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#11138408 - 09/30/15 11:40 PM Verizon Fios Cancelled the Outdoor Channel
Big1Bass Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 04/14/04
Posts: 630
Loc: Dallas
Just received this message from Verizon Fios. Thanks

We are committed to providing our customers with the best TV experience while keeping our prices low. Each year, the cost of content increases substantially, and in order to prevent those costs from being reflected on your bill, it is sometimes necessary to remove channels from our lineup. We have decided not to renew our contract for the Outdoor Channel and have discontinued broadcasting it. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

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#11138422 - 10/01/15 12:07 AM Re: Verizon Fios Cancelled the Outdoor Channel [Re: Big1Bass]
johnathonmharding Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 01/14/15
Posts: 158
Loc: Houston county, Grapeland
As long as i got wfn and espn's its all good with me!
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#11138521 - 10/01/15 06:32 AM Re: Verizon Fios Cancelled the Outdoor Channel [Re: Big1Bass]
eggs'isled Offline
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Registered: 07/10/09
Posts: 1628
this is serious !!! verizon also removed the Sportsman Channel a month or so back... I'm willing to bet there is a push to remove hunting and shooting programming from some liberal in the verizon management... they drop American programming over supposed cost yet telamundo and cnn and msnbc who have few viewers are still carried... you may think i'm crazy but this is an assault on hunting and shooting and soon it will be fishing because some lefty doesn't want people seeing poor little fish be caught...

all you TFF'ers better call verizon and complain they are dropping our programming...sadly I just did and got to speak to a foreigner who harassed me till i hung up her in frustration, but I will keep calling and using their website to leave comments...

this country is going to carp !!!

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#11138572 - 10/01/15 07:06 AM Re: Verizon Fios Cancelled the Outdoor Channel [Re: Big1Bass]
eggs'isled Offline
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Registered: 07/10/09
Posts: 1628
here is something to think of too...WE pay extra to even get the Outdoor Channel and the Sportsman Channel because they were not part of the regular channel's....and there dropping them because of cost ???...BS !

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#11138593 - 10/01/15 07:15 AM Re: Verizon Fios Cancelled the Outdoor Channel [Re: eggs'isled]
lipjerk Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/04/09
Posts: 1845
Loc: Lantana,Tx
Originally Posted By: KCFISH'N
here is something to think of too...WE pay extra to even get the Outdoor Channel and the Sportsman Channel because they were not part of the regular channel's....and there dropping them because of cost ???...BS !



I got the email this morning also, that's two channels I pay extra for that we lost. I wonder if my bill will be cheaper now? If not, they will be hearing from me.

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#11138670 - 10/01/15 07:57 AM Re: Verizon Fios Cancelled the Outdoor Channel [Re: Big1Bass]
Undertaker56 Offline
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Registered: 04/28/14
Posts: 239
Loc: San Angelo Tx
Dish Network has them all.... banana
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#11138675 - 10/01/15 08:00 AM Re: Verizon Fios Cancelled the Outdoor Channel [Re: eggs'isled]
YAKaddict Offline
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Registered: 11/02/14
Posts: 505
Loc: Plano
Originally Posted By: KCFISH'N
this is serious !!! verizon also removed the Sportsman Channel a month or so back... I'm willing to bet there is a push to remove hunting and shooting programming from some liberal in the verizon management... they drop American programming over supposed cost yet telamundo and cnn and msnbc who have few viewers are still carried... you may think i'm crazy but this is an assault on hunting and shooting and soon it will be fishing because some lefty doesn't want people seeing poor little fish be caught...

all you TFF'ers better call verizon and complain they are dropping our programming...sadly I just did and got to speak to a foreigner who harassed me till i hung up her in frustration, but I will keep calling and using their website to leave comments...

this country is going to carp !!!
loco

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#11138727 - 10/01/15 08:28 AM Re: Verizon Fios Cancelled the Outdoor Channel [Re: Undertaker56]
David Burton Offline
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Registered: 07/14/11
Posts: 1629
Loc: McKinney, TX
Originally Posted By: Undertaker56
Dish Network has them all.... banana


Yes! Unfortunately, they're not in HD. frown
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#11138861 - 10/01/15 09:25 AM Re: Verizon Fios Cancelled the Outdoor Channel [Re: Big1Bass]
Duck_Hunter Offline
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Registered: 03/24/14
Posts: 10001
Loc: North Texas
WFN was dropped by Charter when I used them for cable. I was paying $10 a month for Outdoor, Sportsman and WFN. When I called to figure out why it wasn't showing up and found out it had been dropped, I asked if my bill would be lower because I was paying for that package specifically for that channel. The guy said that's not how it works.

Well, it damn sure should work that way. I'm paying for a package of three channels. A third of those channels is no longer available. It should be prorated.
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#11138869 - 10/01/15 09:30 AM Re: Verizon Fios Cancelled the Outdoor Channel [Re: Big1Bass]
Trickster Online   content
TFF Guru

Registered: 07/27/07
Posts: 33774
Loc: Plano TX
Verizon sucks for the money you have to pay.
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#11138891 - 10/01/15 09:41 AM Re: Verizon Fios Cancelled the Outdoor Channel [Re: Big1Bass]
eggs'isled Offline
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Registered: 07/10/09
Posts: 1628
well I got a person on the phone...she said there was a lot of people that called in to complain about the Sportsman Channel being dropped a month or so back, then she said they could not be re-added so I did the only American thing left to do...I canceled my verizon tv service...LOL... looks like Amish TV for me...took the FIOS box off the tv and hit the auto tuner and I have almost 50 FREE channels hitting the antenna and they are all HD...looks like I need to learn spanish to watch most of them but at least I got ME TV to watch all the old re-runs and local Fox news so I'm good...

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#11138943 - 10/01/15 09:59 AM Re: Verizon Fios Cancelled the Outdoor Channel [Re: Big1Bass]
JoeFriday Online   content
Pro Angler

Registered: 05/23/13
Posts: 770
Loc: Flower Mound, TX
I got the same email. Sadly, the reality is that all the 'cable' providers are doing is accelerating the switch to on-demand programming. TV as we know it today will be gone. There will no longer be schedules but release dates for new episodes. Apple TV, Google Chrome TV, etc. will be the key enablers. We are just caught in the middle while this shakes out.

The losers will be Verizon and other content consolidators in the old school mentality. After the fact, they will try to catch-up, but if Google gets a good lead, time to fire up Good Night Irene.
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#11139292 - 10/01/15 12:37 PM Re: Verizon Fios Cancelled the Outdoor Channel [Re: Big1Bass]
bcoop1723 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 04/25/10
Posts: 198
Loc: The Colony, TX
Verizon Fios also got bought out for TX,FL,CA, could have a lot to do with it.

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#11139369 - 10/01/15 01:13 PM Re: Verizon Fios Cancelled the Outdoor Channel [Re: Big1Bass]
steve_twice Offline
Angler

Registered: 08/28/03
Posts: 279
Loc: Flower Mound, TX
I complained and they told me to watch the Discovery Channel instead, to find the same kind of shows. roflmao

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#11139375 - 10/01/15 01:15 PM Re: Verizon Fios Cancelled the Outdoor Channel [Re: Big1Bass]
steve_twice Offline
Angler

Registered: 08/28/03
Posts: 279
Loc: Flower Mound, TX
I was paying $11.99 a month for a sports package that included Outdoor and Sportsman.
If you are, too, you can cancel the package online or by calling.

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