Back again..Now a cord cutter

Discussion in 'Cord Cutters Club (Internet TV)' started by TimLones111, Apr 25, 2018.

  1. TimLones111

    TimLones111 Topic Starter SatelliteGuys Pro

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    Hello all
    After a few years with Directv and a year or so with Time Warner (Spectrum) My wife and I are trying to cut the cord..Also posted a lot when I had FTA..Wish I hadn't had to get rid of it..

    When Spectrum's prices were about to go up from the Introductory rates, I cut them off in March 2018..I expected to pay 160-170 a month for all their services..Here's what I have now..(Canton, Ohio)

    Spectrum still for Internet-69.99
    Hulu Live with on demand no commercials-46.83
    NKT-TV (small outfit out of Western Ohio with a few diginets Cozi, Buzzr, GetTV, Comet, etc) 9.95

    126.77 including Internet

    56.78 minus Internet (which I need anyway)
    I might not be saving as much money as some, but I still have all the major networks, some diginets, and a lot of good on-demand shows on Hulu and my local sports networks..Using two Roku Streaming stick plus streaming receivers..Very happy where we are now..
     
  2. msmith198025

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    Welcome back!

    And welcome to the OTT method of tv. Personally, I have been extremely happy with "cutting the cord", and the options available now to do it.
     
  3. Zookster

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    How are you finding Hulu Live TV? There haven't been too many people here discussing it, beyond a brief trial experience. I've heard about stability issues (buffering, etc.). I know from my experience the on demand Hulu is pretty solid, but how about watching live events, especially sports?
     
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    TimLones111 Topic Starter SatelliteGuys Pro

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    There is some brief freezing on Hulu Live especially on Sports events but I figure thats part of the territory. It would be much worse without having updated Roku receivers. I may look into ways to improve things down the line like WiFi signal extenders..Im generally okay with things now. As you said the on demand is solid. Watching Adam-12, The 1967 Dragnet and Nanny and The Professor in binges..
     
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    I am told by people at DISH and Discovery Networks they are NOT legal.
     
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    If it sounds too good to be true....
     
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    TimLones111 Topic Starter SatelliteGuys Pro

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    Scott:
    I would have been happy to delete all references to it on my own if it were possible. I am sorry for any controversy. To me it isnt like other obvious "pirates" that offer like $20 a month for 500 channels. If anything on my end comes up as far as litigation I will drop them immediately. This will be my last word on the subject.
     
  8. Scott Greczkowski

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    No worries, it look legit to me too. :)

    There are a LOT of them out there which look legit and claim to offer 500 channels for $20 a month.

    For the providers it is like playing wack a mole. And getting them shut down is a time and labor intensive process.
     
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    Sounds like time for a very good, and very selective, virus. I understand the Iranians can vouch that the Israelis are very good at it.
     

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