Amazon revealing cable tv alternative April 2 ?

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  1. Obi Drunkenobe

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    what does this have to do with brules and chriza liking girls that look 13
     
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    oh, and why don't you just have hulu plus and netflix? cable is regoddamnridiculous
     
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    Is that smegma??
     
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    I have prime and Netflix. Mostly have cable for local channels. baseball, hockey and HBO.
     
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    Just wondering who provides your internet service. Those devices require internet and my cable company is the provider. Thus, you won't be getting rid of cable unless you have dsl or some hokey service like that.
     
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    how is it with porn?
     
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    Taco Bells breakfast is going to be a failure imo.
     
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    had time warner for like 180/month for like a decade so i could get the fucking weather channel and some useless local news? bullshit
     
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    True, I use cable for my internet provider. I'm hoping Amazon will be the company to finally offer the consumer ala carte service.
     
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    So how's this different than Hulu or Apple TV??
     
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    Rumors are that you'll be able to purchase major Cable channels like HBO and just buy the channels you want.
     
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    woot!!!

    i havent had cable since i lived at home... now if only I could get an internet alternative
     
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    that'd be awesome, and I'd be on board in two seconds... I just have a hard time believing they would (the cable & satellite providers) tolerate/allow that without am enormous stink ...
     
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    you really dont need anything other than the basic 5 channels, the internet and amazon prime if you are not big into sports
     
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    If it relies on the internet rather than a direct connection to a local hub or service office it will be deprioritized by ISP's and service will be shit and have a shit picture due to compression.
    Cable and FiOS will implement usage caps to protect their franchise.

    This is no more exciting than roku.
     
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    The only reason I have cable is for sports and The Outdoor Channel.
     
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    its cables own damn fault for charging 80 bucks a month for shitty programming