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is the programming data on moxi not showing up for nbcHD for anybody else? the channel comes in but the guide information doesnt?
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is the programming data on moxi not showing up for nbcHD for anybody else? the channel comes in but the guide information doesnt?

I'm getting both in Hickory. Funny aside, tech guy came out and informed me that "we are not allowed to have HD DVR boxes in our truck". Of course he was mistaken and after swapping out a moxi box he realized he was incorrect. He said Charter did not provide much in the way of training, I actually felt sorry for the guy.

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I want to hook up an external HD to my Moxi box. I am told it will only work if the hard drive has a spindle speed of 7200 rpm. Since there are a ton of portable hard drives out there has anyone had success with a particular make and model? Only need about 160 GB or so.

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Has anyone noticed whether Fox Sports Net is still available on QAM by Charter? I'm in Avery County and I know things can be as different as day and night up here, but we *had been* seeing Fox Sports Net (or Fox Sports Carolinas) on our QAM tuner. I'm not exactly sure when it changed. I know we used to see a color bar test pattern at the times when FSN was not on the air. Now, we don't even see that. I saw where the Duke-Boston College basketball game was supposed to be carried on FSN. But, it's not showing up at all on QAM. Is this just the way it is up here, or is anyone else experiencing this?

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Has anyone noticed whether Fox Sports Net is still available on QAM by Charter? I'm in Avery County and I know things can be as different as day and night up here, but we *had been* seeing Fox Sports Net (or Fox Sports Carolinas) on our QAM tuner. I'm not exactly sure when it changed. I know we used to see a color bar test pattern at the times when FSN was not on the air. Now, we don't even see that. I saw where the Duke-Boston College basketball game was supposed to be carried on FSN. But, it's not showing up at all on QAM. Is this just the way it is up here, or is anyone else experiencing this?

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Here in Asheville/Buncombe County, I haven't been able to get FS Carolinas HD on QAM via Charter (at least since I bought my 2nd HDTV last month that has QAM Tuner). We've only been able to get the Big 4, G4, CSPAN2, INSP and the Music Choice channels.

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No, FSN HD is no longer in the clear, as Charter has decided to re-encrypt the signal, at least in the Hickory region.
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Here in Asheville/Buncombe County, I haven't been able to get FS Carolinas HD on QAM via Charter (at least since I bought my 2nd HDTV last month that has QAM Tuner). We've only been able to get the Big 4, G4, CSPAN2, INSP and the Music Choice channels.

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No, FSN HD is no longer in the clear, as Charter has decided to re-encrypt the signal, at least in the Hickory region.

OK. Thanks for the answers guys. Anyone know what happened to take them out of the clear? As pathetic as it sounds, that cuts my hi def viewing in half. We were receiving two HD channels (both on QAM) and now that FSN is gone, it leaves us with only WBTV-HD. What a shame.

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MLB Network HD is now available on channel 717 in the Hickory area.
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MLB Network HD is now available on channel 717 in the Hickory area.

Same for the Upstate SC/Western NC folks, as well. Thanks for the remind, blackcap93.

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My folks live up in Denver NC. I'm helping them get two HDTVs. My dad called Charter and spoke with a CSR who said they have HDDVRs available. He drove up to the Lincolnton center to pick them up... the CSR said "we ain't got no HDDVRs" and continued to BS him and tried to sell him a regular DVR saying that her brother has one on his HDTV and you can't tell a difference.

What the hell is going on with Charter?
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spoke with a CSR

Don't you know that CSR means "clueless service rep"?

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My folks live up in Denver NC. I'm helping them get two HDTVs. My dad called Charter and spoke with a CSR who said they have HDDVRs available. He drove up to the Lincolnton center to pick them up... the CSR said "we ain't got no HDDVRs" and continued to BS him and tried to sell him a regular DVR saying that her brother has one on his HDTV and you can't tell a difference.

What the hell is going on with Charter?

I'm sorry that the CSR misinformed your dad. Please ask him if he remembers who he spoke with in the office. If you can also PM me the info below I'll check the warehouse for availability.

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Thanks! I will get the info and get back to you.
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My folks live up in Denver NC. I'm helping them get two HDTVs. My dad called Charter and spoke with a CSR who said they have HDDVRs available. He drove up to the Lincolnton center to pick them up... the CSR said "we ain't got no HDDVRs" and continued to BS him and tried to sell him a regular DVR saying that her brother has one on his HDTV and you can't tell a difference.

What the hell is going on with Charter?

DON'T let them do it! Charter has horrendous picture quality. The only stations that are acceptable are the HD stations of which there are few. Have them go with either dish or directv.

Charter internet access is ok though...
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DON'T let them do it! Charter has horrendous picture quality. The only stations that are acceptable are the HD stations of which there are few. Have them go with either dish or directv.

Charter internet access is ok though...

Good evening ctwilliams,

Are you having issues with your Charter services? We're here to help.

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Hello Umatter2Charter,

Can you tell me what kind of progress Charter is making for getting Hi Def here in Avery County (Newland in particular)? All of the other places that Charter services in this area are receiving several HD channels. We get ONE HD channel that we pick up via QAM tuner. I'd really like to see something finally get going in this area. Is there any hope for me in this lifetime?

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Hello Umatter2Charter,

Can you tell me what kind of progress Charter is making for getting Hi Def here in Avery County (Newland in particular)? All of the other places that Charter services in this area are receiving several HD channels. We get ONE HD channel that we pick up via QAM tuner. I'd really like to see something finally get going in this area. Is there any hope for me in this lifetime?

Thanks,
Johnny

Hello Johnny,

I should have an answer for you tomorrow.

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Follow up from my previous posts:

My dad spoke with someone at Charter who waived the install fee and scheduled a technician to come out and install 1 HDDVR and 1 HD rec.

The install was scheduled today at 2pm. The technician called my dad and said he doesn't have any HD boxes. No one at Charter in Lincolnton NC has HD boxes?!?!?!

I think that in 2009, this should not be an issue. I feel guilty now when I complain about my TWC service.

Is this typical for Charter?
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Follow up from my previous posts:

My dad spoke with someone at Charter who waived the install fee and scheduled a technician to come out and install 1 HDDVR and 1 HD rec.

The install was scheduled today at 2pm. The technician called my dad and said he doesn't have any HD boxes. No one at Charter in Lincolnton NC has HD boxes?!?!?!

I think that in 2009, this should not be an issue. I feel guilty now when I complain about my TWC service.

Is this typical for Charter?

Can you PM me your dad's account info so I can check the local warehouse?


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Hello Umatter2Charter,

Can you tell me what kind of progress Charter is making for getting Hi Def here in Avery County (Newland in particular)? All of the other places that Charter services in this area are receiving several HD channels. We get ONE HD channel that we pick up via QAM tuner. I'd really like to see something finally get going in this area. Is there any hope for me in this lifetime?

Thanks,
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Hello Johnny,

I should have an answer for you tomorrow.

George

Thanks George. Any word yet?

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Sorry for the late response. I was out of the office on the 18th and 19th. I will definitely follow up on Monday with the local marketing director.
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Sorry for the late response. I was out of the office on the 18th and 19th. I will definitely follow up on Monday with the local marketing director.

OK. Sounds good. Thanks!

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OK. Sounds good. Thanks!

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Here's the latest....

"Not at this point. Newland is fed from our Avery lineup which is not HD capable. Were hoping to get upgrades for Avery later this year."

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Here's the latest....

"Not at this point. Newland is fed from our Avery lineup which is not HD capable. Were hoping to get upgrades for Avery later this year."

George

Oh well. Thanks for checking on this for me anyway. It's basically the same old answer - "We're HOPING to get to it this year." I think this is about the third year in a row they've been "hoping" to get to it. I guess that's what I get for living at the edge of the world.

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Just got a postcard from Charter this morning saying there will be channel lineup changes and additions in the coming weeks. Anyone have a clue what might be coming our way?
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Is this card being mailed to Boone-area customers or those in the Hickory area?
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hopefully Umatter2Charter will fill us in.!

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Is this card being mailed to Boone-area customers or those in the Hickory area?

Sorry I didn't clarify; I live in Hickory and it referred to the Hickory area. I haven't heard if any other markets in the region are receiving the cards. The message said to watch for further mail from Charter in the coming weeks for more details.
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The channel lineup will depend on which Headend you are serviced from. I should have a list next week.

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The channel lineup will depend on which Headend you are serviced from. I should have a list next week.

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Any update yet Umatter2Charter?
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