Are you among those who are tired of paying monthly cable charges exceeding $100? Do you wonder, why am I paying such a heavy amount when I just watch few channels? Then it is time for you to cut the cord and go in for the other options of watching live content or your favourite programs absolutely free or by just paying minimal monthly charges. Below we have listed few of the best live TV streaming services for the cord cutters.
Hulu with Live TV: For those of you who are already subscribed to Hulu then having a check of the Hulu with Live TV is worth the amount. The monthly subscription for this Live TV is $44.99. You then get access to an entire Hulu streaming library in addition to other channels such as, Disney, HGTV, A&E, ESPN, Food Network and many more. Hulu with Live TV is supported on a variety of devices such as Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick, selected models of Roku, Chromecast, Xbox and Xbox one. It can also be viewed on selected Samsung TV models. With this subscription it provides you to access up to two screens at the same time. One of the greatest asset presented by Hulu is live TV integration with the significant amount of on-demand content just at a single price. It also provides 50hours of DVR cloud storage but if you need to upgrade it to 200hours then there would be additional charges. If you need to skip the commercials, then you may need to pay an additional amount of $15.
Youtube TV: Priced at just $40 per month, Youtube provides an unlimited cloud DVR and it also has the ability to simultaneously use it on three devices thus making it one of the favourites live streaming option among the audience. Youtube relies heavily on entertainment and sports channels. Few of the channels include, CNN, TBS, TNT, Cartoon Network, HLN among many others. You have the ability to record as many programs as you wish and would also never run out of storage. There are no separate charges for additional storage. You can stream Youtube TV on various devices such as, Chromecast, Android TV, LG TV, Apple TV, Roku and Xbox one. Youtube is not supported on Amazon Fire Stick and also it misses certain channels such as, HGTV, Discovery, TLC, History among few others. You can call it one of the robust channel that has a good line-up of local channels in about any area that it serves. This live streaming service is quite simple with just one package and one price. There are no additional or miscellaneous charges.
Sling TV: Sling has to offer three different packages for its users. The Sling Orange is for $20, the Sling Blue is for $25 whereas the combined pack of Sling Blue + Sling Orange is charged for $40. Sling provides 50hours of DVR Cloud storage and it would charge and additional $5 per month. Sling Orange package offers channels such as AMC, HGTV, ESPN, Disney and few others. Sling Blue package has to offer more than 40 channels including ESPN, NFL, TLC and others. In case of Sling Orange, you can stream only on one screen and with Sling Blue package you can stream on three devices simultaneously. With the combined pack, you can stream on four devices simultaneously. One of the reason why Sling starts its basic package with low price is because it offers just few of the local stations such as Fox, ABC, NBC and CBS. Though the interface of Sling is not something to look at but surely it has a lot to offer for its viewers.
DirecTV Now: The plan starts at $40 per month wherein it has to offer more than 60 channels as part of the base package. Few of the channels which are part of the plan include, CNN, A&E, HGTV, Fox News, TBS, Bravo, History and many others. DirecTV provides 20hours of free DVR storage. You can play on two devices simultaneously and if you need to play on additional third device then additional $5 per month would be charged. It is supported on a number of devices including, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV Stick, Chromecast and selected models of Roku. Apart from this package, there are three other packages which are priced at $55, $65 and $75. It also provides certain benefits for the users of AT&T wireless customer wherein it includes certain discounts and also the benefit of streaming on mobile without the need for any mobile data.
Philo TV: Priced at just $16 per month, Philo offers around 44 channels. With $20 per month package it offers around 57 channels. Few of the channels that are part of the package include, OWN, Food Network, Hallmark Channel, and few others. But Philo does not include any local stations or sports channel. It has an unlimited DVR so that you have the ability to save in any shows for a period of 30 days. This live streaming service is supported on devices such as Amazon Fire TV, Roku and Apple TV. Simultaneously you can play Philo on three devices.