Location of the satellite dish
The satellite dish needs a clear view of the southern sky, unblocked by trees or buildings. The location could be a roof or balcony, or another location as long as the dish is outside.Permission from landlord or HOA
DIRECTV installation sometimes needs structural modifications. Individual agreements may have restrictions. Review your lease, rental agreement, or covenants, conditions and restrictions (CC&Rs). If permission is needed, get it before scheduling your installation.
If you rent, learn about the Landlord approval letter for DIRECTV
and how to get service.