Time to ditch costly TV packages and get a better deal

TV, once cheaper than a night out, now comes with a hefty monthly bill

After three decades of paying for telly, we may have forgotten that some of the best things in life are free. Photograph: iStock

After three decades of paying for telly, we may have forgotten that some of the best things in life are free. Photograph: iStock

Picture the scene: a cosy night in front of the telly, feet up, and if it’s payday, maybe even a takeaway. But an hour of surfing repeat-stuffed channels, scrolling jaded romcoms and googling film reviews and you’ve lost the will to live. If this sounds like you, it’s high time for a review.

TV, once cheaper than a night out, can now bring a pretty hefty monthly bill. If your package is addling rather than entertaining you, and you’re paying dearly for the privilege, it’s time to switch or ditch.

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