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Getting a Better Deal from Time Warner Cable… Five Minutes to Save Almost $700 | Stop the Cap!

Time Warner Cable just won’t let you say goodbye, if they can help it.

A year ago, your editor fought for a better deal from the cable company that has served him since the 1980s.  With a tough economy and downsizing, paying a cable bill that was approaching $175 a month in early 2011 for ‘all their best’ was simply no longer an option.  Time Warner Cable’s customer retentions office responded with a promotion that slashed the bill to just $88.44 for Turbo Internet, cable-TV, and unlimited “digital phone” service with nationwide calling.  Incidental charges included leasing a whole house DVR ($7.04), a second cable box ($6.84), $1 for “digital programming” and $0.34 for the remote control

via Updated for 2013: Getting a Better Deal from Time Warner Cable… Five Minutes to Save Almost $700 | Stop the Cap!.

One Response to Getting a Better Deal from Time Warner Cable… Five Minutes to Save Almost $700 | Stop the Cap!

  1. I had a very different experience. My main provider is Dish. I had the super basic cable package, about $45/mo. I called to cancel and was offered basic digital with a dvr and a box for only about $8 more per month, about $77/mo. When I got a notice a little over a month ago that the rate would go up to over $100/mo, I called to cancel. I got no offers and was told I should bring the boxes to a TWC office. I did and that was that.