Comcast continues to play the data cap game

Comcast’s business model is being slowly strangled. The phenomena of cord cutting has be steadily increasing and, as younger generations come of age, only will only accelerate in the future. Additionally, the era of the “home phone” is rapidly evaporating, taking with it yet one of the “growth markets” Comcast had been counting on in…

Door-to-door sales

Just got a visit from a Comcast “Direct Sales Rep.” Here’s how the conversation went: Rep [fumbles for badge] “I hope you can see that, I’m the direct sales representative for Xfinity in this area. Do we have your business in this house?” Me “Just internet” Rep “OK, just internet, are you…” me [shakes head] “No,…

Cutting Loose

Shortly before we went on vacation, my family “cut the cord.” It's been a long time coming. I haven't wanted a home phone number for years, and have grown tired of feeling like live sports was keeping me hostage. With the arrival of netflix, hulu+, and network web-sites I wanted to break free for a…