cord cutter

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cord cutter

One who cancels a traditional cable subscription and replaces it with other entertainment sources, such as streaming services, a la carte programming, etc. I never thought I'd be a cord-cutter, but once traditional cable got too expensive, I decided to go that route.
See also: cord, cutter
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Redzone offers a range of broadband plans and price options including the most popular among Maine cord cutters providing FCC recommended 25 Mbps download speeds, with no contracts or installation fees.
The media giants on Tuesday announced an all-stock merger aimed at competing in a business that's shifting as cord cutters move to watching streamed programming.
Cord cutters and more The fragmentation of America's most popular medium seemed to fit the popular mood -- excitement and confusion as the usual order lapsed into unprecedented chaos.
Much like the threat that millennial cord cutters have posed to cable TV companies, traditional financial institutions are not likely to see the change that's coming, and will face similar disruption challenges unless they take action now.
Adding Twitter in a brand's campaign mix allows them to not only reach their target audience on TV or when browsing the GMA websites, but also engage them when they are on their mobile phones during their commute especially in this day and age when mobile phones have become the preferred screen for the cord cutters or the millennials," she said.
33m number of cord cutters (adults who have cancelled satellite hookups and continue without it) forecast this year
The Tablo DUAL LITE OTA DVR is designed for cord cutters and utilizes dual MxL69x receivers that allow users to simultaneously record and stream two free broadcast channels from an HDTV antenna.
The Tablo DUAL LITE OTA DVRis designed for cord cutters and utilizes dual MxL69x receivers that allow users to simultaneously record and stream two free broadcast channels from an HDTV antenna.
While it's anybody's guess who will win the lawsuit, it's possible that cord cutters might be the biggest winner from the trial.
26% of cord cutters feel that streaming services create the best content.
The question, as per the Nagra report, is no longer whether these new models will provide a long-term replacement for the loss of revenue from cord cutters. As a more segmented and personalised TV and video landscape, in which increasingly empowered consumers engage in self-bundling, becomes an established market fact, the issue at stake is to determine what the winning strategies are to take advantage of the new market dynamics.
De hecho, los llamados cord cutters y cord nevers no preocupan ni a los MSOs ni a las redes de television paga, ya que estan limitados a suscriptores de video que luego son compensados por el crecimiento de los suscriptores de banda ancha por cable que, a su vez, necesitan el servicio para conectarse a la gran cantidad de nuevas ofertas digitales desarrolladas por las mismas redes de television de pago.
One of the state's fastest-growing cities isn't immune to the scourge of cord cutters but has learned to adapt to shifting customer desires.
A 2015 Pew Research Center survey found that 24% of Americansdid not subscribe at all to cable TV, and 15% were "cord cutters" who at one point had cable, but then opted for an internet connection as their pathway to video content.