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Quick post: We’ve been receiving increasingly high traffic recently, with many people typing in our URL directly. If you have a moment, can you let us know (using the comment link below) how you heard about CancelCable.com or found our site? Thanks for your help!
Let me introduce myself…I’m Mrs. CancelCable.com. Thought I’d try my hand at adding to our blog! Here’s the latest…. In late December, we had some bad weather and our Roku unit’s power adapter was fried during a lightning storm. This was a pretty big deal since we (including our kids) have been relying on it [...]
It’s been over a year and a half since we originally canceled cable. Here’s a quick update on what’s new… On July of 2008, we wrote a blog post comparing the costs of keeping cable with buying a 50″ TV each year and tossing it in a dumpster and created a simple calculator to see [...]
It’s been over a year now since we canceled our cable TV service. We’ve saved a lot of money and now watch all our favorite shows using a combination of free HD broadcast TV and the Internet. We’ve been very happy with our decision and have been taking advantage of some pretty cool new services. [...]
Quick post: We are receiving very heavy traffic this morning, mostly from people typing in our URL directly. This usually happens when we are featured in a newspaper article or radio show, but we aren’t aware of any new ones. If you have a moment, can you please let us know how you heard about [...]
Just checked our logs and noticed that our traffic is through the roof. Turns out we were just written up in a Washington Post article titled ‘TV Breaks Out of the Box‘. The article mentions our Showfinder tool and talks about how canceling cable is becoming a viable alternative for some broadband users. My favorite [...]
Netflix streaming movies will soon be available on Tivo and Xbox Experience. Previously, Netflix’s Instant Watch content could only be viewed on a computer or using a $99 set top box called a Roku. Since Roku, Tivo and Xbox will pull all the content off of a standard broadband connection, cable TV service is not [...]
Just read a great post by Seth Godin called Hungry, which explains how marketers are great at teaching well-fed consumers to want to eat more than they need. He mentions canceling cable as a prime example. Cable TV used to fill a unique need. Twenty years ago, it was the only way to get first [...]
Have you canceled cable TV? Tell us about it… Use the comments box below to share your story so that we can all learn from your experience. Some things you might want to include… What state do you live in? How much are you saving per month? What are you using as an alternative to [...]