Rabbit ears vs. flat antennas: Which one is best for my needs?

A flat antenna and a set of rabbit ears are shown side by side.

If you’ve decided to watch the shows, live sports and events that you can get for free with an over-the-air antenna, you’ll find yourself with a buffet of options. Antennas have come a long way since the old days — not just in terms of functionality, but of aesthetics as well. The protruding poles that […]

Broadcast towers vs. cell towers—what they do, how they’re different

Group of antenna towers against cloudy sky.

If you feel like you’re surrounded by metal towers these days, you’re not wrong. As countless amounts of data are transmitted through the air every second, we’ve increasingly needed these tall structures to keep the modern world connected. But not all the towers you see when you scan the horizon are identical. Some are used […]

Live sports events you can watch for free on over-the-air TV

Watching live sporting events is a simple way to enjoy some excitement and bond with friends and family members. With so many different sports played around the world and new ones cropping up all the time, there is always something to watch. You might be pleasantly surprised to discover how many sports events, games and […]

Live award shows you can watch for free on over-the-air TV

Award shows bring A-list celebrities, red-carpet fashions and all the top movies, music, TV shows and more right to your living room. No matter what type of entertainment you love or which stars you adore, there is sure to be a program that highlights your favorites. Better still, you can catch every one of the […]

How free over-the-air TV pairs perfectly with affordable streaming services like Netflix

A woman watches Netflix on her tablet.

From the biggest live sporting matchups and events like the Oscars and Grammys to super-popular shows like “Young Sheldon” and the “One Chicago” franchise, the list of things you can watch via over-the-air (OTA) TV is astounding. And that’s not even to mention important programming like your local news broadcasts and the eye-opening content PBS […]

Live entertainment events you can watch for free on over-the-air TV

Taylor Swift performs at the iHeartRadio Music Festival.

The way people watch television has changed. Rather than planning their schedules around what they want to watch, most viewers watch what they want, when they want. Even with an over-the-air TV antenna, you can record OTA TV using a digital video recorder to ensure you don’t miss any of your favorite shows, movies or […]