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Paying To Watch TV Ad's

  1. #1

    Posts : 25
    Windows 10

    Paying To Watch TV Ad's

    I just posted a message on the "Comcast forum" and would like to know if you agree? here is the message:
    Hello to all subscribers,

    You all pay a premium to watch the shows that is not on regular tv ( antenna reception) and the differance is you have to put up with as many as 5 commercials on the channel of your choice.

    For me, I finally got fed up with these commercials. Now I want all to think about this. Why should we as customers have to listen to commercials if we are paying a premium for cable tv?
    Are the networks which also include Comcast and Verizon and perhaps others getting greedy by accepting an arrangement by manufacturers to push these ad's on us and filling their bank account?
    It's time all of us start complaining or look for options.
    The point is: When I watch regular tv, I did not have to pay for it, dispite the ad's.

    SO what do windows 8 members thihk about this? I think its about time we start some type of reprisal. As of now I Am looking at my options.

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  2. #2

    Posts : 25
    Windows 10

    Well I decided I do not need their phone service nor their cable. Some of the shows on cable, I can view using the internet and using electronic means to send the signal to my tv. I will not miss getting 230 channels because I do not have 230 televisions. Now I have to wait until my subscription runs out before I can downgrade. I will still be exposed to commercials but at least I am not paying for them. For phone service, I will use my cell phone provider for personal and business calls.
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