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Show Of Hands July 7th, 2013 11:53pm

Do you have a monthly cable or satellite TV subscription?

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07/19/13 8:22 am

I did until about a month ago when. Cancelled Directv. Haven't missed it one bit, and Have an extra $150 a month.

So I upgraded my Internet service, and still haven't missed a show or movie I want to see.

thndrstrike Salinas, California
07/12/13 1:34 pm

Unless you're from Oregon (based on the polls results), you have cable.

blackfoot Texas
07/10/13 2:52 pm

This is the most blue I have ever seen a map... :o

wilgeno Saint Paul, MN
07/10/13 10:56 am

I toasted cable a few years ago.

07/09/13 11:03 pm

Never have! 18 years of Arthur, VCRs, DVDs, Hulu, Netflix, Apple TV, and a little online streaming has taught me I don't need cable.

ladyniner81 I need chocolate
07/09/13 6:34 pm

DirecTV. It goes out during a bad storm though. @#$!. It's cool for NFL ticket and WWE Raw. Otherwise cable is just a cesspool of reality shows. I am seriously thinking of getting Hulu plus though.

Sandshrew Centennial
07/09/13 5:39 pm

i stream no commercials for me thank you

piratehkr Florida
07/09/13 12:30 pm

Too expensive. Haven't had cable in years... Netflix all the way. Either that or just don't have time to watch.

07/08/13 11:55 pm

I cut the cable 2 years ago. I now control the TV in the living room, not the media companies.

07/08/13 11:31 pm

Happy to say that we haven't had any tv service in our home for almost all of the past 22 years. For my family, Life is better without it.

ovcourse Commiefornia FJB
07/08/13 6:55 pm

I want to cut cable, but the NBA is on ESPN, TNT and TBS, for the most part. Any suggestions to get around cable but still watch all those games?

conballs Minot, ND
07/14/13 8:35 pm

I believe there is a separate NBA sports package you can buy for your tablet and other streaming devices. We have it for NFL and MLB and like it a lot.

pjn0524 Pacific Northwest
07/08/13 6:13 pm

Yes, but no premium channels, no frills. Has local channels + about 20 more. We're even thinking of dropping that because hey, $18 a month is better than nothing.

IMO atoms, space, opinion
07/08/13 2:45 pm

I ditched TWCable (well over $100/mo) years ago for Hulu Plus, Netflix and Pandora One (less than $20/month).

justmebcimme I live for Dean and Cas
07/08/13 1:14 pm

I have Greek cable. Yay for reconnecting with culture :D

07/08/13 12:03 pm

Yes but not for long: too expensive for what it is worth to me (V has me pay for way too many worthless channels for the privilege of accessing the 2 or 3 I might care about...) and too inflexible a deal (no a la carte offer; have to bundle and to commit for 2 years to get a fair price, ...)

07/08/13 12:04 pm

That is such a scam I feel compelled to react and kick the whole freaking thing out.

opie99 left coast best coast
07/08/13 11:42 am

Sadly. Comcast is a bunch of tools but our only option. They suck.

07/08/13 10:53 am

Used to. I realized I could just pay for internet, Hulu Plus and Netflix, save money and have access to everything I watched.

irockin Missouri
07/08/13 10:22 am

Don't have tv.

13yrOldGamer The Awesome
07/09/13 7:57 pm


Diknak Ohio
07/08/13 9:13 am

if I could get live sports on Roku or something similar, I would dump cable in a heartbeat. I don't want to miss a buckeye football game.

rons Thanks America
07/08/13 8:55 am

Wish i lived on the east slope of the mountain. Then I'd drop cable for the airwaves. high Def over the free airwaves is great.

pinkyusuck The Carribean. I wish.
07/08/13 8:07 am

Wow, I'm surprised that folks are still using those dinosaurs when the online options are so much better.

07/08/13 6:32 am

We switched from Suddenlink to Dish for satellite & Internet several years ago. Our bill has always been $130 a month. We've been pleased with them.

ProfDG I Want Truth
07/08/13 6:21 am

Dumping DirecTV as soon as the contract is up. Way too expensive.

dudley northern Virginia woods
07/08/13 6:19 am

We had a dish but lost our azimuth . So we have cable. Cox. They're pretty good.

07/08/13 5:05 am

Google Fiber TV & Internet.

07/08/13 6:12 am

How's the fiber tv and Internet?

07/08/13 11:18 am

I am absolutely jealous lol

07/08/13 3:56 am

Directv, Netflix and DVDs. Dropped Comcast years ago in Florida after so many problems.

07/08/13 12:41 am

My only option is Comcast and they are a complete rip off no way I will pay $120/month for basic cable an Internet. Instead I pay $60 for Internet and download my shows via torrents.

pinkyusuck The Carribean. I wish.
07/08/13 8:08 am

You can save a couple (and I do mean a couple) bucks by using their local only option for tv.

07/09/13 12:00 am

I pay for Internet and I hooked up my tv and I get some basic channels. And I don't feel bad about it at all.

bkcrt California
07/07/13 11:15 pm

Netflix and Hulu. Dumped cable some time ago and I'm better off without it.

07/07/13 11:03 pm

DirecTV....gotta have my NFL Sunday Ticket !!

DeathSheep Michigan
07/07/13 10:47 pm

Only got Netflix

07/07/13 10:26 pm

We have cable and Netflix.

07/07/13 10:17 pm

XBMC with the 1channel plugin :)

centexken Republic of Texas
07/07/13 10:16 pm

I have dish network. Spend a little over $100 a month.

LochnessMonster Milky way
07/07/13 9:50 pm

I don't even have antenna tv in my home.

tguff7 Kentucky
07/07/13 9:47 pm

I'm a newsjunkie so I like being able to flip on the TV anytime there's breaking news.

bkcrt California
07/07/13 11:15 pm

You can get live news through the internet.

146787456777 .......
07/07/13 9:23 pm

No, I never watch enough TV to bother paying every month for it. If there's something coming on I want to see I usually go to my sisters house and watch it (like tonight's new Dexter episode)

thinkpol Pennsylvania
07/07/13 9:22 pm

If I want the Internet I have to pay for cable TV. Basic cable is about seven channels for $90 a month.

stageman99 State of Jefferson.
07/07/13 9:01 pm

I have never had cable or satellite service.

lylypiano Kitten Love
07/07/13 8:56 pm

I do use my sisters HBOgo password though

macar6913 Kent, wa
07/07/13 8:38 pm

I might have some sort of subscription if I could subscribe to some specific channels. But I can't, so I don't have cable or dish.

jates Houston, TX
07/07/13 8:34 pm

Apple TV and Netflix for a over a year now. I was just testing it and thought I would miss cable... I don't.

07/07/13 10:13 pm

Same here! I don't miss cable at all, and it's been almost two years.

07/07/13 8:28 pm

Sports are the only reason to have cable or frustrating

true Home
07/07/13 8:22 pm

I love my tv. We have dish. Their is no way i could get rid of it. And the price isnt that bad

DunkinFrunk Austin area, Texas
07/07/13 8:04 pm

I have satellite, living out in the country, there isn't a cable company.