Does Directv do credit checks?

Do they actually pull your credit report and look at it or not? I heard that they approve everyone. They only take your social security number to check if you ever been a Directv customer before or not. Is that true? I have a collection on my credit history from an apartment complex I used to live in last year,... show more Do they actually pull your credit report and look at it or not? I heard that they approve everyone. They only take your social security number to check if you ever been a Directv customer before or not. Is that true?

I have a collection on my credit history from an apartment complex I used to live in last year, and worried Directv might reject me if they do credit checks.
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