Cord Cutters

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  1. jbeecham

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    Here are the tester questions to answer:


    1) Does your household currently pay monthly fee for a live TV service such as cable-TV (e.g. Cox); satellite-TV (e.g. Dish) or live TV from SlingTV or YouTubeTV or HuluTV or FuboTV or DirecTV-Now?

    Yes or No?

    2) Does your household currently use an antenna to watch local broadcast TV in your home?

    Yes or No?

    3) Will more than 1 person in your household watch TV with PhoenixBTV? Either on their phone or laptop or Roku or AppleTV or Amazon FireTV. If No, just 1 person, that is fine.

    Yes or No?

    4) Please select the age groups that apply to your PhoenixBTV users, including yourself.

    a. 17 years old or younger?

    b. 18 to 35 years old?

    c. 36 to 55 years old?

    d. 55 or older years old?
     
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    Signed up on my phone and emailed them

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  3. jbeecham

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    They activated my "Tester" status & all the major networks are there now.

    Thanks again for letting us know about this service :)

    Now I just need them to make an Xbox app so I can watch my DVR'd shows on every TV.
     
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    Cool! I’m glad it worked out. It was nice of you to post the steps here, too, in case anybody else wants to sign up. :)
     
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    They havent replied to me yet :)
     
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    “We’re terribly sorry, sir, but our last testing license was just given to customer JBeecham.”
     
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    filled out tester email.
     
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    I am now a tester. Went on my phone and already have Sundays game set to record and the show after in case of overtime. Going campiong this weekend, might come back in time for the game or even come back saturday night to work on sunday but if this works, I wont have to rush home anymore. The only problem I will have is when I turn my phone off of airplane mode to watch the game, I will get a bunch of alerts about the game. I guess if I uninstall the cardinals app I wont get those anymore.
     
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    Thanks Kel! Just downloaded the app and sent an email about becoming a tester.
     
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    I'm sure you're already camping, but my Phoenix LocalBTV guide is wrong this week... mine has the Cards playing at 10am, when they're playing at 1pm. If yours was the same then you might record the Chiefs game or whatever Fox is going to show at 10am. I set mine to record from 10am through 5pm so I should get the Cards game if you miss it, but it might be split between 3 recordings because of the screwed up guide.
     
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    I'm back home, left Saturday night end ended up with a blowout on the 87 in the middle of nowhere. That was entertaining.

    I just saw the same and hit record on all the time slots to see what happens. When I checked many days ago, it said tbd1-4pm but that is changed too and had me recording from 130 to 430.

    We'll see how it turns out and then maybe I should supply the feedback on all the changes that came up and for now, always check the app at the latest possible time to see if the schedule changes

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    I’ve noticed that online listings like tvguide.com have been wrong a lot lately. I’m not sure why that is, but I’m guessing the original source data is bad for all users.
     
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    Covert Rain Father smelt of elderberries!

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    This news sucks, I am contemplating dumping DirecTV when my contract is up and Vue seemed like a really good option for me.
     

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