Tag Archives: Comcast

Comcast Tech: “Comcast already disconnected? But I’ve got to disconnect SOMETHING!”

As I’ve discussed at length, I recently switched from Comcast internet & phone to RCN + Vonage because of dissatisfaction with Comcast’s business model (i.e., rip customers off at every opportunity), pricing (i.e., not at all competitive) and customer support (i.e., awful).  I thought this afterthought might be amusing to some… When the RCN installers… Read More »

How to lower your phone + internet cost from $80 per month to $50 per month: buy your own cable modem and kick Comcast to the curb

Comcast was charging me $95 per month for internet and phone service.  That was too much. I got them to lower it to $75 per month, but I had to pay extra for all non-local and long-distance calls.  That was still too much. They raised the equipment charge for my cable modem from $3 to… Read More »

Comcast sneaks in back-door rate increase by increasing “equipment charge”

UPDATE: If you would like to help me call attention to this, Comcast’s most recent attempt to cheat its customers, please Digg this article. In a classic Gotcha Capitalism strategy, Comcast in Boston has just informed their VoIP and Internet customers that they are raising their monthly rate by $2 without actually admitting they’re doing… Read More »

Comcast continues to send service announcements to wrong email address, six months after first complaint

To: mitch_bowling@cable.comcast.com Cc: amy_banse@comcast.com, andrew_baer@cable.comcast.com, bradley_dusto@cable.comcast.com, brian_roberts@comcast.com, catherine_avgiris@cable.comcast.com, charlie_thurston@cable.comcast.com, david_cohen@comcast.com, david_juliano@cable.comcast.com, david_scott@cable.comcast.com, derek_harrar@cable.comcast.com, diane_robina@comcast.com, douglas_gaston@comcast.com, greg_butz@cable.comcast.com, jamie_davis@cable.comcast.com, jamie_davis@comcast.com, jeff_shell@comcast.com, john_ridall@cable.comcast.com, john_schanz@cable.comcast.com, joseph_donnelly@comcast.com, kevin_casey@cable.comcast.com, michael_angelakis@comcast.com, peter_kiriacoulacos@cable.comcast.com, ralph_roberts@cable.comcast.com, ralph_roberts@comcast.com, rick_germano@cable.comcast.com, sandy_wax@comcast.com, tony_werner@cable.comcast.com, william_stemper@cable.comcast.com Subject: Comcast sends service announcements to wrong email address for six months, ignores customer’s efforts to fix Mitch Bowling General Manager and Senior Vice… Read More »