Cordcutting, again


this post is another note-to-self, because everybody has their own must-haves and don’t-cares with this stuff. tl;dr – look into AT&T’s WatchTV if you decide to buy a streaming package again.

I thought Philo was the only super-low-cost provider, because they only provide the Discovery/Scripps channels. As I’ve said before, I only needed streaming versions of HGTV and Food Network to convince T to cancel cable, so Philo got us there.

In the wake of Philo going to $20/mo (though we could be grandfathered in to the $16/mo tier), the content farms are churning out new “who’s the best?” articlettes. This one at cnet opened my eyes to AT&T’s WatchTV.

Notably, for only $15/mo they’re carrying those D/Scripps channels and Turner’s big three - TBS/TNT/TCM. (TCM would go a long way towards entertaining Mom and Marshall when they visit. Last time they were here we ultimately landed on a combo of pro golf (no one here cares about golf) and a YouTube livestream from Big Cat Rescue.)

Notwithstanding all of that.. I suspended our Philo account about a week before their $20/mo announcement because T hasn’t even been watching those two channels she said she wanted… she’s turning into one of these YouTube zombies!

HEY GUYS! GUISE! LIKE AND SUBSCRIBE FOR MORE MAKEUP AND SHOPPING! HASHTAG “CATCHPHRASE”!

This entry was posted on April 29, 2019 with tags

indie.mood