Cord Cutting News Magazine

We cover the latest news, updates and hype on OTA Television, Streaming Services and Cable TV

Cable Companies Attempt to Incentivize Services

It’s no secret that cord cutting is making waves in the entertainment industry. The number of those ditching cable for long range HD antennas, online programming, and streaming services has more than tripled over the last few years. In spite of their desperate grab at solidarity and a piece of the streaming industry, companies like Comcast,...

Does Fixed Wireless Broadband Represent an Oasis to Cord Cutters?

Just a decade ago, few people could’ve predicted the impact that cord cutting would have on the entertainment industry. Now, even media giants like Disney have been forced to accept the impact that a deviation from traditional cable is having.As cable prices go up, subscribers go down. People are shedding their cable packages like last year’...

You Know It's Serious When a Lead Network Programmer Cuts the Cord

According to a report by USA Today, a lead network programmer for some of the most prolific names in television has officially cut the cord. Garth Ancier, the guy responsible for choosing the lineup for cable giants like FOX, NBC, BBC America, and many others announced that he had ditched his expensive cable package just last week.Ancier i...

The Creators of Stranger Things Respond to Abuse Allegations

Last week, fans of the popular show Stranger Things were shocked when allegations of verbal abuse on set surfaced on Instagram. Peyton Brown, a crew member on the show, released a statement saying that she wouldn’t be returning for another season due to the abusive behavior directed towards women behind the scenes.Brown wrote, “I personally wi...

How to Stream Every Minute of March Madness in 2018

There’s a reason we call it March Madness. From the first tip-off, the tournament inspires the entire nation to be a little fanatical about D1 Men’s basketball. Teams compete in the single elimination tournament every year, but watching it has gotten a bit more complex. Without a cable subscription, how are you going to watch 68 teams compete in s...

ATSC 3.0: The Next Generation OTA TV Launches in Late 2018

This month, broadcasters got a green light from the FCC to begin rolling out a new over-the-air TV standard. The update to the improved ASTC 3.0 standard, commonly known as "Next Gen Broadcast TV", gives broadcasters a chance to compete in an increasingly crowded market. This is the first major upgrade in broadcast TV since the transition to d...

Alexa’s Random Cackle is Creeping Out Users

Most of the time when we hear about tech malfunctions, it has to do with something being incompatible or not responding to standard commands. Alexa has set the bar at “horror-movie-high” for this creepy glitch.Users are reporting a sudden unearthly giggle erupting from the Alexa’s speaker at random times throughout the day. The response is unpro...

The Secret Behind “Jailbreaking”

Living life dangerously? Maybe you’ve got a friend-of-a-friend who knows a guy that knows a guy that can get you the fabled “jailbroken Fire TV Stick.” Of course, you’ll end up paying for it—but it’s worth it, right?Maybe not.The term “jailbreaking” was originally used to describe some serious hacker level reprogramming that changed the sourc...

Cinema and Cable Companies Reaching the Point of No Return

The latest financial reports show cable stocks taking a nose dive, while stocks associated with cord cutting companies continue to climb. Its time to consider the future of entertainment—and there’s a good chance that it’ll be far from what’s expected.MoffetNathanson analysts reported a 3.4% drop in cable subscribers from 2017. This represents t...

Sidearm Sports and CBS Interactive team up to give you front row seats to 14,000 games

Sidearm Sports hosts and manages content for about 1,100 college and high school athletic websites. The company’s technology solutions are the reason that most college athletic departments have a full suite of web services, mobile apps, social presence, and can deliver live stats. The interface allows the smallest high school athletic program to c...

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