I've never been a dish network customer & never would be. I don't particularly like watching tv.
Over the last few weeks, Dish Network has been calling my home phone number (which is unlisted & on a do not call list) & my cell phone # (which I rarely give out). This is in addition to constant & annoying junk mail from them asking me to sign up for their unwanted services. When I would answer the incoming call (from 866-668-8047, according to my cell phone records), an automated system would tell me to stay on the line for a call from Dish Network. Because I have zero interest in Dish Network, I would hang up & they would call me again later, often at night. They are the only company that has ever called my cell phone this way.
This morning, Sunday, at 7:33 AM, I got a call on my cell phone from them. This time a person was on the other end of the line. When I demanded to know why they were calling, the man said they were just calling to set up my service. Huh? I told him I never had Dish Network, had not requested it, & would never want it. Anyway, he said he was not sure why he had my phone #s but said apologetically that he would delete them.
It will be interesting to see if they continue to call me from the 866 number or is this is the end of it. I still don't know how they got my information -- probably from a database somewhere. Very few people have these phone #s & they aren't people who would waste time pulling a prank.
With all the complaints against this company, I wanted people to be aware of a potential scam in progress. I live in central NC.
Product or Service Mentioned: Dish Network Tv Service.