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post #7231 of 8481
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Originally Posted by CGP163 View Post

How about G4? Any other fans?

I'm a huge fan.
post #7232 of 8481
What is the bandwidth cap?
post #7233 of 8481
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Originally Posted by Skeletor View Post

What is the bandwidth cap?

of what?
post #7234 of 8481
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Originally Posted by occasio View Post

of what?

Does Cox have an internet cap like Comcast?
post #7235 of 8481
http://ww2.cox.com/aboutus/hamptonro...peedsusage.cox

This breaks down the caps vs the speeds. I have 200GB for my account & I have used 20GB w/ 11 days left. 130 is the most I ever used & that was over the holidays when I was home all day watching HD netflix.
post #7236 of 8481
Package Data Usage Allowance Emails Songs Hi Res Photos Streaming Shows (HD) Download Movies (HD)
Starter 30 GB 6 million 7,000 3,000 75 5
Essential 50 GB 10 million 13,000 5,000 125 8
Preferred 200 GB 42 million 20,000 20,000 500 33
Premier 250 GB 52 million 25,000 25,000 640 42
Ultimate 400 GB 84 million 40,000 40,000 1,000 67
post #7237 of 8481
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Originally Posted by occasio View Post

http://ww2.cox.com/aboutus/hamptonro...peedsusage.cox

This breaks down the caps vs the speeds. I have 200GB for my account & I have used 20GB w/ 11 days left. 130 is the most I ever used & that was over the holidays when I was home all day watching HD netflix.

Thanks. When did the Premier Package get dropped to 3 up? Didn't it used to be 25/5?

I know I've gone over 200 at least once but not close to the 250 cap. I average between 130-180. The wife watches a lot of HD shows on Netflix and I'll watch the occasional movie or six.


Also, what is the normal per month price for Preferred?
post #7238 of 8481
Not sure about that upload speed question.

Preferred is 52.99 for normal price.
post #7239 of 8481
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Woah, she will not be happy about that. She catches the weekend reruns of Gilmore Girls and 90210 on there. Any idea when that's supposed to happen?

Maybe later than sooner??? TVGuide
post #7240 of 8481
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Originally Posted by VARTV View Post

Maybe later than sooner??? TVGuide

That article was incorrect. It was actually the one that started all of the drama.
post #7241 of 8481
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That article was incorrect. It was actually the one that started all of the drama.

How was it incorrect? Cox still has it even though they are supposed to have a deal for Disney jr.
post #7242 of 8481
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Originally Posted by occasio View Post

That article was incorrect. It was actually the one that started all of the drama.

Of course, I got it from Wiki... LOL
post #7243 of 8481
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Originally Posted by VARTV View Post

Of course, I got it from Wiki... LOL

I reacted to this article & then looked at the actual press release & it didn't mention the switch. I think that was one option given to companies. Reading the article again it was changed. The last part was not originally there. My understanding is that we are keeping both.
post #7244 of 8481
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I reacted to this article & then looked at the actual press release & it didn't mention the switch. I think that was one option given to companies. Reading the article again it was changed. The last part was not originally there. My understanding is that we are keeping both.

Is that local or system wide keeping both?
post #7245 of 8481
Not entirely sure but my thought would be company wide. We shall see soon though.
post #7246 of 8481
leave it to TVGuide to cause an uproar.
post #7247 of 8481
is Cox authorizing Xbox's for HBO Go Yet?
post #7248 of 8481
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is Cox authorizing Xbox's for HBO Go Yet?

I was off the grid is it working for you all? I can't get in touch w/ my marketing people right now.
post #7249 of 8481
I Think I meant Epix on Xbox 360 when I asked, as the APP is live, but it says that Xbox 360's were'nt being Authorized by Cox. (last Time I checked).


I just got an Email from HBO today about 30 mins ago advertising that its functional on Xbox 360 now, whether or not Cox is Authorizing Xbox Devices, I don't know.

So I'll check when Im done in office later tonite. (Check HBO and Epix),


My plan this summer is to replace my 2 DVRs with a Custom Built HTPC w/ 4 tuners and 1.5 TB, Will Prolly Do 8 Tuners (2 Cable Cards) if Funds Permit.

While the Ceton tuners aren't On-Demand Capable (According to comcast people),
There's more content on MaxGO/HBOGo than there is on demand anyway (movies wise at least).
So it's just a matter of Minimizing MediaCenter and going to those sites and/or using Internet TV on Media Center for CBS and stuff.

Now if only i can use email logins on my account that arent the master email account to login.

also is Starz/Encore going to be doing online anytime soon?

the Ceton 4 Tuner USB Box is on sale for like 160 on Newegg so i may get one of those and swap one of my DVRs for a Cable Card (That would be -$21ish, and +$5ish?), hook the USB Tuner to my PC which is always on and has enough power to do pretty much anything, and set 2 of the tuners to the LAN so my brother can tune on his PC, which is easily connected to the HDTV.
post #7250 of 8481
ok this is my TV breakdown...

Cox TV Starter $18.00
Expanded Service 41.99
Advanced TV (qty 2) 21.99
Cinemax 11.00
HBO 15.99
Showtime 9.00
Starz 7.00
VA Cable Right Of Way Fee 0.83
DVR Service (qty 2) 19.98
P.E.G. Access 0.20
Advanced TV HD DVR Receiver (qty 2) 15.98
Total TV $161.96

is it supposed to be charging me twice for Advanced TV?
i thought that was a baseline service that covers the entire address (like starter and expanded). I wasnt aware having 2 boxes I would be getting charged twice for the service.

The only thing i understand charging twice for is the DVR Service and the Receivers.

While were talkin about AdvancedTV, Which one do I have now? I have all the channels except the spanish ones.

Dropping 1 DVR will take off, $17.98 or so. (thats assuming i just divide my current (qty2) DVR entries by 2)
Adding a cable Card will be $4.69ish

Price increase will add about $5.31ish,


ps Cox's Website is still listing "personal webspace" as a feature for the internet packages.
post #7251 of 8481
i think if i get a Ceton tuner im gonna need the SDV adapter correct?
post #7252 of 8481
HBO Go Works, Epix Doesnt.
post #7253 of 8481
Just got home. Mine is working too. Still no deal w/ Epix I guess. Not surprised though, since they are so tight w/ Netflix.
post #7254 of 8481
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Originally Posted by SkateZilla View Post

ok this is my TV breakdown...

ps Cox's Website is still listing "personal webspace" as a feature for the internet packages.

Where do you see it at? I'll get it removed just can't find it.
post #7255 of 8481
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Originally Posted by occasio View Post

Where do you see it at? I'll get it removed just can't find it.

It shows under all 4 packages:

post #7256 of 8481
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Originally Posted by SkateZilla View Post

i think if i get a Ceton tuner im gonna need the SDV adapter correct?

Yep. I have a ceton and a Motorolla TA was required. Love the Ceton - BTW. Every once in a while I have to power cycle the TA, but otherwise it's stable as can be.
post #7257 of 8481
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Originally Posted by sandflea View Post

Yep. I have a ceton and a Motorolla TA was required. Love the Ceton - BTW. Every once in a while I have to power cycle the TA, but otherwise it's stable as can be.

USB or PCI-e version?

the USB Version, everyone has power problems, but I've been building systems already for people in my area and they've had no problems.

Combination of Setting the Windows7 Power Profile for USB not to Cut off, and the Beta Firmware for the Tuner.
post #7258 of 8481
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Originally Posted by Skeletor View Post

Does Cox have an internet cap like Comcast?

Cox: Still No Plans For Usage-Based Internet Fees
post #7259 of 8481
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Thanks. I've always thought I had the 25mbps service. At least that's what I signed up for years ago. Come to find out, I'm at the 15mbps level. My cap is 200gb per month. Weird part is, when I do a speed test from home, my speeds are more like 25/5, not the 15/3 I'm supposedly paying for.
post #7260 of 8481
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Originally Posted by Skeletor View Post

Thanks. I've always thought I had the 25mbps service. At least that's what I signed up for years ago. Come to find out, I'm at the 15mbps level. My cap is 200gb per month. Weird part is, when I do a speed test from home, my speeds are more like 25/5, not the 15/3 I'm supposedly paying for.

My speed tests are insane, and no where near what i pay for..

i've gotten average 40down 6up, i've peaked at 75down 6up a few times.

slowest average was 15 down 4 up.

and theres a few 4 down 512k up tests in my log (i think there was a line down in my neighborhood though.)
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