Cancelling Spectrum Internet

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  1. Jimc999

    Jimc999 Topic Starter New Member

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    Spectrum internet is 65.00 a month. If I cancel, how long do I have to wait before I can sign up again and get the new customer price of 39.00 for 12 months?
     
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    primestar31 SatelliteGuys Master

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    With their cable tv, you must be disconnected for a minimum of 1 full month. I'd assume it's the same with internet.

    After that month ends, they will be calling you on your phone that's listed with them at least 3 times a day up to 9pm local, 6 days a week with new offers. They will not leave messages, and they will not stop if you never pick up. They will rotate between multiple Charter phone numbers in the hope you won't have one of them on caller id, and will be tricked into picking up. The longer you wait to bite, the better the offers get.
     
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    And you will get several USPS mailings per week.
     
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    primestar31 SatelliteGuys Master

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    Whoops, I was in a hurry this morning and forgot that part! LOL
     
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    I guess it's a game they play. I wonder what your chances would be if you called in to cancel and told them, "look, I know that in one month you'll be calling and mailing me with better offers, let's just cut all of that out and give me a discount, okay?"
     
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    Cox keeps mailing me to come back to them for Internet. They know I’m in a FiOS area, and that’s who I left them for.

    Do they REALLY think ANYBODY is going to leave FiOS for Cox Cable?
     
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    Yep, I'm in the same boat. 100Mbps with Mediacom Cable, and ATT mailing me all the time to offer their blazing 6Mbps DSL+ service.
     
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    Jimc999 Topic Starter New Member

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    I have an unlimited 20.00 a month mobley hotspot I could use for a while. I get about 30 megs download speed with it.
     
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    I play the game all the time, not just for internet, but I disconnect for a month and then get a triple play for 120....it works the best for the wife and kids needs.
     
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    I canceled Spectrum internet today. They tried to get me to bundle but wouldn't budge on the 65.00 price. I'll use my 20.00 unlimited mobley plan for now.
     
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    Few days.

    Just sign up new account with fake name since they don’t do a hard credit check. I can help u
     
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    I have Internet only at my cabin.

    I think I get at least 2-3 mailings per month trying to get me to upgrade to Tv
     
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    They are going door here in Cambridge,Ohio. I do not remember any cable company doing that.
     
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    they wanted my SSN
     
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    i signed up for verizons 5G home broadband internet this morning. i called them and asked them what they were planning to do for customers that are planning on cutting the cord and going to verizons 5G internets. low and behold they would not budge on pricing hell hell i could not even get 2 seconds of HBO out of them. they didn't care that i would be canceling out everything!!!
     
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    Your mistake was calling. If you go into the local Charter/Spectrum office however, they'll usually deal. It's hard to turn you down when you are standing there face to face.
     
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    thanks for the heads up i'll have to try that!!! the seat warmers over the phone don't care hell it took me two months to get a tuning adapter and i still have the wrong one slaps forehead lol
     
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    one guy was nice and admitted that they could not even come close to verizons deal on there 5G home internet as i will be getting the first 3 months free then after it's 50.00 since i pay for verizon.
     
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    We have a grandfathered "Senior Access" (Hmmm, that seems appropriate) unlimited 30 Mbps plan at our NY cottage with Spectrum that was carried over from TWC. At $15/mo, I'm hoping it will hold up through whatever changes are coming with the NY PSC telling Spectrum to get out of the state.
     
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    You should have the option to pay the first bill upfront
     

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