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The Telecom Digest for August 18, 2013
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Date: Sat, 17 Aug 2013 05:12:24 -0700 (PDT) From: Neal McLain <email@example.com> To: firstname.lastname@example.org. Subject: My Year Using Aereo: How A Dime-Sized Antenna Met My TV Needs Message-ID: <email@example.com> By Gerry Smith, Huffington Post Blog, 08/12/2013 | Inside a data center in downtown Brooklyn, there's a floor | filled with thousands of dime-sized copper antennas. One of | them is mine. | | About a year ago, I started using Aereo, a service that lets me | watch and record network television on my laptop using that tiny | antenna. | | I'm essentially renting the antenna from Aereo, a model the | company says complies with copyright law. (Major broadcasters | still have sued for alleged copyright infringement, but the | courts so far have sided with the startup.) | | After launching in New York City last year, Aereo has plans to | expand to 22 more cities in the coming months. It will be | available in Houston, Dallas and Miami for the first time next | month. | | For me, Aereo has been a welcome addition to the patchwork of | services my wife and I use to watch our favorite shows and live | sports. Continued: http://huff.to/16jl47t Neal McLain aka texascableguy
Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2013 01:45:08 -0400 From: T <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: email@example.com. Subject: Re: MetroPCS 4G Service Issues Message-ID: <MPG.firstname.lastname@example.org> In article <email@example.com>, mPiOsUcB.EtLlLvEp@att.net says... [Moderator snip] > What drove you to MetroPCS, if I may be so bold as to ask? The pricing. I was paying $50 a month for basic service on T-Mobil - for the same money I got unlimited 4G service for voice, text and net through MetroPCS. I've got two phones with them now - any my bill for the month right now? $90. I'm loving that.
Date: Sat, 17 Aug 2013 17:05:50 -0400 From: unknown <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: email@example.com. Subject: Re: MetroPCS 4G Service Issues Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> T wrote: > In article <email@example.com>, > mPiOsUcB.EtLlLvEp@att.net says... > > [Moderator snip] >> What drove you to MetroPCS, if I may be so bold as to ask? > > The pricing. I was paying $50 a month for basic service on T-Mobil - for > the same money I got unlimited 4G service for voice, text and net > through MetroPCS. > > I've got two phones with them now - any my bill for the month right now? > $90. I'm loving that. I have a pre-paid T-Mobile that does not work in my basement office near exit 114 of the Garden State Parkway. However, I do get AT&T in the basement so I'm probably going to switch my unlocked T-Mobile over to AT&T. My cost with either one is about $100 per year so price is not an issue but dependable service is.
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