Time flies when you’ve cut the cord, and we’re already through another week here at Cordcutting.com. If you haven’t been on top of the latest cord cutting news this week, never fear: we have you covered with our weekly news round-up. We’re covering both the real news and the best of the cord cutting world’s April Fools jokes (in separate sections – we’re not cruel). Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook, too!
The (Real) News
- Nielsen data indicates a rise in cord shaving (a term that refers to users switching to smaller cable packages).
- Net neutrality groups are pretty unhappy with those “zero-rating plans,” which exempt certain services from data caps.
- These charts compare cord cutting across the generations, and the results don’t look too good for pay TV.
- Unlocking the set-top box brings uncertainty, MultiChannel writes.
- Amazon’s stock of Fire TV sticks is low, fueling rumors that a new model might be on the way.
- TV viewing is up 7% overall, but Millennials prefer to watch digital media.
- Proposed California legislation is looking to make it easier to cancel Comcast.
- Netflix will call on the folks behind Gran Hotel to produce the first Netflix original to be shot and produced in Spain.
- Netflix will also debut a new DreamWorks animation series called Home: Adventures With Tip & Oh.