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Old 04-26-02, 08:24 AM
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Cable Modem and Free Cable Question?

When we moved into our home last year we found that we were recieving free cable TV. I want to get Cable internet access now but dont want the cable company to knock out my cable.is there some way around this?
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Old 04-26-02, 08:38 AM
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If your cable company doesn't have you listed when you sign up they'll probably want to run a line, etc... You might want disconnect and hide the cables going to the TVs if they come.

Otherwise, most cable companies will supply a "self install" kit for you to do it yourself.

They will charge you more for the cable modem since you're not a cable TV subscriber. Usually it's $10/month more.

Good Luck!
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Old 04-26-02, 09:22 AM
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I used to get free cable, including movie channels when I first got @home. When I moved to my house, I had free basic but not movie channels. When mediacomm bought at&t here, they gave everyone free really basic cable, a few channels and about 15 channels of home shopping. Oh well, I have the dish anyway.

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Old 04-28-02, 07:03 AM
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hmmm

you can go ADSL if its avail.
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I'm closing this because it is essentially a discussion of how to steal cable services.
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