For the Fios-ites out there...read this today...take it for what its worth..
I called Comcast just for grins after reading your post...just got off the phone...
6mb Internet/Phone/Digtal Cable with only one box/HD/DVR: $128/month plus taxes ($9) and $6.95 for additional digtial boxes.
No deal there.
Guess the deals depend on when/who ya call.
I left Comcast in 2003 and went to D*. The reason? I was paying $77 a month for one digital cable box and a cable modem/net service. My bill went up to $103. When I called to discuss this, I was told "Last year we made an effort to work with our customers and now that your 'deal' is over, we...
Intersting article. The State of Michigan has passed legislation that will allow new cable companies to come into cities. It eliminates the currrent "franchise" agreement that cable co's have with cities.
satjay...I was just at my neighbor's house and yes, if you have the HD pack, ESPN is in HD. No ESPN2 though. I think the HD pack had ESPNHD, TNTHD, DSCHD, INHD1 and INHD2, along with the local stations.
I called. It was semi-negotiated, but mostly it was the customer service rep who offered it. I decided to stay with D* though. The thought of losing my NFL Sunday Ticket package weighed in the decision.
This is the deal Comcast just offered me. I haven't taken it -- yet, but its tempting.
--I give them my satellite receiver. They give me $25 off the bill for 16 months.
--I would get an HD Digital Box with DVR for upstairs and a second Digital Box for the basement.
--HBO or Cinemax for 16...