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I cut my cable 4 months ago I was getting gouged almost 70 dollars for pure crap that I never even watched , though shaw did put up a fight about it and my husband basically told them to take their cable box and shove it up their asses and returned it , and they billed us for cable after we had it cut for 3 months again another month and a half of fighting with them to reverse the charges
    
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post #42 of 103
Amazon Prime, Netflix, Hulu Plus...

They pretty much have anything and everything you could need.
    
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Just stop watching TV.

/problem
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This thread reminded me to cancel my TV subscription and to upgrade my internet package. Stepping up from 6Mbs to 12Mbs at the end of the month, and cutting my bill in half. With Netflix, Hulu, new media on YouTube, and the fact that many networks are starting to upload their content to the web, I really don't need a cable subscription.
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Time to go old school and get the HDTV antennae and do HD broadcast over the air. Free commercials for everyone.
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post #46 of 103
when will they realize people will simply stop watching TV? I know I sure did.
post #47 of 103
Ditched cable TV service a long time ago. Best decision I ever made.
post #48 of 103
This would probably explain why our family still receives all of the normal 50-80 channels, even though we unsubscribed to whatever is above basic. We're only supposed to be getting around 15-20 channels now, but since there is no way for them to take back the feature, we still receive the same channels as before, but for basic cable pricing. And now, of course, TWC wants to charge you fees for using their routers and modems every month.
 
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post #49 of 103
There was previously a law preventing this? About a week ago my TV at work stoppoed working and was showing a message that says all channels are now digital and a box is required.

At home If I ever watch anything its on netflix.
 
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post #50 of 103
Quote:
Originally Posted by Wonky Sausage View Post

You have crazy fast and cheap internet though. Who needs TV with fiber to the house?

Well Netflix just launched so your point is true, but a month ago it wouldn't have been.
 
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