Originally Posted by Simm
What are you guys doing for internet service? We have TW but I am ready to drop it and go OTA but can't find another option for the internet. I know I can keep roadrunner but would love to have another option.
Well that is another sore point in my budget. I live out in the country and the only way to get internet is with the phone company or Hughes.net. Being as my website receives live feeds from the weather station, I think Hughes won't work due to interference during heavy rain (like Dish). So that leaves the phone company and a DSL connection.
A 3mb connection is costing me about $70 per month.
Actually 1/2 of that is for the phone service and taxes, but we never use the land line and would get rid of it if we could. Unfortunately, it is either phone and internet or neither.
I talked to them yesterday about their Basic TV package ($17 per month). However they do not have HD feeds out my way, only SD. Then looking at the channel line up, it is the same channels I get OTA, and the OTA is HD.
Except you keep forgetting that this is the High Definition section of the forum. DVD and VHS tapes don't qualify.
That means Blu-ray, which is often more expensive and doesn't have as much selection.
Well the movies that are playing over and over are not the most recent releases. So while not quite as cheap as DVDs, Blu-ray of these movies can be found at reduced pricing. The money saved with out Dish can buy many Blu-rays / DVDs.