DISH TV Plan is the FLEX TV package, which includes 50 channels for only $37.99/ month.