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    Quote Originally Posted by Old Tex View Post
    I've had direct TV & I've had Dish Network & over time their price increases just plain pissed me off. It seemed like another increase was always just around the corner. We switched to Suddenlink cable a few years back. My wife complained just yesterday that they weren't as cheap as when we started out. But in their defense we added a Tivo a while back which increased the price. I have to say that I like Suddenlink better than both of the dish services. Within the last month they rewarded me with a couple of months of free movie channels (2) & upgraded my internet speed for free. I like that.
    I have found calling up and threatening to leave can result in a lower price. I left anyways.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Conservative Libertarian View Post
    Does it have OAN?
    Not that I know but then I haven't looked either. I only heard of OAN a couple of months ago around here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NuYawka View Post
    Do what my wife did... Dump DirecTV like the pure junk it is (and has ALWAYS been) and start using Roku streaming over your WiFi connection. We've been doing that for about a year now and I don't miss cable anywhere near as much as I thought I would.
    Where do I get it? I can hook it up? I have a land line. Do I need to get more speed?

    Quote Originally Posted by NuYawka View Post
    Roku over the home WiFi has been working quite well for my wife and I over the past few months.
    I haven't had much to complain about regarding this set-up (and I love complaining).
    Where do you get it? What does it cost? Can I hook it up?
    Quote Originally Posted by Kris P Bacon View Post
    My TV is not "smart" (a couple years old and cost 160$) You can get and HDMI cable for 10$ and hook your computer to your TV and whatever you can pull up, plays on the TV.
    I already have the hdmi cable running to my PC. So that's a start, right?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Trinnity View Post
    Where do I get it? I can hook it up? I have a land line. Do I need to get more speed?


    Where do you get it? What does it cost? Can I hook it up?
    I already have the hdmi cable running to my PC. So that's a start, right?
    Yep, you got it turned on? On my remote, I go to "input" and select
    computer" yours may say computer or HDMI. When you are done, unhook from the computer if using antenna TV, it messes up reception.

    I have been streaming free, live TV from this site Big Bird found.

    USTV247.com - Watch your favorite TV channels from United States
    Last edited by Kris P Bacon; 11-18-2018 at 05:18 PM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rutabaga View Post
    i just noticed, that site just added more than a dozen channels..hbo/showtime, cable only shows, still free.
    Right on

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