3 Cord Cutting Stories You Should Know About For April 19th 2023





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Welcome to our new quick cord cutting roundup, breaking down three of the biggest cord cutting stories every weekday. Each day we cover a wide range of cord cutting stories, but this quick breakdown of the three biggest will make sure you won’t miss out on what is happening in the world of cord cutting.

Amazon Home Internet Service Planned Launch Date & Cost

One of Amazon’s most aggressive projects right now is a plan to launch a home internet service. Recently Amazon has started to open up about its plans for its home internet service from Amazon, currently code-named Project Kuiper. Now Amazon’s CEO has given an update on the service and when it plans to start selling home internet in a letter to shareholders.

In a letter to shareholders, Amazon CEO Andy Jassy gave a quick update on the service that included when they plan to sell home internet and the rough cost of the starter kit.

You can read more about this story HERE.

Prime Video is Becoming More Accessible & Making it Easier to Hear What People Say

Today Amazon’s Prime Video announced a new accessibility feature that will make it easier for you to hear the dialogue in your favorite movies and TV shows.

Starting today, Amazon is rolling out a feature called Dialogue Boost that will make it easier to hear what people say. This new feature will make dialogue louder to help people with hard hearing better understand what they are watching.

You can read more about this story HERE.

Amazon’s Fire TV Adds DIRECTV STREAM to Its Live TV Guide & Home Screen

Today Amazon and DIRECTV STREAM announced a new partnership to add its live TV content to the Fire TV home screen.

“Fire TV customers in the U.S. now have another way to enjoy live TV with their DIRECTV STREAM subscription. Through a new integration, Fire TV enhances the live entertainment experience for customers by improving searchability of linear channels and seamlessly integrating DIRECTV offerings into the ‘Live’ tab and Guide in the Fire TV UI.” Amazon said in a statement.

You can read more about this story HERE.

Deal Alert! The Roku Express 4K+ is On Sale For Just $29.99

Are you looking for a very powerful 4K streaming player at a very budget price? Right now, Roku has its Roku Express 4K+ streaming player with voice remote and TV controls on sale for just $29.99. This is down from the typically $39.99 price, making it one of the cheapest 4K streaming players.

With the Roku Express 4K+ you can get access to a huge collection of streaming services like Netflix, Disney+, YouTube TV, Sling, Fubo, and more.

You can find the Roku Express+ on Amazon HERE.

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