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Mesh WiFi Networks: What Cord Cutters Need to Know About the Latest Tech Toy

Aside from the high price, mesh WiFi systems aren't immune to the same interference and range limits of WiFi itself, and there are a few potential pitfalls. 

Keep reading to learn more about those, and some cost-effective alternatives to mesh WiFi networks for cord cutters. 

 

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ENTER TO WIN: Summer of Cord Cutting Prize Pack

We've teamed up with our friends at Roku and Cordcutting.com to give away a sweet prize pack that'll help you get a head-start on your cord cutting plans!

 

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How I Cut the Cord with Tablo – by Corey, the Family-Friendly Cord Cutter

Why did you cut the cord?
After many years of being forced into two-year cable contracts for services and channels I didn’t need, I’d finally had enough.

We had a pretty slim cable package with no premium movie channels and were still paying over $200/month for cable/phone/internet which the cable companies practically force you to bundle together for the best ’savings‘.

No more! I did my homework. Lots of it. And when the contract ended, I cut the cord and used it to swing into some sweet savings.

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VHF vs. UHF – Why OTA Frequency Bands Matter for Cord Cutters with Antennas

While most OTA TV antennas on the market are designed to capture both frequencies, some antennas – especially certain ‘flat’ indoor antennas – are optimized primarily to capture UHF channels.

If you’re having trouble receiving one or two channels even though you’re close to your local broadcast towers, it may be because your antenna is not designed to pick up VHF frequencies.

 

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How to Watch the 2018 FIFA World Cup as a Cord Cutter

Thanks to free Over-the-Air TV, cord cutters can catch the 2018 FIFA World Cup’s biggest games. 

 

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Tablo Summer Sale – Discounts on New & Refurbished Tablo OTA DVRs

If you've been saving up to buy a Tablo OTA DVR for cord cutters, our big summer sale is sure to get you to break open that piggy bank!

 

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Tablo How-To: Perfect Your Over-the-Air TV Setup with Antenna Accessories

If you’ve followed the best practices for installing your TV antenna, but one or two channels aren’t coming in as well as you’d like, or you want to split your antenna’s signal between multiple devices, you will want to investigate antenna accessories like amplifiers, filters, and attenuators.

Keep reading to learn more…

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Choosing the Right Live TV & Recording Quality Settings for your Tablo OTA DVR

We have decoupled the Tablo settings for Recording Quality and Live TV Quality so you can now you can choose a different setting for Live TV feeds than you choose for recordings. 

Keep reading to learn more and find out which Live TV and Recording Quality settings are right for your Tablo OTA DVR.

 

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Tablo FAQs: What WiFi Frequency Should I Use - 2.4 or 5 GHz?

Depending on where your Tablo sits in relation to your router and several other factors, you may want to connect your Tablo and other cord cutting gear to the 5.0 GHz WiFi frequency vs. the 2.4 GHz frequency for a faster, buffer-free experience. Keep reading to learn more... 

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More Money Saving Tips from Savvy Cord Cutters

Frugal folks know that cutting the cord on expensive cable and satellite contracts is one of the best ways to save significant amounts of cash each month.

And once you start seeing your savings add up, making more small changes and smart choices can become addictive! That’s why we asked folks to share their money saving tips with us.

 

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