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08/06/2018 - 12:20pm I cut the cable a couple of…

I cut the cable a couple of years ago. We are in a hilly, wooded area and a digital antenna gets zero reception. Started with Sling TV but didn't get full sports coverage. Have had Hulu Live for over a year, very happy with it. I'm in Virginia, was able to watch every Michigan football game, most hoops games, every game during March Madness. My wife can watch the local news, her brother is the news anchor so that (and Project Runway) was a must and was another thing Sling didn't give us.

We had buffering problems with Hulu but had them with Sling as well, Cox speed is variable and unreliable and was most of the problem. I upgraded internet speed to 300 mbs (or whatever they are) and have had no buffering problems since although speed varies from 18 to 275. I get all the ESPN's, Fox Sports, BTN, SEC network, some Pac12 stuff, even can watch my brother's Colorado State games. The cloud based DVR doesn't have the option of extending the recording, at least it didn't during March Madness the last time I checked. And if a game is televised locally the Hulu broadcast occasionally starts 30 minutes late which screws up recording.

Never used Youtube TV. I was told, but don't know if it's true, that YTV's lack of buffering issues is because it is lower resolution.

I use Roku boxes or Stick+, and one Roku TV, have been very satisfied. Hulu has a ton of movies, including the Criterion collection for classic movie buffs, lots of TV series. We also have Netflix and Amazon Prime, my wife watches a bunch of stuff on both. I only watch college football and college basketball and have been completely satisfied and have saved over $2000 per year.

Edit: Couple of Hulu Live things:

You can only have two Hulu streams at the same time unless you pay extra for unlimited streams, but there are only two of us so it isn't an issue for me.

Mobile devices work away from home as long as you log into Hulu Live with them through your home network once every month, your mobile device notifies you if it's getting close to the end of the month and you haven't logged in.

09/08/2008 - 8:23am Is there a "Torrents for

Is there a "Torrents for Idiots" tutorial for old farts like me who can't figure out what to do with a ts file?

07/02/2008 - 12:16pm Cox hasn't signed up either, Cox hasn't signed up either, shafting us on the E. coast.