[SATLUG] Time Warner Cable

john mashl jmashl at gmail.com
Wed May 25 13:25:47 CDT 2011


Mark,

depending on your location you might be interested in ranch wireless.
they have an extensive network and are growing like kudzu.

www.ctxu.net/


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> Date: Tue, 24 May 2011 19:46:51 -0500
> From: mark <mark at kandm-solutions.com>
> Subject: Re: Re: [SATLUG] Time Warner Cable
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> I have GVTC and I pay $40 per month for 1.5 Mbs down and 768k up. I can
> not afford their fiber rates. They also filter my ports and will not
> open them unless I buy a static address for an additional $15 a month.
> The only other option is some satellite company which is priced about
> the same.
>
> On Mon, 2011-05-23 at 20:50 +0000, gbear14275 at gmail.com wrote:
>> Hello SATLUG,
>>
>> I pay 40.99 for the top tier cable internet plan with Time Warner Cable
>> month to month... and nothing more. I've found with netflix, hulu and other
>> video offerings available online... who needs cable. I'll sign back up when
>> it makes sense to me... but that probably wont be till all-vid adapters or
>> FTTH at the least.
>>
>> I would like to know if anyone is on GVTC and how their fiber offering is?
>> I just moved from Syracuse to here and miss the $179.99/mo 20/20 business
>> class FIOS I was on.
>>
>> And yes... I would believe it very much that cable companies would inhibit
>> municipalities from getting into the ISP business... too much money and
>> power in that market to let it go easily. Personally I think the
>> infrastructure and content should be separated like with your traditional
>> phone. Don't like your carrier? call and switch and keep all the same
>> equipment, just change who you pay.
>>
>> Very Respectfully,
>> Garrett Heaton
>>
>> PS Any body to freelance LAMP work? Looking for a sysadmin and/or developer
>> to maintain a low volume online text based gaming site...
>>
>> On , MKDavis Jr <gtmo321 at earthlink.net> wrote:
>> > Thank you to those of you who shared your thought and insights. Time
>> > Warner channel 23 is now one of the c-span that I apparently previously
>> > enjoyed.
>>
>> > My concern is with absence of choice in the move and the arbitrary action
>> > of Time Warner. What ever I programs I had - is it not reasonable to
>> > expect to keep them if they are still available?
>>
>> > ISP speed - we are slower than what Country(es)? Why?
>>
>> > Do I/we have options - AT&T is my other option - For the life of me, I've
>> > never believed that the copper wired TELCo could deliver meaningful
>> > INTERNET speed over slightly twisted pairs that was installed in my house
>> > in 1978. Fiber is the answer, however AT&T appear to betting their future
>> > on 'wireless'. Is it true that some is Austin, who claim to hate big
>> > government is actively trying to prevent local government from getting in
>> > the internet provider game for their citizens?
>>
>>
>>
>> > Is it true that "The american consumer will tolerate anything and pay for
>> > the privilege"? Egypt anyone - Eli Pariser: Beware online "filter
>> > bubbles" | Video on TED.com.
>>
>>
>>
>> > Mike
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> > On 05/17/2011 02:32 PM, Nate wrote:
>>
>>
>> > OT
>>
>> > Is there anyone else out there who is paying a princely sum and don'ta
>> > want digital box..so much for cable deregulation and "more competition".
>> > I received this from Time Warner cable when I noticed that the c-span
>> > channels went missing:
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> > I think we need a definition for 'princely sum.' I pay $125+tax for
>> > 1-cable box; 1-dvr; all the channels except HBO, Showtime, etc.; home
>> > phone; internet (20Mbs down, 5Mbs up). Others may consider that highway
>> > robbery, but I think that is a fair price for what I get. What I don't
>> > like is the two-year contract I had to agree to so that I would get that
>> > price, but as long as the price is fixed there shouldn't be a problem.
>>
>>
>>
>> > Keep in mind that if you aren't happy with your service, depending on
>> > where you live, there are options - AT&T, DirecTV, Dish, Grande, etc.
>>
>>
>>
>> > Now, if you want to talk about princely sums, lets talk about the mobile
>> > telcos...
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> > ~Nate
>>
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> Message: 2
> Date: Wed, 25 May 2011 02:59:38 -0500
> From: Christopher Connell <connell.christopher at yahoo.com>
> Subject: RE: [SATLUG] Time Warner Cable
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> I'm pretty sure Time warner did it to put nick (39), disney (42) and cartoon network (45) near each other.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: MKDavis Jr <gtmo321 at earthlink.net>
> Sent: Monday, May 23, 2011 3:17 PM
> To: satlug at satlug.org
> Subject: Re: [SATLUG] Time Warner Cable
>
> Thank you to those of you who shared your thought and insights.   Time
> Warner channel 23 is now one of the c-span that I apparently previously
> enjoyed.
> My concern is with absence of choice in the move and the arbitrary
> action of Time Warner. What ever  I programs I had - is it not
> reasonable to expect to keep them if they are still available?
> ISP speed - we are slower than what Country(es)?  Why?
> Do I/we have options - AT&T is my other option - For the life of me,
> I've never believed that the copper wired TELCo could deliver meaningful
> INTERNET speed over slightly twisted pairs that was installed in my
> house in 1978.  Fiber is the answer, however AT&T appear to betting
> their future on 'wireless'.  Is it true that some  is Austin, who claim
> to hate big government is actively trying to prevent local government
> from getting in the internet provider game for their citizens?
>
> Is it true that "The american consumer will tolerate anything and pay
> for the privilege"? Egypt anyone -   Eli Pariser: Beware online "filter
> bubbles" | Video on TED.com.
>
> Mike
>
>
> On 05/17/2011 02:32 PM, Nate wrote:
>>> OT
>>> Is there  anyone else out there who is paying a princely sum and
>>> don't a want digital box..so much for cable deregulation and "more
>>> competition".  I received this from  Time Warner cable when I noticed
>>> that the c-span channels went missing:
>>
>>
>> I think we need a definition for 'princely sum.' I pay $125+tax for
>> 1-cable box; 1-dvr; all the channels except HBO, Showtime, etc.; home
>> phone; internet (20Mbs down, 5Mbs up). Others may consider that
>> highway robbery, but I think that is a fair price for what I get. What
>> I don't like is the two-year contract I had to agree to so that I
>> would get that price, but as long as the price is fixed there
>> shouldn't be a problem.
>>
>> Keep in mind that if you aren't happy with your service, depending on
>> where you live, there are options - AT&T, DirecTV, Dish, Grande, etc.
>>
>> Now, if you want to talk about pri
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