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October 30, 2021 @ 2:00 pm


Are you interested in how to tell your cable company to take a hike (mostly) and get TV, movies and phone service for a fraction of the cost? The Essex Library will offer a Zoom presentation with James Gifford on Saturday, October 30 at 2 p.m. Gifford will offer an entertaining talk meant to help cable-TV customers break the expensive and often frustrating cable service cycle and gain lower costs, greater control and a vastly expanded selection of entertainment and communication choices. Attendees will learn how to get out of a cable service agreement, find and negotiate the best internet/broadband access deal, and get started with streaming services for a vast range of entertainment options… many of which are free!

The presentation covers the details of streaming equipment (some of which attendees may already own) and how to explore the ever-expanding list of channels and services that streaming—as well as the “forgotten” free resource of broadcast TV—can bring to your living room. Support issues such as quality home WiFi and low-cost home phone service are covered as well. You don’t need advanced technical expertise… just the right information! If you’re tired of endless rate increases and shell games with service and programming terms, cut your expense and take control… come learn how to Cut the Cord! This presentation is part of a series of programs made possible by a generous grant from Guilford Savings Bank and the Community Foundation of Middlesex County.

James Gifford has been a writer, editor and publisher for 30 years, focusing on bringing complex subjects to introductory and novice audiences. He has been in the tech and consumer electronics industry for about that long as well, much of it at the engineering level in business and personal communications and telecom. He has spent much of the last decade writing about consumer economics and advocating for consumer rights.

This Zoom presentation is free and open to the public. Registration is required. For more information or to register, please call the Essex Library at 860-767-1560 or see https://www.youressexlibrary.org/adult-services/adults-featured-events/


October 30, 2021
2:00 pm
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