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Here Are 5 Big Cord Cutting Stories You Should Keep an Eye On


Scissors cutting a computer wire on gray background (wireless or blackout concept)2017 is turning out to be a great year that is only going to get better for cord cutting.

There are several big news stories that have become lost in the mix with the flood of other stories. So let’s take a minute and look at all the cord cutting stories we should keep an eye on.

#1 New Apple TV

It has been reported by several news groups that Apple will be releasing a 4K Apple TV late this year. Apple TV is currently the only major streaming player that does not offer a 4K option, but that soon will be fixed.

According to reports, the new Apple TV player will be released in late 2017.

#2 New Fire TV Box

The Fire TV Box is now almost 2 years old, and Amazon seems to like to refresh its players every 2 years. According to multiple sources, a new 4K HDR Fire TV box will be released at some point in 2017.

#3 Hulu Offline Viewing

Back in January the CEO of Hulu announced that it is working on offline viewing. According to the reports, you will be able to download shows and movies on your Hulu app to watch offline.

Recently Netflix added offline viewing something Amazon has had for some time.

#4 DIRECTV NOW DVR

Back at launch DIRECTV NOW announced that it is working on a DVR. It has been hinted at several times that the DVR will launch in 2017.

#5 Major Update to Android TV

Leaks and an event at Google’s I/O event point to a major update to Android TV coming in 2017. This could come as soon as June 2017.

There you have it. Five major cord cutting stories you should be keeping an eye on.

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  • BILL D

    I AM AGE 79 AND DISABLED AND I NEED FREE INTERNET ACCESS ,, CAN ANYONE TEACH ME HOW TO GRAB INTERNET FROM THE AIR MAYBE WITH A SPECIAL ANTENNA ??

    I LIVE 1 MILE ACROSS THE STREET FROM COSTCO AND WALMART AND STARBUCKS .

    IS THERE ANT WAY FOR ME TO GET THEIR FREE INTERNET WAVES ??

    • ChanceDM

      This is the greatest internet comment in the history of internet comments.

    • OneOfOne

      Vote for Obama

    • stumpy579

      A street one mile wide is too far for the waves to cross.

    • deguello

      Do you plan to do your banking on this public wi fi? Just askin’.

      • BILL D

        NEVER – NO WAY !!