Cord Cutter News and Deals Week of 11/9

Here are the news and info this week that cord cutters and soon to be cord cutters care about.

Sling TV Subscribers Can Win a Roku TV

If you are a Sling Subscriber you can take advantage of their refer a friend program to win a 55″ TCL Roku TV. For every friend you refer, you will receive an entry to win the Roku TV. I have this exact TV and it’s nice!  You will also get $5 off for three months, but only for your first referral. You can read about all the details here.  If you want to sign up for Sling TV so you can participate then give their 1-week free trial a try. You can read all about their service in our Sling TV review.

Hulu Showtime Special and New Add-Ons

In addition to the special promo pricing of $5.99 per month for the first year of your Hulu on-demand subscription, Hulu is pricing Showtime at $5.99 per month for your first three months. After that, the pricing goes back to it’s normal $10.99 per month. The latest season of Ray Donovan just premiered at the end of October, so this deal is the perfect way to catch up and watch the remainder of the season.

As we just noted in our Hulu Review. Subscribers to their live service just have just moved FYI and Lifetime Movie Network from their basic channel lineup to a new add-on package called the  “Entertainment Add-on.”  The new Add-on includes DIY, Lifetime Movies, FYI, the Cooking Channel, and CNBC World for an additional $7.99 per month.

They also added a Hulu Live TV Español Add-On for an additional $4.99 per month. The add-on includes ESPN Deportes, NBC Universo, CNN En Español and History Channel En Español.

Verizon Wireless Cuts Prices on Their Unlimited Plan

From their website:  “Starting November 6, the new Verizon Prepaid lineup includes a new lower price of $65 for Unlimited, $45 for 8 GB, and $35 for 3 GB — which includes $5 per month Auto Pay discounts per line on these plans — and for customers looking for unlimited U.S. talk and text at a great price, $30 for 500MB. With these enhancements, Verizon Prepaid becomes an even better value for unlimited, plus adds more data and unlimited calling from the U.S. to Canada and Mexico on the 8 GB plan.”

You can sign up for the new more affordable Verizon Wireless plan HERE.

Looking for more information on cutting the cord on cable TV? Check out our Home Page. There you will find guides on obtaining affordable internet, watching your favorite shows, and more.

Offering 58 cable channels for $20 per month, the best deal in live streaming right now is Philo Live TV

Dennis Restauro: @GroundedReason Dennis is the editor in chief at Grounded Reason. Before writing about using technology to save you money he spent 20 years working in the tech sector as a sysadmin, an analyst, and an enterprise architect.