I want to post posts from another forum that I frequent about "digital" things.
It's not that agree 100% with these comments, it is along the same way that I feel about it.
I'm curious to see what you think of our provider, Cap. Not trying to poke anything just wondering what others would say about this packaging and prices. http://www.cogeco.ca/web/on/en/residential/tv/packages/
I'm getting tired of all the negative media attention on the Skinny Basic packages - it seems the slant is that people want whatever channels they want for $25 - which is unrealistic.
I personally think the concept is great in my situation - however, the media is only focusing on outlandish customers who expect all the premium sports and specialty channels for pennies a month.
Skinny Basic is only basic TV - if you want more, you have to pay for it, or use alternative sources to get programming. It wasn't designed to cut down the cost of TV bills, it was to give a very basic entry level option that wasn't available before without having all these additional specialty channels tossed in the mix.
I am very happy with the package, and wish the media would find others like myself who are enjoying the CRTC's decision.
Its funny to see people that are saying, they compared this to their current FULL plan and to get all the same channels it costs MORE, RAGE!
Well, yeah. Its not designed just period to save people money in ALL situations. Its not for people who want TONS of channels.
Its for the people who want a very small subset of channels, without paying for the LARGER packages.