Like a lot of people, Virginia wants to do away with her cable service. She spent $100 for a new antenna so she could still watch local channels.
It didn't work out well. The antenna had trouble pulling in all the channels.
Virginia asks: Is it really this hard to cut the cable cord?
The answer: No, not really.
Saying adios to cable means you'll still need a high-speed Internet connection so you can watch favorite shows or movies via online services such as
But you'll likely also need an indoor antenna for local channels. The hundred bucks Virigina spent seems pricey to me. I've heard from a number of people who recommend the Mohu Leaf antenna.
It's available from Amazon for about $40. (That's where I got mine.)