Recent Changes for "Television Service Providers" - Davis Wikihttp://daviswiki.org/Television_Service_ProvidersRecent Changes of the page "Television Service Providers" on Davis Wiki.en-us Television Service Providershttp://daviswiki.org/Television_Service_Providers2012-02-04 12:37:10dobrin <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Television Service Providers<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 19: </td> <td> Line 19: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * [http://hulu.com Hulu Plus] - Hulu's basic service isn't stellar, but their paid Hulu Plus has a good selection of current programs. Unfortunately, streaming continues to be ad-supported for the premium subscription, which runs around $8/mo. Stuff more than a few seasons old tends to get phased out. </td> <td> <span>+</span> * [http://hulu.com Hulu Plus] - Hulu's basic service isn't stellar, but their paid Hulu Plus has a good selection of current programs. Unfortunately, streaming continues to be ad-supported for the premium subscription, which runs around $8/mo. Stuff more than a few seasons old tends to get phased out<span>&nbsp;as well</span>. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Television Service Providershttp://daviswiki.org/Television_Service_Providers2012-02-04 12:36:24dobrin <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Television Service Providers<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 19: </td> <td> Line 19: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * [http://hulu.com Hulu Plus] - Hulu's basic service isn't stellar, but their paid Hulu Plus has a good selection of current programs. <span>&nbsp;Stu</span>ff<span>&nbsp;more than a few seasons old tends to get phased out. Streaming only for</span> around $8/mo.<br> <span>-</span> * [http://Amazon.com Amazon] - <span>S</span>treaming of videos and TV shows is included <span>in</span> an Amazon Prime membership (does this include Student memberships?). <span>&nbsp;</span>The selection is limited but growing.<br> <span>-</span> * [http://www.hbogoi.com HBOGo] - HBO's streaming service. <span>&nbsp;</span>It <span>ma</span>y<span>&nbsp;only be</span> available with a subscription to HBO through your television service. <span>&nbsp;</span>HBO has some absolutely spectacular series which put most television (and most movies, for that matter) to shame. <span>&nbsp;</span>It ain't cheap, though. </td> <td> <span>+</span> * [http://hulu.com Hulu Plus] - Hulu's basic service isn't stellar, but their paid Hulu Plus has a good selection of current programs. <span>Un</span>f<span>ortunately, streaming continues to be ad-supported </span>f<span>or the premium subscription, which runs</span> around $8/mo.<span>&nbsp;Stuff more than a few seasons old tends to get phased out.</span><br> <span>+</span> * [http://Amazon.com Amazon] - <span>Free s</span>treaming of<span>&nbsp;select</span> videos and TV shows is included <span>with</span> an Amazon Prime membership (does this include Student memberships?<span>&nbsp;Nope, paid Prime only.</span>). The selection is limited but growing.<span>&nbsp;&nbsp;There are also streaming video rentals and outright purchases available for most new releases of movies and recently aired television episodes.</span><br> <span>+</span> * [http://www.hbogoi.com HBOGo] - HBO's streaming service. It <span>is onl</span>y available with a subscription to HBO through your television service. HBO has some absolutely spectacular series which put most television (and most movies, for that matter) to shame. It ain't cheap, though. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Television Service Providershttp://daviswiki.org/Television_Service_Providers2011-12-07 00:28:36TomGarbersonAdding streaming services <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Television Service Providers<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 14: </td> <td> Line 14: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + = Alternatives to Traditional TV =<br> + There are a growing number of alternatives to standard television services, usually involving streaming shows over the Internet. If you're using ["Mobile Phones" data on your cell phone], this can burn through a capped data plan in no time flat. For a normal ["Internet Service Providers" internet connection], however, it's very feasible. Note that most of the streaming services can be enjoyed through various internet-connected media devices, ranging from Blu-Ray Players to video game systems to smart phones to internet-connected TVs.<br> + <br> + * [http://netflix.com Netflix] - good selection of older shows, mediocre on current programs. Streaming is $8/mo; you can also get DVDs and/or Blu-Rays by mail for $8+/mo<br> + * [http://hulu.com Hulu Plus] - Hulu's basic service isn't stellar, but their paid Hulu Plus has a good selection of current programs. Stuff more than a few seasons old tends to get phased out. Streaming only for around $8/mo.<br> + * [http://Amazon.com Amazon] - Streaming of videos and TV shows is included in an Amazon Prime membership (does this include Student memberships?). The selection is limited but growing.<br> + * [http://www.hbogoi.com HBOGo] - HBO's streaming service. It may only be available with a subscription to HBO through your television service. HBO has some absolutely spectacular series which put most television (and most movies, for that matter) to shame. It ain't cheap, though.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Television Service Providershttp://daviswiki.org/Television_Service_Providers2011-12-07 00:20:39WilliamLewisuverse is fiber in the same way that comcast is fiber: not at the last mile. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Television Service Providers<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 12: </td> <td> Line 12: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> = ["DSL"]<span>&nbsp;/ Fiber TV </span>= </td> <td> <span>+</span> = ["DSL"]= </td> </tr> </table> </div> Television Service Providershttp://daviswiki.org/Television_Service_Providers2011-12-07 00:20:02ScottMeehleibfixed link <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Television Service Providers<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Television Service Providers''' allow customers to access televised ["media"], generally for a contracted monthly fee. Although anyone can watch local network channels for free with an antenna and ["DTV" DTV box], many prefer to opt for premium content as well. Once upon a time, premium content was only available through cable hookups and satellite dishes, but nowadays the ["Internet"] has become a popular means of transmission as well. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Television Service Providers''' allow customers to access televised ["media"], generally for a contracted monthly fee. Although anyone can watch local network channels for free with an antenna and ["DTV" DTV box], many prefer to opt for premium content as well. Once upon a time, premium content was only available through cable hookups and satellite dishes, but nowadays the ["<span>Computer and </span>Internet"<span>&nbsp;Internet</span>] has become a popular means of transmission as well. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Television Service Providershttp://daviswiki.org/Television_Service_Providers2011-12-07 00:19:04TomGarbersonU-verse is actually fiber, i think <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Television Service Providers<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 12: </td> <td> Line 12: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> = ["DSL"] TV = </td> <td> <span>+</span> = ["DSL"] <span>/ Fiber </span>TV = </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 14: </td> <td> Line 14: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- <br> - </span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Television Service Providershttp://daviswiki.org/Television_Service_Providers2011-12-07 00:10:52ScottMeehleibplease add more if I'm missing any. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Television Service Providers<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ '''Television Service Providers''' allow customers to access televised ["media"], generally for a contracted monthly fee. Although anyone can watch local network channels for free with an antenna and ["DTV" DTV box], many prefer to opt for premium content as well. Once upon a time, premium content was only available through cable hookups and satellite dishes, but nowadays the ["Internet"] has become a popular means of transmission as well.<br> + <br> + These are the services offered locally:<br> + <br> + = Cable =<br> + *["Comcast"]<br> + <br> + = Satellite =<br> + *["DirecTV"]<br> + *["Dish Network"]<br> + <br> + = ["DSL"] TV =<br> + *["AT&amp;T" AT&amp;T U-Verse]<br> + <br> + </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div>