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Internet TV

Hello All,
I will be cancelling my cable subscription and need some information on what equipment to purchase to stream live programs to my TV. I have read reviews on a streaming device called "Roku".
But I am not sure it is what I need. So what about some type of Wifi hookup that will allow me to do the same? Below are some cable channels that I mostly watch. The Local Channels 803 to 819.
857-Fox sports, 850-Espn, 899-Investigation Discovery, 831-A&E,
869-Discovery, 875-History, 112-American Hero's, 160- Encore Westerns, 868-Animal Planet, 871- National Geographic, 1262- National Geo Wild and Music Choice channels 443 (Soundscapes) and 448- Easy Listening.
I am hoping to get some of these channels from off the net free and pay for some that are not.

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Saving money is nice but...

doesn't sound like you are ready.

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I looked for free internet versions
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Thanks both,
Well I do have 1.75 months left on my contract and I am thinking about breaking it in June 2016 and pay the penalty if its no higher then $100.00. The second year of my contract starts in June and then the promotion stops and I have to pay the regular fee for internet. tv and phone. The cable companies are fleecing the public and the contracts are all one sided in their favor. Having hundreds of channels as a basic offering is ridiculous as I do not own hundreds of TV's and then I would watch no more then 20 channels.
I checked out about 20% of the Roku channels and I was not impressed at all. But to be fair, I'll have to go back to their website to see if or how many channels that I listed in my post that are available by subscription as long the total cost is competitive compared to my cable charges with no contract.
For instance; I did a search to see if "Music Choice" was part of their free channel line up and it was not. However, I do have "Music Choice" as one of my bookmarks and will search the net to see if there are other programs I can tune into and send them all to my TV via Wifi.
If this does not work out, then I will just go with antenna reception and not pay the outrageous charges of the cable companies or subscribe to other companies who also throw a lot of channels at me that I will not watch or as I said above, that I have to be able to watch the programs as listed in my original post by subscription, etc.

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Well I am looking at my options and am preparing myself to cut back on the bundle that I have or just settle for antenna reception and internet.. I just want to pay for what I use and not have to settle for hundreds of channels that I will not watch. So far, I have not found any provider that can comply to my requests. I will search the net to see what programs that I listed in my original post can be viewed over the internet and then I might be able to use WIfi to send them to my TV. I checked out Roku channels and was not impressed. However I need to check their site to see if I can subscribe to the channels that I do watch and at what cost.

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Update:
I learned that Comcast has all the programs that I watch and can be streamed on the internet and many more programs that I do not normally watch. So I just need to drop cable and the phone. I do not use the phone that much to stay with it. I can use my cell phone instead and I do not use it that much either. So hopefully, I can hook up a wifi connection to my router and have it send the signal to my TV.

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The last time I looked into this

You had to keep your cable TV subscription.

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After I read the fine print, you are correct. with the exception that with internet, one must pick either cable or phone. Their online ad's make it look like their products are stand alone. I'll have to check out Verizon.

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