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Two years ago, I moved from the east coast of the US to the southwest. I went from Time Warner Cable to Comcast, which are the absolute lowest of the lows regarding customer relations and satisfaction. In the move, I decided to "cut the cord" and only employed Comcast for internet service, eschewing cable TV services altogether.
I couldn't be happier. My monthly cable/internet bill was cut in half and my internet speed increased a full order of magnitude. I bought a $30 flat antenna for my TV and pull in all the major networks with a crystal clear picture. I used Amazon Prime and Netflix subscriptions for streaming and binge watching and if I'm interested, I will purchase a series for about $20. I still come out way ahead and have saved thousands already. Of course, that was plowed into watches (damn you, Jeff!), but hey -- the noose of cable TV subscription is gone from my neck and I am delighted.
May 17, 2016 at 07:26 AM
As soon as my contract ends next year, I'm going to follow your lead, Lee.
May 17, 2016 at 11:41 AM
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