2020 Cord-Cutting Tips
FREE money-saving tips for 2020
Local over-the-air channels • FREE AVOD Services
• FREE Local Over-the-Air Channels (if available)
Check for available channels in your area [online reception map links]. Rescan for new & moving channels. Get antenna recommendations from the pros with backgrounds in antenna theory and design [over-the-air group/forums]. A simple $5-10 Pennyloop DIY antenna recommended by the DIY community peforms better than my $50+ junk indoor flat antenna.
• AVOD✅, TVOD✅, SVOD❌
Ad-based VOD is a model that is FREE for users.
Upside: No subscriptions. No credit cards. Nothing to cancel.
Downside: Repetitive ads.
I agree that most AdVOD services are ad-infested.
There are a few worth checking out – Pluto TV.
Upside: No ADS!
Downside: Not available everywhere. Limited selections.
Your local library and university may offer FREE on-demand streaming to a large collection of award-winning films and documentaries. These services partner with public libraries and universities to bring you ad-free films and series that can be enjoyed on your TV, mobile phone, tablet and online. Your local taxes/university fees pays for this service.
SVOD❌($$$ – Subscription based video on demand) – Disney+, Netflix, Hulu
Take advantage of the FREE trials.
Remember to cancel!