Robbing Comcast to pay Netflix: The surprisingly high cost of cutting the cord

You did it, fashionably bearded millennial consumer. You unscrewed that coax from the cable box and stuck it straight into the eye of the man! Now it's time reap the savings reward, right? Not so fast. You still love video, and there are new cord-cutter setup costs to consider: OTA antenna, DVRs, streaming devices. And there are new subscriptions. You wanted this stuff unbundled. Now you've got to pay for HBO Now, CBS All Access and NBA League Pass individually, and it all adds up. In its latest feature, FierceOnlineVideo breaks down the surprisingly high cost of cutting the cord. You can read it here. 

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