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Cutting Through the Cable Propaganda Around Broadband Price Hikes

With internet costs on the rise, some analysts — who sound a lot like the Borg collective — have decided this means it’s not worth cutting the cord on cable TV. They seem to think resistance is futile! Fortunately, we’re not intimidated by cybernetic drones.

 

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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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How I Cut the Cord with Tablo: By Bryan, the Commercial Skipping Cord Cutter

How much money are you saving each month?
I am saving about $120 a month on service, $7 a month on each of the cable boxes, and a little over $1.6 million on headache relief from having to deal with the monopoly-driven cable company! Now, that is some kind of savings!

 

 

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Cord Cutter’s Guide to Watching the 2017 British Open Golf Tournament

The British Open goes from July 20th - July 23rd at the Royal Birkdale Golf Club in Southport, England. Thankfully for cord cutters the entire tournament will be broadcast on the Golf Channel, and NBC (or CTV in Canada) will also pick up third and final round action. 

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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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April is Showering Cord Cutting Sports Fans with Great Content

April is a busy month for cord cutting sports fans. Whether you like baseball, golf, hockey, or basketball you’re covered with an Over-the-Air TV antenna and a few handy streaming services. So break out your foam finger and get ready to cheer your favorites on!

 

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How to Watch March Madness as a Cord Cutter

March Madness is arguably the greatest event of the year for college basketball fans. Starting March 14th and going into April, viewers get the excitement and exhilaration of watching a team move through the tournament to achieve college basketball supremacy. Luckily, even if you’ve ditched cable, there are plenty of opportunities for you to catch all the March Madness action!

 

 

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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 John, the On-Demand TV Watching Cord Cutter

Why did you cut the cord? How much money are you saving each month?

John Tablo cordcutterI was paying $200 per month with Cox Cable. We were spending all that money to spend most of our time channel surfing for something worthwhile to watch. I started cord cutting with a Roku to watch Netflix, Amazon, & Hulu.  After researching OTA DVRs (Tablo and TiVo), I chose to add Tablo for its technology and money saving features.

Specifically, Tablo allows me to upgrade the replaceable hard drive to any size. The Live TV grid guide looks so advanced and polished compared to any cable provider. Access to all of Tablo’s features isn’t free but in comparison to pay TV it’s a great deal. I paid less than $50 for a yearly subscription.

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