Here Are the Top 5 Reasons People Cancel Cable

Cutting the cable connection to coax connector illustrating retired people cancelling cable TV serviceCord cutting is on the rise as more and more people ditch cable to become cord cutters. Almost weekly a new service or device comes out to reach cord cutters.

So what is driving people to become cord cutters? DigitalSmiths, a TiVo-owned research company, took a look at the top reasons people are ditching traditional pay TV such as cable.

Here are the top 5 reasons people cancel cable TV:

#1 Convenience

#2 It’s cheaper

#3 No commercials or ads

#4 Ability to watch what they want and binge watch

#5 Better selection

Many are likely surprised to see convenience as a more popular option that the price point; however, there is a lot to be said about the ability to have your content when and where you want it. Just this week I took a trip to see family and brought a Roku along. After plugging the Roku Stick into the TV it was like I was right at home. All of my shows on Movies on Amazon and all my Sling TV channels are right there with me.

I do think many will agree the ability to avoid commercials is a major selling point to being a cord cutter.

So does the top 5 reasons to cancel cable TV line up with your reasons? What made you decide to be a cord cutter? Please post your reasons in the comments below.

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