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

R. G. Newbury newbury at mandamus.org
Mon Sep 17 15:38:38 UTC 2012

On 09/14/2012 11:34 AM, William Powers wrote:
> When I cancelled Comcast (Best Day Ever!) in favor of DirecTV, they insisted on knowing why. So I tried to explain to the nice lady that if Comcast had given me the local channels in HD and the same channels in clear QAM that I used to get with the analog standard basic, and not juggle the lineup every two weeks, I would have stayed.
> Her comeback was that DirecTV had STB's too.  She absolutely, positively did not understand that the reason I was canceling was because Comcast was forcing me to pay (and pay and pay...) for something I did not want and did not need in order to receive the service I wanted from them.

"It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary 
depends upon his not understanding it!"   Upton Sinclair


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