5 Alternatives To Traditional Cable

By: Admin / TextrOnline

When we talk about streaming video, the cable isn’t the only option. There are plenty of online streaming sites that aren’t as expensive as cable TV, allowing streaming on mobile phones and other devices. So if you have decided to cut down your expense and your TV cable cord, then you are in the right place. We have shared 5 alternatives to Cable TV to save you hundreds of dollars and won’t limit you to your TV only. 

 

1. Hulu

 

It’s the most affordable alternative to cable TV, where you can stream online movies and shows. For just $6 per month, you have access to along list of shows to enjoy. However, the affordable version has repetitive ads, but if you don’t mind waiting a few seconds, there is no need to upgrade to the more expensive tier. 

2. Netflix

 

Nothing beats the quality and quantity of shows on Netflix, an excellent alternative to Cable TV. For $9 to $16 per month, you can enjoy ad-free online streaming in HD quality. 

3. Amazon Prime Video

 

Amazon has transitioned from being a shopping destination to being an entertainment platform. Amazon Prime gives you access to the latest web series and blockbuster movies for just $13 per month. You can even connect your smart TV to the internet and binge-watch your favorite shows. 

 

4. HBO Now

 

Starting at $15 per month, HBO, Starz, and Showtime offer a wide variety of sports, web series, and movies you can enjoy. The best part is that it’s available on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, and Apple TV. 

5. Disney Plus

 

If you want your children to enjoy cartoons and family-friendly movies, a Disney+ subscription is your best bet. The monthly subscription is only $7 for unlimited movies and cartoons. Moreover, Disney+ is family-friendly, so you won’t have to worry about your children watching shows not meant for their age.

The Bottom Line


Cable TV is an outdated and expensive means of enjoying movies and shows. You can make a monthly budget of $20 per month and buy most of these platforms. The best part about online streaming sites is that they allow you to watch movies from your phone and other devices. All you need is a good internet connection, and you can binge-watch your favorite shows on winter nights. 

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