[mythtv-users] My falling out with comcast: they're "banning" direct connections

Eric Sharkey eric at lisaneric.org
Sat Sep 15 12:01:40 UTC 2012

On Fri, Sep 14, 2012 at 6:16 PM, Boleslaw Ciesielski
<bc-mythtv at comcast.net> wrote:
> On 2012-09-14 16:45, Eric Sharkey wrote:
>> To be fair, Comcast does has a legitimate problem with theft of
>> service.  Even here on this list we've seen people practically
>> bragging about how they get free TV by only signing up for internet
>> access.  These are the people who are ruining it for everyone.
> I think you misunderstood. People were talking about Comcast pricing
> model where the basic cable service (generally only OTA channels,
> including HD) has similar cost to the discount that you get on the
> Internet service when you sing up for TV too. That's what they meant by
> "free" TV service.



People are cancelling their TV service while continuing to use it.


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