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I want to change the SSID and password on my Technicolor CGM4141. If I do that will my wireless cox tv boxes still work?
I had to research Silver. Is it a Silver package or Silver bundle?
Bundle: - Cox Gigablast...or...Ultimate 300 - Cox Contour TV (140+ channels) - Cox Voice Premier
You got that for $119 a month? That's quite good. My zip has an introductory price of $217.47 per month and then would jump to $253.47 after 2 years.
I am curious about the data cap. Traditional Cable TV...although it uses the same cable from the wall...doesn't have a data cap, so you could leave your TV on 24/365 and never be charged for bandwidth. Streaming devices, however, such as Roku or a stick, do consume your 1 TB data cap and that's what stinks about streaming HD content over the Internet: there's a limit. Hopefully, your "streamer" won't count against your monthly data rate.
You need a streamer for each of your TV sets, huh?
The only advantage I could justify for a Cox streamer is if my TV is nowhere near the coax coming from the wall. For example, if I wanted to install my TV on the other side of the room from the coax and didn't want to string a cable. That'd be okay.
Other than that, you may be paying more for TV service. You're still renting a cable box (albeit wireless) but also have to rent a Panoramic device. You can buy your own modem and router for Internet service, but you must rent a modem and router for this TV service.
It's not really a streamer per se because streaming is understood to be content via an Internet protocol. Your programming is still coming from the headend of the cable TV distribution network at Cox. Streaming could also be local within your house but I wouldn't qualify an Internet modem as a multimedia server. I guess, as you previously noted, it's just a wireless TV box...with a wire to your TV.
richb1963 said: but I’m sure the WiFi tv programming doesn’t count
I certainly hope this is the case, but I wonder how they technically accomplish it. If it all goes through the gateway, how do they tell the difference of the traffic? Could a moderator confirm it does not count against bandwidth cap?
Sorry, your answer isn't clear to me. Does that mean wireless boxes DON'T count against the bandwidth cap? ::edit:: I am talking about normal TV channels.