[mythtv-users] Comcast just made things worse

Ben Kamen bkamen at benjammin.net
Thu May 6 04:40:34 UTC 2010

On 5/5/2010 11:34 PM, Calvin Dodge wrote:
> We missed tonight's shows because Comcast:
> 1) moved all the OTA digital streams to new virtual channels, and
> 2) Removed the station and channel identifiers from most of those channels
> When I called them to find out what was going on, I learned (at least,
> according to the phone answerer I spoke with) that they're apparently
> going to drop the OTA digital channels (to offer us more channels which
> will be available ONLY with a digital set-top box), and we need to get
> antennas if we want to receive local HD stations without using those
> extra-cost set-top boxes.

Doesn't that violate the OTA must carry rules??

Where are you located, I bet your local community (and possible municipality) is ticked.


Ben Kamen - O.D.T., S.P.
Email: bkamen AT benjammin DOT net       Web: http://www.benjammin.net

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