Giving Cable TV The (Not-So) Hard Goodbye: A guide to cord-cutting
Last week I finally pulled the trigger on something that has been debated, considered and argued over in my household for the past 3-4 years (my wife may say longer): We finally cut the cord on Cable TV!! While I don’t watch a lot of TV, I was always the holdout in talks with my wife about finally cutting the cord.
I’m not the easiest at embracing change, so as a defensive mechanism I often would make excuses like giving an expiration date on our TiVo service commitment a bit further out than it really was or put a lot more stock into a show that I was mostly indifferent over.
However, continued negotiations for HBO pricing with our cable provider and routinely changing fees and service charges I was more ready to make the change now than I was 2 or 3 years ago. After all, things aren’t quite the same as they were back when cord-cutting started to pick up momentum with customers and some of our friends. So while this isn’t anywhere close to being an innovative or even new and exciting guide, this is more or less what I’ve discovered a week into cutting the cord.