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135 11 October 12, 2019 at 03:05 PM
Xfinity put the last nail in the coffin today by making one of the channels I watch a subscription channel and I am thinking of moving to Dish.
They say I can save $33 a month with the lineup I had before today. That they have a 6 LMB dish that weather in most cases will not stop the picture being broadcast.

For anyone that has this service how do you like it and for you is it better than the cable service you had?

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Xfinity put the last nail in the coffin today by making one of the channels I watch a subscription channel and I am thinking of moving to Dish.
They say I can save $33 a month with the lineup I had before today. That they have a 6 LMB dish that weather in most cases will not stop the picture being broadcast.

For anyone that has this service how do you like it and for you is it better than the cable service you had?

Can't speak to Dish, but I would look into DTV as well as they usually have a better selection esp wrt sports and the usual set of sign up offers that can be pretty good if you hit them at the right time. The satellite companies will do the same thing as the cable companies though and nickel and dime you over time and tack on fees so you really have to ask for a detailed bill to get the final charges per month to do a comparison. They will also whack you once the offer expires and you will have to either ask for a better deal from their retentions department or just move on to another provider.
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tenant just told me that Dish hasn't raised the price of their package. Said its been what they said it would be. DTV, that's another story. My 35$ dtvnow is now 53$. I already left DTV when the price was more than what was agreed on. And canceling that was like canceling AOL

The signal loss is really nothing to worry about now.. unless you get a crap connection to the sats
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I had Direct before getting Xfinity. I didn't like their lack of Customer service, that is what caused me to leave them.
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Most people I know have Dish or DirecTV. Cable has never been available, neither has high speed uncapped internet other than satellite or Verizon wireless, few people stream.

I had Dish 11 years, got it right after c-band. I self-installed it, upgraded the dish once. I switched to DirecTV for deals, not issues. Direct has worked with me to keep discounts going so haven't switched back, I've had them upgrade equipment at no cost. Never had to use customer service with either, other than arguing for better deals. Heavy snow or very heavy rain can take it out, more if you have a poor install. Rarely here, but I don't get around to watching much TV. I've never heard of anyone I know having any major issues with either.

Both occasionally lose channels while renegotiating contracts.

I got the discontinued prepaid Verizon jetpack plan that's actually unlimited at high speed, so there's a possibility I'll drop Direct for YouTube TV (Hulu Live doesn't get along well with mobile connections at home).
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