An opinion of Netflix and what we’re watching

We switched from TV Cable to Netflix three months ago. Here’s an update on what we think of it and what we’ve been watching. How much does Netflix cost? It costs us $8 per month in Canada for unlimited viewing. There’s no Wii network connectivity fee, which is how we usually access Netflix. How much bandwidth does Netflix use? Here’s my internet usage from August 2010 to the end of

Rogers Doesn’t Use Email

A Corporate division of Rogers won’t use email to communicate with me about my account. Rogers, my internet service provider and a major Canadian company, phoned my house while I was at work. They left a phone number with my wife for me to call them back. I emailed Rogers the following: My wife told me Rogers called to talk to me this morning. Rogers left a phone # to

Cancelling Cable TV For Netflix

As I posted in Replacing Cable TV with Netflix, we’re trying Netflix instead of cable TV for a month; that month is almost over and we’re cutting the cord – no more cable. I just cancelled my television cable and upgraded my internet package. We didn’t watch any cable TV the past month, using Netflix the entire time. We all love it. I upgraded my internet package to increase the

Replacing Cable TV with Netflix

My family doesn’t watch a lot of TV yet we pay ~$80/month for cable. To paraphrase Roger Waters: Got fifty channels of shit on the TV to choose from. My kids watch speciality children channels. We all watch Discovery channel for MythBusters and other cool shows, and we sometimes watch the science-fiction channel. That’s it. I decided to evaluate Netflix as an alternative since it’s only $8/month here in Canada.

Unlimited Complaints

According to HBC Connections Long Distance Plan, “unlimited” means 20 hours per month, as Steve discovered: …the salespeople were trained not to inform prosepective clients that the limit is 1200 minutes unless they question them on the meaning of the term “unlimited”. They freakin’ intentionally mislead people!! Jeeeeezuss! I informed her that I did indeed ask them to verify the term “unlimited”, so she said that they would have their