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The Money-Saving Secrets of TV Streaming

When it comes to cutting the cord, you'll likely experience a much better television experience. Of course, the first thing people expect is to encounter increased costs. Streaming services are often associated with high internet charges, antenna maintenance costs, and the hassle of setting up a DVR.

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Getting the Most Out of Your Digital TV Box

If you've switched to Digital TV (DTV), you're probably wondering how to use it effectively. Switching to all-digital television might seem like a difficult choice at first, but its benefits make up for the hassle. Digital TV is definitely superior in quality and clarity versus analog TV.

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So You’ve Cut the Cable Cord. What’s Next?

The post-cable or satellite options can be overwhelming. Should you dig your old rabbit ear antenna out of the attic? Should you buy a new HDTV antenna to watch TV? And what’s this streaming thing everyone’s been talking about?

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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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Cutting the Cord and Watching Live Sports without Cable - Playstation Vue and Sling TV

Saving money, cutting the cord, and watching live sports is now an option! Here are two new ways to view live sports without a cable subscription.

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One Customer's Experience with Cable Alternatives

We love to hear from our customers especially success stories like this one. Here is a guest blog post done by one of our customers who's entire family took the leap and cut the cord.

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Advice for Sports Fans

Are you thinking about cutting the cord, but you’re just not sure if you can because you don’t want to miss sports? Well rejoice, it’s not as hard as you think. Here are some helpful tips and tricks to get you the sports you want without the large cable or satellite bill.

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Helpful Tips to Manage Your Cable Bill

Even though the holiday season is over, here at Cable Alternatives, we give out free advice no matter what time of year it is. So in the spirit of year round giving, we’re happy to give out some useful hints in managing your cable bill, even if you’re not ready to cut the cord yet.

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Why is my cable bill so high?

If you're reading this blog you've probably seen your cable or satellite bill go sky high for the past several years. You're not imagining things, it's true. The price increase of pay-tv has outpaced inflation for several years.

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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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