This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Windstream. All opinions are 100% mine.
If you are in your early 30s like me you will no doubt remember when the Internet was this new fangled invention that hardly any one used – all you could really do online with your 32kbs connection was load very simple webpages, go in to chat rooms and maybe play simple flash games if you were lucky.
Now look at us just 10 – 15 years later, most of us would be completely lost without the Information superhighway as we all rely so heavily on it now for every thing from social interaction with friends and strangers, to researching holidays and school work and which plumber to call, to playing multiplayer games such as Call of Duty – ask my fiance about that one, he's completly hooked.
And of course we can now stream our TV shows online – I am sure by now even your Grandma knows how to use TV catch up services and uses them to watch her favourite shows when it suits her, not when it's actually on the TV.
Merge by Windstream is an exciting new service offering high speed broadband and much more. Your Merge package includes:
• High-speed Internet connection
• Roku 2 HD streaming box
• 24/7 U.S. based support
• Unlimited nationwide calling
Packages start at $52.99 per month, however if you take up one of the great quarterly promotions they will be running you can get even more bang for your buck. The current promotion that runs until the end of June will give you everything you get as standard and the following extras:
• Free 6-month subscription to HuluPlus (which allows you to immediately experience Internet content
streaming to the television via the Roku box)
• First month free Merge service
• Free professional installation
I just love the control that Merge gives you over how you use the entertainment superhighway – you can do everything you want to do, when you want to do it – forget about following schedules and make your TV and movies fit around you and your life. The brilliant Roku streaming player also allows you to watch on whatever devise most suits you – big TV for a movie? Laptop for a lazy morning in bed? Computer to keep the kids entertained while you watch the big screen? You can do it all with Roku.