Summer is in full swing, as is my quest to cobble together an over the top (OTT) sports package without a cable/satellite TV contract. I’m not alone in this quest, as the cumulative amount of Cord Cutters and Cord Nevers is expected to reach 81 millon people by 2021.
So you’re finally thinking about Cutting the TV Cord, or maybe you’ve Cut the Cord already and you’re searching for ways to catch more content- You’ve come to the right place.
Our family ditched Pay TV more than 2 years ago and could not be happier. Every week, more and more content goes ‘a la carte’, where you can choose whatever you want to watch via a Smart TV device like a Roku box without buying a $100 per month cable or satellite package.
So where to get started?
(link to my other Cord Cutting guide posts)
First, let’s talk about College Football.
I posted last year that my experience with CBS College Sports Live was a bummer, as I could not get it to work on my Roku Boxes or Roku TV.
Happily, it worked just fined during the 2017 Football season.
I’ve been posting recently about the Gubmints Family TV Cord-Cutting experience. So far the results have been mostly positive. There’s a few things we may be missing, but we’re not missing it enough to cough up $1,000+ per year for a Satellite or Cable TV box rental.
From my original cord-cutting post, one of the ‘gap fillers’ I planned to subscribe to was CBS College Sports Live. The plan was to do this during College Football season so I could catch Navy home football games. Continue reading