Cord cutting was a nerve-racking proposition as recently as a few short years ago. Sure services like Netflix offered plenty of good content to stream on demand, but what about new episodes of your favorite shows? And live TV? What about major sporting events and breaking news? The idea of saving as much as $100 or even more each month by ditching cable has always been a great proposition, but you used to have to sacrifice so much to do it.
Well, that’s no longer the case.
There are plenty of online services that give you access to new episodes of just about any show you could want to watch for a small fraction of the price of a cable subscription. And as for live TV, you can get free network TV in full 1080p HD resolution for life simply by purchasing an HDTV antenna.
Which antenna should you buy? Check out the ViewTV Flat HD Digital Indoor TV Antenna With 25-Mile Range. It’s on sale right now on Amazon for just $5.99 with free shipping, and it delivers crystal clear network TV in full HD as long as you have broadcast towers within 25 mils.
We know what you’re thinking: how am I supposed to know where the broadcast towers near me are? Good question, and luckily the answer is simple. Just go to antennaweb.org and enter your zip code. The site will tell you where all the towers around you are, and you’ll be able to see all of the free HD channels you can get at your home. You might be surprised at how much content is out there. For example, I can receive 65 channels from 21 over-the-air stations in my town. That’s a whole lot of free TV.
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