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For OTA TV stuff, use http://tvfool.com like to see what the addresses can get. Just note it is not always accurate like where I live since trees, giant hills, etc. block many channels for me to force to get cable TV.
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At the Spectrum Store in Santa Monica. I just switched from an old TWC Extreme Double with no premiums, Ultimate 100 Upgrade, and a customer owned modem and TWC Movie Pass after my promo discounts went away. I moved to a Spectrum Silver triple play with HBO, SHO and MAX. Yes a triple including home phone and received a new Technicolor Telephony Modem that I won't hook up.

I kept my 100 Mbps internet and a cable card/TA on my TiVo.

The monthly has gone down from $147.27 to $121.11 (all taxes/fees in). I am getting a $30 promo credit monthly which will last for one year, then up to just $10 in 12 months.

So I saved over $25 per month and picked up several premium services. Only glitch was the store clerk turned off my internet modem in favor of the new Technicolor. A quick phone call switched it back. I'll keep the new Technicolor in the closet as long as Google Voice and my two-line Obihai works for home phone. Perhaps I can use it for a third line?
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The monthly has gone down from $147.27 to $121.11 (all taxes/fees in). I am getting a $30 promo credit monthly which will last for one year, then up to just $10 in 12 months.
Is there another fee hike at year 2? A lot of times there is....
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The monthly has gone down from $147.27 to $121.11 (all taxes/fees in). I am getting a $30 promo credit monthly which will last for one year, then up to just $10 in 12 months.

Wait, is the $121 including the $30 monthly credit or before credit?
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Wait, is the $121 including the $30 monthly credit or before credit?
All prices are all in taxes, fees and credits.

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The monthly has gone down from $147.27 to $121.11 (all taxes/fees in). I am getting a $30 promo credit monthly which will last for one year, then up to just $10 in 12 months.
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All prices are all in taxes, fees and credits.
So if you lose your $30 monthly credit after a year, how does it only go up $10 "in 12 months"?

Maybe you meant $30 + $10 = $40 increase after 1 year?
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No $30 to $10 off after 12 months. $10 to zero off year 3.

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At the Spectrum Store in Santa Monica. I just switched from an old TWC Extreme Double with no premiums, Ultimate 100 Upgrade, and a customer owned modem and TWC Movie Pass after my promo discounts went away. I moved to a Spectrum Silver triple play with HBO, SHO and MAX. Yes a triple including home phone and received a new Technicolor Telephony Modem that I won't hook up.

I kept my 100 Mbps internet and a cable card/TA on my TiVo.

The monthly has gone down from $147.27 to $121.11 (all taxes/fees in). I am getting a $30 promo credit monthly which will last for one year, then up to just $10 in 12 months.

So I saved over $25 per month and picked up several premium services. Only glitch was the store clerk turned off my internet modem in favor of the new Technicolor. A quick phone call switched it back. I'll keep the new Technicolor in the closet as long as Google Voice and my two-line Obihai works for home phone. Perhaps I can use it for a third line?
Did you have to switch out your old modem to switch to a Spectrum plan? Can you update us when you get your bill? Heard some people getting promised a promo but when the bill came they were surprised. Did they give you any kind of proof that they gave you that deal?
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Did you have to switch out your old modem to switch to a Spectrum plan?
From what I gather, the modem needs to be changed if it can't deal with the lowest speed plan Spectrum offers in terms of Internet speeds.

My mom had the absolute lowest speed available - I think it was like 10/1 - and when I switched her to Spectrum and she got (I think) 50/5, it needed a new modem.

Not unreasonable.
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Did you have to switch out your old modem to switch to a Spectrum plan? Can you update us when you get your bill? Heard some people getting promised a promo but when the bill came they were surprised. Did they give you any kind of proof that they gave you that deal?
No modem switch. I kept my 100/10 speed. I'm still using my Arris SB6183. I got a Technicolor modem, not using it, its in my closet.

I got billed the day after I switched. I went from Extreme Double (TV/HSD) with Movie Tier to Spectrum Silver Triple. Adding HBO, SHO, MAX. Losing the Encores and a few others.

Seems the CSR at the counter didn't add in the phone when I switched, so it will up as an partial charge on the following month's bill.


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No modem switch. I kept my 100/10 speed. I'm still using my Arris SB6183. I got a Technicolor modem, not using it, its in my closet.

I got billed the day after I switched. I went from Extreme Double (TV/HSD) with Movie Tier to Spectrum Silver Triple. Adding HBO, SHO, MAX. Losing the Encores and a few others.

Seems the CSR at the counter didn't add in the phone when I switched, so it will up as an partial charge on the following month's bill.


03/10/2017 UNLIMITED LONG DISTANCE $26.65
Thanks for sharing your experience and bill. Maybe going to the store is worth a try, the phone experiences sound frustrating.

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