It hit me when I was writing “Call AT&T to cancel TV” in my little notebook and I started writing “after this episode airs”. What am I doing? Seriously? That’s how America has been sucked into paying so much money every month for 1000 channels of which maybe just five are the least bit interesting except in those late-night hours where we flip through the other 995 to find something not completely horrible to watch instead of going to bed.
So, as of tomorrow, the service will be terminated. It only took 25 or so days of Lent to start this little sacrificial act.
- Study: More TV viewers in U.S. ‘cutting the cord’ (news.cnet.com)
- Estimate: In Two Years, Streaming TV Will Be An $800 Million Business for Netflix and Hulu (techcrunch.com)
- 5 Steps to Cutting the Cord: A Guide to Canceling Cable (gigaom.com)
- Cord Cutters Survival Stories: Bye Bye Cable TV (gigaom.com)
- Cord Cutting Will Slow, But Continue to Grow (gigaom.com)