Good Service has slipped today

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Over the past month I had issues with my service.  I lost all service and was down for 23 days straight.  While trying to work through this issue with national customer service, I was told that they would give me a free month of service.  So I wait thinking that they wouldn't charge me for the following month.  I was charged in full.

The customer service person was nice as can be and I realize that reimbursing me for a full month is beyond her scope so she had to confer with the on floor manager. Lets call him Timothy #APR1180.  At first they were willing to prorate and reimburse for the days I went without. If it was five days I agree...prorate it and move forward.  But it was 23 days.  I tell them I don't pay for days when it works I pay for a month of service. 

So they finally agree to 79.99 my monthly plan but won't pay for the taxes and rental of the equipment, which bring the overall total $90.58. Are you serious? Timothy needs to rethink his approach.  I wasn't asking for anything out of line. I was asking for what was told to me (sadly that agent didn't note it in my account so I understand the skepticism.)  
So as a customer I had to feel the need to get on this forum and bad mouth a company that I have had wonderful service, along with customer service from, for the past two years.
Way to save the company $10 Timothy #APR1180 by not do the right thing.  Why not say I'm sorry 23 days without service is unacceptable on our part, we will give you a month of free service.

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Jonathan Adams

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Steve Frederick-VS1/Beam314, Champion

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Jonathan, send an email to the moderators, at, along with your account number and a phone number they can reach you at. Diana and Lindsey will get back to you and get you a fix to this.
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Johnatan,We can assure you that we are here to
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The $10 isn’t important to was the lack of quality care from Timothy #APR1180.  

The phone rep was super helpful and the decision was something that she couldn’t make. It had to come from a supervisor.

It’s a petty thing but that’s a joke that he wouldn’t go ahead and refund the full cost for that month.

I’ve wasted more time than the $10 is worth, my only hope is that a supervisor gets a lesson in customer care.

I understand you can’t give away the farm but better judgment needed to prevail in this case.

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