rental equipment bundles

discussion
gnltabor
By gnltabor on Tue, Apr 5, 2016 - 8:05am

Rent vs Buy, are you paying too much?

When you initially sign up for cable TV or Satellite service, the provider will install all required equipment and add a line item or two to your monthly bill for renting the associated equipment.  Items such as modems, routers, set top boxes, and remotes fall into this category and usually cost around $5.00/month for the convenience of having the item bundled into your contract.  This may be the most cost effective and flexible approach, especially if you periodically switch providers when initial teaser rates end.  Be aware however that providers will often leave that equip