Matt has Comcast and whenever service goes out he calls up, does a little bitching softshoe, and then asks for a refund for that day of service. Depending on your subscription plan, this could be anywhere from between $2 to $5.
Matter says he’s come to, “consider it “motivation” for them to get the problem fixed. They have never complained to me and always gladly apply the credit.”
A pittance compared to the frustration of downed connectivity or television, but at least you take a little back from them. Plus, if you really do it every time the cable goes out, it could add up to a decent amount. — BEN POPKEN