Comcast now has more internet subscribers than TV subscribers. I trust this has been the subject of discussion in a few boardrooms.
I have had a subscription to Amazon Prime (currently $79/year); it entails free 2-day shipping, kindle loans, and streaming video.
If it all continues to work outside metropolitan areas this may be a real win.
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The house on my family’s land is supposed to be available by the 15th; I work that weekend so I will have the utils cut over on the 17th. Probably move my first load that morning.
I packed my stuff in small boxes that fit neatly in the back of my ratty ex-fleet Ranger pickup. Many offers for help moving but some things are important to do alone. Time to think. Carrying every thing you own with your own hands.
During the pack I did a decent job of getting rid of crap I don’t use or need but I still have way too much stuff. “Reduce, reduce, reduce” is not just for cooking.
I was hoping to find a cable broadband option but didn’t find one. Anyone use cable internet in Point? My place on FM514 is close enough to that old (GTE?) CO that DSL was an option. Had to take phone service, though. Would prefer a naked line; I haven’t had a landline in 6 years.
Speaking of phone, I’ve been using T-Mobile PAYGO for about 10 years but prepaid doesn’t roam out here. So I switched to Airvoice, an ATT MVNO that gets good voice and data reception. Happy with them so far. Their website is tragic but the service and telephone CS are good. And cheap.