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    I'm thinking of doing the unthinkable

    Anyone here a Qwest / Direct TV user like me who is thinking of going back to mediacom?

    - I am tried of missing all of the ISU coverage that mediacom provides.

    - I am tired of Qwests crappy internet. It is supposed to be 1.5, but is usually like .9.

    Anyone in the same boat?



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    Re: I'm thinking of doing the unthinkable

    I'm not sure anything could ever drive me back to Mediacom, short of moving to an apartment building that doesn't allow satellite...


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    Re: I'm thinking of doing the unthinkable

    I've toyed with the idea for the last couple years, but just can't go back. Also found out fiber is coming, although it keeps getting bumped back, to my area.


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    Re: I'm thinking of doing the unthinkable

    Just did that in June. My two years was up. I still miss some things about Directv, but I love seeing games on Mediacom connections, and the internet speed is 10x what I had with Qwest. When they asked me why I changed, I noted the difference there, and they had no comeback.



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    Re: I'm thinking of doing the unthinkable

    Tonight is the last game that Mediacom will have all season, I believe.


    Last edited by chuckd4735; 12-21-2010 at 09:29 AM.

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    Re: I'm thinking of doing the unthinkable

    I really thought this thread was going to be about how you were going to leave the kids at school for the third time this year.



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    Re: I'm thinking of doing the unthinkable

    Don't get me started on qwest, since July I've had over 100 calls to them for problems with my internet dropping constantly. They've sent out 9 different techs a total of 13 times and nothing has been resolved, heck they don't even seem to care. The worst part is they are my only option for high speed internet where I live.



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    Re: I'm thinking of doing the unthinkable

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    I'm not sure anything could ever drive me back to Mediacom, short of moving to an apartment building that doesn't allow satellite...
    I think it's illegal to ban satellites totally now


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    Re: I'm thinking of doing the unthinkable

    I thought about it but than I just purchased ESPN Full court and see all the games that way



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    Re: I'm thinking of doing the unthinkable

    i have the Full Court package for $100 and have missed nothing!



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    Re: I'm thinking of doing the unthinkable

    Quote Originally Posted by heitclone View Post
    Don't get me started on qwest, since July I've had over 100 calls to them for problems with my internet dropping constantly. They've sent out 9 different techs a total of 13 times and nothing has been resolved, heck they don't even seem to care. The worst part is they are my only option for high speed internet where I live.
    That sucks, I can count on one hand the # of times I've lost internet with qwest over 10 years.


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    Re: I'm thinking of doing the unthinkable

    Full Court + Clone Zone= No missed games this season


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    Re: I'm thinking of doing the unthinkable

    The wife and I are in this very discussion. DirecTV/Qwest has gotten too expensive. The incentive to switching now is less $$, faster internet speeds, more Phone functionality. Also, the rumors I have heard about SundayTicket no longer being exclusive to DirectTV has given me hope that this move will not suck.


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    Re: I'm thinking of doing the unthinkable

    Quote Originally Posted by erikbj View Post
    i have the Full Court package for $100 and have missed nothing!
    Until tonight...

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    Tonight's game vs. Chicago State will be broadcast by Mediacom. The game was originally scheduled to be a part of the ESPN3/ESPN Full Court package, but it will NOT be shown on those two outlets after a schedule change by ESPN.



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    Personally i can't give up the HD, looks like **** on my tv in sd.


    I don't do signatures. Blondes, brunettes, and red heads are a different story.

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