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Turned off Channels 80, 88 and 86 today


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#21 OFFLINE   bobnielsen

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Posted 30 January 2009 - 04:51 PM

I know of several people who would love to have Pittsburg/Joplin but they cannot change from Tulsa.
Who know what thinking goes into these things!


Don't blame me. It is some other Nielsen who decides these things. :D

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#22 OFFLINE   jdspencer

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Posted 31 January 2009 - 02:56 PM

With the upcoming Directv price increase the DNS channel will go from $2.99 to $3.50. If you have all channels in both the East & West feeds the total goes from $12/mo to $14/mo.

Those are the prices for the SD DNS channels (380s). I'm planning to drop those channesl if they aren't needed to maintain the HD versions (80s & 390s).
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#23 OFFLINE   joshjr

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Posted 31 January 2009 - 08:20 PM

Those are the prices for the SD DNS channels (380s). I'm planning to drop those channesl if they aren't needed to maintain the HD versions (80s & 390s).


I asked the vice president of customer service that very question 2 days ago and was told that you had to have the SD DNS channels to get the HD ones. They said that you can not just have a HD DNS for any affiliate without the SD version. I found that hard to believe and am pretty sure that there are people that just have the HD DNS but they may be ones that are grandfathered in as well who knows.

#24 OFFLINE   jdspencer

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Posted 01 February 2009 - 03:45 PM

Since those with HD DNS had to have the SD ones first, I can only guess that those with HD only live in areas where the stations are owned and operated by the network.

Thanks for the info. I won't waste time calling an uninformed CSR about it. :)
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#25 OFFLINE   joshjr

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Posted 01 February 2009 - 04:29 PM

Since those with HD DNS had to have the SD ones first, I can only guess that those with HD only live in areas where the stations are owned and operated by the network.

Thanks for the info. I won't waste time calling an uninformed CSR about it. :)


lol I was replying to your comments but directing them at the original poster not you. I did not think that you would want to call.

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Posted 01 February 2009 - 04:43 PM

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