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Q&A on Choosing a Streaming TV Platform

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Happy Friday Cord Cutters!

This week we have a Q&A on choosing a streaming TV platform, deals, short cuts, must-see TV, and more!

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Q&A > Is There A Reason to Stick With The Same Streaming Platform?
Fire TV vs. Roku

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This week's question comes from Louise who says, "We've been using a Roku on our living room TV for about a year and we like it. Now we want to buy another streaming device for our bedroom TV. Is there a benefit to sticking with Roku or does it matter if we use a Fire TV or something else?"

Choosing a streaming TV platform is mostly about personal preference. Since Louise's family likes their Roku, there's no reason to switch to something else.

In fact, there are a few reasons to stick to the same platform for all the TVs in your home including:
  • Interface Familiarity - It's easy to remember where to find things in the menu when it's the same on every TV
  • Easy Setup of New Devices - With Roku and some other platforms, once you sign in to a new device with your account all of your apps and preferences are automatically populated
  • Compatibility - If a streaming service or technology works with your chosen platform you'll never have to worry about compatibility on different TVs
However, if your current platform isn't meeting your needs or a streaming service you'd like to try isn't available on your current platform, it can't hurt to try something new.      
Have a question about cord cutting that you'd like answered? Send us a note and you may see your question in an upcoming issue of Cord Cutting This Week! 

DEALS > Save on Refurbished Tablo DVRs & More
Refurbished Tablo Sale

This week's deals on cord cutting gear and services include: 

SHORT CUTS > Netflix and Roku Reunion Rumors, & More
Netflix Roku Wedding

'Short Cuts' delivers all the cord-cutting news you need to know about, including: 


As always, there's lots of great TV coming to you FREE with an antenna this week including:
Tony Awards
  • See the 154th Belmont Stakes live - June 11th @ 5:00 p.m. ET on NBC
  • Tune in to the Best of the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games special - June 12th @ 1:00 p.m. ET on ABC
  • Catch The 75th Annual Tony Awards - June 12th @ 8:00 p.m. ET on CBS/CTV
  • Or enjoy the special TIME100: The World's Most Influential People - June 12th @ 8:00 p.m. ET on ABC
  • Don't miss Prince and the Revolution: The Purple Rain Tour special - June 13th @ 8:00 p.m. ET on PBS
Don't forget to regularly check the TV SHOWS > PREMIERING tab on your Tablo app to find and set new and old favorites to record.  


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