[mythtv-users] Advertisement free tv? Well whats it worth toyou?

Dean Collins Dean at cognation.net
Thu Nov 1 21:35:09 UTC 2007

Lol I have to add that comment to the blog :)


Dean Collins
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org [mailto:mythtv-users-
> bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Andrew Close
> Sent: Thursday, 1 November 2007 5:02 PM
> To: Discussion about mythtv
> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Advertisement free tv? Well whats it worth
> On 11/1/07, Fedor Pikus <fpikus at gmail.com> wrote:
> <snip/>
> > > i think if it was implemented well and marketed correctly, it
> > > get used.  heck, kids that saw it would use it and their parents
> > > have to pay for it. :)  i think it could work and has merit.  will
> > > industry ever 'do' something like this?  i doubt it...
> >
> > I think if it was implemented well, marketed correctly, and get
> > it would have ads. Cable TV started as a service which let you pay
> > ad-free TV. Then it was gradually redefined that you're paying for
> > "service" but the "content" is still free and therefore must be
> > supported by ads. Except when it's time to raise the cable rates,
> > the rates are raised because "the quality content gets ever more
> > expensive", not because I get better service. But that's only until
> > the first ad, then the content is free again and must be
> very true :)
> Dean, take that post down.  you're going to give the greedy cable
> execs ideas that they can have pop-ups on tv: 'pay $.45 to remove this
> pop-up'.
> ;)
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