Canceling Comcast’s Xfinity TV service and streaming your content can sound scary at first, with a ton of options and decisions to make, but we hope this guide will help you find out that cord cutting is surprisingly easy. In fact, you may already have most, if not everything, you need. So today we are going to help you cancel Comcast’s Xfinity TV and show you how you can still legally watch your shows as you save money.
How to Cancel Comcast’s Xfinity TV Service
Comcast like most cable TV services make it hard to cancel but we are going to do our best to help you out. The first thing you need to do is decided if you want to cancel all of your Comcast services including internet and switch to something like DSL or if you just want to cancel your TV portion of your bill. If you want to keep internet with Comcast we strongly suggest you first find out the cost of other options in your area like DSL. That will help you when Comcast tries to sell you an overly expensive internet package.
Now that you are ready to cancel just call Comcast at 1-800-266-2278. Remember the people you will talk with are not there to help you cancel they are going to do everything they can to scare you into staying with Comcast so be ready to say NO over and over again when they try to convince you to stay.
How to Watch Your Shows & Channels After You Cancel Comcast’s Xfinity
Now that you have canceled Comcast there are many great ways to still watch your favorite TV shows and events live as they happen. Here is a quick break down of some of the most popular options:
Want a full side by side channel comparison of these services? We have a full chart breaking down what channels each service offers HERE.
fuboTV is one of the best streaming services for sports fans. fuboTV costs $54.99/month and includes a huge collection of channels. With fuboTV, you’ll get access to a long list of channels including Discovery Networks, Viacom, FOX, and more.
Sling TV starts at just $25 a month with a huge collection of channels but right now you can still get the Sling TV deal for 40% off of all packages for the first three months, making Orange and Blue $15 each and the combination of the two just $25. Sling also has a 7-day free trial so you can test
Hulu also has a huge collection of live TV channels starting at $44.99 a month and it includes Hulu’s on-demand service.
Philo costs just $20 a month and is perfect if you are not looking for sports or news. Philo offers access to a huge collection of channels from Viacom, AMC, A+E Networks, Discovery, Hallmark, and more.
PlayStation Vue starts at $49.99/month for the Access package to get over 48 channels including locals in most areas.
For $49.99/month you can get a subscription to YouTube TV which includes access to over 70 channels. You can create up to 6 profiles with each YouTube TV subscription, so you can set your own profile up to show and record games when your favorite teams play.
AT&T TV NOW
When you sign up for AT&T TV NOW, you’ll choose from two package options. The Plus option costs $50/month and comes with 45+ channels including HBO. Or you can get the $70 a month Max package with 60+ channels along with HBO and Cinemax.
Right now you can get Vidgo for just $14.99 a month and get access to 48 channels in the National English Streaming Plan. (Note: This is only a test launch and more channels will be added to the lineup at the time of the full launch.)
Here are the devices that will let you watch these services on your TV:
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Congratulations! You are a cord cutter!
That’s it! You have successfully set yourself up as a cord cutter. All you need to do now is call your cable TV provider and cancel your cable TV! Make sure they put you on their do not call list, so they don’t call you every day for years to come. You can find out how to be put on a do not call list at your old cable company by clicking HERE.
Remember to take a look at our guide on how to avoid the three most common mistakes people make when they cut the cord.
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