Cord Cutting is becoming a popular trend as “Cord Cutters” ditch expensive cable or satellite television in favor of online streaming services that provide better content at a lower cost. We are going to take a look at What exactly is a Cord Cutter, How to become one and why it is becoming so popular
What are Cord Cutters?
With providers like Comcast charging users as much as $70 a month for cable television a cord cutter is someone who ditches cable television and instead uses Over the Air channels or online streaming services like Netflix, Amazon Instant Video, Hulu and many more which have been providing more interesting and original content for a lower monthly price.
How do Cord Cutter watch Television?
There are many methods these days which allow you to watch regular television without paying the ridiculous high price provides like Comcast charge these days. If you are someone who does enjoy some of the regular TV channels, you can buy an Antenna and watch the Over-The-Air channels like ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX, CW, PBS, and other smaller networks
As far as movies and TV series there are many services available, the most popular cable tv alternatives are: Netflix, Amazon Video, Hulu, Google Play, HBO Go, iTunes, Sony Unlimited Video and Crackle.
Why is Cord Cutting becoming so popular?
People mainly watch TV for movies and Series (like The Walking Dead, Breaking Bad, Game of Thrones Etc.) all these series are available online to watch in HD, whenever you want and most importantly without ads. People watch less and less television these days, the boring content and many ads are causing users to lose interest quickly and get back to their smartphone, laptop or computer. This doesn’t mean people have stopped watching movies, tv shows and tv series it is just the way we are watching this content has evolved and cable companies aren’t a part of it.