Reader Jeff says:
On a normal day, losing some cable channels for a couple of hours would be an inconvenience. On a day like today, some might use words unfit for publishing. You see, today was the first game of the Red Sox and A’s seasons, played in Japan. The game started at 6AM EST, and plenty of die hard baseball fans rose early to watch… nothing. Comcast gave me a $2 credit for my troubles. There’s nothing like a $2 credit to make me feel valued as a customer.
I’m not even sure what to do. It seems that the problem was so widespread across TV carriers that there’s nobody to run to. Let this be a lesson to everyone: to be sure you’ll see the game, buy an overpriced ticket.
It wasn’t just Comcast that had trouble during the game, DirecTV was out too. Any upset fans out there?
DirecTV out? [Boston.com]
(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)