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Cut the Cord!

March 16, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Cut the Cord! – How to End the High Cost of Your Cable TV & Phone Service

Is your cable, phone and internet bill one of the highest in your household? Are you tired of switching providers or arguing with yours when your short-term introductory rates expire and your bill more than doubles? Or do you just want to save $1,000 a year or more? Cut the cord! The world of internet-based entertainment can replace your costly cable (and phone) service for a fraction of the price… and give you more choices besides! It’s not hard to do, and you can even try it out for little or no cost, before you tell your cable provider to pull the plug. Instead of overpaying for a massive selection of channels you never watch, discover how easy it is to pick and choose what services you want. Many are free. Others let you pay on a month-to-month basis or even on a pay-per-view model with zero cost when you’re not watching. The range of choices is so wide that most “cord-cutters” lose nothing except the high bills! Attend this free and independent seminar and learn:

  • The real costs of cable TV and phone service. (It’s more than you think!)
  • The range of services available from Internet sources like Netflix, Hulu, Vudu and hundreds of provider websites.
  • YouTube: It’s not just for cat videos anymore!
  • The basic TV and entertainment system you need to get the most from Internet providers.
  • The inexpensive equipment you need to connect to these sources (you might even own some if it already!)
  • The secret cable telephone providers don’t want you to know… and how to turn it to your advantage.
  • How to cut Internet costs by even more than just rates.
  • How to reduce or eliminate all ads and commercial interruptions.
  • How to make it all work together for an unparalleled home entertainment experience!

Don’t miss out because you think this is all too technical and difficult for a dedicated “couch potato” – there are options as easy to use as plugging in a toaster. It only takes a little computer and internet experience to be able to use the more advanced options. And bring your questions! This seminar will focus on each area’s residents and cover the special issues and problems of “getting good TV” in that location, but anyone can use the more general information. This is an independent presentation, and is not sponsored by any manufacturer or provider.

James Gifford is a Tolland, CT resident with more than thirty years of experience in consumer electronics, home entertainment systems and Internet computing, including equipment design & programming. He’s also a writer whose current focus is on practical consumer economics. His household cut the cord years ago. He is owner of NitroPress Communications in Tolland, CT ( and can be reached at, or 860-454-8761.


March 16, 2017
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Pomfret Library


Pomfret Public Library
449 Pomfret St.
Pomfret, CT 06258 United States
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