[Vision2020] A Spectrum is now Haunting the Palouse!

Ron Force ronforce at gmail.com
Fri Sep 23 10:38:04 PDT 2016

Nick, it's $29.99 for *each* of the three services, plus taxes, fees, etc.
And you have to take all three. Yes, the ad was misleading unless you read
it very carefully.

Ron Force
Moscow Idaho USA

On Fri, Sep 23, 2016 at 10:06 AM, Nicholas Gier <ngier006 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Good Morning Visionaries:
> I'm sure many of you saw the slick ad for Spectrum, the replacement for
> Time Warner Cable.  The front page offer was too good to be true: TV +
> Internet + Voice for $29.99/month.
> I'm currently paying $93/month for about 9 channels and internet, so I
> thought I would call.
> The woman and her supervisor had never heard of this deal, but they did
> offer me equivalent service for $130/month!  Needless to say, I lost my
> temper and went on a rant about cable monopolies and how other countries
> offer far superior service--either as a public service (South Korea with
> the highest speeds in the world) or the UK, where many companies offer
> competitive prices in most markets.
> For those not using Time Warner/Spectrum, what services are you using and
> how is the speed and reliability?  How is Frontier working out for those
> who have it?
> A specter is indeed haunting the Palouse, but it is not Communism; rather,
> it is monopolistic capitalism.
> Still steaming from Spectrum's Scam,
> nfg
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