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Three Reasons Cord Cutting is Going Mainstream in 2017

With all the focus on original content, more consumer choice, and easy-to-use gear, it seems like cord cutting is finally having its own prime time moment.

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2017 Guide to Watching NFL or College Football as a Cord Cutter

Cutting your cable subscription doesn’t have to be the end of watching live sports. It’s actually quite easy to watch your favorite football team all season long, even without cable. 

That being said, there are a couple of key things you need to know to make sure you’re not missing some of the biggest college football and NFL games this year. Keep reading to learn the steps you need to take to start watching football after cutting the cord.

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Take It Easy: A Gentler Approach to Cord Cutting

Have you been waffling about cutting the cord on cable? The good news is that summer is a low stress time to ease yourself, and your family, into the transition from pay TV to free OTA TV. 

 

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How I Cut the Cord with Tablo - by Stacy, the Cold Turkey Cord Cutter

Stacy How I Cut the Cord with TabloWhy did you cut the cord? How much money are you saving each month?
My name is Stacy and I'm a cable addict. I'm here to share my story in the hopes that other cable addicts will follow my lead.

Earlier this year, with our cable services increasing in price yet again and our pocket book getting stretched even thinner we decided it was time to either stop watching television or find an alternative. I went to a number of review websites and the name that popped up again and again was Tablo. When one of my closest friends brought the product up in conversation and said he was going to use Tablo to cut the cord, I knew it was a sign!

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ENTER TO WIN: Cut the Cord in 2017 with Tablo & ZatzNotFunny

If your 2017 resolution list includes cutting the cord on cable, we've got a great contest for you! Together with the connected home and digital lifestyle gurus at ZatzNotFunny, we're giving away a 2-Tuner Tablo OTA DVR.

 

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How to Watch the 2017 NFL Playoffs Without Cable

The best thing about being a cord cutter during the 2017 NFL playoffs is that even if you don’t have cable, you can still catch the majority of the scheduled games because they’re available for free with a simple Over-the-Air antenna.

 

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ENTER TO WIN: Apple TV Prize Pack

To celebrate the launch of the Tablo app for Apple TV and to give you a head start on your cord cutting plans, we're giving away a Tablo 2-Tuner OTA DVR and a 32GB 4th Generation Apple TV.

With this combo, you'll be able to catch all of your favorite network sitcoms, news and sports (including the upcoming Olympics!) from the comfort of your couch and in beautiful HD, all without a costly cable subscription.

 

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How I Cut the Cord with Tablo – by Brett, the Smugly Superior Cord Cutter

Why did you cut the cord? How much money are you saving each month?
Brett Tablo Cord CutterI recently moved and decided I didn't want to pay anyone anything for TV anymore. I didn't plan to stop watching TV - I just wanted to stop paying for it. I was spending close to $150 a month to get programming from a mid-tier satellite package to four TVs. Now I spend $0 a month. I get so excited whenever I think about this that a little pee comes out.

  

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Stop Paying for More Than You Need... Five Little-Known Money-Saving Tricks from Savvy Cord Cutters

Counting MoneyFor many people, saving money is the primary reason for cutting the cord on cable or satellite. This isn’t surprising given that the costs of cable are actually rising four times faster than inflation. That’s simply not sustainable for the average family.

Despite the best efforts of the cable industry, you can still save a significant amount of money (often $100/month or more) by becoming a cord cutter and still enjoy all of your favorite shows.

Here are five tricks from your fellow cord-cutters that’ll help you maximize your cord cutting savings... 

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How I Cut the Cord with Tablo – By Ross, the Escaping from Pay TV Cord Cutter

Why did you cut the cord? How much money are you saving each month?
I’ve been a customer of all of the major cable/satellite providers. Over and over again I was duped by their introductory pricing only to see my bills skyrocket to close to $100 per month for pretty basic TV services. For 5 years prior to cutting the cord, I had annual negotiations with my satellite provider to try to get my monthly costs down again. It became a huge pain to make those calls and still end up with minimal savings. When a friend of mine talked about how his family had moved to an HDTV antenna and cut the cord, I immediately began to plan my escape from pay TV. After installing everything, I'm saving about $65 per month and I still get to watch everything I did before I switched. I should've done this years ago.

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