When the TV networks started double dipping - meaning, when they started charging us by the channel with the advent of cable, in addition to still including commercials (and more per hour than ever) - they post the right to complain about us not watching them, or taking whatever steps necessary to skip them.
Cox is the same way. They long ago gave up dicounts for getting multiple services. The bundles are just come ons - temporary teases for switching services.
I remember the good old days when they actually gave you $10.00 of your Internet service if you had Cable TV. This deal lasted for many years, unitl it just kind of faded away amidst the price increases and differert plans offered.
Last summer I cancelled cable TV when I saw what I could get over the air for free with my old roof top antenna. I get their latest come on in the mail every week. And they even called once offering to match whatever I was getting from my "other" service". She didn't know quite what to say when I said, "Really, you can match free?"
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