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#1513113 --- 02/08/18 10:29 AM Re: Spectrum peeves customers [Re: Timbo]
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Originally Posted By: Timbo
Gladly.

I use Verizon for my land line and internet...


thank you for the detailed information

hopefully people will realize that they have to try and 'unbundle' from one company to keep from be taken advantage of by that one company
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#1513115 --- 02/08/18 10:44 AM Re: Spectrum peeves customers [Re: Timbo]
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Originally Posted By: Timbo
I also have an old (but powerful) house antenna. I have no complaints.


about how many channels are you able to get just with the antenna?
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#1513129 --- 02/08/18 12:41 PM Re: Spectrum peeves customers [Re: bluezone]
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Around 25 channels with antenna alone, but I can get a couple hundred more for the cost of a single bottle of low- to mid-tier priced Finger Lakes Wine. Plus, the internet has literally THOUSANDS upon THOUSANDS of free news, arts, entertainment, culture, science, travel, sports and political sources all at the tips of their fingers. PBS doesn't air "Rick and Morty", but that channel (website) alone will keep the most hardcore info/entertainment junkie busy with the most diverse, high quality online content available.

Google is your friend.

Except for those who require their exclusive sports broadcasts or who must be up-to-date on the latest Game of Thrones episodes, etc, I can't imagine needing anything more. For those who do, they simply need to pony-up the dough for the privilege of watching "as it happens".

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#1513136 --- 02/08/18 08:47 PM Re: Satellite v Cable TV [Re: Lucinda Knotts]
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The Best Video Streaming Services of 2018:

There's a wide world of streaming services beyond Netflix and Hulu. Which one(s) deserve your subscription dollars?

https://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2489103,00.asp
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#1513148 --- 02/09/18 09:55 AM Re: Spectrum peeves customers [Re: Timbo]
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Originally Posted By: Timbo
Around 25 channels with antenna alone,


that is a reasonable amount of channels with a one time purchase of the antenna

have you ever tried the newer small digital antennas?
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#1513400 --- 02/24/18 02:55 PM Re: Spectrum peeves customers [Re: Timbo]
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Originally Posted By: Timbo
I use Verizon for my land line and internet at a consistent 22-24Mbps (20+ is full prosumer level) = $58 month w/fees and additional charges.


if your bill for phone is around $20 per month and the remainder is about $38 for internet it may be to your benefit to get the spectrum $14.99 internet at 30mbps thereby saving about $23 per month

also with a higher mbps of 30 compared to your current 20 mbps
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#1513405 --- 02/24/18 03:44 PM Re: Spectrum peeves customers [Re: bluezone]
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Originally Posted By: bluezone
Originally Posted By: Timbo
I use Verizon for my land line and internet at a consistent 22-24Mbps (20+ is full prosumer level) = $58 month w/fees and additional charges.


if your bill for phone is around $20 per month and the remainder is about $38 for internet it may be to your benefit to get the spectrum $14.99 internet at 30mbps thereby saving about $23 per month

also with a higher mbps of 30 compared to your current 20 mbps

Theoretically only.

I wouldn't do business with Spectrum for any reason. Just Google search "Angry Spectrum Customer".

I can easily afford my current payments. I simultaneously host three home servers, download dozens of Hi-Def movies a week, and run multiple beta-tests while developing my own online apps without so much as a hiccup. All this with only one desktop wired directly.

I could also buy a $200 Windows PC, but why in the world would I want to? There's simply no reason to swim in their toxic cesspools.
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#1513416 --- 02/25/18 04:04 PM Re: Spectrum peeves customers [Re: bluezone]
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Originally Posted By: bluezone
Originally Posted By: Timbo
I use Verizon for my land line and internet at a consistent 22-24Mbps (20+ is full prosumer level) = $58 month w/fees and additional charges.


if your bill for phone is around $20 per month and the remainder is about $38 for internet it may be to your benefit to get the spectrum $14.99 internet at 30mbps thereby saving about $23 per month



That $14.99 is not available to everyone. Families with at least one child who participates in the National School Lunch Program or Seniors who are 65 or older and receive Supplemental Security Income
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#1513792 --- 03/22/18 11:12 AM Re: Spectrum peeves customers [Re: roadguy]
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they do offer 30 mbps
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#1513793 --- 03/22/18 11:16 AM Re: Spectrum peeves customers [Re: roadguy]
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it seems their current excuse as to why the 'on-demand' features are not working 100% of the time is that it is a 'free feature'

since when?

they had to install their own software for the on-demand cuz twc owned the previous software and now they can not seem to get their version to work most of the time

too many error codes to have to contend with
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#1513941 --- 04/02/18 05:20 PM Re: Spectrum peeves customers [Re: Lucinda Knotts]
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Well spectrum has spent the day with the buffering message appearing on my tv every 5-10 minutes...this is awesome.

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#1513947 --- 04/03/18 02:57 AM Re: Spectrum peeves customers [Re: DR. D]
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#1514015 --- 04/06/18 07:43 AM Re: Spectrum peeves customers [Re: DR. D]
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Originally Posted By: DR. D
Well spectrum has spent the day with the buffering message appearing on my tv every 5-10 minutes...this is awesome.


call them and ask them for a credit
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