I am now a cord cutter


My wife and I cut the cord we bought 2 new chromecasts and use youtube tv and station apps like HGTV and destination america so far things are going well who else here has cut the cord.

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8 responses to “I am now a cord cutter”

  1. Brad Sams

    I did this last August...with Hulu and Netflix, i doubt we will ever go back to cable.

    • helix2301

      We wanted to save some money hulu was a bit limited dirct tv now and slingbox were expensive we decided google tv was sutable with netflix account and amazon prime video
      In reply to Brad Sams:

  2. xperiencewindows

    We are currently doing the same with Sling (blue & orange pack) with two Rokus. We are enjoying it and find it a better value than cable.

  3. devSpeed

    We did it three years ago. We have much more control, save money and still watch what we want. We have a mix of Roku and Amazon Fire TV. We primarily watch Hulu, Netflix, Amazon Video, HBO, CW, CBS, and YouTube.

  4. evox81

    I'm curious, what type of savings do you see on your cable bill after dropping TV? Where I live, with the TV package I have, the price difference is only $10-$20. We do have some shows we watch regularly and I'd easily spend more than that signing up for services to access them via streaming.

    Admittedly, I have a pretty cheap TV package (hint for Comcast customers: sign up for one of their Latino packages) so that changes the equation in my case, But I'm curious if you saw a big savings, or if you perhaps cut the cord for other reasons?

  5. Darmok N Jalad

    I haven't had cable in over a decade, and even then it was my roommate's idea. Who would eventually be my wife initially thought I was crazy, but she saw the light. :) Once the OTA HD rollout happened, the quality of what you can get locally is pretty good if you live in or near a big city. Add a streaming subscription service and you are good to go. Even if I had just a cheap cable package of like $40/mo (which might not even be possible), I'd saved about $5,000 by now.

  6. lordbaal1

    if I cut the cord, I would only save like $40-$50 a month.

    that would mean no HBO and Showtime, which I get for free with fios quantum. Which I watch those channels.

    If I go to sling, or some other, in the end I'm only save maybe like $10-$20. And that not including HBO and Showtime.