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Consumers aren't satisfied with their telecom providers

According to a new survey from Consumer Reports, customers don't consider their telephone and cable services a great value for the money.

Tuesday - 03/25/2014, 12:48pm EDT

Tags: Consumer Reports, telecommunications companies, telephone


Cut the cord to save money on cable

A growing number of people are taking action by "cutting the cord," or making the leap from cable and satellite TV to Internet-only entertainment.

Wednesday - 12/04/2013, 02:23pm EST

Tags: Netflix, cutting cord, Brennan Haselton, TV


Verizon customers lose service after fiber cable cut

More than 1,000 Verizon customers lost phone service on Tuesday morning after a fiber cable was cut in front of Broad Run High School in Ashburn, Va.

Tuesday - 07/30/2013, 03:31pm EDT

Tags: verizon, phone service,

Cut the cable: Use alternatives to watch TV

Those tired of paying a big cable or satellite TV bill are starting to consider cutting the cord or ditching the dish for over-the-air and Internet TV instead.

Thursday - 12/20/2012, 10:35am EST

Tags: hulu, TV, michelle basch, wtop saves you money

Before cutting TV services, consider viewing habits

Smart Money offers tips on whether you should drop your cable service.

Monday - 08/13/2012, 07:36am EDT

Tags: Rosemary Frisino Toohey, smart money, TV,

$200 a month for cable? It could be reality by 2020

The bill that comes every month is evidence enough: Cable rates are steadily rising. Now, there's a prediction that the average customer's bill will hit $200 a month by 2020.

Monday - 04/16/2012, 06:42am EDT

Tags: max smith, Netflix

Money Magazine: Ditch cable -- pay less for movies, shows

It could be a lot cheaper to get your favorite movies and shows online.

Tuesday - 03/20/2012, 01:22pm EDT

Tags: Netflix, Hulu Plus, Amazon, veronica robinson