The cord has been cut!

The cord has been cut!

About two weeks ago, we made the hard disconnect of our cable TV and internet service with Comcast, this was due to their high rates and the need to lower our monthly costs.  The return of the equipment to them was painless and quite quick.  I came home and placed an order for FIOS (Fiber Optic Service) to our home for Internet only.  I have had service with Frontier Internet before and they were the company I ordered from again.   After placing the order, I was given an install date of today, September 1st.   This meant that we would have no Internet in the apartment for a while.  With only the data allowance on our phones, we were able to squeak by with minimal use.

One of the first things I did, was hook my HDTV antenna back up to the TV so we can recieve over the air broadcasts. 

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Cutting The Cord (Soon)

Cutting The Cord (Soon)

We are soon to face some changes in our household which will make some difference in the way we view television shows.  I will not go into those changes exactly, but one of them is that I plan on soon making the switch away from having a DVR cable/box and just going straight to Internet streaming of video.  Over the last several years, the cable industry has seen a sharp decline in the amount of subscribers, and a trend toward online video.  WIth this trend, they have started to get in the game so to speak by integrating services within their packages.  For example right now, our provider, Comcast (Xfinity), now allows you to log into your Netflix account through their DVR.  This to me, is a sign that they are starting to move into that area some.  Our DVR in fact, does not use any storage, instead it marks

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