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Common Questions About Smart TVs

Not sure if a smart TV is for you? Here is some basic need-to-know information about smart TVs and how you can still watch your favorite shows and movies.

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5 Reasons to Cut the Cord this Spring

Have you come to the realization you’re simply paying too much for cable? Spring cleaning includes decluttering and downsizing, so why not do the same with your cable bill? Step into spring the right way, and kick that expensive bill to the curb by cutting the cord this season.

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4 Reasons to Cut the Cord When You Move

Moving is already stressful enough; don’t add to that stress by dealing with transferring information with your cable company. If you want to cut the cord but can’t decide when to make the plunge, we recommend our son-to-be transplants to wait until the big move. Whether you’re heading across town or to an entirely new state, cutting the cable cord can help make your moving experience much more convenient and stress-free. Here are four solid reasons cutting the cable cord during your move is in your best interest:

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You CAN Get Good Reception on Kare11, and We Can Help

Struggling to get Kare11 on your Antenna? It’s a common problem for a lot of antenna users in the Twin Cities. Even after doing your research and buying the “right antenna” it still doesn’t work. It’s so frustrating, but why?

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The Benefits of a Centrally-Installed Antenna

Understand why having a centrally-installed antenna is a great alternative to your home’s TV viewing.

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You have Options when you Cut the Cord

Have you come to the realization you’re overpaying for your cable services? Cable providers tend to do a good job of making it seem like your life would be less complete without their services. However these days, there is a better way to watch your favorite TV shows and channels without that hefty price tag. When it’s time to cut the cord with cable, there are two methods you can choose from to get your favorite shows in your home.

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Do You Have the Wi-Fi Strength to Cut The Cord?

When you cut the cord on cable, the strength and speed of your internet will be the ultimate factor in how well the transition goes from cable to streaming-based services. Before you start the process, it’s important to ask yourself a few questions: Have you thought about testing your current internet speeds, or upgrading to a new modem or router? Have you talked to the cable company about getting faster internet services, or what speeds and bandwidth will be needed to successfully stream? It is imperative to know your bandwidth strength before you cut the cord, and the Wi-Fi experts at Cable Alternatives are more than happy to help!

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How to Negotiate Successfully with the Cable Companies

Negotiating with cable companies when cutting the cord can be tricky. Cable Alternatives can help you get the terms you want on the services you need. We are happy to train you on how to make cutting the cord as simple and pain-free as possible, and we have a few tried and tested tips for you:

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Are You Struggling with KARE 11?

Great job! You cut the cord on cable, and the savings are rolling in. There has been only one problem: You are struggling to receive an antenna signal for KARE 11. You are missing out on essential television like NFL football, NHL hockey, The Olympics, SNL, This Is Us, The Voice, The Super Bowl, and course, the local KARE 11 news. You love anchors Belinda Jensen, Julie Nelson, and Randy Shaver and you’re starting to miss them dearly. What can you do to ensure you pick up the KARE 11 signal when you cut the cord?

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Your TV Just Got Smarter

If you're looking for a more affordable and streamlined option for watching popular cable channels, then consider making the switch to a smart TV. Cable Alternatives makes it easier than ever to view TV shows and movies with a smart TV package. Now you can watch all your favorite shows and movies without paying high monthly fees from cable providers. Let our team of HDTV specialists install a custom TV setup for you.

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We can make the cutting simple!

We know it may be a tough decision to get rid of cable and to make the switch, but we’re here to make it simple for you as a Cord Cutter! If you want to spend less for television and want a cable free lifestyle, then look no further than Cable Alternatives.

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