Did you open your recent cable bill and find yourself wondering what you are paying for? Have you thought about 'cutting the cable' and with it that big bill per month?

If you are within 50 miles of a broadcast TV station, allegedly, you will be able to pick up what is called 'over the air' signal, which will allow you to pick up a few channels. That has not been my experience. I was unable to get any channels this way even with the use of a antenna booster. What did I end up doing? I opted to go for internet only service from my cable company. Yes, they sneak in increase in the monthly fees every 6 or 7 months or so, but it is still less expensive then the full cable and internet package that they were offering me.

Then I also have subscriptions to Hulu ($5.99) a month and Netflix ($8.99) for a total of $14.98 per month in addition to my internet bill. Looking at the amount for Netflix and asking yourself how is that possible? I have the plan that only allows one screen at a time. There may or may not be a person (or three) that have access to my accounts, but there has never been a time when I have been denied access to the account because there has been someone else using it.

Ready to cut the cable? There are other ways to watch TV, provided you have internet service including:

  • Vimeo
  • Youtube
  • Hulu with Live TV
  • Crackle
  • Amazon Video

The above are just a few of the many many ways you can still "tune in" to TV programming.

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