Posted on 1/7/2019 1:03 PM By John Brillhart
Cable is expensive, and it seems the cost of cable is only increasing. Therefore, people are choosing to cut the cord completely and switch to streaming services. The best part about this? that is required to stream shows and movies to your television is an internet connection and a subscription to a streaming service.
Posted on 11/19/2018 7:03 AM By John Brillhart
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.
Posted on 11/5/2018 6:58 AM By John Brillhart
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.
Posted on 9/10/2018 11:55 AM By John Brillhart
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.
Posted on 8/27/2018 11:49 AM By John Brillhart
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.
Posted on 8/13/2018 11:45 AM By John Brillhart
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.
Posted on 7/23/2018 11:39 AM By John Brillhart
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.
Posted on 5/21/2018 8:11 AM By John Brillhart
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.
Posted on 5/7/2018 8:07 AM By John Brillhart
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.
Posted on 4/23/2018 4:00 AM By John Brillhart
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.