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Are all the advertisements REALLY necessary???

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Are all the advertisements REALLY necessary???

I've had Comcast.net as my home page for several years now and it's getting worse and worse to watch any of the Top Videos.  Really?  Do we have to be forced to sit through a flipping advertisement before EVERY video clip?  And the SAME one every time?  Come on!  I've had it, I'm changing my home page to a site that doesn't insist on cramming all this garbage down my throat every single time.  What a joke.  I'm so ticked off right now.  See ya, oh wait, no, I won't.

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Re: Are all the advertisements REALLY necessary???

ads is what pays for the videos. the bandwidth. Even YouTube has alot of ads now days.

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Re: Are all the advertisements REALLY necessary???

The supplier of the videos-Fox, ABC, etc-are the ones responsible for inserting the ad's.

 

 




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Re: Are all the advertisements REALLY necessary???


Margot60 wrote:

I've had Comcast.net as my home page for several years now and it's getting worse and worse to watch any of the Top Videos.  Really?  Do we have to be forced to sit through a flipping advertisement before EVERY video clip?  And the SAME one every time?  Come on!  I've had it, I'm changing my home page to a site that doesn't insist on cramming all this garbage down my throat every single time.  What a joke.  I'm so ticked off right now.  See ya, oh wait, no, I won't.


To build upon what the others were saying:

 

To have the rights to put most shows online (or on the TV for that matter) we are required by the owners of those shows to put in ads. That's just the nature of the business. If we did not show the ads, simply we would not have the shows at all. The content owners would not give it to us and you could not watch them at all. You will notice that when you watch the same shows on TV they have ads, in many cases much more ads than we play online.

Some of our premium partners like HBO, Showtime, Encore, Cinemax and Starz all have ad free business models so you can watch their shows and movies without interruption.

 

Thanks,
Joe
XfinityTV.com/Xfinity.com Support


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