Which Cable Alternative Should You Try?

By: Mark Philip Lichtenstein
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About This Quiz

Do you want to cut the chord? Pull the plug? End your reliance on cable TV? Well, you may still need to subscribe for internet access, but that'll be all after you have chosen one of these alternatives.

What TV do you watch the most?

What is your most favorite TV show?

Do you need to save space?

Do you need your hands to be free?

Do you watch a lot of news?

How important is design to you?

How jealously do you guard the remote?

How many streaming services do you use?

Do you want to get most of your subscriptions from one service, or do you prefer it piecemeal?

How arthritic are you?

Do you watch in bed or in the living room?

Do you plan on traveling with your device?

Are you in the market for a new TV?

Do you need the device to work in concert with other devices of yours?

How brand loyal are you?

Do you plan on getting a different make of phone in the next year or two?

Do you want to be able to use VR?

Do you play video games?

Do you plan on using your TV to video conference?

Is it okay if your box is listening to you?

Must your device have an internal hard drive for storing downloaded content?

Do you need an intuitive interface?

How quickly must your box load?

Given the option, would you rather plug into a network cable or use WiFi?

Have you ever taken apart a computer?

When your laptop breaks you:

If you weren't getting a streaming box, what TV package would you get?

What would you do if your product was no longer supported?

Would you buy a product, all other things being equal, if it had the name of a premium brand on it?

How old are you?

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