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Storing Data and Photos in the “Cloud”

Maybe this is slightly off topic from putting up an antenna or streaming the Golf Channel. But I think it is probably something most of us cord cutters deal with. I use an iPhone, but I’m not an IOS devotee. … Continue reading

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Gifts and Christmas Programs for the Cord Cutter

This post is a suggestion by Len from “The Beer’s on Comcast“. Considered a work in progress so check back for additions…     Gift Ideas   Netflix Subscription , still just $8.99 per month ROKU Box – still one … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving Cord Cutters

Sorry I have been offline so long – very busy with the day job these days. Hoping to catch up in 2016….  

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Have an opinion on the Charter TWC Merger ? Tell the FCC!

I doubt it’s widely known that the FCC accepts comments from anyone on issues they are reviewing. (How much impact these have is probably another story). Rumors are that Charter’s planned acquisition of Time Warner Cable is marching steadily forward … Continue reading

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Hypocrisy of Cable Corp Merges with CableWorld | DIRECTV Commercial

Have you seen this? It’s kind of funny, not hugely so. But the message is so extremely hypocritical I couldn’t let it go unchallenged. So apparently “Cable Corp” and “Cable World” are supposed to be Charter and Time Warner Cable. … Continue reading

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Cord Cutting Getting Real – But What’s Next?

Wow!  I’ve been doing this blog since 2011 when “cord cutter” was pretty much an industry insider term. When only nerds talked about using strange set tops to get streaming content. But when I read that Pay TV lost 566K … Continue reading

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Ronda Rousey vs Correia: Sometimes There is no Free TV

A commuting buddy of mine told me about his deep “admiration” for Ronda Rousey, a UFC fighter I must confess I have never heard of prior. But if Cable wants to survive in the Over the Top world – more … Continue reading

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“MAJOR PAY-TV PROVIDERS LOST ABOUT 125,000 SUBSCRIBERS IN 2014”

Easy to read stats courtesy of the Leichtman Research Group.   Read the whole article here.

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Charter TWC and the Cord Cutter

So immediately after the colossal failure of Comcast’s attempt to acquire Time Warner Cable, number four aka Charter comes along with the same idea. Well actually it was Charter’s idea originally but they had managed to insult Time Warner Cable … Continue reading

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What we learned from the Comcast/TWC fail

For 15 months execs at Comcast were all but certain that their $45 B bid for Time Warner Cable would succeed. This acquisition attempt died a quick death on April 23, 2015. What happened and what can we learn from … Continue reading

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