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Why is Online Streaming Better Than Traditional Cable TV

by Sunder Singh (writer), Noida, March 05, 2017

Over the past few years, online streaming has been gaining much more attention as compared to the traditional cable TV network.

It has gained so much popularity that terms like "Netflix and chill" has become a common term for spending your free time with online streaming. If you ask experts like us, we would say there are multiple reasons for the same and we would like to explain at least some of them for you.

How to save money using Netflix, Hotstar, Amazon Prime or HULU as compared to cable TV?

The biggest impact the online streaming platforms like Netflix, Hotstar, Amazon Prime or HULU has made is in the market where cable TV operators used to charge huge bills for providing channels, most of which are those that people did not even bother to see. The revolution that online streaming platforms has brought forward is that now all you have to pay for are the shows or movies you want to watch and you do not have to pay for unwanted channels and shows.

This has brought somewhat of a revolutionary change in the market as people now see it as a much more convenient way to enjoy their shows. Also, one very big advantage these online platforms give you is that you do not have to miss your favorite show if you have an appointment or you turn out to be busy somehow. According to a press release , On-Demand-Video will be worth $ 61.40 billion by 2019.

These services like Netflix, Hotstar, Amazon Prime or HULU provide you with the opportunity to watch whichever show you want and that too whenever you want! The timing of the show has become irrelevant as we get to choose when we want to enjoy the show or movie.

How easy is it to watch programs with Netflix, Amazon Prime or HULU?

At least some of you might be wondering as to how easy it is to get started with these platforms? The answer is that in fact streaming platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime or HULU are way more easier to use compared to traditional methods like cable TV. Connecting a streaming device like Roku or Amazon Fire or Nvidia Shield or Apple TV to your TV set is as easy as connecting a USB cable. After that all you need is a WiFi connection which most of us have in our house anyway. You can pay for your shows online and boom you are ready to go!

Does online streaming platforms like Netflix, Hotstar, Amazon Prime or HULU change your viewing experience?

As far as we are concerned, there are lots of free movie sites but we do believe that these online platforms are starting to play a very big role in changing our viewership experiences and has started to raise our viewing standards tremendously already. The platforms like Amazon Prime and HULU has the option to let its users subscribe to his/her favorite shows.

The best part about subscribing to your favorite shows in this manner is that the when the next episode is out, they will let you know that the episode is now available for watching. Also, the home screen of the platform will always indicate as to which all shows that you have subscribed for is now available for watching. Netflix takes the game to the next level as they even study your viewing patterns and starts to suggest shows that are similar to the ones you are watching so that you do not have to go searching for shows that may suit your taste!

How good is the customer service provided by Netflix, Hotstar, Amazon Prime or HULU as compared to cable TV?

We all know how bad the customer service provided by cable TV operators are because most of us have had bad experiences with cable TV! However, this is also a part where online streaming platforms like Netflix, Hotstar, Amazon Prime or HULU strikes ace because, if you have an issue with your streaming platform, they appear to have a very dedicated customer care service that tries to solve the issue ASAP as long as the fault is theirs.



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Sunder Singh is a writer for BrooWaha. For more information, visit the writer's website.
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