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[Discuss] Comcast goes all encrypted video in Cambridge

Aereo should cover some of those channels.

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On Aug 16, 2013, at 10:54 PM, Bill Bogstad <bogstad at> wrote:

> My latest bill from Comcast says that they are going to start
> encrypting the "Limited Basic" channels on September 24th.   More info
> at:
> They are talking about free converters/Cable Cards for a year or two
> depending on my level of service.   After that it looks, I will have
> to rent Comcast owned equipment (adapter, set top box, or Cable Card)
> for every TV/tuner in my house.   Whether they call it equipment
> rental or additional outlet fees, Comcast will now get extra money for
> every TV/tuner even if I only use it to watch their re-transmission of
> over the air channels or (apparently) local public access channels.
> Any advice on cord cutting or good HDTV antennas?
> Bill Bogstad
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