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36. With Netfix and Hulu who needs Dish or Direct anymore? ...except sports geeks.
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  -DISH Network drops FOX kpete  Oct-07-10 08:32 AM   #0 
  - Bwaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah hahahahahha  malaise   Oct-07-10 08:34 AM   #1 
  - Well I'm pissed because for me that means no local sports broadcasts.  Initech   Oct-07-10 06:33 PM   #86 
     - This isnt a first...  NYMdaveNYI   Oct-07-10 08:03 PM   #98 
  - Just Hulu Sons of Anarchy. It's all good. nt  eilen   Oct-07-10 08:34 AM   #2 
  - Still have DirecTV. Have been DVR'ing Sons of Anarchy  Hawkeye-X   Oct-07-10 02:39 PM   #61 
     - DirecTv is owned by Murdock - that is why he is trying to hurt Dish. nt  kristopher   Oct-07-10 04:06 PM   #71 
     - Not anymore, it's owned by a local - John Malone of Liberty Media  Hawkeye-X   Oct-07-10 04:31 PM   #73 
     - Don't know why . .  Strelnikov_   Oct-07-10 09:38 PM   #107 
  - So, it's only the sports channel?  EFerrari   Oct-07-10 08:37 AM   #3 
  - In Chicago fox is running adds trying to get people to drop dish network  mucifer   Oct-07-10 08:37 AM   #4 
  - I dropped Dish after my third encounter with their customer "service".  Dr.Phool   Oct-07-10 08:44 AM   #7 
  - I love DISH just for carrying FreeSpeechTV for all these years  rurallib   Oct-07-10 08:49 AM   #9 
  - Well you can get Democracy Now on the Link Channel. I don't know if Dish  southernyankeebelle   Oct-07-10 08:59 AM   #12 
  - Direct is owned by Rupert Murdoch  WhiteTara   Oct-07-10 09:29 AM   #27 
  - DIrecTV is not owned by Murdoch  onenote   Oct-07-10 11:16 AM   #42 
     - Thank you !!!!  dixiegrrrrl   Oct-07-10 11:24 AM   #44 
     - What isn't normally known is that Liberty Media is also a bunch of RW whores.  Touchdown   Oct-07-10 03:20 PM   #67 
        - We have DISH but will be dumping all tv soon.  dixiegrrrrl   Oct-07-10 03:35 PM   #69 
        - We had big satellite which closes down for good in December. I  tsuki   Oct-07-10 05:13 PM   #80 
           - Guess I gotta find out about Roku.  dixiegrrrrl   Oct-07-10 06:46 PM   #89 
              - I Roku. It is the shit. nt.  eilen   Oct-07-10 07:38 PM   #94 
              - Try $59.99 /month:  WinkyDink   Oct-08-10 07:36 AM   #134 
                 - That's a one time fee for the box.  magdalena   Oct-08-10 12:05 PM   #149 
        - I'm curious about the basis for your characterization of Liberty  onenote   Oct-08-10 12:23 PM   #150 
     - thanks. I didn't know that. n/t  WhiteTara   Oct-09-10 09:13 AM   #154 
  - DISH and DirecTv both now have LINK and Free Speech TV. n/t  EFerrari   Oct-07-10 09:34 AM   #30 
  - Yes..DISHTV carries the LINK channel as well.  BrklynLiberal   Oct-07-10 01:59 PM   #55 
  - Free Speech TV and Link are both carried by Direct-tv now  gort   Oct-07-10 09:28 AM   #25 
  - What Direct-TV channel is "Free Speech TV?"  James48   Oct-07-10 09:27 PM   #106 
     - Channel 348 n/t  csziggy   Oct-07-10 09:52 PM   #114 
  - I "discovered" FSTV last year on Dish. I watch it all the time now. nt  DeschutesRiver   Oct-07-10 06:15 PM   #85 
  - +1  davidwparker   Oct-07-10 06:42 PM   #88 
  - I miss Amy Goodman with my morning coffee. And FSTV.  Dr.Phool   Oct-07-10 08:25 PM   #100 
  - DirectTV carries Free Speech TV now, as well.  PSzymeczek   Oct-07-10 08:36 PM   #103 
  - DirecTV recently added Free Speech TV  csziggy   Oct-07-10 09:51 PM   #113 
  - + infinity!  RedCloud   Oct-08-10 08:40 AM   #141 
  - Here in this area, it's DirecTV that makes a person murderous  EFerrari   Oct-07-10 09:09 AM   #16 
  - DirecTV  Gaedel   Oct-07-10 09:15 AM   #18 
  - Their telephone menu makes me want to chew up the receiver.  EFerrari   Oct-07-10 09:31 AM   #29 
     - +10000000000000000000  Lochloosa   Oct-07-10 09:59 AM   #35 
     - The telephone company menu is even worse.  Gaedel   Oct-07-10 10:23 AM   #37 
     - Here is a short cut to those telephone menu problems:  dixiegrrrrl   Oct-07-10 11:28 AM   #46 
        - LOl! Two good tips!  EFerrari   Oct-07-10 11:56 AM   #50 
        - Thank you!!!!!!!!!!!!!  BrklynLiberal   Oct-07-10 02:03 PM   #57 
        - Fabulous! Thank you for the tip  pgodbold   Oct-08-10 12:28 PM   #151 
  - it varies because their work is contracted out. n/t  iamthebandfanman   Oct-08-10 02:39 AM   #122 
  - I am considering dropping DISH  MurrayDelph   Oct-07-10 11:30 AM   #47 
  - I've been with DirecTV since 2002 and they've always been good.  davepc   Oct-07-10 11:59 AM   #51 
  - Here in Phoenix as well. nt  blondeatlast   Oct-07-10 09:38 AM   #33 
  - here in LA too  Johonny   Oct-07-10 10:26 AM   #38 
  - same in Colorado  smiley   Oct-07-10 11:27 AM   #45 
  - Gee, this couldn't have anything to do with the fact that Rupert Murdoch owns  Grown2Hate   Oct-07-10 08:41 AM   #5 
  - Only those who are addicted to Fox News or Fox Sports  Wednesdays   Oct-07-10 08:44 AM   #6 
  - as noted above Murdoch's News Corp sold its interest in DirecTV in 2008  onenote   Oct-07-10 11:17 AM   #43 
  - God, I hope there is an option to allow customers to get Dog Whisperer!!  HereSince1628   Oct-07-10 08:46 AM   #8 
  - I agree. guess there is always Hulu or the Milan website...  BrklynLiberal   Oct-07-10 02:04 PM   #58 
  - I like Dish....  femrap   Oct-07-10 08:49 AM   #10 
  - Where does it say that Murdoch owns DirecTV?  Gaedel   Oct-07-10 10:36 AM   #39 
  - I read it up thread  femrap   Oct-07-10 12:02 PM   #52 
     - John Malone  Gaedel   Oct-07-10 01:24 PM   #53 
  - I've Had DISH For Over 11 Years, I Think, A Long Time Anyway & I've  ChiciB1   Oct-07-10 02:54 PM   #62 
     - I read that Fox wants to  femrap   Oct-07-10 04:11 PM   #72 
        - Thanks For Your Reply... I DID Just Get Off the Phone With Them & Told  ChiciB1   Oct-07-10 05:00 PM   #77 
           - When I had Dish, I used  femrap   Oct-07-10 06:53 PM   #90 
           - I don't know that it's *apathy* so much....  BlancheSplanchnik   Oct-08-10 09:49 AM   #146 
  - This will get worse. Cablevision has already dropped...  TreasonousBastard   Oct-07-10 08:53 AM   #11 
  - It's Always Sunny in Phildelphia is the only show I'll be missing  SoCalDem   Oct-07-10 02:02 PM   #56 
     - but then you can always catch it through Hulu ...  krkaufman   Oct-07-10 08:08 PM   #99 
  - Don't tease us like that... I thought they dropped FoxNews  Dont_Bogart_the_Pretzel   Oct-07-10 09:00 AM   #13 
  - What really pisses me off  The Philosopher   Oct-07-10 09:02 AM   #14 
  - I like FX. And it sounds like they didn't drop Fox News  no limit   Oct-07-10 09:03 AM   #15 
  - You are right. Fox News and Fox regular network are both still on.  Rosie1223   Oct-07-10 09:28 AM   #26 
  - Why is everyone so happy about this blatant screwing of consumers??  cbdo2007   Oct-07-10 09:10 AM   #17 
  - Who Screwed Who  otohara   Oct-07-10 09:16 AM   #19 
  - In the end - it's always the consumers who suffer.  cbdo2007   Oct-07-10 09:20 AM   #21 
  - Dish is broadcasting several alternative channels for free right now to customers  Rosie1223   Oct-07-10 09:26 AM   #23 
  - Right, because they think you don't care what's on as long as somethings on. :)  cbdo2007   Oct-07-10 09:30 AM   #28 
  - It's just a bunch of Dish subscibers..  Upton   Oct-07-10 09:36 AM   #31 
  - Because they are morons who have this impulsive reaction when they see the word FOX?  MadBadger   Oct-07-10 03:22 PM   #68 
  - Faux priced themselves out of the market.  lpbk2713   Oct-07-10 09:17 AM   #20 
  - Dish is cheaper than DirectTV for the same channels, but you don't need either one.  ginnyinWI   Oct-07-10 09:24 AM   #22 
  - Dish Network is the only blue chip stock company still to advertise on the Glen Beck show.  Winterblues   Oct-07-10 09:28 AM   #24 
  - They'll eventually get them back.  Dappleganger   Oct-07-10 09:37 AM   #32 
  - I threatened to cancel and got a $60 credit to my bill.  tritsofme   Oct-07-10 09:39 AM   #34 
  - With Netfix and Hulu who needs Dish or Direct anymore? ...except sports geeks.  L0oniX   Oct-07-10 10:15 AM   #36 
  - People on satellite internet with download limits  Qutzupalotl   Oct-07-10 11:49 AM   #49 
     - I SOOOoooo here you there...  druidity33   Oct-07-10 03:18 PM   #66 
     - How easy is it to bump up against those limits with Hughes? I've been wanting  Subdivisions   Oct-07-10 07:50 PM   #96 
        - I wouldn't use Hughes and fast in the same sentence. n/t  Statistical   Oct-08-10 07:27 AM   #130 
        - My Son Lives In The Country & HATES HughesNet! Says It Has THE WORST  ChiciB1   Oct-08-10 08:53 AM   #142 
        - It's easy to go over the limit if you download a lot of TV programs.  Qutzupalotl   Oct-08-10 11:06 AM   #147 
           - Thanks to you, ChiciB1 and Statistical for your responses. Looks like  Subdivisions   Oct-08-10 11:57 AM   #148 
  - In Los Angeles FOX also running "drop the DISH" ads  K8-EEE   Oct-07-10 10:38 AM   #40 
  - Thanks, OP for the information AND for the contact for the president of Dish.  old mark   Oct-07-10 11:10 AM   #41 
  - meh. they didn't drop fox news and i still have to pay extra if i want msnbc  fizzgig   Oct-07-10 11:31 AM   #48 
  - Wow! I am going to write them a letter thanking them!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  BrklynLiberal   Oct-07-10 01:55 PM   #54 
  - YES!!!  felix_numinous   Oct-07-10 02:05 PM   #59 
  - All the Fox channels still on our Dish Network??  madfloridian   Oct-07-10 02:28 PM   #60 
  - Fox owns National Geographic?!!!  shireen   Oct-07-10 03:06 PM   #63 
  - the national geographic CHANNEL is a joint venture between Nat Geo and Fox  onenote   Oct-07-10 04:39 PM   #75 
  - I liked National Geograpic Channel, but....  Cresent City Kid   Oct-07-10 11:31 PM   #119 
  - I still have NatGeo west on mine, but not the HD regular one. FX is missing, but FOXMO is still  GreenPartyVoter   Oct-07-10 03:09 PM   #64 
  - Awesome!  JNelson6563   Oct-07-10 03:13 PM   #65 
  - Look for the right wing hate mail calling for a boycott of Dish.  alfredo   Oct-07-10 03:42 PM   #70 
  - PIGZ AND LIARZ!  indimuse   Oct-07-10 04:39 PM   #74 
  - These disputes happen from time to time. But if history is any guide, this will probably  totodeinhere   Oct-07-10 04:55 PM   #76 
  - But no MSNBC  Alcibiades   Oct-07-10 05:01 PM   #78 
  - In Arizona, with Cox Communications,  PSzymeczek   Oct-07-10 08:50 PM   #105 
     - I meant on Dish  Alcibiades   Oct-07-10 09:49 PM   #112 
  - Thanks for posting (K&R)  BootinUp   Oct-07-10 05:04 PM   #79 
  - bummer, I was hoping they dropped them ...  guyton   Oct-07-10 05:42 PM   #81 
  - Wow! I bet a lot of people will switch to DISH network.  JDPriestly   Oct-07-10 05:54 PM   #82 
  - I'll take that bet  onenote   Oct-08-10 07:53 AM   #138 
  - I've been with directv for several years now  CLANG   Oct-07-10 05:59 PM   #83 
  - E-mail them and tell  mstinamotorcity   Oct-07-10 06:05 PM   #84 
  - You should write back and tell them not to try to get  EC   Oct-07-10 06:34 PM   #87 
  - I don't use them and I wish I didn't have to pay for them.  county worker   Oct-07-10 06:57 PM   #91 
  - Been some discussions with Fox networks and Brighthouse, too, in Central FL. Doesn't bother me......  Roland99   Oct-07-10 07:14 PM   #92 
  - Fox news too or just FX?  ncteechur   Oct-07-10 07:34 PM   #93 
  - Progress ..... too slow, but progress!!  defendandprotect   Oct-07-10 07:40 PM   #95 
  - Damn;  greiner3   Oct-07-10 07:52 PM   #97 
  - Too bad they didn't include Faux News too.  PinkFloyd   Oct-07-10 08:26 PM   #101 
  - The best solution is to drop cable and watch what you want on the internet  slay   Oct-07-10 08:26 PM   #102 
  - Yep. I haven't watched TV in years  Lorien   Oct-07-10 09:43 PM   #109 
  - Oh yeah - how could I forget the library!  slay   Oct-07-10 10:24 PM   #116 
  - Another option is OTA antenna + TIVO.  Statistical   Oct-08-10 07:26 AM   #129 
  - I have FOX News blocked on my Dish, but not the other channels, sounds  Change Happens   Oct-07-10 08:49 PM   #104 
  - Buying repug politicians is a cost they're trying to pass on to customers  Lorien   Oct-07-10 09:41 PM   #108 
  - It won't last long.  Liberal In Texas   Oct-07-10 09:46 PM   #110 
  - They must not be doing that well if they are demanding more cash..  and-justice-for-all   Oct-07-10 09:49 PM   #111 
  - Yeah because ESPN which demands more cash every year is doing sooo bad.  Statistical   Oct-08-10 07:29 AM   #131 
     - +1  onenote   Oct-08-10 07:49 AM   #137 
  - Great marketing! DISH NETWORK - NO FOX NEWS!  grahamhgreen   Oct-07-10 10:09 PM   #115 
  - Still getting fox news  KT2000   Oct-07-10 10:35 PM   #117 
  - separate contract  onenote   Oct-08-10 07:48 AM   #136 
  - We Looked At direct tv Once, and they didn't have FSTV,  Dinger   Oct-07-10 11:28 PM   #118 
  - Oh, let's be accurate here and if DISH had a spine it'd drop FauxNews, but won't...  HardWorkingDem   Oct-08-10 12:33 AM   #120 
  - dish can't cancel foxnews because it has a current contract to carry it  onenote   Oct-08-10 07:47 AM   #135 
     - Understand that...but people here...  HardWorkingDem   Oct-08-10 01:39 PM   #152 
  - k*r :)  autorank   Oct-08-10 02:32 AM   #121 
  - Recently, due to problems beyond  Enthusiast   Oct-08-10 05:54 AM   #123 
  - I Concur... Knowing Others Who Have Direct, I Wouldn't Want DIRECT TV  ChiciB1   Oct-08-10 08:58 AM   #144 
  - These games of 'chicken' have been going on all over the country  customerserviceguy   Oct-08-10 06:12 AM   #124 
  - I will miss Sons Of Anarchy and Damages  Doctor_J   Oct-08-10 06:52 AM   #125 
  - I was thinking of switching to Dish, just because they Do NOT carry Fake Fox News. n/t  fasttense   Oct-08-10 07:08 AM   #126 
  - One of them never carries MSNBC  Maraya1969   Oct-08-10 07:20 AM   #127 
  - Misleading title DISH is dropping egional Sports Networks, FX and National Geographic Channel,  Statistical   Oct-08-10 07:23 AM   #128 
  - I Called Yesterday & The Regular FOX Channels Will Still Be Broadcast!  ChiciB1   Oct-08-10 08:56 AM   #143 
  - All the more reason to switch to Dish Network  txlibdem   Oct-08-10 07:33 AM   #132 
  - Rupert Murdoch Extortion, Inc.  WinkyDink   Oct-08-10 07:34 AM   #133 
  - NOW..  GTurck   Oct-08-10 07:53 AM   #139 
  - Charlie (owner of Dish) also shows FREE SPEECH TV! Yeah Charlie!  RedCloud   Oct-08-10 08:38 AM   #140 
  - FOX Reporter Charles Leaf Arrested  FM451   Oct-08-10 09:22 AM   #145 
  - Customers didn't lose much anyway..  IntheSun   Oct-08-10 02:12 PM   #153 
 

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