Cut the Cord: How to Cut Your Cable or Satellite TV Cord & Save Big Bucks (Paperback)
High monthly cost, inflexible bundles of channels you never watch, long-term contracts, equipment rental fees, cancellation fees, lousy customer service - why would anyone want cable or satellite TV? There is revolution that has cable and satellite TV providers worried. In 2017, over 22 million Americans cut the cord, opting to watch TV using an over-the-air antenna or by streaming video over the Internet. 61% of U.S. adults aged 18 to 29 and 37% aged 30 to 49 do not have cable or satellite TV and use online streaming services as their primary way to watch TV. 71% of cord cutters stated their reason for cutting the cord was the high cost of cable and satellite TV. A survey of cord cutters found the longer they went without cable or satellite TV, the more satisfied they were with their decision to cut the cord. The average cable TV bill is a whopping $103.10 per month - $1,237 a year Most of us pay more. I will show you how you can easily cut the cord and save $75 or more each month, even if you are paying as little as $100 a month for cable or satellite TV. Think it's not worth the time or effort? The average cord cutter saves $104 a month - $1,248 a year Now that is some real money If you are tired of throwing good money away on high cable or satellite TV bills, this book is for you. Are you fed up with channel surfing through 200 channels only to find nothing is on? This book is for the dissatisfied cable or satellite TV customer who is fed up with their provider's high monthly fees, inflexible bundles, long-term contracts, and lousy customer service and wants to enjoy television without emptying their bank account. Let me help you cut the cord and save some big bucks.
About the Author
Tom Magrini is the author of 8 books about computers and technology. He is the author of 6 books in the best-selling Customizing macOS series, which teach Mac users to completely customize their macOS user experience with hundreds of tweaks, hacks, secret commands, and hidden features. Tom is also the author of Cut the Cord: How to Cut Your Cable or Satellite TV Cord & Save Big Bucks, which helps readers to save money by cutting the cord and ditching expensive cable and satellite TV for streaming video over the Internet. Tom is an information technology professional with over 30 years of experience as an engineer and senior manager. During the work week, Tom is a busy IT director, leading a team of IT professionals who maintain two data centers and the network, telephony, Wi-Fi, Office 365 messaging, compute, storage, operating systems, security infrastructure, fiber optic cable infrastructure, and public safety radio system for a large municipality. Tom is also a certified ITIL(R) Expert and holds a GIAC Security Leadership Certification (GSLC). Tom has taught programming, Cisco Networking Academy, and wireless technology courses as a Computer Information Systems professor at two colleges. He has worked for numerous technology companies including SynOptics Communications, Bay Networks, FORE Systems, 3Com, and Cisco Systems. When Tom isn't writing, or hanging out with his family and dogs, he enjoys reading, movies, writing, and the beautiful Arizona weather with its 300 days of sunshine. And, of course, Tom enjoys the savings from ditching his satellite dish.