WASHINGTON – An estimated 400,000 customers dropped their satellite, telecom and TV-services in the second quarter — and it’s becoming a trend.
The Wall Street Journal reports the second quarter is usually weaker because college students disable their cable for the summer.
But the news still raises the question: Is time for you to cut the cord?
The answer depends on where you live and what you like to watch, as well as your typical viewing habits.
Here are some tips from Smart Money:
Cut cable service if you…
Don’t cut it if you…
For more on why some might be cutting the cord, and tips on making your decision, visit Smart Money.
WTOP’s Rosemary Frisino-Toohey contributed to this report. Follow WTOP on Twitter.
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