Cord-Cutting

As cord-cutting prices rise, here's what you can do to keep costs down

For the growing ranks of cord-cutters who fled cable- and satellite-TV services for cheaper streaming options, recent weeks have brought an unsettling run: rate increases that look too much like the price hikes that plagued traditional pay TV for years.<p>First, the Dish Network-owned Sling TV …

Money

Why World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. Stock Soared 138.1% in the First Half of 2018

WWE stock has climbed roughly 270% over the past year.<p>What happened<p>Shares of <b>World Wrestling Entertainment</b> (NYSE:WWE) gained a whopping 138.1% through …

Investing

Become Your Cable Company’s Worst Nightmare With This $43 Box

<i>Boy Genius Report</i> has found an affordable modem that will shave off $8-$10 off your cable each month. Find out more from <i>BGR</i> and shop below:<p><b>From …

Genius

Why 5G Internet Is So Important for Cord Cutting

Recently you may have read a lot of about 5G home internet. Yet you may be wondering why you should care about 5G. If you enjoy cord cutting, this is …

Cord-Cutting

DIRECTV NOW vs Sling TV vs Philo vs PlayStation Vue vs YouTube TV vs Hulu vs FuboTV - We Look At What Service is The Best Deal

Most of us have found that we can save a significant amount of money each month by cutting cable and using streaming services instead. Rather than …

Sling TV

HD antenna buying info, CBD protein powder, Bibo cocktail machine, and more – Weekly roundup

You know the drill, check through this list of all the articles, reviews, and news that we posted on the Gadgeteer this week and read the ones you …

Protein

Why Have Frontier Communications Corp. Shares Dropped 20% in 2018?

The company continues to lose subscribers.<p>Since <b>Frontier Communications</b> (NASDAQ:FTR) completed its deal to buy <b>Verizon</b>'s wireline business in …

Investing

How to pick the best video streaming service

Streaming

Pay-TV Providers Continue to Witness a Declining Customer Base

The US pay-TV market has been losing momentum over the last few quarters. Traditional pay-TV service providers, including Comcast (CMCSA), Charter …

Pay-TV

YouTube TV offering a credit for going down during the World Cup

We love the new wave of cord cutting services like Sling TV and YouTube TV, but they’re not without their own set of problems. In this case, YouTube …

Android News

Jim Cramer: This Market Is Not as Expensive as It Looks

"The market's too expensive. The market's dangerously elevated. You just wait, you will see how ugly this thing can get."<p>Sure, I get the litany. But …

Investing

The WatchAir is another cord cutting option

<b>NEWS</b> – Over the past few months, I have written a few news stories and I have reviewed a few Over-The-Air antennas, streaming boxes, and streaming …

Customer Service

WWE Raw Is Setting Ratings Records, But Not In A Good Way

Ratings for WWE programming always interests wrestling fans, especially when it comes to WWE Raw, because it’s fascinating to see how many people spend three hours of their lives on Monday nights tuning into USA. Thanks to Dave Meltzer, we know that the answer to the question “How many people …

Presidential Debate

If You Lost Locals on DIRECTV NOW Here is How to Get Them Back

By onJuly 11, 2018 in All News, DIRECTV NOW, News<p>Have you ever found all or most of your locals just gone from your DIRECTV NOW guide? Don’t worry. …

DirecTV Now

YouTube’s TV streaming service experienced a massive outage at the worst possible time — and customers were not happy

Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images<p><b>YouTube TV, the streaming giant's $35-a-month TV streaming service, experienced an outage on Wednesday.</b>• <b><br>The outage happened</b> …

YouTube TV

Verizon, Netflix and Two Other Media & Telecom Stocks to Buy

By<p>July 11, 2018 9:50 a.m. ET<p><b>Credit Suisse's Doug Mitchelson</b> initiated coverage on a slew of media and telecommunications stocks on Wednesday, through …

Verizon

YouTube TV is Down Right Now

By onJuly 11, 2018 in All News, News, YouTube TV<p>This afternoon YouTube TV went down and it’s been down for over an hour. Some users get a login …

YouTube TV

Univision Confirms It is Exploring Sale of Fusion Media Group Assets

Univision, like other big media companies, has struggled to adapt to a changing media landscape as cable TV cord-cutting has accelerated<p>Univision Communications Inc. said Tuesday that it is exploring a sale of its Gizmodo Media Group, which houses websites including Gizmodo and Deadspin, and the …

Media Industry

Netflix is Launching a New Smart Download Feature

By onJuly 10, 2018 in All News, Netflix News, News<p>Today Netflix announced a new download feature called Smart Download. With this feature, Netflix …

Apps

How to cut the cord and still be able to watch Cowboys, Rangers, Mavs, and your other favorite D-FW sports teams

A big question for Dallas-Fort Worth sports fans who watch TV: Are you ready to cut the cord?<p>If you're looking to save money, chances are the answer …

Smart TV

DISH Is Suing Stores for Selling “Kodi Boxes”

By onJuly 9, 2018 in All News, News<p>Last year, DISH won a $25 million lawsuit against the makers of Shava TV for selling piracy devices. Now DISH has …

Selling

Why did cord-cutting just get more expensive?

<b>(AP/Elise Amendola)</b><p>People are ditching cable and signing up for live-streaming services at an unprecedented rate<p>Chris Mills<p>July 8, 2018 12:29pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on BGR.<p>People are ditching cable and signing up for live-streaming services at an unprecedented rate right now. It’s …

U.S. Politics

The Motley Fool

3 in 4 Americans Are Ignoring Cable TV's Ticking Time Bomb<p>By: Rex Moore<p>If you’ve ever had to spend any time on the phone with your cable company…you …

Investing

Cord cutting is getting pricier, but there's one sure way to keep it cheap

The days of saving money by cutting the cord from cable TV services may be ending.<p>Consider two events from this week. AT&T, which just got approval from the Justice Department to swallow up Time Warner, quietly jacked up the starting rate of its DirecTV Now cable alternative TV service to $40 …

Los Angeles

Cord Cutting Costs Less Than $50 For Most Cord Cutters

By onJuly 7, 2018 in All News, News<p>One of the complaints against cord cutting is the idea that you will end up paying more for TV. This argument has …

Sling TV

Cord-cutting: 6 things to know about dropping pay-TV

Consumers are increasingly saying goodbye to their cable and satellite-TV subscriptions and saying hello to their internet-based rivals. It's not …

Pay-TV

The Cable TV Broadband Sector Has A Nasty Billing Fraud Problem

As we've well discussed, the broadband and TV sector not only has some of the worst satisfaction scores in modern history. A lack of real competition …

Net Neutrality

Facebook just secured Premier League rights for the next four years

<i>This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence "Digital Media Briefing" subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here.</i><p>Facebook won the rights to stream all 380 Premier League soccer matches per season from 2019 to 2022 in Cambodia, …

Advertising

To all you PlayStation Vue subscribers out there, Sony is hiking up the price

Sony's PlayStation Vue cord-cutting service, which is not just available on PS4, is increasing its subscription prices soon. It's $5 extra per month …

PlayStation Vue

Why Was Charter Communications Up 12% in June?

The company has lost customers in cable but gained back even more in internet.<p>Cord-cutting is real, but it's not having the impact on cable providers …

Investing