Tag: Cable

Aug 26 2016

AMC is on Roku now, but still requires a cable subscription

If you’re a big fan of the AMC channel, you’ll be happy to know that they now offer a channel on the Roku. The catch is if your a Cord Cutter, this doesn’t help you; you have to be such a subscriber to cable, satellite or your local telco provider to get full access to …

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Feb 22 2016

The FCC Says That Cable Customers Can Ditch Their Cable Boxes For Streaming Services

This past week should have been pretty exciting for customers who are fed up with their cable companies and Cord Cutters alike. Last week, the Federal Communications Commission ruled that customers should be able to get their cable through other venues besides having to rent a cable box. This means that customers should be able …

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Feb 02 2015

Customers aren’t making this up – Comcast Sucks

Comcast is one of those companies who has spent millions of dollars in 2014 lobbying putting themselves in a position where customers have no other option but to use their service. The money they spent bends everything to their direction. And for the most part, Comcast has been enjoying a very comfortable monopoly type environment. But you …

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Mar 08 2013

The ROKU 3 Is Here! Let The Streaming Begin!

Roku has released the latest version of its streaming media box [3/06/2013], the Roku 3 for just under $100. As a Roku customer, I’ve been looking forward to this. I was surprised that the company was able to keep the release date hush-hush right up to the very edge of the release date. It’s a …

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Jan 09 2013

Cable Companies should be scared to death- ‘Cable Cutters’ are killing them.

In 2013, traditional cable companies need to be extremely careful with their customers and they need to be dead scared, because of the blah cable programming and the archaic program guides that have been offered over the years. Devices like Google TV,  Apple TV,  Boxee and Roku  have only begun to scratch the service of …

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Dec 14 2012

Will 2013 be the year of streaming content?

As 2013 approaches, it looks like it’s going to be the year for revolution when it comes to getting your media entertainment. I can recall when the top executives from Comcast said that people who were trying to cut the cord, or were cord cutters; that they weren’t worried about that. Well, they should be …

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Sep 21 2009

If it’s not one, it’s the other… ISP’s Stifling Innovation

  It’s so hard to start with this post. I really don’t know where to go with this and yet it so bluntly apparent what the ISP’s are doing. And when I see these news articles and events it just starts crushing my dreams of a Star Trek world. When I talk to friends and …

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Jul 01 2009

Time Warner Cable: Your Customers think you SUCK!

It’s the best thing to hit the internet since email, or the Pamela Anderson videos…  [smile] Time Warner Cable has screwed up so badly on their decisions to not only impose caps on monthly bandwidth [and charges], but they have actually blundered the implementation SO BAD, it’s sparked a call for government oversight! It’s amazing …

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May 04 2009

TWC: Overages- Not Charged Until You Sign Up to be Monitored…

Time Warner Cable is agreeably the worst Internet provider right now. They’re practicing old dial-up and metering services for Internet service. In the locations where TWC is ‘beta testing’ this new method of billing customer’s they have this online metering service that informs the customer how much surfing they have left before they start using …

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Dec 01 2008

Let there be Free WiFi Access…it’s coming.

Some of the best news to hit the Internet pertains to the FCC’s goal of allowing/providing free WiFi access to the Internet. The major cable companies such as Comcast, Time Warner, Qwest, and many others stand to lose a lot of money in the establishment of providing free Internet service for everyone. But these companies …

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