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"Richard C." <post-age @spamcop.net> wrote in message
> "Colin" <jetsgreen_REMOVESPAM@hotmail.com> wrote in message
> : I currently have HDTV with Directv and a Samsung SIR-TS160. I think
> : receiver is great but I hate paying $12 for 4 HD channels when the
> only one
> : I really care about is ESPNHD and they have very limited HD
> : Comcast is offering $25 off for 16 months if I trade in my dish
> : If I did this I would go buy a $50 dish and give them one of my old
> : receivers. Comcast would only be $31 after the discount for 16
> : sounds hard to pass up at that price.
> : What model is the Comcast HD receiver and is the on screen menu as
> nice as
> : the Samsung. Comcast gives you ESPNHD for free when renting their
> : Oh, Samsung has a coaxial in for cable. Can that be used with a
> : feed?
> You realize that Comcast has no CBS.
> And no way to connect an antenna.
From reading the post it seems this person is going to trade in a cheap dish
and spare tuner and use both Direct TV and Comcast.