I am now a cord cutter

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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”

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    Brad Sams

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

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    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.

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    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.

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    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?

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    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.

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    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.

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