Is cable tv obsolete

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I keep my cable TV for the French channel, German channel, Aus channel, all of which have great documentaries or films with subs

Animal Planet is brilliant, RT is good for a conspiracy theorist /anarchist
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Mrs Stroppy wrote:
Francis wrote:You are right - I've got the cable with whatever amount of channels, but actually there are just 3 or 4 channels that I regularly watch. So if you got the bandwidth go for WI-FI. But you really should lock down their computers. 3 kids alone with a computer - Jesus, they can have crazy ideas.
Have to agree here, the thought of kids these days with free access to the internet is scary. We never watch live TV, drives me spare all the adds.

Even though the 3 girls , including the 5 year old , are quite computer smart when it comes to basics like looking for programs , songs and movies, they haven't learn t , nor I have not showed them, where the ''history and delete '' button is. So every couple of weeks while they are at school I do a check of what they were watching and then delete all history.
The one time I found Japan porn , Korean porn and soccer live results was the day after the brother in law had used the computer, so I told him , in front of his wife and sister that the internet company had sent me a e/mail asking why the girls were searching for porn on their computers and if it did not stop they would cancel the internet service. This caused such embarrassment it has not happened again.
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Khmer adults: Internet = porn

Teens = Facebook

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IraHayes wrote: I have a 4Mb line and a 3Mb line with OpenNet and they both speed test at 8.8 Mb.
1Gb just flies by and TV programs take, on average, about 10mins.
Nope, sorry - can't verify this. OK, I'm living in Siem Reap and things might be different here, but in the past I have changed providers at least 3 times and principally it's always the same......they promise and promise and promise but you never get what you are paying for. Officially I have got a 2 MB line right now, but that what I get is different. I just did a speed test, it's 122.3 kb/s download and 1782.4 kb/s upload. Believe me, with that download speed it takes a while till you have a 1 gb movie downloaded.
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Duncan wrote:
Mrs Stroppy wrote:
Francis wrote:You are right - I've got the cable with whatever amount of channels, but actually there are just 3 or 4 channels that I regularly watch. So if you got the bandwidth go for WI-FI. But you really should lock down their computers. 3 kids alone with a computer - Jesus, they can have crazy ideas.
Have to agree here, the thought of kids these days with free access to the internet is scary. We never watch live TV, drives me spare all the adds.

Even though the 3 girls , including the 5 year old , are quite computer smart when it comes to basics like looking for programs , songs and movies, they haven't learn t , nor I have not showed them, where the ''history and delete '' button is. So every couple of weeks while they are at school I do a check of what they were watching and then delete all history.
The one time I found Japan porn , Korean porn and soccer live results was the day after the brother in law had used the computer, so I told him , in front of his wife and sister that the internet company had sent me a e/mail asking why the girls were searching for porn on their computers and if it did not stop they would cancel the internet service. This caused such embarrassment it has not happened again.
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Francis wrote:
IraHayes wrote: I have a 4Mb line and a 3Mb line with OpenNet and they both speed test at 8.8 Mb.
1Gb just flies by and TV programs take, on average, about 10mins.
Nope, sorry - can't verify this. OK, I'm living in Siem Reap and things might be different here, but in the past I have changed providers at least 3 times and principally it's always the same......they promise and promise and promise but you never get what you are paying for. Officially I have got a 2 MB line right now, but that what I get is different. I just did a speed test, it's 122.3 kb/s download and 1782.4 kb/s upload. Believe me, with that download speed it takes a while till you have a 1 gb movie downloaded.
Ouch .. that's painful :(
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