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

Greg greg12866 at nycap.rr.com
Mon Jul 26 19:49:38 UTC 2010

On 07/26/2010 03:17 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.
> thanks!
> Dave.
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I know up here in northern NY state,our cable is addressable. My 
daughter and her family are on a 2 month vacation.They turned off all 
cable services except the digital phone..I checked they have no TV 
digital or QAM,also the Internet access is off.but the phone and 
security system works...

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