No. he was hoping that Starchoice might reconsider and call him back, but he did not sound confident.
Problem is that Direct Tv and Dishnet could decide to do exactly the same thing at any time. Technically we are (were) infringing the customer terms and conditions, so they are within their rights, legally at least.
The big question is what happens to cable providers as they get most of their programs from the same sources.
I have heard that some cable providers also supply a satellite service. I shall follow this up tomorrow.
The even bigger question is internet. If we lose that...Yikes!