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Comcast is buying Time Warner Cable

Discussion in 'Cable TV Discussion' started by jimmie57, Feb 13, 2014.

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  1. jimmie57

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    Good maybe we might get Sara back and get this trash off the IRDs!!
     
  3. sigma1914

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    That's not happening, just accept the world is moving forward.
     
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    Oh good with them owning a lot of networks and 35M subs the rates can go even higher.
     
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    Or they could go down, or not go up as much, for Comcast customers, how many cable channels could afford to lose a 35M customer audience? That's one of the arguments for a DIRECTV/Dish merger, a larger customer that has more bargaining power when it comes to contract renewal time.


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  6. Phil T

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    I just set up Comcast internet for my daughter at her new apartment. They have an exclusive agreement with the complex (confirmed with Centurylink). I actually thought these were illegal, but I guess not. If I understand it right it is illegal on a federal level, but not on a local level and there is no enforcement. (Sound like Colorado's pot laws!)

    I also figured if it is exclusive they would have better pricing. Nope.

    I had to call to get the modem registered and talked to CSR's in the Philippines.

    All I can say is with this merger is the big get bigger, the prices go up and they can employ more people overseas.

    Sounds like a win win for everybody but the consumer. :bang :down: :hair:
     
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