Posted on 2/18/2019 1:14 PM By John Brillhart
While streaming services like Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu provide endless hours of programing and available movies, there certainly is no substitute for local programming. With additional services and devices, it is now possible to eliminate your monthly cable bill while still keeping your local networks. We will examine below the benefits to local channels and the devices used to bring local stations to your television without cable.
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 7/9/2018 11:37 AM By John Brillhart
Oftentimes, people have realized they’re overpaying for their cable service and underusing it, but they don’t want to cut the cord because they’ll lose their favorite sports channels like ESPN and Fox Sports. If you’ve been contemplating getting rid of cable, we’re here to tell you that there are options available that can allow you to watch your team’s games without paying the outrageous cable price.
Posted on 6/4/2018 8:16 AM By John Brillhart
Is your cable bill one of those unwanted stressors that is weighing you down each month? Just in the last year, millions of Americans opted to end their contracts with their cable providers.
You may have heard of your friends, neighbors, or relatives cutting their cable cords recently, however, this can be a difficult decision to make. How will you still be able to watch your favorite TV shows? Digital TV antennas, streaming devices, and Wi-Fi streaming services are all excellent ways to ditch cable and stay on top of the action.
Posted on 3/19/2018 4:00 AM By John Brillhart
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.
Posted on 3/5/2018 8:46 AM By John Brillhart
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:
Posted on 2/21/2018 4:00 AM By John Brillhart
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?
Posted on 2/5/2018 8:36 AM By John Brillhart
Understand why having a centrally-installed antenna is a great alternative to your home’s TV viewing.
Posted on 1/22/2018 4:00 AM By John Brillhart
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.
Posted on 1/8/2018 4:00 AM By John Brillhart
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!