Android TV News Cordcutting

Cordcutting has become a growing phenomenon in the world. It refers to individuals who quit their cable subscriptions and find alternative means to watch content on their television, whether through an OTA (over-the-air) antenna or through Internet-based streaming services.

One way to use streaming services is through a device like an Android TV which uses an open software ecosystem to let users install and use third-party apps. These apps may include media services such as Netflix.

We have a number of articles related to cordcutting.

Graph of cable subscriptions over time (from Business Insider)
Graph of cable subscriptions over time (from Business Insider)

Cable, which came into popularity in the 1980s, has continued to grow in price without providing a much better service. Many individuals have complained about the poor customer service as well. The complaints have pushed the FCC in the United States to consider removing the cable box and move to apps.

Live Channels Sources Menu
Live Channels Sources Menu

Live Channels uses the TV Input Framework built into Android TV which seamlessly combines live TV with channels created by any app. It is an amazing cordcutting app which still maintains the Live TV experience. We have a list of apps which support Live Channels that we continue to update.