Category: cable tv

Will Cable TV Go Out of Business?

Q. I read your story about whether AT&T will shut down DIRECTV. I agree with you that it could happen because it keeps losing subscribers. But what about cable companies like Comcast? They are losing customers, too, so won’t they meet the same fate at some point? — Hank, Fairfax, Virginia.  Hank, I wrote a

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Should You Report Someone Stealing Cable TV?

Q.  My next door neighbor is getting cable TV for free. He gave the installer some extra money and he hooked him up with all the premium channels for free. I think he’s getting all the channels for free, too. Question: Should I report him? Is it affecting my bill? — Mitch, Buffalo, New York.

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What’s Up With Comcast’s Stream TV?

Q. I was interested in getting the streaming service from Comcast that offers my local channels. But Comcast says it’s not available yet. What’s the deal? — Van, Miami. Comcast announced last July that it would introduce a new $15-a-month streaming service that would include all four broadcast networks (ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox) as well as

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Should You Report Cable TV Theft?

Q.  My next door neighbor is getting cable TV for free. He gave the installer some extra money and he hooked him up with all the premium channels for free. I think he’s getting all the channels for free, too. Question: Should I report him? Is it affecting my bill? — Mitch, Buffalo, New York.

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