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Re: TV/Internet provider - who do you use?

Postby Madison » Wed Aug 04, 2010 1:53 am

AT&T U-Verse, but as it has been pointed out, it's not cheap. On the flipside, it is extremely reliable and there are a ton of features. Multi-view (4 channels at once), lots of HD channels, being able to record and play back from the DVR in any room, etc. I tried calling them to get a better deal since they are so expensive (I've seen lots of posts from people with Comcast being able to get better deals simply by asking), but no dice on the AT&T front. Ah well.
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Re: TV/Internet provider - who do you use?

Postby knapplc » Wed Aug 04, 2010 9:09 am

I use TimeWarner Cable and Road Runner. It's expensive as hell and I only have one DVR. I think our bill for TV, Internet and Phone is somewhere around $165 a month, but there are no competitors here.

I tried DirecTV but I lost the signal constantly since we live just off the civilian side of the airport and when a plane passes between the dish and the satellite it went freaky. That happened at least once per day, and the storms we got that year knocked out coverage as well (when I really needed TV), so I won't go back to that.
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Re: TV/Internet provider - who do you use?

Postby markj11 » Wed Aug 04, 2010 9:23 am

I've always had Dish Network and just switched to Comcast last week, they were running a $29.99 for 12 months with free HBO special. I mainly switched because I want to hook up at least 6 TV's and with Dish you have to pay $5 a month per tv whereas it's free with Comcast.

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Re: TV/Internet provider - who do you use?

Postby KCollins1304 » Wed Aug 04, 2010 9:28 am

We've got Cox here in Roanoke, VA and we're paying like $118 a month for internet and digital cable with 1 HD receiver and no DVR's. Some of you don't have it all that bad. :-C
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Re: TV/Internet provider - who do you use?

Postby Metroid » Wed Aug 04, 2010 9:35 am

markj11 wrote:I've always had Dish Network and just switched to Comcast last week, they were running a $29.99 for 12 months with free HBO special. I mainly switched because I want to hook up at least 6 TV's and with Dish you have to pay $5 a month per tv whereas it's free with Comcast.

My internet is tethered through my cell phone.


At least 6 TV's? What the hell? Do you have TV's in your bathrooms? :-S
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Re: TV/Internet provider - who do you use?

Postby Dan Lambskin » Wed Aug 04, 2010 10:13 am

i pay about $155/month for Comcast
HD
DVR x2
extra digital outlet (yes those bastards charge for digital service per TV)
HBO
1.0 MBS Internet (i can live with slow downloads for $15 less a month)
modem ($5...i should just buy my own but i'm sure it would break or they'd upgrade and it would become obsolete)

if they ever bring U-verse into town i might switch but i know in the end it will end up costing just as much so i might as well just accept getting bent over and sticking with a service i like
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Re: TV/Internet provider - who do you use?

Postby lastingsgriller » Wed Aug 04, 2010 10:42 am

the $140 check I write to comcast every month makes me want to cry. :,-(
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Re: TV/Internet provider - who do you use?

Postby Metroid » Wed Aug 04, 2010 11:04 am

So FiOS is where it's at? I think that it's in my area. :-?
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Re: TV/Internet provider - who do you use?

Postby Neato Torpedo » Wed Aug 04, 2010 1:44 pm

markj11 wrote:I've always had Dish Network and just switched to Comcast last week, they were running a $29.99 for 12 months with free HBO special. I mainly switched because I want to hook up at least 6 TV's and with Dish you have to pay $5 a month per tv whereas it's free with Comcast.

My internet is tethered through my cell phone.

$7.95 per month per TV if you want HD on more than one.
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Re: TV/Internet provider - who do you use?

Postby markj11 » Thu Aug 05, 2010 8:57 am

Metroid wrote:
markj11 wrote:I've always had Dish Network and just switched to Comcast last week, they were running a $29.99 for 12 months with free HBO special. I mainly switched because I want to hook up at least 6 TV's and with Dish you have to pay $5 a month per tv whereas it's free with Comcast.

My internet is tethered through my cell phone.


At least 6 TV's? What the hell? Do you have TV's in your bathrooms? :-S


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