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Friday November 21, 2014

Cut the cord: Options for ditching cable and keeping your favorite shows

Select from the device list below to see available services for viewing TV and movies without a monthly cable bill.

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SOURCE: staff research
INTERACTIVE: T.E.D. Andrick

There are lots of scenarios for dropping cable, while still having access to TV and movies. The options are constantly changing, as new services come on line and others are phased out. Here, choose your media devices and subscription services to find out what kinds of content you can see and how much it will cost you. A disclaimer: It is impossible to map out the options in a comprehensive way. There are just too many choices, and the media landscape is evolving quickly.

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