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BillShrink Helps You Find the Best Cable TV Provider

// May 26th, 2010 // No Comments » // Deals

BillShrink Helps You Find the Best Cable TV Provider: “

Web startup BillShrink will launch the beta version of its comparison engine for cable and satellite TV providers today. It will show each option side by side and allow you to specify your precise needs to narrow down your search, just as it already does for credit cards, gas stations and mobile phone providers,

The end goal is of course to shrink your bills — secure the service you need for the smallest monthly fee, without any unwanted charges. Nine TV providers are included in the engine, including five cable companies, two satellite companies, Verizon FiOS and AT&T Uverse. BillShrink aims to cover the 100 largest television market areas in the U.S.

When you first log in, you’ll be asked to select your current provider and specify how much you’re paying so BillShrink can tell you how much you can save with alternatives. You can then name your location, pick categories of programming you’re interested in, name the channels or TV shows you absolutely have to have, how many TVs and DVRs you need to support, and optionally list the general range of your credit rating. All that data will help you find out what’s available in your area.

You’ll be given a list of options with details about what they include and don’t include, plus a pricing breakdown. You can also see channel lists or figure out which direction you’ll need to point a satellite dish to get coverage, where applicable.

The service is free to users and you should be able to start comparing prices and channel lineups this morning.














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FREE iTunes Holiday album

// December 10th, 2009 // No Comments » // Deals

FREE iTunes Holiday album

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