Should You Cut the Cord on Your Cable Company?

With cable television billing rates on the rise, is now finally the time to sever the cord and make the leap to a streaming Internet content provider? Who are the major players, what do they offer, and why should you consider making this move now? Get the answers to these questions and more inside.

Adam Levine-Weinberg
Adam Levine-Weinberg
Jan 17, 2014 at 6:30PM
Consumer Goods

Deciding whether or not to cut the cord can be an overwhelming consideration, especially if you've been tethered to your cable provider for what likely seems a lifetime. But let's face it, cable billing rates are on the rise, a trend that seems to be doing anything but slowing down. With streaming Internet content providers such as Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX), HULU, and Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN), thankfully you have options at your disposal.

in the following slideshow, we take a closer look at these content providers, dissecting what they offer as well as their strengths and weaknesses from a consumer's point of view. If you're looking for more information to help you make this decision, just click on the slideshow below.