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Old 11-16-2014, 07:38 PM
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xfinity....good/bad?

Have att now looking to change....
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Old 11-16-2014, 07:41 PM
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How old are the lines in your neighborhood? If they laid new lines lately you'll like the bump in internet speeds.
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Old 11-17-2014, 08:47 AM
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Can't talk to Comcast but I had Uverse and switched to Charter cable mostly because my Uverse quit working. There was a lot to like about Uverse from the operations side. The equipment was newer and the recording options were much better IMO. Centralized DVR and the ability to watch recorded shows on any TV in the house was nice. The cable guide was also much better and the wireless receivers were definitely a plus for us.

The down side was paying a premium for comparatively slow Internet access. My picture and sound quality also seem to be much better on cable than with Uverse. Add to all this a roughly $25 a month less locked in contact for a year and I'll live with the lame DVR and cable guide.
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Old 11-17-2014, 09:12 AM
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Comcast cable internet is a lot faster than Uverse.

TV will not be as easy to work.

Comcast customer service will be horrible!

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Old 11-17-2014, 10:39 AM
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Comcast cable internet is a lot faster than Uverse.

TV will not be as easy to work.

Comcast customer service will be horrible!

JG
oddly have had cable since the 80's never had a customer service problem - I have lived in newer neighborhoods.. I hear/read that makes a real difference.
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Old 11-17-2014, 11:18 AM
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Comcast cable internet is a lot faster than Uverse.

TV will not be as easy to work.

Comcast customer service will be horrible!

JG

^^^

that in a nut shell - internet speed is the ONLY plus.

We are now uverse customers and once we ironed out the bugs it works very well for all the reasons already mentioned I like being able to ditch the cpontroller and use my iphone to control and even watch tv on.

RE: Bugs - The boxes seemed to beed to be rebooted every other day for about a week or two - now they run flawlessly 6 mos later.

I switched because comcast customer service LITERALLY threw food at me as I walked into their store (They didnt know me or why I was there but they found out quickly after that)

I've never restrained myself quite so well in my life.
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Old 11-17-2014, 12:07 PM
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Comcast customer service is so bad you will wonder how they stay in business. Expect them to hike your rates once your intro 1-year deal is up. They will continue to hike them every few months until you call and spend a frustrating 2 hours on the phone.
The new equipment is pretty nice and internet is the fastest around here.

I ditched TV all together... just have Uverse internet, $40/month. Wife watches her 2 shows on Hulu or netflix and I haven't turned the TV on in 8 months.
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Old 11-17-2014, 01:14 PM
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Thanks for the replys...I'm sick of uverse it's awfull..sometimes the screen freezes. And there costumer service sucks..
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I have Xfinity and wish I still had ATT. I really don't like Xfinity at all. Internet is unreliable and goes out all the time. My wife uses a Verizon wireless card when she has to work from home because it's so unreliable. You can only record 2 channels at the same time and you can't watch anything other than one of those channels. I would like to have ATT back.
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Old 11-17-2014, 03:37 PM
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