Imagine paying $ 50 a month for TV channels you want among hundreds that do not, just look at some programs that interest you; all within a set time that you have no control. This has become the norm to watch TV, but things change. There are several Internet products that are difficult cable TV and how to display the content. The methods may be different, but these internet products and services to offer consumers an alternative viewing experience.
Services like Google TV, Hulu (which just recently unveiled its Plus service), and Netflix on demand allow consumers to choose from a wide variety of content options to view online programs in all TV screens becoming larger, or go mobile with various mobile devices. They allow you to view the content when it suits you and not have to rely on TV recordings. And with the case of Google TV, you can enjoy interactive features and functions.
Hulu Plus is a $ 10 per month plan that offers several options for viewing on request. It offers a greater choice of TV programs, especially its three business partners ABC, Fox and NBC. But it is just recent performances and TV clips, you present and past series to choose from. Hulu will have a running software on Samsung TVs, a series of Blu-ray players and game consoles as soon as the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Netflix is another $ 10 per month streaming service that can be found in most new Blu-ray players. Others include Vudu, Blockbuster On Demand and Amazon Video on Demand. By streaming content directly on your TV with these services effectively removing your cable box in your home experience viewing.
And then there's Google TV. It is different from other Internet TV services, in that it integrates the entire Internet. Based on an open platform, Google's Android operating system; Google TV devices will allow consumers to search the Internet to search for videos, music and other content. It has a wide range of interactive features such as Picture-in-Picture. This allows you to view statistics while watching the World Series, chat with other viewers around the world, or even shop online.
Cable cable and television companies will not disappear anytime soon. Adding more content on their websites and try to bring television content to different devices. Only time will tell if this strategy will work. But more and more people are saying goodbye to cable and totally rely on online services. According to a report in April by the Convergence Consulting Group, 800,000 US households got rid of their cable television service.