DirecTV Pay-Per-View Instructions:
"Mastering the Art of DirecTV Pay-Per-View" DirecTV (2005)
http://www.directv.com/DTVAPP/ppv/list/ppvHowTo.jsp provides detailed
instructions for ordering pay-per-view programming online, by phone,
or with your remote control. Note that ordering by telephone using
the automated system costs an additional $1.50. An operator-assisted
order costs an additional $5.00. The phone number is 1-800-531-5000.
"Adult Pay-Per-View Programming" DirecTV
specific information about adult programming options and pricing.
Additional terms and conditions apply which are disclosed at the
bottom of the web page, such as a current DirecTV subscription and a
DirecTV receiver that is continuously connected to a land-based phone
Comcast Pay-Per-View Instructions:
Comcast offers the purchase of adult movies through Pay-Per-View.
Movies are also available via On Demand, although they may not be
"adult" in the same sense. "On Demand" is not to be confused with
"iNDemand," a provider of pay-per-view content available through
Comcast. On Demand and Pay-Per-View can only be purchased using a
remote if you have a digital set-top box and digital cable. Online
ordering is not available. Telephone ordering is required for
non-digital cable subscribers.
"What is Pay-Per-View (PPV)?" Comcast (2006)
"Pay-Per-View (PPV) is a programming option that allows you to enjoy
special events and movies right through your television set. Ordering
is easy using either your digital set-top box remote control (digital
cable subscribers) or by calling 1-888-COMCAST (non-digital cable
"Can I order pay-per-view (PPV) movies through my remote control?"
Comcast (2006) http://www.comcast.com/Support/Corp1/FAQ/FaqDetail_219.html
"As long as you have a digital set-top box you have capability to
order PPV movies with your remote control. Select the "Guide" button
on your remote control. Hit "OK/Select" until the PPV category appears
on your screen. Using the arrow buttons, scroll down to the movie that
you would like to watch. Hit "OK/Select" and an ordering screen will
appear. Follow the prompts. When you complete your order, an on-screen
confirmation will appear. The channel will automatically change when
the movie is ready to begin."
"Can I purchase ON DEMAND movies from your web site?" Comcast (2006)
"No, but ordering ON DEMAND from Comcast Digital Cable is as easy as
choosing the program, selecting a start time and confirming the order.
All it takes is a push of a few buttons on your remote while using
your On-Screen Guide.
DIGITAL CUSTOMER ON DEMAND ORDERING INSTRUCTIONS
1. Press the Menu button on your remote.
2. Select ON DEMAND from the quick menu to view the current program options.
3. Make your selection from any of the categories listed and press the
4. Select Buy or Watch for your selected program.
5. Confirm your selection and Enjoy!"
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