Cable TV - what's the process?

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Re: Cable TV - what's the process?

Post by Duncan » Mon May 11, 2015 3:51 pm

StroppyChops wrote:I forgot to post back to this.

OneTV - $65 install per TV
80 channels free for 4 months, then $10pcm. 60 channels free for 1 year, then $6pcm. I believe this is satellite/radio, cannot add additional boxes.

PPCTV $50 install including first 50 metres from their nearest pole*.
72 channels, $10pcm/$100yr
$10 per splitter for additional TVs.

* this is the first of many, many scams this company pulls, I will post separately about my experiences with this ultra dodgy company.

I don't know about the '' many scams '' or ''dodgy company'' bit, but I have been with them, PPCTV since 2006, and have found them reasonable. Prices have not gone up in all that time.

As for One TV, having 80 or 60 ''free '' for ???? , your best to invite all your Vietnam, Chinese and Thai friends around to watch so you can get your money's worth.
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Re: Cable TV - what's the process?

Post by StroppyChops » Mon May 11, 2015 4:15 pm

Duncan wrote:
StroppyChops wrote:I forgot to post back to this.

OneTV - $65 install per TV
80 channels free for 4 months, then $10pcm. 60 channels free for 1 year, then $6pcm. I believe this is satellite/radio, cannot add additional boxes.

PPCTV $50 install including first 50 metres from their nearest pole*.
72 channels, $10pcm/$100yr
$10 per splitter for additional TVs.

* this is the first of many, many scams this company pulls, I will post separately about my experiences with this ultra dodgy company.

I don't know about the '' many scams '' or ''dodgy company'' bit, but I have been with them, PPCTV since 2006, and have found them reasonable. Prices have not gone up in all that time.
Genuinely glad your experience is different.
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Re: Cable TV - what's the process?

Post by vladimir » Mon May 11, 2015 5:57 pm

PPCTV is OK

However, I do agree that many channels are useless to most of us

Even Natgeo/Animal Planet have degenerated, wtf wants to watch a bunch of yobbos going tuna fishing for 3 seasons, for dog's sake?

Reality TV = good reason to renistate the death penalty
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Re: Cable TV - what's the process?

Post by StroppyChops » Mon May 11, 2015 6:43 pm

vladimir wrote:Reality TV = good reason to renistate the death penalty
You could do a TV series on that.
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Re: Cable TV - what's the process?

Post by vladimir » Mon May 11, 2015 8:41 pm

I was thinking ' Game of Bones', or 'Hawaii Fry-oh'.
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Re: Cable TV - what's the process?

Post by StroppyChops » Mon May 11, 2015 8:42 pm

vladimir wrote:I was thinking ' Game of Bones', or 'Hawaii Fry-oh'.
I'd keep working on that.
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Re: Cable TV - what's the process?

Post by Rain Dog » Sat May 16, 2015 1:07 pm

StroppyChops wrote:I know cable TV costs around $100pa, but what's the process for getting it installed (multiple points) as a new installation in PP, please?
Most people just leech off of PPTV or CCTV. People that pay might look at this:

http://www.onetv.com.kh/main.aspx?id=4" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

A few complaints IIRC over at backslappers about them though.

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Re: Cable TV - what's the process?

Post by StroppyChops » Sat May 16, 2015 1:47 pm

Rain Dog wrote:
StroppyChops wrote:I know cable TV costs around $100pa, but what's the process for getting it installed (multiple points) as a new installation in PP, please?
Most people just leech off of PPTV or CCTV. People that pay might look at this:

http://www.onetv.com.kh/main.aspx?id=4" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

A few complaints IIRC over at backslappers about them though.

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Yes, in hindsight I would have gone with OneTV over PPCTV as while I'm usually pretty good at sharing, I resent that after putting in a new line at my expense, the technician then did a side job with a dozen neighbours and cut them in on our line, making it unwatchable. The company sent out a technician to fix this, and he reduced the poaching to around six, declaring "oh, better now"... At least with OneTV you, and only you, get what you pay for.

Should also be noted that PPCTV is analogue, despite advertising that they are digital.
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Re: Cable TV - what's the process?

Post by vladimir » Sat May 16, 2015 2:26 pm

You can buy cable splitters at the market, and the cable, btw, so if you or wifey know show to use screwdriver, get one line and do the rest yourself.
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Re: Cable TV - what's the process?

Post by StroppyChops » Sat May 16, 2015 3:43 pm

vladimir wrote:You can buy cable splitters at the market, and the cable, btw, so if you or wifey know show to use screwdriver, get one line and do the rest yourself.
If that's for me, I ended up channeling and cabling the whole house myself with co-ax and CAT6 - PPCTV charge you for the cable whether you supply your own or not (one of the many rorts) so I gave them cable ties and anchor points through the house, and then installed it correctly after tossing them out of the house for blatantly trying to steal from me. But as always, your thoughts are valued.
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