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Cable boxes are second biggest energy sucker in most homes

Cable boxes let TV viewers around the country tune in to their favorite programs, but the appliances are sucking energy more than most household items in the process.

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 08:55am EDT

Tags: cable box, Los Angeles Times,

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