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Old 04-07-2013, 09:30 AM  
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Need advise on cutting cable cost.

My last bill from Att was $215...sick of paying that much to watch only a few shows. I dont want to cut the cord from cable entirely. I would like to keep basic cable and internet, but still be able to watch the shows I like on HBO and showtime. I`m already a netflix subscriber, any other suggestions ? Can you buy season passes for most of the shows on HBO and Showtime?



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Old 04-07-2013, 09:34 AM   #2
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I pay $50 a month for a pretty good internet connection and I don't miss any of my shows.
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Old 04-07-2013, 09:35 AM   #3
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Old 04-07-2013, 09:43 AM   #4
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cut it completely and go with internet and a attic antenna.
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Old 04-07-2013, 09:47 AM   #5
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If you have any cool friends that have HBO maybe offer them some sort of monthly payment to use their HBOGO? Or I will give you an invite to a really good torrent site, and you can ditch HBO or really all cable.
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Old 04-07-2013, 09:54 AM   #6
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Old 04-07-2013, 09:55 AM   #7
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My last bill from Att was $215...sick of paying that much to watch only a few shows. I dont want to cut the cord from cable entirely. I would like to keep basic cable and internet, but still be able to watch the shows I like on HBO and showtime. I`m already a netflix subscriber, any other suggestions ? Can you buy season passes for most of the shows on HBO and Showtime?



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Damn, $215? I just do what Buck said. Mine is about $50 too. I'm not a big TV freak anyway, but you can work around stuff for the most part.
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Old 04-07-2013, 10:42 AM   #8
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Old 04-07-2013, 10:51 AM   #9
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Old 04-07-2013, 10:58 AM   #10
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If you know someone with HBO then see if they will let you use their HBO GO account. Works really well on PC or XBOX
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Old 04-07-2013, 02:24 PM   #11
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$215? Wow.

I have Direct TV Premium, the HD Package, maintenance package, whole home networking with five DVR's and my bill is $168 per month w/tax.
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Old 04-07-2013, 02:34 PM   #12
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$215? Wow.

I have Direct TV Premium, the HD Package, maintenance package, whole home networking with five DVR's and my bill is $168 per month w/tax.
How much is your internet?
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Old 04-07-2013, 02:44 PM   #13
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How much is your internet?
I have a TWC package with 2 VOIP lines, so there's a "discount". It's $44.95, $29.95 for the first line and $24.95 for the second, so $110 with tax per month.
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Old 04-07-2013, 03:48 PM   #14
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I have a TWC package with 2 VOIP lines, so there's a "discount". It's $44.95, $29.95 for the first line and $24.95 for the second, so $110 with tax per month.
I think that $215 includes his internet. Which would make a hell of a lot more sense.
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Old 04-07-2013, 06:09 PM   #15
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I think that $215 includes his internet. Which would make a hell of a lot more sense.
Oh, he didn't specify and I'm too dumb to read between the lines.

I've seen U-Verse, TWC and whatever my parents have (Everest? Cox?) and IMO, nothing is even close to Direct TV in terms of picture, HD channels, audio and On Demand Options.

I was shocked to se that U-verse is limited in on demand. With DTV, I can download any series or film airing to my DVR. Same with my parents service.
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