[opendtv] Re: Fewer than 2 Million have OTA DTV in US

  • From: "John Willkie" <johnwillkie@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 25 Dec 2006 10:39:13 -0800

Sounds like you were an early "de-adopter".

John Willkie

> -----Original Message-----
> From: opendtv-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:opendtv-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> On Behalf Of Tom Barry
> Sent: Monday, December 25, 2006 5:58 AM
> To: opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [opendtv] Re: Fewer than 2 Million have OTA DTV in US
> Oops, typo.
> That should have read (about) 10 years ago that I canceled D*.  At first
> they had a plan designed for people also keeping basic cable.  It
> economically offered things like (IIRC) CNBC, CNN/Fn, and ZDTV in an
> inexpensive package.  They they moved a couple of these out of that
> package so I'd need the Total Choice package in order to get all of
> them.  It was somewhat confusing at the time since their web page was
> still advertising all of those channels as being in my package and it
> took a number of tech support phone calls to find why I was suddenly not
> getting some channels.  So I canceled.
> But I believe all that does come under the definition and curse of
> re-tiering, which I consider a sort of delayed bait & switch.
> - Tom

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