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Subject:  Re: Has anyone found good, bright CFL bulbs? Date:  1/4/2013  5:06 PM
Author:  wrjohnston91283 Number:  870156 of 886575

but because consumers are stuck using the box our provider gives us…

No, you're not. You can get a Cable Card from your provider and then use whatever box you like: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cable_card


That's true, there is some choice. But that has an additional cost - I need to purchase an additional device (or a TV that has a cablecard slot). And I can't get on demand programing from a cablecard.
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