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Are You Ready To Cut The Cord?

Updated on June 14, 2014

How to save money every month by cutting the cable!

This antenna is a great way to help you save money from having the normal cable set up. It seams like we have all been victim of the frog in the boiling water syndrome. Slowly, slowly the cable companies kept raising the temperature one degree at a a time. We didn't notice. But then all of a sudden you realize that you are spending over $100.00 a month on your cable bill!

What this antenna does is helps you to not need to depend on cable TV!

So, How do you do it? Are you ready?

What I did was to first of all cancel the cable. I din't listen to offers of a better deal per month, I just cancelled it! The only thing we had was internet and a smart TV. I signed up for Hulu + and Netflix. There are thousands and thousands of TV Shows and movies between the two. There is no way that we would be able to watch them all!

The only thing missing is live TV / local news. 

So what do you do?

So, you buy this antenna and install it. You hook it up to your TV and there you go. Depending on your region, you should receive your local channels and extras. We get different language channels. One of my favorites is a Japanese channel in English. It is great because it shows a whole different view of the world and what is going on. We also get two separate channels that show old TV programs. I'm able to watch Alfred Hitchcock and bewitched reruns!

I encourage anyone to do this system you will not miss cable TV at all!

Another great thing!

One side is white and one side is black so it can blend easier depending on your wall color!

How to install your antenna.

What this guy thinks.

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    • georgepmoola2 profile image

      georgepmoola2 

      4 years ago

      Great idea!

    • Andromachi profile image

      Andromachi Polychroniou 

      4 years ago from Maurothalassa, Serres, Greece

      We have just cut the cord. Its been two days without it. It isn't so hard after all.

    • asereht1970 profile image

      asereht1970 

      4 years ago

      This is interesting information. Thanks for sharing.

    • Hairdresser007 profile imageAUTHOR

      James Jordan 

      4 years ago from Burbank, CA

      @WriterJanis2: I love it because you can binge watch so many shows now. And go back and watch some old good ones. I've been watching Maude lately!

    • Hairdresser007 profile imageAUTHOR

      James Jordan 

      4 years ago from Burbank, CA

      @Merrci: http://transition.fcc.gov/mb/engineering/dtvmaps/

      Check this link out. You enter your zip code and it tells you if you have reception.

    • Hairdresser007 profile imageAUTHOR

      James Jordan 

      4 years ago from Burbank, CA

      @Kim Milai: Yeah we still get the internet through the cable company but don't pay for the channels. We save over $80 a year.

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      Merry Citarella 

      4 years ago from Oregon's Southern Coast

      I'd like to I think, though in our small town not sure I'd get local channels (two hours away). What do you do for internet? I do want our fast cable for that I think. Great lens on a trending topic!

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      Kim Milai 

      4 years ago

      We went to 20.00 basic cable for a year and it was great. Would love to do your idea except we only have satellite internet !at 25 gb a month for 150.00. Do you have a solution for that? Help! :)

    • WriterJanis2 profile image

      WriterJanis2 

      4 years ago

      I've come to the point where I watch more TV shows and movies on the internet. Cutting the cord may happen for me.

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