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Cable boxes

Just wanted to ask a question among those who might have wondered about this, can a Xfinity customer purchase a "cable box" of their own and hook it up to the xfinity cable to avoid paying the "rental" of the comcast box?

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Re: Cable boxes


golfguyatlh wrote:

Just wanted to ask a question among those who might have wondered about this, can a Xfinity customer purchase a "cable box" of their own and hook it up to the xfinity cable to avoid paying the "rental" of the comcast box?


Only if it's a TiVo. If you see cable boxes for sale, they won't be able to be activated to work.

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Re: Cable boxes


golfguyatlh wrote:

Just wanted to ask a question among those who might have wondered about this, can a Xfinity customer purchase a "cable box" of their own and hook it up to the xfinity cable to avoid paying the "rental" of the comcast box?


Only if it's a TiVo. If you see cable boxes for sale, they won't be able to be activated to work.


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