HBO Backlash: Subscribers "Crash" HBO's Website Complaining About Sopranos Finale

HBO Backlash: Subscribers "Crash" HBO's Website Complaining About Sopranos Finale

This was whimpering. If you’re angry at wasting an hour, complain with your wallets.

The Sopranos finale was most notable to this website because it was being used in a thumbscrew-like fashion to “suggest” that analog cable subscribers switch to digital. Comcast, in particular, took HBO off analog cable to coincide with the finale, in the hopes that analog subscribers would switch. Now, oh boy, are people mad.

No Sopranos For You: Comcast Says Switch To Digital Or Lose HBO

No Sopranos For You: Comcast Says Switch To Digital Or Lose HBO

“I guess the thing that bothers me is, the service is bad and rates keep increasing,” said Alan Letofsky, one of many customers who recently received a notice from Comcast saying they would need a digital-cable box to keep HBO, which telecasts The Sopranos. “We just don’t want to give any more money to Comcast.”