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Guide to Cutting the Cord.



Take a moment to think about the TV shows, movies, and channels you regularly tune into. Consider which ones you absolutely can't go without. Maybe it's your favorite sitcom, news channel, or sports network. By identifying these must-have items, you'll have a clearer picture of what you want from your TV experience. This way, when you're cutting the cord, you can prioritize keeping access to the content that brings you the most joy and entertainment, while letting go of the stuff you could live without. It's all about simplifying your choices and making sure you're only paying for what you truly value.



Next up, take a close look at your current TV bill. Break it down to see exactly what you're paying for each month. Are there extra fees or services you don't really use? Highlight any unnecessary expenses, like premium channels or bundled packages you could do without. By understanding your bill, you'll be empowered to make informed decisions about where you can trim costs. It's about ensuring you're only paying for what you need and getting the most value out of your budget.



Another factor to consider is advertisements. Many streaming services now include ads, even with paid subscriptions. Take a moment to think about whether you're okay with ads interrupting your viewing experience. Keep in mind that some services offer ad-free options, but they often come at an additional cost. It's worth weighing the pros and cons to decide if paying extra to skip ads is worth it for you. Understanding your tolerance for ads and knowing your options can help you make a more informed decision when cutting the cord.



Don't forget about your Wi-Fi and internet costs, as they're crucial for streaming content. Evaluate your current internet plan to ensure it meets your streaming needs. Consider factors like the speed (measured in Mbps) and whether it supports multiple devices streaming simultaneously without interruptions. Keep in mind that upgrading your internet plan may come with added expenses. Assess the value of a reliable internet connection for your streaming enjoyment, balancing the cost with the quality of service you require.



Don't overlook the option of using an off-air antenna. While it might seem old-school, it can be a valuable addition to your cord-cutting strategy. With an antenna, you can access local channels for free, giving you access to news, sports, and network TV without any monthly fees. Plus, the picture quality is often clearer compared to streaming. Incorporating an off-air antenna into your setup can help diversify your content options while saving you money on streaming subscriptions. It's a simple yet effective way to enhance your cord-cutting experience.



Are DVRs playing a role in why you haven't cut the cord yet? Considering the convenience they offer, it's worth exploring how DVRs fit into your cord-cutting plans. With a DVR, you can record your favorite shows and watch them on your own schedule, a feature that many find invaluable. If you're worried about missing out on this convenience after cutting the cord, there's no need. You can still enjoy DVR functionality by integrating it with an off-air antenna setup. This way, you not only save on subscription fees but also retain the flexibility of recording over-the-air broadcasts for free.

Let's talk about your
current streaming platforms....

Take a moment to reflect on your current streaming platforms. Are they serving your needs efficiently, or are you finding yourself overwhelmed by subscription costs? Cutting the cord isn't just about ditching cable; it's about reevaluating your entertainment expenses and finding a balance that works for you.


Consider how each streaming service contributes to your overall viewing experience and whether there are redundancies or subscriptions you could do without. By reassessing your streaming lineup, you can streamline your entertainment choices and potentially save money in the process. Are you truly getting the value we signed up for, or is it time to reassess our entertainment choices?


Common Questions about Cutting the Cord....

What does "cutting the cord" mean?

Cutting the cord means ditching traditional cable or satellite TV for alternatives like using an antenna to access free over-the-air channels. It's about breaking free from expensive subscriptions and enjoying local channels without monthly fees.

What equipment do I need to cut the cord?

To cut the cord, you'll need an off-air antenna for accessing free over-the-air channels. When selecting an antenna, look out for models that offer optimal reception based on your location and the channels you want to receive. Alternatively, we can provide an antenna to avoid any hassle. With over 25 years of experience, our team is highly knowledgeable in antenna installations, ensuring you get the best setup for your needs.

What kind of channels can I receive with an off-air antenna?

With an off-air antenna, you can typically receive major broadcast networks like ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, PBS, and sometimes additional local channels depending on your location. These channels offer a variety of programming, including news, sports, primetime shows, and more, all available for free over-the-air.

Can I use an off-air antenna with multiple TVs in my home?

Yes, you can use an off-air antenna with multiple TVs in your home by either connecting the antenna directly to each TV or by using a splitter to distribute the signal to multiple TVs. This allows you to access free over-the-air channels on multiple televisions throughout your household without the need for separate antennas.


Our technicians have the expertise to optimize your antenna installation for the best signal reception. We carefully position and align the antenna to capture the strongest signal available in your area. This ensures that you enjoy crystal-clear reception and a wide range of channels to choose from.

Popular channels that come with off-air antennas include major broadcast networks like ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, PBS, and CW. Additionally, depending on your location and signal strength, you may receive local news channels, weather stations, educational networks, and more. It's important to note that the availability of channels may vary based on your geographic location and the specific antenna setup.


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