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BHS78
LSU Fan
Zachary,LA
Member since May 2017
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Thinking about cutting the cord
Who here has cut the cord and what are service are you using . How much did you end up saving? Was it worth the trouble ?


kywildcatfanone
Kentucky Fan
Wildcat Country!
Member since Oct 2012
57794 posts

re: Thinking about cutting the cord
Tech board will get you lots of information.


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jimbeam
USA Fan
University of LSU
Member since Oct 2011
51378 posts

re: Thinking about cutting the cord
Only have Netflix and an antenna

Still watch too much tv


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meeple
USA Fan
Member since May 2011
5652 posts

re: Thinking about cutting the cord
Tech board sticky.

I cut it in 2012 and haven’t looked back. Use internet to stream Netflix and Amazon. Combine that with an antenna.


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PortHudsonPlaya
LSU Fan
Houston
Member since Jul 2017
2479 posts

re: Thinking about cutting the cord
If you like sports, then you’re not going to save any money.


TDsngumbo
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TDsngumbo (R)
Member since Oct 2011
13052 posts

re: Thinking about cutting the cord
I cut the cord a few years ago. I pay $79 for 75 download and 25 upload. I stream Hulu Live with it along with a mesh wifi network. I have zero issues and I save around $100 a month.


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TDsngumbo
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Member since Oct 2011
13052 posts

re: Thinking about cutting the cord
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If you like sports, then you’re not going to save any money.

I get every ESPN channel including the SEC Network. I rarely miss sports.


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MrSmith65
LSU Fan
Member since Apr 2018
691 posts

re: Thinking about cutting the cord
Firestick, good internet, no cable bill.


Bazillion apps...


fallguy_1978
LSU Fan
Half mile from St George
Member since Feb 2018
10032 posts
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re: Thinking about cutting the cord
I've had YouTubeTV for a year or two. It's solid. It probably doesn't really save me all that much, maybe $50 per month. I like the flexibility of not having a contract or having to call Cox every year and haggle over the price.


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Epic Cajun
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Lafayette, LA
Member since Feb 2013
17553 posts

re: Thinking about cutting the cord
I use DirecTV Now, cut the cord over 2 years ago. My cable/internet bill is now $110, before I switched from Cox it was $220 or some shite. Even my entry level contract with Cox was $160.


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Tshiz
LSU Fan
Oxford
Member since Jul 2013
2124 posts

re: Thinking about cutting the cord
Cut it. I use Netflix and buy sling month to month when I want to watch sports


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fallguy_1978
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Half mile from St George
Member since Feb 2018
10032 posts
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re: Thinking about cutting the cord
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If you like sports, then you’re not going to save any money.

YoubTubeTV has pretty much every sports channel that I got with Cox and all of the locals.


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Pelican fan99
New York Yankees Fan
Member since Jun 2013
13206 posts
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re: Thinking about cutting the cord
Not worth the trouble IMO. But I’m not poor so I don’t know


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junkfunky
LSU Fan
Member since Jan 2011
25553 posts
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re: Thinking about cutting the cord
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If you like sports, then you’re not going to save any money.


$25 for sling and I get every LSU sports event. I have an antenna to watch the Saints.


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tss22h8
LSU Fan
30.4 N 90.9 W
Member since Jan 2007
16541 posts

re: Thinking about cutting the cord
I started on Sling (which doesn't have Fox News) to PS Vue (which does) and I had a HD antenna for local channels. $50/month

Now I'm on YouTube TV. $40 month, including local channels. I even got rid of my HD antenna.

And I don't watch that much TV anyway.

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List Eater
Texas A&M Fan
Htown
Member since Apr 2005
20367 posts

re: Thinking about cutting the cord
$50 for the year with an IPTV provider. Get every channel, movie, local channels, PPV, all sports packages. Going on 3 years..

ETA: they also have a free app for your phone to watch live
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fallguy_1978
LSU Fan
Half mile from St George
Member since Feb 2018
10032 posts
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re: Thinking about cutting the cord
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I'm on YouTube TV. $40 month, including local channels. I even got rid of my HD antenna.

That's my favorite thing about it. I've always had a hard time getting CBS over the air at my house. I don't feel like running an antenna outside or to my attic.


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LetsgoGamecocks
South Carolina Fan
Member since Sep 2014
585 posts

re: Thinking about cutting the cord
I waited for a long time because I like to watch national news especially Fox News. There are many people who upload and live stream Fox News on the YouTube app. Have not looked back


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Hogwarts
Arkansas Fan
Central Arkansas
Member since Sep 2015
9615 posts
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re: Thinking about cutting the cord
Haven't had cable in three years. Still watch all the sports I want with my Roku.


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SabiDojo
South Alabama Fan
Open to any suggestions.
Member since Nov 2010
79459 posts
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re: Thinking about cutting the cord
Honestly I’m not saving money but I love not dealing with TV providers


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