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    Mediacom Bundle

    I'm thinking of bundleing my Phone, internet and cable. I currently have medicom internet, qwest phone and Dish network. total bill is about 195 per month. Firsgt year supposedly is aobut $75 per month through mediacom not sure what it goes to after that? It it goes to 200 then I'm back where I started and just soon stay. Does anyone have this bundle and give me some insight as to the satisfaction...pros and cons. Thanks



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    Re: Mediacom Bundle

    I am just finishing up my year with Mediacom. My total bill was $114 and that included a few movie channels. I called and said that I was going to have to switch unless I got a deal similar to a dish. I am supposably going to get all three for $100 now. We'll see what the total bill.



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    Re: Mediacom Bundle

    Are you good with the technology, useability, phone, etc



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    Re: Mediacom Bundle

    Quote Originally Posted by jsb View Post
    I am just finishing up my year with Mediacom. My total bill was $114 and that included a few movie channels. I called and said that I was going to have to switch unless I got a deal similar to a dish. I am supposably going to get all three for $100 now. We'll see what the total bill.
    My parents did kind of the same thing. They have the bundle package, not sure how much they are paying, but they called and said they are switching providers and Mediacom lowered their monthly bill damn near 30%.


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    When we switched we told them we were going to switch from dish and they gave us a pretty sweet deal, $75 for net and cable for 2 years. After that it went up to $130! We called and threatened to cancel and they knocked it back down again. Google : negotiate your cable bill.



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    Re: Mediacom Bundle

    $165/month - been at that price for 2 - 3 years now. However, I live in Waverly, so I'm not sure if the rates are different or not.



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    Re: Mediacom Bundle

    Quote Originally Posted by IceCyIce View Post
    Are you good with the technology, useability, phone, etc

    Never had a bit of trouble with the TV or phone. Have had to have them come out a couple of times for the internet. One time a rabbit had chewed through the connection outside my townhouse association, so that really wasn't their fault. The other time there was some issue with the modem and I had trouble getting connected for about 2 weeks. But the speed of the internet is wonderful.

    I fully expected to WANT to switch to DirectTV or Dish after my year was up, but I ended up really wanting to stay with Mediacom. I like having the Connections 22 channel and I like the OnDemand feature.



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    Quote Originally Posted by IceCyIce View Post
    Are you good with the technology, useability, phone, etc

    Never had a bit of trouble with the TV or phone. Have had to have them come out a couple of times for the internet. One time a rabbit had chewed through the connection outside my townhouse association, so that really wasn't their fault. The other time there was some issue with the modem and I had trouble getting connected for about 2 weeks. But the speed of the internet is wonderful.

    I fully expected to WANT to switch to DirectTV or Dish after my year was up, but I ended up really wanting to stay with Mediacom. I like having the Connections 22 channel and I like the OnDemand feature.



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    Re: Mediacom Bundle

    We have all three. Bill was up to $174. DirectTV was offering $150 for essentially the same services. Called Mediacom and they lowered our bill to $132 with year commitment. Didn't want to switch, so we were happy to get the lower bill so we could stay.


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    Re: Mediacom Bundle

    We had Mediacom on their package deal and actually switched back to Dish before it was over. I've heard that their network in Ames is really bad, but it was ridiculous when we were on it. The picture quality was horrible and their boxes were very slow. You would think that cable would be able to switch channels faster than a dish, but it seemed slower. I don't know if the problem was that they kept recycling boxes as people brought them back in, but both of ours came pretty beat up and actually had stuff already recorded on the DVR. It just seemed like a complete opposite of Dish who came to the install with new receivers still in the original packaging.

    I know they advertise the dishes being out in storms, but the cable was out just as often if not more. That being said, the internet was great, but it didn't make up for the poor television product.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Clonehomer View Post
    We had Mediacom on their package deal and actually switched back to Dish before it was over. I've heard that their network in Ames is really bad, but it was ridiculous when we were on it. The picture quality was horrible and their boxes were very slow. You would think that cable would be able to switch channels faster than a dish, but it seemed slower. I don't know if the problem was that they kept recycling boxes as people brought them back in, but both of ours came pretty beat up and actually had stuff already recorded on the DVR. It just seemed like a complete opposite of Dish who came to the install with new receivers still in the original packaging.

    I know they advertise the dishes being out in storms, but the cable was out just as often if not more. That being said, the internet was great, but it didn't make up for the poor television product.
    This is the type of information I need to know. My internet has gone out quite a bit. If my internet goes out does my tv and phone as well? Thanks for the info Please keep them coming.



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    Re: Mediacom Bundle

    Never use the company modems. Buy your own new. They will need the MAC address to connect yours to the network. The ones the provide/rent are old and crappy.




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    Re: Mediacom Bundle

    If your internet is out your phone will not work. Just because you internet is out does not mean you will not have cable. If you have more questions the following link is a good place to post questions.

    Mediacom forum - dslreports.com broadband community



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    Re: Mediacom Bundle

    I bundled Mediacom with telephone, internet and cable (with DVR) in late July. It comes to about $84 a month after taxes for the first year - get HBO and Starz free for three months. I don't use the phone, in fact I had them hook up a dead phone. I just got the service because it was cheaper to get phone with everything else than without it. The second year it is supposed to rise to $99. I've been pleased with the service thus far, after a nightmare of a time trying to get it all set up and working.
    My only problem is with the DVR, which is awful. I challenge anyone to try and fast forward it and land it on what you want. Takes about 5 tries to stop it correctly.


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    Re: Mediacom Bundle

    Quote Originally Posted by GeronimusClone View Post
    I bundled Mediacom with telephone, internet and cable (with DVR) in late July. It comes to about $84 a month after taxes for the first year - get HBO and Starz free for three months. I don't use the phone, in fact I had them hook up a dead phone. I just got the service because it was cheaper to get phone with everything else than without it. The second year it is supposed to rise to $99. I've been pleased with the service thus far, after a nightmare of a time trying to get it all set up and working.
    My only problem is with the DVR, which is awful. I challenge anyone to try and fast forward it and land it on what you want. Takes about 5 tries to stop it correctly.
    It is a art but I have it down for the shows I watch regularly.



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