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    TV in dorms?

    What kind of cable is there in the dorms?



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    Re: TV in dorms?

    Standard Mediacom package



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    Re: TV in dorms?

    It was the standard channels back when I was in Freddy. My TV was also able to pick up the main broadcast channels in HD.


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    Re: TV in dorms?

    Standard cable. If you want more HD, go to mediacom on South Dayton Ave and get a HD receiver. It costs 11.20/month.



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    Re: TV in dorms?

    What kind of channels are those? How many?



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    Re: TV in dorms?

    I remember my freshman year (wow...was that 10 years ago?!?!?!) we ended up with HBO. You were supposed to pay extra for it, but somehow everybody got it for free. Got to watch Band of Brothers - good stuff!



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    Re: TV in dorms?

    Quote Originally Posted by CloneState1028 View Post
    What kind of channels are those? How many?
    Channel Lineup - Mediacom

    It's the broadcast basic, family cable, digital broadcast basic, digital family cable, and digital HD broadcast basic, if your tv can get all of those.



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    Re: TV in dorms?

    Lot of your basic cable channels. Lot of HD channels too. Sometimes hard to find(they are all in the 50's, 52-1 52-2 52-3 etc...)

    Really all you need.



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    Re: TV in dorms?

    Quote Originally Posted by Goothrey View Post
    Lot of your basic cable channels. Lot of HD channels too. Sometimes hard to find(they are all in the 50's, 52-1 52-2 52-3 etc...)

    Really all you need.
    Those are digital, not HD. The only HD channels you will get will be ABC, CBS, NBC, and Fox (which I'm not sure if it is always HD, but it is for NFL football at least on 17-1)



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    Re: TV in dorms?

    Quote Originally Posted by Rhoadhoused View Post
    Those are digital, not HD. The only HD channels you will get will be ABC, CBS, NBC, and Fox (which I'm not sure if it is always HD, but it is for NFL football at least on 17-1)
    outrageous


    Then digital is a giant improvement over standard. I probably wouldn't be able to tell the difference between digital and HD.



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    Re: TV in dorms?

    you should be getting your academics in line before you worry about tv.

    im just being a jerk off.



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    Re: TV in dorms?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cytom5 View Post
    you should be getting your academics in line before you worry about tv.

    im just being a jerk off.


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    Re: TV in dorms?

    Quote Originally Posted by cycarob View Post
    Channel Lineup - Mediacom

    It's the broadcast basic, family cable, digital broadcast basic, digital family cable, and digital HD broadcast basic, if your tv can get all of those.
    Other than the TV, what do I need to bring in order to get the cable service? Just that cord (forgot the name) that connects into the wall?



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    Re: TV in dorms?

    Yes, just some Coax Cable.


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    Re: TV in dorms?

    Quote Originally Posted by Rhoadhoused View Post
    Those are digital, not HD. The only HD channels you will get will be ABC, CBS, NBC, and Fox (which I'm not sure if it is always HD, but it is for NFL football at least on 17-1)
    That's all I need.


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