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    Mediacom sucks

    On the bright side, at least it got through the ISU game before the cable tv decided to completely stop working.


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    Re: Mediacom sucks

    I love their "our service doesn't waiver or pixelate during snow and rain" commercial.



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    Re: Mediacom sucks

    Quote Originally Posted by theantiAIRBHG View Post
    I love their "our service doesn't waiver or pixelate during snow and rain" commercial.
    Nah...the best ones are the "OMG a person actually answered the phone!" commercials. Because of location and the way our land lies we are stuck with Mediacom...and if there's a problem you can be on hold forever. When I get the phone tree asking all the questions, I answer every question with "representative, please"...gets you to a live person a lot quicker (even though half the time they can't do jack for you).



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    Quote Originally Posted by ImJustKCClone View Post
    Nah...the best ones are the "OMG a person actually answered the phone!" commercials. Because of location and the way our land lies we are stuck with Mediacom...and if there's a problem you can be on hold forever. When I get the phone tree asking all the questions, I answer every question with "representative, please"...gets you to a live person a lot quicker (even though half the time they can't do jack for you).
    At this point I wish I was on hold forever. Not only does my cable not work, when I call them it's either busy, or they disconnect me because their "call volume". I just gave up. Part of me just wants to keep calling them to keep their lines jammed up.


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    Re: Mediacom sucks

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonesince78 View Post
    At this point I wish I was on hold forever. Not only does my cable not work, when I call them it's either busy, or they disconnect me because their "call volume". I just gave up. Part of me just wants to keep calling them to keep their lines jammed up.
    I just assumed that whenever the cable went out customer service just took the phone off the hook.



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    Re: Mediacom sucks

    If we combined all the "mediacom sucks" threads I think it would rival the RV super-thread.



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    Re: Mediacom sucks

    Mediacom is the worst television/phone company in the country. I read that in a Consumer Reports once. Verizon FIOS surprisingly had very high rankings wherever you have to live to get their services.


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    Re: Mediacom sucks

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonesince78 View Post
    At this point I wish I was on hold forever. Not only does my cable not work, when I call them it's either busy, or they disconnect me because their "call volume". I just gave up. Part of me just wants to keep calling them to keep their lines jammed up.
    Are you saying your cable is STILL out? Mine's on...rural Story County...



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    Re: Mediacom sucks

    Looks like I'll be starting season 2 of House of Cards tonight. (I was planning too already.)



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    Quote Originally Posted by ImJustKCClone View Post
    Are you saying your cable is STILL out? Mine's on...rural Story County...
    It's been out since about 2:30-3:00. Clive/Waukee area.


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    Re: Mediacom sucks

    Ah - yours is Des Moines based. I deal with the Ames folks. Sorry, pal. Time to break out a movie, I guess.



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    Re: Mediacom sucks

    John Walters ‏@JWcyclonestv 1h
    Due to a Mediacom service interruption in Des Moines and surrounding areas, our Cyclones.tv channel is currently off the air.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Cydar View Post
    I just assumed that whenever the cable went out customer service just took the phone off the hook.
    They actually basically do that now. They'll have a recorded message say 'there is an outage in your area and we are working to fix it. please call back later



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    Mediacom Support@MediacomSupport 1h
    We are currently aware of a service interruption in Des Moines and surrounding areas. We are working to get this resolved. *JB





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    Re: Mediacom sucks

    Was hoping to catch the Baylor vs KSU game. Thanks again Mediacom!


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