We mostly get asked what is a best live TV streaming service. The law is there are no best services out there. Each chairman has opposite wants and needs. So we wish to give we all a information and let we motionless what is right for you. In this beam we looked at Fubo TV, Philo, DIRECTV NOW, Sling TV, Hulu’s live TV beta, YouTube TV, and PlayStation Vue with a hopes that we will make picking a right live TV streaming use easier.
*Note this list is adult to date (as best as we can make it) as of Jun 1st, 2018.
Are we on a mobile device? Struggling to see a chart? Here is a PDF we can download for easier viewing.
Most of a services offer internal channels in opposite markets. You can find out what locals are accessible in your area by visiting their sites.
First what channels any use offers:
Next, we should demeanour during that of these services works on a inclination we own:
*YouTube TV also includes entrance to YouTube Premium Originals. (You will still need to buy YouTube Red if we wish a ad-free experience.)
*fuboTV Sling TV embody several general packages.
*Hulu also includes entrance to Hulu’s on-demand service.
*Found an error? Please email us and we will repair it.
*Note: Chromecast will work on any Chromecast upheld device like Android TV.
**Note: Philo has announced skeleton to supplement Apple TV Fire TV this summer.
Number of Streams
DIRECTV NOW offers dual streams. (DIRECTV NOW has announced they will be augmenting that to 3 streams during a after date.)
Sling TV will concede we to tide one or 3 streams during once depending on what package we pointer adult for. You can also use your Sling TV login for some apps such as WatchESPN.
PlayStation Vue will work on 5 inclination during once inside your house. Outside your residence we can use 1 streaming actor and adult to 4 mobile inclination during once. (You can learn some-more about PS Vue out of home manners HERE.)
YouTube TV allows for 3 streams during once both inside and outward of your home.
fuboTV allows 2 streams during a same time or 3 streams with a Family Share option.
Philo allows 3 streams during once both inside and outward of your home.
Hulu live TV beta starts with 2 streams though we can supplement some-more for $14.99 a month.
DIRECTV NOW comes with 20 hours of DVR storage for free. Later this year DIRECTV NOW will supplement a choice to buy 100 hours of storage. (Roku support is approaching “soon” according to DIRECTV NOW.)
Philo includes an total 30-day DVR, and on-demand programming.
PlayStation Vue offers a 28-day DVR and after 28 days a recording is removed.
Sling TV has a DVR and most of their channels have on-demand versions of a aired shows. Sling TV is offering 50 hours of DVR space with no time extent on how prolonged we can keep a recording for $5 a month.
YouTube TV will keep shows for 9 months though replaces DVR recording with on-demand versions when available.
Fubo TV offers 30 hours of personal cloud DVR storage with no death and an Advanced DVR for $9.99/month, that includes 500 hours.
Hulu live TV beta starts with 50 hours of storage. If we wish some-more storage or a ability to quick brazen we can compensate $14.99 a month to get that ability.
So what use should we pick?
Hopefully, this beam has helped we find a right service. If we are still wondering that is a best for we and your family a best thing to do is to try a giveaway hearing for Fubo TV, DIRECTV NOW, Sling TV, YouTube TV, Hulu, Philo, and PlayStation Vue offer. Our idea is to give them a try and see if we like them. Check any service’s site for stream prices since they keep changing.
Did we know we now have a FREE app for iOS, Android, and Amazon Fire? Click HERE to download the app.