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Old 06-25-2015, 06:08 PM   #21
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Another twist , Verizon sends be a postcard, 50 speed FIOS internet for $30 ? mo. on a 2 year contract. Well below the $53 mo. I was quoted on the phone. Might go for it.

That's 50% more $ than dsl, but 50 times faster.

Don't see how I would need anything faster than 3 on download speed for surfing the net and youtube.


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Old 06-25-2015, 07:46 PM   #22
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Just dumped TWC after over 15 years of subscribing. The cost of it was ridiculous. I can't complain over the quality of the cable, phone, internet, etc. However, they are very smug in charging/gouging you for it.
I happily dropped them two months ago and went with Cincinnati Bell Fioptics. I have the same service/channels for less than half the price I was paying TWC. I hope TWC goes under. They're horrible at customer service.

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Old 09-16-2015, 08:00 AM   #23
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Seeing the " Bait n switch " thread reminded me to check the status of the credit card dispute I filed on Time Warner in July. Discover credited my statement, so far Time Warner has not respond to Discover, so I believe the credit will stand.

Using credit card for payment sure seems to add a nice firewall with a merchant/ service provider who goes into " Stupid / Arrogant / Not-A-Clue Mode ".
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Old 09-16-2015, 08:09 AM   #24
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I have been stuck with TWC for about 25 years but my last CS call resulted in me receiving a $30/month reduction for the same service. I like them a little more now. I still do not understand their pricing system. Probably never will.
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Old 09-16-2015, 08:15 AM   #25
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I actually like my Time Warner internet service. It's been very reliable and rarely goes down except for a few times when the weather was stormy. My only other choice for high speed internet is Verizon Fios and they are extremely overpriced (close to double the Time Warner price) where I live. I'll stick with Time Warner as long as they keep allowing me to call in and renegotiate my monthly rate every 6 to 12 months.
I still like Time Warner. They usually lower my rate when I call into their customer service after a rate increase. They recently upgraded my internet speed from 15/1 gbps to 50/5 gbps for no extra charge. Can't beat that. The call to customer service to switch out to a faster modem took about 10-15 minutes with no problems. Last time they raised my monthly rate, I was able to call them and get it lowered to $29.99 per month...about half of what Verizon FIOS wants for their cheapest internet only service in my area of Dallas.
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Old 09-16-2015, 11:16 AM   #26
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I don't know how Time Warner could be any worse than Comcast. I have bill discrepancies about every 60 days on my 3 accounts. The India sourced phone representatives have authority to make adjustments, where our local service reps. cannot help us in person.

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