Cutting the Cable

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  1. laxjoe

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  2. buckwild

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    My YouTubeTV has worked pretty flawlessly since I signed up for it months ago. It seems like a pretty big over-reaction to one glitch. My cable used to go out all the time. It's technology.
     
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  3. construxboy

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    I'm sorry, you're watching the NBA and you're complaining about a "woke" commercial?
     
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  5. laxjoe

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    Got my first one on chase last month. Keep looking bit that’s it so far. But yeah, they seem to be out there if you’re looking
     
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  7. The Hebrew Husker

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    Any predictions on what ESPN would charge? Can’t open the article.

    I rarely watch any live cable TV besides sports so I’ve always thought it’d be nice if I could pay like half price for YTTV and only get those channels. Or some kind of a la carte type setup.
     
  8. DeToxRox

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    Life changer
     
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  9. laxjoe

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    Well I feel like an idiot for not knowing about this
     
  10. Det. Frank Bullitt

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    I think it rolls everything into one: Linear TV Channels, ESPN+, and ESPN3 and similar brands/channels like "Big12 Now on ESPN", ACCX or w/e and all those.

    I would expect a it to be $30-$35/month, though I could see it intro'ed at a lower price to get people in then raising significantly within 2 years time. That has been the playbook for seemingly everyone in cable ever.

    edit: opened the link and it expects to be $30.

    edit2: and in 10 years it would be $50/mo.
     
    #6360 Det. Frank Bullitt, May 22, 2023
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  11. Jimmy the Saint

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    Can't wait to have to buy a Fox Nation sub to watch B1G games on FS1.
     
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  13. 1

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    Continuing on the time honored tradition of the MLB making it actually difficult for people to watch their sport
     
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  14. southlick

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  15. steamengine

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    Is the nba woke now? I’ll have to burn all my stuff.
     
  16. laxjoe

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    I don’t have off day. What’s that?:awesomeface:
     
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  17. steamengine

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    I think that’s what quibi turned into
     
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  18. construxboy

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    Honestly, I don't watch it. But my more "Trumpian" friends say that all the time. :shrug:
     
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  19. steamengine

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    Hmmm wonder what it is about the nba.
     
  20. construxboy

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    Yeah, didn't say my friends were smart...
     
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  21. Goose

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    Got to watch Reds/Yankees on Peacock which is the first time I have legally watched the Reds outside of opening day games in my own home since Bally went off YTTV
     
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  22. southlick

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    How was the stream?

    I like AppleTv's baseball games the best. Their streams are sexy as fuck.
     
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  23. Goose

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    I stopped giving a shit after the 7th inning or so but it was solid
     
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  24. bro

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  25. Det. Frank Bullitt

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    So stupid.

    Looks like you have to dl a new app (though sign in is simple) for all ios/android devices.
     
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  26. snowfx2

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    No ESPN, TNT/TBS, USA, FS1, and other sports networks, as well as no cable news.

     
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  27. Det. Frank Bullitt

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    Could that be a typo? Comcast owns USA Network....

    Hilarious omission if not.
     
  28. Jimmy the Saint

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    Targeting that large audience of people that want cable but don't watch sports or mainline cable news. Smart!
     
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  29. Keef

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    That seems like something absolutely no one was asking for
     
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  30. bro

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  31. steamengine

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    I don’t know if any industry demonstrates how dumb people in charge actually are more than the streaming wars.
     
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  32. honestlee

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    DirecTV Now >> AT&T TV >> DirecTV Stream

    I know they're itching to change the name again
     
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    AT&T DirecT Stream
     
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  34. Jimmy the Saint

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    STREAM

    Where to watch DirecTV
     
  35. construxboy

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    Two years from now it will just be X
     
  36. laxjoe

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  37. ned's head

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    Anyone's yttv dvr messed up? Last 2 things I've tried to play have hung up when trying to load. Have to watch via vod instead
     
  38. Wicked

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    I had this last night. Tonight seems to be working fine though.
     
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  39. 1

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    Watched a program from DVR about an hour ago and didn't have any issues.

    In the rare situation it hiccups like that I've found a fix in fully closing out the app the re-trying although you may have tried that.
     
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  40. ned's head

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    Tried that, but haven't tried clearing the cache. Maybe that'll work
     
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  41. Goose

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    Playstation Vue, which was probably the best streaming service when it was out, was probably the worst branding I have ever seen in my life by a major corporation

    I'd say 90+% of the people I talked to about it thought you had to have a Playstation to have it.
     
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  42. bro

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  43. Jimmy the Saint

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    Wise, Big Bang Theory

    :booger:
     
  44. southlick

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  45. Love Tractor

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    Shit I’m going to have to cancel some stuff and resubscribe to these merged channels.

    I do the thing where I have some through Prime, some through Apple and Max is through AT&T. It’s a mess.
     
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  46. southlick

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  47. dump

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    The studio that gives you NCIS and SEAL would be pro military
     
  48. laxjoe

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    25% off for life (for a limited time) makes it sound like paramount is going to go and kill a bunch of veterans on Memorial Day.

    “Sure you get it discounted for life, but we’re going to make sure it’s not a long life”
     
    #6398 laxjoe, May 26, 2023
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  49. Det. Frank Bullitt

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    Some tidbits via yesterdays release that YTTV will allow unlimited in-home streams for Sunday Ticket.





     
    #6399 Det. Frank Bullitt, May 26, 2023
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  50. DeToxRox

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