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Your chance to win* a cord-cutter's prize bundle!

From the Cheapskate: Sayonara, cable bill! RCA wants you to win a killer HDTV antenna, Roku 3 with voice search and $100 Netflix gift card.

By August 31, 2015


Comcast to launch $15-per-month streaming TV for cord cutters

Dubbed Stream, the service will let Comcast's Xfinity Internet customers watch HBO and a handful of standard broadcast networks via their PCs and mobile devices.

By July 13, 2015


The year of the cord-cutter starts at CES 2015

Dish's Sling TV stole the show with its $20 alternative TV package, but PlayStation Vue is coming soon, Netflix is certifying TVs and just about everybody is streaming. Here are the big home video trends of CES 2015.

By January 9, 2015


Cord-cutters' HBO coming in April, just in time for 'Game of Thrones'

The premium cable network will launch its streaming-only subscription service in April to coincide with the season premiere of its hit fantasy show, according to a reported memo.

By December 9, 2014


Heads-up, cord-cutters: HBO to start online-only subscriptions in 2015

HBO's chief says the cable heavyweight next year will provide a streaming-only subscription option for its fans -- no cable or satellite subscription needed.

By October 15, 2014


NBA, ESPN deal drafts streaming-only service for cord-cutters

A deal between the league and Disney's sports network tees up a new service streaming NBA games even if you don't pay for cable. Just don't assume it will bring the biggest matchups to your iPhone.

By October 6, 2014


Dish grabs new cache of channels for TV service aimed at cord-cutters

Dish's coming Internet-delivered TV service will offer channels like Travel and Food Network from programmer Scripps alongside networks owned by Disney and A+E.

By September 16, 2014


Cord-cutter wannabes are still a small group, but growing

People who are paying for TV but want to cut the cord remain a niche segment, but one that's getting bigger, especially among young people who yawn at sports, according to a study.

By September 10, 2014


No good alternative for Aereo cord cutters without antennas

In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon explains why the Supreme Court's Aereo decision was bad for those who've ditched traditional TV service.

By July 18, 2014


Don't let the cheap Comcast HBO deal fool you, cord-cutters

The biggest US cable company is offering an "Internet Plus" bundle with HBO combined for the first time with limited TV channels and broadband. But that doesn't mean you're any closer to getting HBO Go directly.

By October 25, 2013