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November 2023
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Join us Saturday for Customer Appreciation Day

All FOCUS Broadband customers are invited to come and enjoy a hot dog or barbecue sandwich this Saturday, November 4th, from 11 am to 2 pm at FOCUS Broadband headquarters on Whiteville Road in Shallotte. It's our way of saying thank you and showing how much we appreciate your loyalty!
enhance securityGet Proactive Defense Against Intruders
Take video monitoring to the next level with a new camera system from FOCUS Broadband. Our smart video analytics provide alerts that distinguish between people, animals, and vehicles. Plus, when you install Security by FOCUS Broadband, you'll have tools to keep your home safe and stop intruders in their tracks. Combine state-of-the-art cameras with Perimeter Guard to get a proactive defense system that triggers a customizable alarm and flashes attention-grabbing lights when unwanted visitors are detected. To get a free quote or learn more about our financing options, call a team member today at 877-755-8023.

*Security system features require a compatible monthly monitoring package, broadband connection, equipment, connected device & app. Credit and other restrictions may apply.
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Follow Us on Social Media for Holiday Giveaways

The holidays are just around the corner, so watch out for our 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway! Follow us on Facebook and Instagram for chances to win lots of great prizes and be the first to know about new products and loads of local content from the communities we serve.
paperless billingSimplify Your Life with Paperless Billing
Get on-the-go convenience, reduce your carbon footprint, and pay anytime, anywhere with paperless billing! When you enroll, you'll get a one-time credit of $5 applied to your bill. Better yet, sign up for auto-draft too and get a $10 credit on your next bill when you enroll in both. Call 888-367-2862 for details on how to sign up, so you can simplify your life and save.

*Credit only applies for first time enrollment.
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Get More out of Your Wi-Fi Network

Upgrade to Premium Wi-Fi and control your network straight from your smartphone! Have a guest visiting or renting out an Airbnb? Set up a guest password with time limits so visitors can only access your network when you allow it. Plus, call 910-755-1967 and ask one of our Customer Care Representatives about our Premium Wi-Fi solution.

*Available for residential customers only. Not available with customer owned router or in all areas. HomePass app required. Other restrictions may apply.
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new iPhoneThe iPhone 15 — New Features and Better Pictures
The new iPhone 15 is here, featuring a new Dynamic Island that bubbles up alerts and live activities to ensure you don't miss special notifications while engaged in other tasks. It also comes with a more advanced Main camera offering 4x resolution and 2x Telephoto for capturing incredible detail. With unlimited plans starting as low as $40 a month and 0% device financing options, you're sure to get an amazing deal! Visit a store near you in Shallotte, Leland, Whiteville, or Sunset Beach to sign up today!

*Price shown is per line, per month with automatic bill pay and requires FOCUS Broadband internet subscription. Per line activation and upgrade fee may apply. Deposit may be required. Credit and other restrictions may apply.
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Faraway Downs TV-MA — This sweeping adventure romance is told in six parts and centers on an English aristocrat (Nicole Kidman) and a rough-hewn Australian cattle drover (Hugh Jackman) who join forces to protect the million-acre cattle ranch of her late husband. Young Nullah (newcomer Brandon Walters) is a bi-racial Indigenous Australian child caught up in the government's draconian racial policy now referred to as the “Stolen Generations.” (Hulu, November 26th premiere)
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The Crown TV-MA — The sixth and final season of this groundbreaking series continues to tell the story of Queen Elizabeth II and the political and personal events that shaped her reign. The first four episodes explore the events surrounding the tragic death of Princess Diana in 1997. Later episodes include royal wedding bells for Prince Charles and Camilla as well as a budding university romance between Prince William and Kate Middleton. (Netflix, November 16th premiere)
Q. What's this I hear about Prime Video and an NFL Black Friday game?
FAQ - Download Images to View A: Prime Video is giving free access to the first-ever Black Friday NFL game, even if you're not a Prime member yet. The football game will stream exclusively on Prime Video on November 24th, the day after Thanksgiving, and is expected to kick off at 3 p.m. EST. The New York Jets will host the Miami Dolphins in the matchup.

This represents an extension of Prime Video's relationship with the NFL and offers a free sample of Prime membership's benefits. The service took over as the exclusive home of Thursday Night Football in 2022, and over the course of 15 games, presented the most streamed NFL contests in history.

Q: How much have Netflix prices increased?
A. We'll start with the good news. Not all Netflix prices recently went up. Netflix's ad-supported ($6.99) and Standard ($15.49) plans have remained the same.

However, Netflix's Basic plan increased from $9.99 to $11.99 and the Premium plan increased from $19.99 to $22.99 — the first rate hike since January 2022. Netflix joins a myriad of streaming, cable, and satellite services that are charging more for their content.

Q: Are prices going up for DIRECTV STREAM?
A. Yes, effective November 5th, the price for every channel lineup on DIRECTV STREAM will increase.

Here's the breakdown:

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If you use DIRECTV STREAM to subscribe to Showtime or AMC+, you'll also have to pay $1 more per service.
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Best. Christmas. Ever! TV-PG — A twist of fate lands Charlotte (Heather Graham) and her family at the home of her old college friend Jackie (Brandy Norwood) just days before Christmas. Charlotte seizes the opportunity to prove Jackie's life with her family isn't as wonderful as it seems from her holiday newsletter, which appears too good to be true. (Netflix, November 16th premiere)
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Fingernails R — If there was an innovative test that proved whether you and your partner were in love, would you take it? Anna (Jessie Buckley) and Ryan (Jeremy Allen White) have found true love, and it's been proven by a controversial new technology. There's just one problem: Anna still isn't sure. Then she takes a position at a love testing institute and meets Amir (Rez Ahmed). (Apple TV+, November 3rd premiere)
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The Santa Clauses PG — Season two of this Disney+ Original series finds Scott Calvin (Tim Allen) about to turn 65. Realizing he can't be Santa forever, he sets out to find a suitable replacement Santa while preparing his family for a new adventure in life south of the pole. Also starring are Elizabeth Mitchell as Mrs. Claus/Carol, Austin Kane as Cal Calvin Claus, and Elizabeth Allen-Dick as Sandra Calvin Claus. (Disney+, November 8th premiere)
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Dashing Through The Snow PG — This holiday film is the funny and touching story of Eddie Garrick (Chris “Ludacris” Bridges), a social worker for the Atlanta police department who has turned his back on Christmas due to a traumatic childhood experience. On Christmas Eve, he and his 9-year-old daughter meet a mysterious man in a red suit, and they go on a magical journey that helps him remember the joy and magic of the season. (Disney+, November 27th premiere)
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Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 PG — In this 2015 sequel, Kevin James reprises the role of Paul Blart, the big-hearted security guard with a gung-ho attitude. He's headed to Las Vegas to attend a Security Guard Expo with his teenage daughter before she departs for college. While at the convention, he inadvertently discovers a heist, and it's up to Blart to apprehend the criminals. Want to make it a double feature kind of popcorn night? Also watch the original Paul Blart: Mall Cop from 2009. (Netflix, November 1st premiere)
The Question Is - Before his film career, Kevin James starred in which TV comedy series?
The Answer Is A - Everybody Loves RaymondThe Answer Is B -  Home Improvement
The Answer Is C - The King of QueensThe Answer Is D - Married ... with Children
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Leo PG — Actor and comedian Adam Sandler delivers laughs in this coming-of-age animated comedy about the last year of elementary school — as seen through the eyes of a class pet. Jaded 74-year-old lizard Leo (Sandler) has been stuck in the same classroom for decades with his terrarium-mate turtle (Bill Burr). When Leo learns he only has one year left to live, he plans to escape to experience life on the outside but instead gets caught up in the problems of his anxious students. (Netflix, November 21st premiere)
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The Naughty Nine PG — Mischievous fifth grader Andy finds himself without a visit or presents from Santa on Christmas morning. Realizing he must have landed on the "naughty list" and feeling unfairly maligned, Andy pulls together a team of eight other "naughty listers" to help him execute an elaborate heist at the North Pole to get the presents they feel they deserve. Along the way, the group realizes the best way off the naughty list is to redirect their unique talents for good. (Disney+, November 22nd premiere)
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Sly R — For nearly 50 years, Sylvester Stallone has entertained millions with iconic characters and blockbuster franchises, from Rocky to Rambo to The Expendables. This retrospective documentary offers an intimate look at the Oscar-nominated actor-writer-director-producer, paralleling his inspirational underdog story with the indelible characters he's brought to life. (Netflix, November 3rd premiere)
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The Lady Bird Diaries NR — In this powerful and award-winning new documentary, we hear from 123 hours of the personal audio diaries of Lady Bird Johnson from inside the White House. Experience history as it happened — including the day President John F. Kennedy was shot — from the perspective of one of the most influential and least understood First Ladies. (Hulu, November 13th premiere)
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Bye Bye Barry NR — This long-awaited documentary film reveals in intimate detail the unprecedented journey of Barry Sanders. When the NFL superstar vanished at the height of his career, he left the NFL world in shock. Sanders was still in his prime, chasing the all-time NFL rushing record, when he boarded a flight to England and never stepped foot on the field again. Now, 24 years later, he retraces his steps through the streets of London to finally confront the mystery. (Prime Video, November 21st premiere)
New Releases - Download Images to View Please note: Streaming services sometimes make last-minute changes to the premiere dates of films and series. This calendar was prepared on October 30th, 2023, but changes may have been made since then. Remember, while the dates below indicate the first day you're able to stream the featured film or series, streaming enables you to enjoy them whenever you'd like!

November 1st
  • Black Cake — TV-14, Original Series. This family drama is wrapped in a murder mystery. The story begins with a runaway bride, spans several decades, and covers a journey from the Caribbean to America. (Hulu)
  • A Christmas Frequency — NR, Film. Denise Richards stars as a morning radio show host, struggling in both her personal life and at work, who's set up on a series of blind dates as a way to save the show. (Hulu)
  • Reporting for Christmas — TV-PG, Film. Idealistic reporter Mary Romero is assigned to do a puff piece about a Christmas toy manufacturer, and the charming toymaker inspires her to find true happiness. (Hulu)
  • Behind the Attraction — TV-PG, Season 2. Learn about more of Disney Parks' most iconic and beloved attractions, featuring interviews with the Imagineers that designed them and the Cast Members who operate them. (Disney+)
  • Messi Meets America — TV-PG, Season 1.5. Join Lionel Messi as he embarks on his historic next chapter — taking North America and Major League Soccer by storm and ushering in a new area of the game. (Apple TV+)
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