Cord Cutting News Roundup: YouTube TV Ads, Roku OS 7.6, DIRECTV NOW Adds New Channels, & More




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Scissors cutting a computer wire on gray background (wireless or blackout concept)Once again cord cutting is growing at a crazy-fast pace. So far this week we have had several major cord cutting news stories. It is likely that you may have missed a few of them.

The following is a short list of the big cord cutting news stories so far this week.


This week it was announced that DIRECTV NOW is adding two new channels OAN and AWE. Want to learn more? Click HERE.


For some time now many have been waiting for Roku to release its spring update. This week the spring 2017 Roku update was announced with many great cord cutting features including better support for antennas on Roku TVs. Want to learn more? Click HERE.

YouTube TV Ads

Hate ads? We have bad news for you if you want YouTube TV. It came out this week that the new YouTube TV streaming service DVR will force you to watch ads. No longer will you be able to fast forward through commercials with the YouTube TV DVR. Want to learn more? Click HERE.

Boomerang Cartoons

Do you love classic cartoons? Boomerang, the cable TV channel, just launched a new streaming service for classic cartoon fans. Starting under $5 a month you will get a huge collection of Hanna-Barbera, MGM, Turner, and Warner Bros. cartoons. Want to learn more? Click HERE.

Just an update on these roundups. I am still playing around with how often to write these and what they will look like. With cord cutting news coming so fast right now it is easy to miss something. Make sure to keep an eye on Cord Cutters News so you don’t miss any cord cutting news.

PlayStation Vue

Yesterday it was announced that PlayStation Vue is adding two a new channel. Want to learn more? Click HERE.

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