You have your TV, dish, dish receiver and cables, now you just need to snap your fingers and the magical satellite genie will assemble everything, right? Well not quite; as you have probably learned, there are a lot of different pieces and the instructions aren’t always the best. Most providers including Windstream offer professional installation on all digital TV packages. However, if for whatever reason you choose to do the installation yourself, this article will help you get started and put you on your way to enjoying your new satellite TV service.
Prerequisites for Connecting Your DishFirst, make sure your TV is in its desired location, moving it after it’s connected can be a hassle. Next, determine where you want to place your dish; on your roof or in the ground. If you decide to place it in the ground it will need to be mounted on a stand. When positioning your dish, it should ideally face a direction where there aren’t any trees or power lines in the way, this will reduce the chance of any problems with your signal occurring.
Connecting Your Satellite Dish to Your TVNow it’s time to pull out the coaxial cable and HDMI cable that you should have been given when you bought your dish. Follow the simple steps below to connect your dish to your TV:
Following these simple steps will help you connect your satellite dish to your TV in no time at all!
Windstream is one of the largest providers of telecommunications services in rural communities in the United States, and we are a customer-focused telecommunications company that provides phone, high-speed Internet and digital television services. We also offer a wide range of IP-based voice and data services and advanced phone systems and equipment to businesses and government agencies.
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