Cord cutting is real: Pay TV is losing subscribers

By Emil
Nov 18, 2010
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  1. For me cutting the cord is not the money. I cut the broadcast cord as well. TV has degenerated into nothing but filth and perversion, commercials, and government propaganda. I want nothing to do with it.
  2. Aren't you lot answering your own question? Eg If I could get only the stations I want I would be paying 30 per month instead of 60,75. whatever. The whole cable tiers thing was worked out years ago to milk the most amount of money out of people as possible. Its starting to come apart now, Personally I dont know why the Tv stuff is available on-line, surely they are cutting their own throats? If its downloaded illegally they can and will take action, but when its from Hulu etc then ???

    No-one ever says I want a shake-up in the cable industry so I can pay MORE. Perhaps the whole networked cable thing is starting to crack and this is just the first few tears and rumblings coming from the Dam, before the deluge of Internet Tv takes over.

    DO you really want Microsoft smelling up your Telly-Box?
  3. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 10,074   +13

    I have no problems with microsoft. They put out good products usually and charge a fair market price. Microsoft has nothing to do with the subject of cutting cable service. Cable in the USA is a monopoly and charges exorbitant prices. If you live in an apartment, like I do, there are little to no alternatives.
  4. How long until the free programs online are questioned as you watch yor ISP prices creep upwards. The meaning of free is turning into how cheap is it.
  5. peas

    peas Newcomer, in training Posts: 49

    Just goto ESPN3.com to watch many of the college & pro games for free. Admittedly it's difficult to get all the games, but it's shifting and soon I bet they'll all be available online (probably as a subscription service).


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