Cord cutting?

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Re: Cord cutting?

Post by Sabo » Fri Feb 28, 2020 10:54 am

Rex wrote:
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I guess it's also Dish's fault that they can't do a deal with Sinclair, and SlingTV and Fubo's fault that they can't do a deal with Sinclair, and it will be Comcast's fault when they can't do a deal with Sinclair later this year.
SlingTV is owned by Dish, which might explain why they don't have a deal. Don't know who owns Fubo.

Anyway, fuck Sinclair.
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Re: Cord cutting?

Post by Baloney » Fri Mar 06, 2020 3:35 pm

YouTube TV, Sinclair reach deal to keep 19 of 21 Fox regional networks on platform

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Re: Cord cutting?

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Re: Cord cutting?

Post by Shirley » Tue Jun 30, 2020 6:23 pm

Yeah, that's quite a hike for YTTV. I love the service, but man. I wouldn't pay $15 for the channels they're adding, that's for sure.
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Re: Cord cutting?

Post by HaulCitgo » Tue Jun 30, 2020 6:47 pm

I enjoyed yttv when my brother in law had it. Im used to no TV now but $65/month seems fair

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Re: Cord cutting?

Post by A_B » Tue Jun 30, 2020 6:56 pm

I pay 70 for att tv with hbo. So I think we are getting close to commodity pricing maybe.
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Re: Cord cutting?

Post by Brontoburglar » Tue Jun 30, 2020 9:15 pm

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I'm weird I guess because I have no desire to ever cut the cord. TV interface is still better, live sports are actually close to live and not 45-60 seconds delayed and it's going to soon get to the point where cable/satellite will be just as cost-effective as bundling a bunch of streaming services.
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Re: Cord cutting?

Post by A_B » Wed Jul 01, 2020 7:12 am

Brontoburglar wrote:
Tue Jun 30, 2020 9:15 pm
Brontoburglar wrote:
Sat Sep 14, 2019 12:19 pm
I'm weird I guess because I have no desire to ever cut the cord. TV interface is still better, live sports are actually close to live and not 45-60 seconds delayed and it's going to soon get to the point where cable/satellite will be just as cost-effective as bundling a bunch of streaming services.
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Well I'm still saving 100 over what I was paying for Directv, so it's not close to there for me yet. And I don't think you can count bundling Netflix/Disney etc in the cost because it's not apples to apples. I had Netflix when I had Directv and would likely have added Disney as well. Their offerings aren't available on just a cable/satellite service.
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Re: Cord cutting?

Post by Brontoburglar » Wed Jul 01, 2020 7:16 am

A_B wrote:
Wed Jul 01, 2020 7:12 am
Brontoburglar wrote:
Tue Jun 30, 2020 9:15 pm
Brontoburglar wrote:
Sat Sep 14, 2019 12:19 pm
I'm weird I guess because I have no desire to ever cut the cord. TV interface is still better, live sports are actually close to live and not 45-60 seconds delayed and it's going to soon get to the point where cable/satellite will be just as cost-effective as bundling a bunch of streaming services.
told y'all
Well I'm still saving 100 over what I was paying for Directv, so it's not close to there for me yet. And I don't think you can count bundling Netflix/Disney etc in the cost because it's not apples to apples. I had Netflix when I had Directv and would likely have added Disney as well. Their offerings aren't available on just a cable/satellite service.
oh, I don't think it's at that point yet -- but it's getting there. someone who had google fiber internet and TV in Kansas City is now saving only like $20 a month to have google fiber internet and yttv. google also recently stopped installing its fiber tv service and is telling everyone to get yttv
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Re: Cord cutting?

Post by Shirley » Wed Jul 01, 2020 11:28 am

Don't get me wrong. If the price were exactly the same and I was asked to choose between the DirecTv service I had forever or the YTTV I got last year, I'd choose YTTV in a heartbeat. The service is so much better. It's automatic, infinite cloud storage is a game-changer. And the ability to watch it anywhere is a huge advantage to me, so I can watch the same stuff at the beach, or (in the old world) at work or while traveling. The user interface and the search/recording features are SO MUCH better than DirecTv.

I couldn't care less about live sports being a few seconds behind because my job doesn't involve live Tweeting about such things. In fact, I'd much prefer watching sports a bit delayed so I can skip commercials.
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Re: Cord cutting?

Post by mister d » Wed Jul 01, 2020 11:46 am

That last part is a deal breaker for me. I tend to be either texting friends or live following on twitter during sports so even a 30 second delay is awful.
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