[mythtv-users] OT: Comcast local QAM - would they still send signal if I cancel?

John P Poet jppoet at gmail.com
Mon Jul 26 19:40:46 UTC 2010

On Mon, Jul 26, 2010 at 1:17 PM, <mythtv at derdev.com> wrote:

> I don't think this is a dumb question, it's certainly not one that Comcast
> would answer...
> Today I receive my local stations over QAM to my HDHR as delivered by my
> Comcast subscription.
> I'm wondering if anyone actually knows (first hand) if Comcast kills your
> signal completely or simply backs you down to "locals only" (like an
> antenna") if you completely cancel your account.  I envision that it's more
> work for them to send a truck to kill the signal completely than it is for
> some support agent to back down my subscription and stop billing.
> Basically I'm wrestling with a decision to put up an HD antenna of my own
> or not... if there's a decent chance that Comcast would keep feeding me the
> locals, I'd love to know.  Of course, YMMV will be in everyone's response -
> I understand.
In case you didn't know, Comcast (at least in Albuquerque) offers "limited
basic" for ~$12/month.  Includes all the locals plus WGN.

A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
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