[mythtv-users] so where can I buy a Cablecard Set Top Box

David Brodbeck gull at gull.us
Mon Aug 20 22:08:28 UTC 2007

On Aug 20, 2007, at 2:58 PM, John Drescher wrote:

>> In my area they seem to lose a little bit on the pricing, but I'm  
>> sure
>> they gain from not having to maintain all those receiver boxes....
> I know I have paid for my digital box at least a 2 times over. I
> assume they loose money when you quit your service early, break the
> thing or they upgrade too often giving you a new box before you have
> paid for the last one.

I don't think they lose any money when you quit your service, since  
they can just re-issue the box to someone else.  And believe me, if  
you don't bring that box back they'll bill you an impressive sum for it.

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