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How to Watch Football This Fall Without Cable

As the weather turns cold, more and more people will start spending their days indoors watching TV to pass the time. And with the long winter season quickly approaching in Minnesota, now is the perfect time to start thinking about other TV-viewing options.

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Do You Need to Increase Your Internet Speed When You Get Rid of Cable?

So you’ve chosen to get rid of your cable package altogether. Now what? If your household is like many others, odds are, your internet and cable is bundled into one package with your cable company. This means you already have internet flowing to your home while you still pay the bill. However, if you only pay for cable and not internet and don’t own an internet router, you probably do not have internet access in your home.

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Common TV Antenna Questions Answered

Contrary to popular belief, TV antennas aren’t a thing of the past. In fact, as more and more people are choosing to get rid of cable and satellite, they’re installing various types of antennas in their homes.

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The Rise in TV Antenna Popularity

In the last decade, we have begun to see a rise in the use of TV antennas. They have become increasingly popular with the steady decline of cable TV. High cable costs and spotty satellite service have been the driving factors of Twin Cities metro residents dumping their cable companies and switching to antenna.

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Cutting the Cord: 4 FAQs About Your Internet

If you’re thinking of getting rid of cable in your home, there is quite a bit of information to learn, especially if you still want to keep your internet for streaming purposes. How much is a typical internet package? Is internet easy to set up in your home? If you’ve asked yourself the following questions when contemplating getting rid of cable, Cable Alternatives is here to help.

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5 Ways to Pick the Best Streaming Service for You

As cutting the cable cord is becoming a popular option for saving money, understanding which streaming options are right for you can seem complicated. Without the right guidance, some people find themselves paying too much for their streaming bills. To be able to watch your favorite channels, shows, and movies, and to avoid a high monthly bill, use the following tips to find a streaming service that fits your budget.

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Modems: Should You Rent or Buy?

In order to have internet in your home or apartment, you will want to have a modem or modem/router combination in place. But how does owning a modem relate to alternatives for cable? If you choose to go the route of owning a smart TV or streaming your favorite shows and movies with a separate media player, a modem is required to be able to access the internet.

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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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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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