NATIONAL CUT THE CORD DAY
Break free from expensive cable bills on February 9th by celebrating National Cut the Cord Day! The streaming movement has rapidly grown over the past five years, and it doesn’t show any signs of stopping. As the digital world supplies more choices, it also provides the flexibility, selection, and reliability we’ve been looking for. So it’s no surprise that industry analysts estimate that up to six million people will cut the cord on traditional TV subscriptions in 2020.
As the devices for streaming continue to grow, more people look to cut the cord from cable. Whether binge-watching old favorites or catching the evening news, cord-cutters can customize a channel lineup for half the price of cable.
HOW TO OBSERVE #NationalCutTheCordDay
Cutting the cord has never been easier. With apps and online tools, learn more about the benefits and opportunities of cutting the cord. Weigh the pros, cons and potential savings. When you’re ready to lean into the freedom of streaming on-demand content plus live TV, cut the cord!
Once you’ve decided cutting the cord is right for you, make sure to have the following items before getting started:
- High-speed internet access
- Supported device
- Valid credit/debit card
- Valid email address
- An idea of content needs – those must-have channels or shows for you and your family
With so many ways to stream live and on-demand content, it may be overwhelming to know where to start. Setting up a streaming subscription like Sling TV is easier than ever by taking three easy steps: make an account, customize a channel lineup and start streaming!
Experienced cord-cutters, share your favorite ways to watch, your experiences cutting the cord and more.
Use #NationalCutTheCordDay to join the celebration.
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- Ready to Cut The Cord and stream your favorite TV shows? If so, we can help! On this #NationalCutTheCordDay we partnered with SLING to offer 6 winners a year of streaming service absolutely free! Like and comment for your chance to win. See Rules for complete details.
SLING is the smart choice for live TV. With SLING you can stream 50+ live channels to your TV, laptop, tablet, or phone to watch your favorite sports, news, and entertainment programming. SLING also has 85K+ on-demand movies and shows. With SLING you also get 50hrs of DVR for free, and you can even watch TV with friends who are remote with SLING Watch Party.
- Have questions? Contact Sling TV’s Cord Cutters Hotline at 855-553-2862
NATIONAL CUT THE CORD DAY HISTORY
Sling TV founded National Cut the Cord Day on February 9, 2020, to commemorate the day the service launched in 2015. On the fifth anniversary, Sling TV encourages people across the nation to make the leap from cable to live TV streaming by participating in National Cut the Cord Day. Sling TV will kick off the celebration with six days of exclusive deals. Visit sling.com/deals/special-offer to find out more.
Additionally, Sling TV created a Cord Cutters Hotline to support people who are thinking about cutting the cord but need help determining the next steps. To reach Sling TV’s Cord Cutters Hotline, dial 855-553-2862 toll-free. For more information, visit sling.com and follow @sling on Twitter and Instagram.
In 2020, the Registrar at National Day Calendar proclaimed National Cut the Cord Day to be observed on February 9th, annually.
About Sling TV
Sling TV L.L.C. is an Emmy® Award-winning live streaming TV service that provides more than 700 channels from today’s most popular networks across its general market, Latino and international services. It is available on all major streaming devices, smart televisions, tablets, game consoles, computers and smartphones. Sling TV offers two general market streaming services, Sling Orange and Sling Blue, that collectively feature content from Disney/ESPN, Fox, NBC, NFL Network, AMC, A&E, AXS, Discovery, Scripps, Turner, Viacom, NBA TV, NHL Network, Pac-12 Networks, GSN, Hallmark, SHOWTIME, STARZ and EPIX. On select devices, Sling TV offers customers access to free content, à la carte channels and services, plus Pay-Per-View events and movies on-demand. Additionally, Sling TV offers a suite of stand-alone and add-on Spanish-language services and packages tailored to English-dominant, bilingual and Spanish-dominant U.S. households. Sling TV is the leading U.S. provider of foreign-language programming, with more than 400 channels in 27 languages. Visit sling.com.
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