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How to watch college football without cable TV

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One of America’s favorite sports is almost back as college football kicks off its season next week. In the past, it was very difficult for college football fans to ditch cable and still watch the games, but now it is easier than ever.

Since Sling TV hit the market in January 2015, the world of cord-cutting has significantly changed. More and more streaming services are jumping on board, which makes cord-cutting less stressful than before.

Here is our guide to watching college football without the long contracts, or high price, of cable TV.

Ting Unboxing and a giveaway: Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

The Galaxy S7 Edge is the pinnacle of the Android universe. It truly has it all – an exceptional design, beefy internal specs and top-notch features.

Beautifully built with rounded glass and an aluminum frame, it’s a step up from the S6 and the smoothest smartphone we’ve ever held. The S7 Edge’s compact design makes the Quad HD 5.5-inch display seem much smaller than you’d expect. It’s a phablet, but it doesn’t really feel like it.

With 4 GB of RAM, the latest Snapdragon processor and an Adreno 430 GPU, you get prime performance, no matter how heavy the task. You won’t have to worry about a mid-day recharge either, the Edge’s hefty 3600 mAh battery lasts much longer than you might expect.

It’s also water-resistant in fresh water for 30 minutes up to 1.5 meters, with no need to close your charging port or do any sort of prep beforehand. You can browse Facebook in the shower, take selfies underwater and even put it through a washer (we don’t recommend the last one).

Take a closer look at the Galaxy S7 Edge in our unboxing below and through the Ting Shop listing (CDMA only).

Ting is also giving away a brand new Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge to a lucky commenter on YouTube. Entry details are listed below.

*Congrats to the lucky winner, Tom W.

Ting for your tween: Get a free Moto E (2nd Gen)

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Have an 11 or 12 year old? The Moto E (2nd Gen) is the perfect starter smartphone for your tween, and so we’ve decided to give away 20 Moto E’s for free to some deserving youngsters.

If you’re a current Ting customer, simply share a photo of your family in the form below and we’ll send you a brand new Moto E (2nd Gen) for free – no strings attached. The form closes after 20 submissions, so make sure to act fast!

The Moto E (2nd Gen) is a safe bet and an affordable one at that – if you aren’t eligible for the giveaway or are seeing this too late, it’s also on sale for $57 in the Ting Shop.

*Limit one Moto E (2nd Gen) per household. Must be a current Ting customer.

Yahoo! releases a free streaming service

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Love TV but hate paying for it?

Yahoo! has a new service you should check out.

Yahoo! View is a new streaming service that offers the last five episodes of ABC, NBC and FOX shows to cord cutters for free (delayed eight days from the date of original broadcast). Not only will you be able to watch recent episodes of popular shows, but you will also be able to go “beyond the episode” and find a detailed look at each show including deleted scenes and making-of content.

You can even use a picture-in-picture mode to browse the Yahoo! View site as you watch your show.

Ting Internet support with Paul

Meet Paul, Ting Internet Customer Advisor at our St. Catharines office.

It’s not just our customers who are excited about gigabit fiber Internet – Paul shares the same enthusiasm. With two towns up and running (and two more on the way), Paul spends his days chatting with Ting Internet customers and enjoys helping them out however he can.

Watching the NFL without cable is easier than ever

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The full NFL experience

Live sports are the number one reason many people stay with overpriced cable TV. In the United States, no sport is more popular than the NFL, and cord cutters now have more options than ever to watch the upcoming NFL season.

How can you not only watch the NFL this season, but also enjoy the same full experience you would get if you subscribed to cable TV? Well, don’t worry — we have you covered!