Monday, May 9, 2011
Posted by Jason Dunn in "Digital Home Articles & Resources" @ 07:48 PM
"According to the SmartMoney, nearly 144 million consumers watch videos online. A recent experiment by WalletPop revealed that "for the price Americans pay for cable TV, they can enjoy a mini-vacation." Just how much are we spending for the convenience of cable? Comcast, for instance, costs about $552 a year - and that's just basic service; premium packages run more than $1,200 annually."
I've been looking at my cable bill recently - which runs around $100 - and wondering how much I really get out of it. There are definitely shows I enjoy watching, and my wife her her favourite shows as well, but I've been starting to do the math comparing the all-you-can-eat model with a pay-per-show model and it's beginning to tip the other way. This article discusses some of the options you may or may not have (depending on where you live) for cutting cable.