noun[mass noun] informal
The practice of cancelling or forgoing a pay television subscription or landline phone connection in favour of an alternative Internet-based or wireless service: whenever there is talk of a pay TV decline, thoughts inevitably turn to cord cutting
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- During the last 14 months, my fiancee and I have found cord cutting to be surprisingly easy overall, though occasionally frustrating.
- There's still a lot of momentum behind cord cutting and a la carte television consumption.
- We believe this growth will be short lived as cord cutting continues and alternate video platforms continue to add more subscribers.
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