TVs & Home Theaters forum

General discussion

Comcast HDTV customers in Vermont, Mass, NH or NE New York?

by confuxion / August 22, 2008 12:54 PM PDT

I'm posting this in hopes that there is someone out there who is a Comcast HDTV subscriber in any of the mentioned areas, especially Vermont (that's where I am).

I'm considering jumping on the HDTV bandwagon myself, but am obviously concerned about Comcast's ability to deliver a suitable signal to reliably watch their HDTV programming on a 1080p, 52" Samsung set. I don't even know anyone in my area who subscribes to their HDTV service, much less within a 500-mile radius. I do realize that any signal I get will only be 720p, and that 1080p can only be achieved via BluRay.

If you're a Comcast subscriber in any of the areas I mentioned in the subject - especially Vermont - PLEASE post your experiences with their HDTV service, and be as detailed as you wish; any and all info is welcomed. Thanks in advance for helping me out.

Post a reply
Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: Comcast HDTV customers in Vermont, Mass, NH or NE New York?
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: Comcast HDTV customers in Vermont, Mass, NH or NE New York?
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Collapse -
Okay, how about ANYBODY with Comcast service
by confuxion / September 10, 2008 12:51 PM PDT

Read the post above, and add your two cents if you are a Comcast HDTV customer in ANY region in the US. I'm hoping somebody can share their experiences. Thanks.

Collapse -
Comcast HDTV
by masonaries / September 10, 2008 7:54 PM PDT

I live in Frederick, MD. We get 42 HDTV channels. Now these channels do not broadcast all there programs in HDTV.

When they do it's 1080i. And when it's not it's 720p. Still the broadcasts in 720p look better then SD. Even better than digital.

The 1080i shows look good but not as good as blu-ray. Better than DVD.

Every area is different. My sister lives in Boyton Beach, Fl and she only gets seven HDTV channels so you have to check to see how many you will get.

Lastly when you get a HDTV converter box you can get DVR which is great.

Popular Forums
Computer Help 49,613 discussions
Computer Newbies 10,349 discussions
Laptops 19,436 discussions
Security 30,426 discussions
TVs & Home Theaters 20,308 discussions
Windows 10 360 discussions
Phones 15,802 discussions
Windows 7 7,351 discussions
Networking & Wireless 14,641 discussions


Big screens for the big game

Still looking for the best TV deals ahead of Sunday's game? Here are our top three big screen picks.