Buyer Beware

The CBS affiliate in Midland, Texas, recently aired a report about some local TV viewers’ displeasure with not getting certain local channels on DirecTV — and apparently not being told the truth about the lack of those channels when they asked. You can watch the report at the station’s Web site (look in the right column) — or on YouTube:


This issue may not be unique to West Texas. As the saying goes: “Buyer beware.”

NOTE: To help avoid such confusion, Suddenlink publishes its local channel line-ups online. Go to our main site, enter your zip code, then look for the option, “See your channel line-up,” and press the “Go” button.