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Wednesday, January 25th, 2023 10:36 PM

Canceling NEWSMAX made my decision easy now.

I am an AT&T Internet and Cell Phone customer coming just recently from Spectrum. I was debating switching from Spectrum Cable service to DirecTV and get the total package.

Now that you canceled NEWSMAX, you made my decision easy. I am staying put with my cable subscriber and I am debating now to seriously cancel my Cell Phone and Internet service with AT&T. This is NOT a company I wish to do business with that censors opposing political views. This is NOT American and more like communist China.

1st OAN and now Newsmax with possibly FOX NEWS next.

You say budget cost cutting, ($1.7 Billion in profits 2022) No. It is Political Discrimination.

GIVE BACK NEWSMAX and maybe I will make a decision in your favor.

John.

bcbsncjlj

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3.8K Messages

10 days ago

Newsmax is free by their own streaming app. Same live stream as offered by any service.

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10 days ago

bcbsncjlj

Yes, Yes it is.... beside the point. Maybe I like the convenance of just tuning into the channel of my TV subscriber. One where, you know, isn't doing a communist China thing like censorship and political discrimination.  

bcbsncjlj

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10 days ago

Your loss. It's available if you feel loss.

detuch254

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10 days ago

@cherz 

In the kindest way possible I wish you luck on your next tv provider journey.

bcbsncjlj

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10 days ago

I would suggest YouTube TV. Great service and a lot cheaper than DirecTV Stream....but they do not offer Newsmax! Then again, it's free with their app!

Observer

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7 Messages

10 days ago

DirecTV Canceled NEWSMAX. Meanwhile, DirecTV still carries 22 liberal news channels – all of them get paid license fees! DirecTV demanded that NEWSMAX receive ZERO cable license fees – even though it is the #4 cable news channel in America! And almost all of these channels have lower ratings than NEWSMAX.
Since DirecTV has chosen to cancel NEWSMAX I will chose to cancel my DirecTV service and save over $150 per month. DirecTV should remember there are plenty of other services waiting for the customers that leave DirecTV .

Called DirecTV and canceled my service. The customer service rep was very courteous and went through the offers to get me to stay.  DirecTV is offering a $10 credit for NewsMax being canceled during negotiations as he put it.  I was also offered a 1 year $50 discount but I told him that's not enough of a discount not cancel my service. I told him if DirecTV brings back NewsMax before my service is disconnected then I might stay....

bcbsncjlj

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10 days ago

Just move on. No one cares if you cancel.

detuch254

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@C130Guru 

definitely no need to keep posting the same thing over and over again..

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10 days ago

@detuch254 

Just letting everyone know about my customer experience and what DirecTV will offer people to stay. 

detuch254

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10 days ago

Fair enough. I’d rather you make a post about it on the forum though. It seems like a win win. One, you wouldn’t have to repost it over and over again in different threads. And, two, more people can see a post than a reply nestled in someone else’s newsmax post. Just my thoughts.. I appreciate your insight. 

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9 days ago

Yet, there you are douche254, posting your lackey comments in multiple threads.

bcbsncjlj

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9 days ago

@Gunner0313 Since you are leaving tomorrow, why post and rant?

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9 Messages

9 days ago

Why do you care? Are you a troll?  NM that is self evident. Why do I post? Because I am (Edited per community guidelines) off! I have been a customer for 28 years AND a stakeholder. You can allow yourself to be teabagged if you wish. I will be moving along, but not quietly. KMA

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19 Messages

9 days ago

I for one am glad that the poster let everyone know how they were responded to by calling and canceling.

Obviously the ones with a problem with it are the ones that seem happy this channel might be canceled.

I’d say “Wait until it happens to you”, but you’ll probably never have a problem with a liberal channel being canceled.

Again, as I’ve written elsewhere, if I’m wrong about the motives then I apologize to DirecTV, but it doesn’t look good.  

Everyone here “whining” as one has said are actually not, but are intelligent people who fear for our country and free speech.  You might want to look up “Free Speech” in the Constitution as it seems to be on the way out, frighteningly so.  Then go and search out the countries that don’t have it or those in the past (WW Two anyone?) and where that ended up….

In the meantime, I’ll stay tuned and see what happens.

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19 Messages

9 days ago

Very true.  Newsmax as I understand it stands alone, and is very new to the market.  Still, as someone stated, they have more viewers than MSNBC and CNN.  


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