PlayStation Vue, Sling TV, DirecTV Now, and the recently announced YouTube TV have emerged as major competition to traditional cable, but which service is better? In order to help you find the best replacement for your cable subscription, we've put together this handy guide. The post Sling TV vs PlayStation Vue vs DirecTV Now vs YouTube TV: Live TV streaming showdown appeared first on Digital Trends.
AT&T is hoping that promotions can keep bringing in new subscribers for the DirecTV Now live-streaming television service. The telecoms giant recently announced that, for a limited time, customers can receive a full year of HBO for no additional cost if they sign up for one of DirecTV Now’s two pricier subscription tiers. That means savings of $60 for the full year--HBO usually costs an extra $5 per month for DirecTV Now subscribers. The catch? It only applies to either the Go Big chan...
The brackets are ready to be filled in as college basketball’s biggest tournament kicks off this week. March Madness officially starts on Tuesday, March 14 when teams begin vying for a national championship, which will be decided at the NCAA men’s title game on April 3. All told, there will be 67 total thrilling matchups over the next three weeks--and, myriad options for basketball fans who want to follow their favorite college teams on television or streaming online. CBS ...
AT&T video customers will get an exclusive from pop star Taylor Swift this week as the first portion of her pre-Super Bowl concert in Houston goes online. Only people who signed up for AT&T’s DirecTV Now online video service or subscribe to the company’s satellite or wired cable TV service will be able to watch the concert clips, split into three portions with the first going online on Tuesday. Filmed at Houston’s Club Nomadic on February 4 before a live audience, the v...
Google has already tried to replace your wireless carrier and Internet provider. Now it's gunning for your cable subscription, too. The company's YouTube TV service, announced this week, offers a bundle of around 40 TV channels for $35 per month. There's no precise launch date, but YouTube says it'll be available later this year. Google goog describes the service as "TV for the YouTube generation" -- subscribers will be able to access it on mobile devices ...
Google has already tried to replace your wireless carrier and Internet provider. Now it’s gunning for your cable subscription, too. The company’s YouTube TV service, announced this week, offers a bundle of around 40 TV channels for $35 per month. There’s no precise launch date, but YouTube says it’ll be available later this year. Google describes the service as “TV for the YouTube generation” — subscribers will be able to access it on mobile devices as...
Sling TV announced on Thursday that it will add channels from NBC Regional Sports Networks in time for the opening day of Major League Baseball's 2017 season, which begins on April 2. The post Play ball! Sling TV adds NBC Regional Sports Networks for 2017 MLB season appeared first on Digital Trends.
Hulu will provide customer help 24 hours a day, seven days a week ahead of the upcoming launch of its live TV streaming service, and plans to open a service center by the fall, doubling investment in customer service over the next year so it can cope better with any glitches that arise, the company told Reuters this week. The TV streaming service provider, which is owned by Walt Disney dis , Comcast cmcsa , 21st Centur...
YouTube is officially jumping into the live-streaming television fray with a new subscription service called YouTube TV. The Google-owned streaming video company previewed YouTube TV during a press event held at YouTube’s Los Angeles facility (and live-streamed to press in New York City and San Francisco) on Tuesday afternoon. Prior to the announcement, YouTube boasted that the event would “showcase a new way to experience the TV content you love.” The long-anticipated new serv...
On Friday, Sling TV announced its new "4 Extras Deal," offering its Kids Extra, Lifestyle Plus Extra, Comedy Plus Extra, and News Extra for $10 per month, which is half what subscribers previously paid. The post Sling TV lowers the price on some of its most popular Extras packages appeared first on Digital Trends.
U.S. satellite TV provider Dish Network reported a better-than-expected profit as it unexpectedly added pay-TV subscribers in the fourth quarter. Dish said it added about 28,000 net subscribers to its satellite TV and Sling TV streaming services in the three months ended Dec. 31. That compared to a loss of approximately 12,000 subscribers in the same period in 2015. Analysts on average had estimated Dish would lose 87,000 subscribers, according to market research firm FactSet StreetAccount. Shar...
Today, those who live in the US come together for one its greatest past times: the Super Bowl! Maybe that was a little dramatic, but it is one of the most-watched events of the year. So that you can join in with everyone else, here is a list of the different options you have to stream the big game and its wonderful commercials live on Android, Chrome OS, Android TV, Chromecast, and even in virtual reality… Thankfully, there are multiple routes that you can take to stream Super Bowl 51. The li...
(Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017, file photo, an attendee snaps a photo of the Vince Lombardi Trophy and team helmets during NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's news conference for Super Bo... NEW YORK (AP) - You can watch the Super Bowl online for free, but there are a few catches. For starters, you're out of luck on phones unless you're a Verizon customer. And if you're interested in the ads, you may have a surprise in store. Her...
You must enter the characters with black color that stand out from the other characters — You can watch the Super Bowl online for free, but there are a few catches. For starters, you're out of luck on phones unless you're a Verizon customer. And if you're interested in the ads, you may have a surprise in store. Here's your online guide to the matchup in Houston between the Atlanta Falcons and the New England Patriots. Kickoff is at 6:30 p.m. ET Sunday on Fox. It's true: Some people will be ...
We should be in for a thrilling SEC clash tonight, as the Kentucky Wildcats will travel to Gainesville to take on the Florida Gators. If Florida is going to pull out a victory, they will have to slow down Kentucky’s potent offense. The Wildcats average 91.3 points per game, which gives them the 3rd best offense in the country. The Gators will put a lot of their defensive focus on Malik Monk, as the freshman guard averages 22.4 points per game (9th in NCAA). The #8 ranked Wildcats (18-4, 8-1 S...
NEW YORK >> You can watch the Super Bowl online for free, but there are a few catches. For starters, you’re out of luck on phones unless you’re a Verizon customer. And if you’re interested in the ads, you may have a surprise in store. Here’s your online guide to the matchup in Houston between the Atlanta Falcons and the New England Patriots. Kickoff is at 6:30 p.m. ET Sunday on Fox. It’s true: Some people will be watching the Super Bowl for the actual game on an actual TV. You can j...
AT&T last November launched its would-be game-changing television streaming service, DirecTV NOW, with a star-studded event featuring actress Reese Witherspoon and a product tie-in with Taylor Swift. Since then, the service, which lets subscribers watch upward of 120 live television channels like CNN and AMC on TVs, computers, and mobile devices, has become nearly as famous as its celebrity backers—but for being an unusable mess. Exactly how fed up users have been with the service's poor perf...
Football fans who remember the short-lived XFL, the pro football league founded and operated by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) boss Vince McMahon — and even those who don’t remember the XFL — will want to watch an online stream on Thursday of the new entry in the ESPN 30 For 30 documentary series. The film is titled This Was The XFL, and in its 77-minute running time, the film covers the colorful history of the short-lived league from its risky rule changes to its unusual characters, ...
Up next in ESPN’s critically acclaimed 30 for 30 documentary series is This Was The XFL. I’ve been chomping at the bit to check this one out since the trailer dropped back in December, as the XFL was both a revolutionary and totally ridiculous concept. Vince McMahon of the WWE and Dick Ebersol of NBC tried to create an extreme alternative to the NFL, but they ended up failing miserably. The league folded after one season in 2001, which feels like it was a million years ago. Just watch this ...
Nearly a decade ago, Comcast promised liberation from the tyranny of the cable box. But today its control seems here to stay—as does big cable’s control over how you consume the programming you pay for. This week, the Federal Communications Commission met for the first time under its new chairman, Ajit Pai, a Republican. The original agenda for the meeting included consideration of the agency’s latest proposal—advanced under former Democratic chairman Tom Wheeler—to force cable compani...