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    Cable vs. Direct TV? Which is better?

    I currently have Charter Cable. I'm considering Direct TV and might get the full court package. Anyone with experience switching over. Do you wish you had cable back or happy with the move? Or visa versa.



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    Re: Cable vs. Direct TV? Which is better?

    Hopefully Direct TV. My roommate just signed up for that today. NFL Sunday ticket baby!


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    Re: Cable vs. Direct TV? Which is better?

    lol, this isn't even debatable, its Directv. I made the switch a few years back and was ****** at myself for staying with Mediacom for so long.



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    Re: Cable vs. Direct TV? Which is better?

    Quote Originally Posted by M3MEPLEASE View Post
    lol, this isn't even debatable, its Directv. I made the switch a few years back and was ****** at myself for staying with Mediacom for so long.
    Agreed. I was gonna say "Is this a serious question", but I didn't want to sound like a ********.



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    Re: Cable vs. Direct TV? Which is better?

    if you want a referral card for directv send me a pm. It will earn us each a $100 credit!



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    Re: Cable vs. Direct TV? Which is better?

    Just switched from Mediascam to Directv last week. Should have done it years ago. Sports pack FTW!



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    Re: Cable vs. Direct TV? Which is better?

    Quote Originally Posted by ketelmeister View Post
    I currently have Charter Cable. I'm considering Direct TV and might get the full court package. Anyone with experience switching over. Do you wish you had cable back or happy with the move? Or visa versa.
    If you want Full Court for ISU games, I don't think you really need it anymore with espn3 and cyclones.tv (clonezone). I had FC for years but I don't think I'll get it this year because it doesn't offer me anything anymore.



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    Re: Cable vs. Direct TV? Which is better?

    Kicked Mediacom out of my house in 1998 and have never looked back. I've had very few problems with Directv and when I have they have always taken care of them, and I've usually picked up something free from them because of the problem.

    When ordering, order from Directv, don't go through a third party. The one time I had a third party they were terrible, luckily Directv realized this and immediately sent their own people out to fix the problem.



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    Re: Cable vs. Direct TV? Which is better?

    I just recently got Direct TV and love it. But, there is one thing I don't get. With the sports pack (which I have) you're supposed to get ESPN Classic but it says I'm not subscribed when I go to the channel. Does anybody else have this?


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    Re: Cable vs. Direct TV? Which is better?

    From a sports fan perspective, Directv is a no brainer. Sports Pack, NFL Sunday Ticket, etc. And during special events like the Masters, US Open, NASCAR, etc they have 5-6 free channels (mix, dedicated hold, dedicated group, leaders, etc) with really in depth coverage.

    You will pay a little more but its worth it IMO.



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    Re: Cable vs. Direct TV? Which is better?

    Had DirectTV when I lived in Kansas City. The only downfall to Direct TV is it goes out when there is a storm. Some years not so bad, others, seems like it was every day in the Spring.



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    Re: Cable vs. Direct TV? Which is better?

    No doubt that DirecTV is the best provider out there...but you will pay for it for sure! Just like a car...you want the smoothest ride out there...get out your wallet! After the first year of discounts expires...it can make it tough to justify the expense. But as I said...it is the best out there.



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    Re: Cable vs. Direct TV? Which is better?

    Quote Originally Posted by JBone84 View Post
    Just switched from Mediascam to Directv last week. Should have done it years ago. Sports pack FTW!
    I also just switched from mediacom to directv a couple weeks ago, and it blows my mind how much better it is in comparison... on the conservative side, i'd say the dvr alone is about 100x better than mediacom's



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    Re: Cable vs. Direct TV? Which is better?

    Quote Originally Posted by cyfanatic View Post
    After the first year of discounts expires...it can make it tough to justify the expense.
    It's for this very reason that I'm considering dropping my DirecTV once football season is over. The $$$ I send them each month could be put to better use.



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    Re: Cable vs. Direct TV? Which is better?

    after my "new customer promo period" for my cable provider here my bill jacked up 65$ a month so I called and they said if I upgraded my internet from 10mbps to 20mbps i'd go back down to the promo amount for the next 3 years.

    i hate cable companies.




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