cord cutting in 2015

Diary Of A Cord Cutter In 2015 (Part 12: Hands On With Comcast’s YouTube Wannabe, Watchable)

As an increasing number of cable and satellite TV subscribers are cutting the cord - or never signing up for television in the first place - the traditional pay TV industry is scrambling to figure out

Diary Of A Cord Cutter In 2015 (Part 11: Adding Showtime To Your Cord-Cutting Mix)

2015 has been a good year to be a cord cutter. There are more ways than ever to watch television and movies over-the-top without a subscription to a cable or satellite TV service. And now, some of the

The Diary Of A Cord Cutter In 2015 (Part 10: The Rise Of Niche Video Streaming Services)

While today's cord cutters are replacing their former TV-viewing activities with popular streaming services like Netflix, Amazon and Hulu, the shift away from linear television on to on-demand, online

New Study Shows A Rise In Cord Cutting – 8.2 Percent Ditched Pay TV In 2014, Up 1.3% YoY

There’s been some debate about how many consumers are actually cutting ties with their pay TV providers and replacing them with over-the-top streaming media services – a trend generally r

Diary Of A Cord Cutter In 2015 (Part 8: Hands-On With Sling TV)

There are two potential audiences for Sling TV, Dish Network's relatively new internet TV service aimed at cord cutters: those who have wanted to ditch their cable or satellite TV subscription, but co

Diary Of A Cord Cutter In 2015 (Part 7: Hands On With Noggin, Nick’s New Kid-Friendly Streaming Service)

Earlier this year, Viacom -owned kids’ network Nickelodeon announced its plans to enter the subscription video market with its own over-the-top streaming service aimed at the preschool crowd. Ca

Diary Of A Cord Cutter In 2015 (Part 6: HBO Goes Over-The-Top)

HBO’s “Game of Thrones” is the world’s most pirated show, according to new data from anti-piracy solutions provider Irdeto out today. So it’s not surprising that the netw

Diary Of A Cord Cutter In 2015 (Part 5: Upgrading To The TiVo Roamio OTA DVR)

In late 2014, I finally took the plunge and cut the cord with cable TV, reducing my monthly bill from a big TV, phone and internet bundle to one which now only includes broadband. My “TV&#8221

Diary Of A Cord Cutter In 2015 (Part 4: Favorite Apps And Resources)

It's now been <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2015/02/01/the-diary-of-a-cord-cutter-in-2015/">over three months</a> since I've adopted the cord-cutting lifestyle, thanks to finally following th

Diary Of A Cord Cutter In 2015 (Part 3: Using An Over-The-Air DVR)

This year, my New Year’s Resolution was to finally cut the cord. The timing is right, and the content selection available today on streaming services make the process much less painful than it w

The Diary Of A Cord Cutter In 2015 (Part 2: Shaving The Cord And Cheating)

2015 is the year I finally cut the cord with cable TV. No more flipping through programs mindlessly, no more massive lineup of channels I never watch, no more DVR’ing. In doing so, I’ve b

The Diary Of A Cord Cutter In 2015

I know I’m late to the party by some accounts. Early adopters cut the cord years ago and haven’t looked back. For me, turning off cable TV was an idea I flirted with, yet I just kept renewing m