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Test TV and Internet for

Tell our team of experts about your experience and earn $1,000.

Ever wanted to get paid to watch TV and scroll on social media? Here’s your chance! We’re looking for TV and internet customers of AT&T, Optimum, and Verizon to apply for our testing position. Our new hires will earn $1,000 for telling us about how their internet and TV services perform over 90 days.

What’s the job?

We need hands-on TV and internet testers for AT&T, Optimum, and Verizon. For 90 days, you’ll use your TV and internet service like you usually do, log any issues, and then respond to our questionnaire about your experience.

You’ll walk away $1,000 richer.

That’s it. Really. You don’t have to watch hundreds of hours of TV or crawl through thousands of websites. We’re here to learn more about how these services work for real people like you.

Who should apply?

If you’re a legal US citizen, 18 years of age or older, and a current TV and internet customer of AT&T, Optimum, or Verizon, you should apply. We’re hiring three testers—one for each TV and internet service provider. (See terms and conditions for more details.)

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Why should I apply?

If you’re hired, you’ll earn $1,000 just for telling us about how your internet and TV service works over 90 days.

This isn’t a job with long hours or middle-of-the-night phone calls. Heck—go ahead and barricade yourself in your bedroom for all we care. We know you’ve got a TV in there.

What’s in it for

We’re bonkers for hands-on testing around here. Unfortunately, none of our staff live in AT&T, Optimum, or Verizon service areas—yet.

Your experience and input will improve our reviews of these services and broaden our expertise. With your help, we can give readers a better picture of internet speeds, TV signal reliability, and provider equipment.

So, whaddya say? Will you help us help our readers find the best TV and internet? We’re keeping our fingers crossed.

Terms and Conditions

Applicants must be current customers of AT&T, Verizon, or Optimum, and must be eligible to work in the United States of America.

Applicants will be evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved. shall select three (3) Recipients from the entire pool of eligible applicants. One Recipient shall be a current customer of AT&T, one Recipient shall be a current customer of Verizon,  and one Recipient shall be a current customer of Optimum. Recipients will be selected based on their plan information, and ability to complete the requirements of the Telco Tester opportunity.

INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR ACKNOWLEDGMENT: The Recipient acknowledges that participation in the Telco Tester opportunity will be as an independent contractor. No agency, partnership, joint venture, or employee-employer relationship is intended or created by acceptance of the Telco Tester opportunity. The Recipient has no authority to bind CableTV to contracts, make any agreement or representations without CableTV’s written consent. The Recipient shall not be eligible to participate in any vacation, group medical or life insurance, disability, profit sharing, or retirement benefits, or any other fringe benefits or benefit plans offered by CableTV to its employees. CableTV is not responsible for withholding or paying any income, payroll, Social Security, or other federal, state, or local taxes, making any insurance contributions, including unemployment or disability, or obtaining worker’s compensation insurance on Recipient’s behalf. Recipient acknowledges that stipend is subject to all applicable taxes. The Recipient is solely responsible for all such taxes or contributions, including penalties and interest.

Telco Tester opportunity consists of testing their home internet service and answering basic questions regarding the functionality of the service. shall pay Recipient a one-time payment of $1000.00 USD upon Recipient’s completion of the required testing.

Any personal data relating to the Recipients or any other applicants will be used solely in accordance with current federal and state data protection legislation. For more information see the Privacy Policy at By submitting an application for the Telco Tester Program applicants agree to these conditions as well as’s Terms of Use.

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