This Week In Cord Cutting 03-16-2018


Here are the big stories featured on cutthecord this week.

Antennas Direct Releases 2 ClearStream Wireless TV Antennas

Antennas Direct released a couple of wireless antennas this week, The ClearStream Flex and the ClearStream ECLIPSE. They’re pretty cool. Not only do they deliver a crystal clear picture, it lets you watch your Over The Air TV on your mobile devices through the ClearStream TV App. Watch your OTA shows live on a smartphone, tablet, or other compatible devices.

Check out the full story HERE.

How To Watch Pawn Stars Without Cable


Pawn Stars has been one of the top reality shows on the History channel for a very long time. The show aired in 2009 and it’s still going strong after all these years. It follows Grandfather Richard, his son and grandson, Rick and Corey jointly own the Gold & Silver Pawn Shop in Las Vegas. The shop has finds that are both ordinary and others that truly iconic and unique.

The show is great, not only because of the items that arrive in the shop, but because of the big personalities of the guys who own and operate the shop. It’s on History on Thursday nights at 9 PM ET.

Find out how to watch Pawn Stars Online.

YouTube TV Adds More Channels & Increases Price To $40 per Month

This week on 3/13/2018 YouTube TV added 9 channels to their channel package and increased the price from $35/month to $40/month.

Here are the new channels:

  • TBS
  • Turner Classic Movies
  • TNT
  • Cartoon Network
  • NBA TV
  • CNN
  • Adult Swim
  • truTV
  • MLB Network

YouTube has seen some major growth in their first year of existence with 300,000 subscribers in nearly 100 markets. Now they’ll see more growth with the wider channel selection.

DirecTV Now – New Customers Get 3 Months For As Low As $30


DirecTV Now is currently offering new customers a deal. If you sign up for DirecTV Now you can get it for as low as $10/month for the first 3 months. If you go to sign up and use the promo code YESNOW3 you get $25 off of the package of your choice. If the 7-Day Free Trial isn’t enough time for you to test DirecTV Now out, 3 months should be plenty of time.

Sling TV Refer A Friend Program

Effective March 8th Sling TV has a new promotion that gives a $5/month bonus to an existing subscriber for 3 months if they are able to refer a friend that also signs up for Sling TV. If the friend signs up then they get the discount too.

To refer a friend sign into your sling account and click on the “Get $15” button. This will let you send an email to your friend so that they can sign up. Your friend will get a free 7 day trial to test out the service and then will receive an opportunity to sign up. If they do, you’ll get $5 for the next three months!

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