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    More Mediacom complaining

    I was visiting my parents in Oskaloosa this past weekend and they told me that they were getting a new digital cable and high speed internet package (switching from Mediacom). Musco Lighting provides the residents with fiber!! are you kidding me? and look at the price -
    Double Play Package C
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    Digital TV & Music
    $64.85/month
    Check out the channel list:
    Channel List - Digital TV & Music - Services & Pricing - MCG - Local and long distance phone service, high-speed Internet access, and digital TV service for your home and business around Oskaloosa, Iowa

    (I just threw up a little in my mouth)



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    Re: More Mediacom complaining

    Settle down Clone Back. Vomiting in your mouth could cause harm to your system.


    JUST KIDDING.


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    Re: More Mediacom complaining

    But did you see that line up!!! that's like a 'boy band' cable line up. ESPNU, NFL Channel, BIG 10, Midwest Sports (Cubs games) ...


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    Re: More Mediacom complaining

    Perhaps you should move to Oskie, play golf all day, and hangout with "The Sherriff" at Hardee's.

    Just an idea.




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    Re: More Mediacom complaining

    Can they come to Des Moines?



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    Re: More Mediacom complaining

    I would but the service at that hardee's is soo slow... (ie. Dean Pennel slow)
    and seriously 2 posts? are you kidding me..


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    Re: More Mediacom complaining

    I only reply when I think I have something to add. I avoid the DMac threads which is half the site. I also avoid the EIU threads which is seriously about 25% of the site. I enjoy the rest of the threads but don't want to waste people's time with my worthless, uninformed remarks. You should probably allow personal messages so we don't have to waste people's time on this thread anymore. Later.



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    Re: More Mediacom complaining

    Quote Originally Posted by cycloneG View Post
    I only reply when I think I have something to add. I avoid the DMac threads which is half the site. I also avoid the EIU threads which is seriously about 25% of the site. I enjoy the rest of the threads but don't want to waste people's time with my worthless, uninformed remarks. You should probably allow personal messages so we don't have to waste people's time on this thread anymore. Later.
    15 Mb download/ 1 up. The have it switched around on one of their pages. They advertise 1Mb down and 15 up.

    That is insanely fast.

    You also have to run Cat5 Cable to each receiver you want hooked up in the house or you will all be watching the same channel.
    I didn't see anything about HD service also??

    I wonder how long they can hold on to those prices? Fibre is not cheap.


    Last edited by HandSanitizer; 08-15-2007 at 11:32 AM.

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    Re: More Mediacom complaining

    Looks to be a good deal. Although i don't see any HD channels.

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    Re: More Mediacom complaining

    Quote Originally Posted by HandSanitizer View Post
    I wonder how long they can hold on to those prices? Fibre is not cheap.
    Didn't McCleod do fiber in a bunch of neighborhoods in Cedar Rapids? I seem to recall that being their pitch, in competition to Qwest.



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    Re: More Mediacom complaining

    Mediacom in Cedar Falls just raised their rates from $43 for Family Cable to $52 I think. Basically the same thing provided by the municipal utility is $38.


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    Re: More Mediacom complaining

    Quit Throwing up in your mouth Karen Carpenter.

    I have Direct T.V. I have not complained in about 3 years. One time I missed the end of a game on ESPN classic because of a massive thunderstorm, I knew who won already so I was not to disappointed. I still won the bet with my wife that we could beat Kansas. Good thing she did not realize it was on CLassic.



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    Re: More Mediacom complaining

    I just got an ad in my email saying that, if you sign up for DirecTV HD at Best Buy, you get a free 19" Philips HD TV. Unfortunately, I signed up for the package over a year ago, so it doesn't help me.


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    Re: More Mediacom complaining

    These little towns routinely have better communications that the bigger "cities" in Iowa.

    I worked for Iowa Network Services in the late 90's. At the time I had 56k dialup in my new house in a new neighborhood in ankeny, that is all I could get. But my job was to install adsl/sdsl in bumpkin little towns. Some of those guys were getting 6M dsl in 1997. I would have killed to get that. Heck I cannot even get 6M now, best I can do is 1.5M.


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    Re: More Mediacom complaining

    I am surprised at Ankeny....


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