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Fake Cable Flyer
updated: Feb 07, 2014, 12:30 PM

By Edhat Subscriber

Has anyone received this flyer in the mail recently? It's supposedly an alternative to local cable and internet.ie, COX, and claims to have killer rates like 29.99/month. I'm just wondering if anyone else has called them or have actually switched over to them? I say "THEM" because there is no company name on the flyer anywhere which makes me suspicious.

(Editor's Note: The full phone number has been blacked out to prevent promotion of this business)

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 FLICKA agree helpful negative off topic

2014-02-07 01:04 PM

Seems phony if no name of business. Looking forward to more about it, in case anyone has had any contact with them. Good for you, Dedicated Staff, for blocking the phone; no one will get scammed through Edhat.

 

 COMMENT 492975 agree helpful negative off topic

2014-02-07 01:21 PM

Ya it looks sketchy, I wouldn't trust it. Call the number and let us know what details they give you so we can post here.

 

 COMMENT 492984P agree helpful negative off topic

2014-02-07 01:33 PM

I wish there were some real competition for the cable companies and telcos. We're a second world country where internet access and speed are concerned, and most Americans don't know it. Because corporate monopolies control information flow, and our subsidiary government is too busy dumping funds into military adventurism to catch up with the developed world in things that matter here at home, we pay huge prices for second-rate, often third-rate data services. The U.S. is being left behind fast.

 

 COMMENT 492985P agree helpful negative off topic

2014-02-07 01:34 PM

Looks like a subcontractor for the sat tv people either Dish or Directtv - prices are probably only good for a certain period, upcharge for whole home dvr perhaps. Their net service not sure how good that is but it cant hurt to call.

 

 COMMENT 492995P agree helpful negative off topic

2014-02-07 01:58 PM

get online and Google company......

 

 COMMENT 493010 agree helpful negative off topic

2014-02-07 02:23 PM

I bet its a photocopy and not an original. That means its a fake.

 

 COMMENT 493034 agree helpful negative off topic

2014-02-07 03:40 PM

Hold onto this flyer. If it's not a real business and it came in your mail box, the USPS will get them for mail fraud.

 

 COMMENT 493041 agree helpful negative off topic

2014-02-07 03:52 PM

Hey 492995P, what company should we Google? I don't see a company on the flyer. Do you have more info?

 

 COMMENT 493047 agree helpful negative off topic

2014-02-07 04:00 PM

The flyer says US postage paid, so did it come in the mail or did some one just put it in your mailbox.

 

 MTNDRIVER agree helpful negative off topic

2014-02-07 05:57 PM

Um, is there anything about this that doesn't shout "scam"?

 

 COMMENT 493110P agree helpful negative off topic

2014-02-07 06:49 PM

Why block their phone number? No need for protection especially if it's a scam.

 

 COMMENT 493144P agree helpful negative off topic

2014-02-07 09:37 PM

I think you should sign up for it and give us some feedback on how it turns out after the three months of free extras they are providing at that price.

They don't say if you have to sign on for a period of time to get that price. Pay attention to that.

Remember that if something seems to be too good to be true, it probably is too good to be true.

 

 COMMENT 493164 agree helpful negative off topic

2014-02-08 07:11 AM

@493041

The OP can google the phone number.

 

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