[opendtv] Re: IP-Based TV Will Revolutionize Entertainment

  • From: Bob Miller <bob@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 02 May 2005 14:29:40 -0400

We have just switched to TWC in NYC and have their HD 8300 which works 
very well IMO.

Bob Miller

BTW just received first of hopefully five 8-VSB receivers (5th gen LG 
with new front end). Will post a pic of this prototype soon.

John Shutt wrote:

>But Doc, unless you live in an apartment that faces north, Time Warner has 
>two competitors already - Dish and DirecTV.
>I keep comparing my Comcast with the two dishes, and even though both now 
>offer my local-into-local channels I still have to pay about the same with 
>any of the three systems to get the channels I want to watch.
>I doubt that any Telco offering would be priced any differently, after the 
>introductory period.
>John Shutt
>----- Original Message ----- 
>From: "John McClenny" <jamcclenny@xxxxxxxxx>
>>Surely you jest.  I have Time Warner cable now - they are overpriced
>>and the usability of the STB is marginal at best.  A competing system
>>would get my business in a minute.  They don't have any exclusive
>>content that the telcos can't get.   Their DVR software is inept at
>>best and the general UI sucks.

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