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#21 OFFLINE   DBSTalkUser01

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Posted 27 February 2014 - 05:59 PM

Uh, ooma is free, just paying the taxes, unless you need the extra stuff..  I know I sure don't need the extra stuff since i use  my cell phone mostly...

 

Yea, well calling Canada is not an 'extra' for me. :grin:   And the VM to text feature is one I really like, which they also seem to charge for.



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Posted 27 February 2014 - 08:32 PM

If you watch ESPN3 content, you might lose that. With TWC, I couldn't watch anything online, but with the ATT/D* bundle, I can watch the ESPN3 online-exclusive games (not watchESPN, or anything that airs on ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPN Deportes, or the occasional ESPNews game). 


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Posted 28 February 2014 - 12:28 AM

[quote name="DBSTalkUser01" post="3234350" timestamp="1393545577"]Yea, well calling Canada is not an 'extra' for me. :grin: And the VM to text feature is one I really like, which they also seem to charge for.[/quote


Ah that makes sense.

Of course if its the same people all the time and they call many down here get them an ooma too with a number down here then yet can take it up there plug it in and use it and I don't think there is a charge because it's back to a local number technically.

You'd need to double check but I think that's how that works.

Text for voicemail is sweet. Only thing I miss but not worth the $10 a month considering I never get voicemail on my home phone anymore but once a month maybe.

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Posted 28 February 2014 - 04:48 AM

Uh, ooma is free, just paying the taxes, unless you need the extra stuff..  I know I sure don't need the extra stuff since i use  my cell phone mostly...

Dropped CenturyLink ($34 - very basic service) & ADT ($34) (also very basic & why I needed the landline). Got an Ooma box on sale for $99. My cost is $3.57 per month for phone. Invested in SimpliSafe ($400 & now everything is armed & cellular) at $15 a month. Better service,protection & in a few years will start saving real dollars. Both great services.


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Posted 28 February 2014 - 02:27 PM

If you watch ESPN3 content, you might lose that. With TWC, I couldn't watch anything online, but with the ATT/D* bundle, I can watch the ESPN3 online-exclusive games (not watchESPN, or anything that airs on ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPN Deportes, or the occasional ESPNews game). 

 

That's because ESPN 3 games are dependant upon your internet provider, while WatchESPN is dependent upon your TV provider.


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Posted 28 February 2014 - 03:22 PM

That's because ESPN 3 games are dependant upon your internet provider, while WatchESPN is dependent upon your TV provider.

 
Correct and that is the case for most all providers except Time Warner Cable and Brighthouse. They made a different deal much later then most of the other providers; they never offered only ESPN3 to broadband customers back when many others did. They were the first to make a deal and it was called ESPN Networks at the time, which is now WatchESPN. However, they are able to access the ESPN3 content including the exclusive games but they must have TV service with ESPN included in there package. 
 
You'll notice both TWC /BH are not on this list:
http://espn.go.com/espn3/affList
 
Do I need an ESPN video subscription to view ESPN3?: http://www.timewarne...ideo-espn3.html
 
http://support.brigh...ESPN3-Com-9617/


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