Attention Cord Cutters:

Jace & Josh here with some information you might find pertinent. Do you have TV? Do you have cable? Do you want to replace your service with a shinier new service? Then this is the episode you want to listen to!

We discuss six different services including:

  • Netflix
  • Hulu
  • Sling
  • Playstation Vue
  • Direct TV Now
  • YouTube TV

We talk about the pros and cons, experiences and most importantly prices. And in Learning Time we talk about the wonderfully complex history of broadcasting.

Lots of services out there. If you tried any of these, what do you think? Did we miss something? Contact us and let us know.

Enjoy,

Jace & Josh

The First Television Broadcast in the USA on the NBC/RCA network on July 7, 1936

 

The Services:

Netflix

  • Try free for one month. If you decide Netflix isn’t for you – no problem. No commitment. Cancel online anytime. Watch on your Smart TV. Watch on your mobile device or tablet and download for later viewing. Watch on any browser.
  • Basic Plan is $7.99 allows you to watch on one screen
  • Standard Plan is $9.99 allows you to watch on 2 screens and HD is available
  • Premium Plan is $11.99 allows you to watch on 4 screens, HD and 4K is available

Hulu

  • Hulu: Try free for 30 days. Stream on your favorite devices. Get unlimited access to the Hulu streaming library with limited or no commericials. Enjoy full seasons of exclusive series, hit movies, Hulu Originals, kids shows, and more. Switch plans or cancel anytime. Add Showtime for an extra price as well as remove most commercials.
    • $7.99 a month
  • Hulu with Live TV: Get 7 days free. Watch Live TV on Android, iOS, Xbox One, Apple TV (4th gen), and Chromecast – more coming soon. Get unlimited access to the Hulu streaming library (Limited Commercials plan) with full seasons of exclusive series, hit movies, Hulu Originals, kids shows, and more. Stream 50+ top Live and On Demand TV channels including sports, news, and entertainment. Switch plans or cancel anytime. Add Showtime for an extra price as well as Enhanced Cloud DVR and Unlimited Screens
    • $39.99 a month

Sling

  • Get 7 days free. Two plans. Sling Orange and Sling Blue.
    • Orange: $20 a month
    • Blue: $25 a month
  • Industry-leading low price. Customized channel lineup. Your personalized TV service A La Carte

Playstation Vue

  • PlayStation Vue is a live streaming TV service with sports, news, and your favorite must-watch shows. Experience premium channels, a powerful cloud DVR, streaming on up to five devices at once, and no annual contracts. All plans have 5 day free trial.
  • Access Slim $29.99 a month 45+ channels
  • Core Slim $34.99 a month 60+ channels plus NFL Network
  • Elite Slim $45.99 a month 90 channels 
  • Ultra Slim $64.99 a month 90 channels including Showtime and HBO

Direct TV Now

  • Starting at $35, you get 60 channels, including ESPN 
  • Packages can go all the way up to 120 channels, for $70 and HBO ShowTime can be added for $5 each.
  • If you are an AT&T subscriber with Unlimited Plus, you can get get Direct TV Now for $25 a month off, HBO included, and data streaming is free

YouTube TV

  • Try 1 month free. Only available in select cities:  Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City, Philadelphia & San Francisco Bay Area
  • Live TV streaming from ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, and popular cable networks. Cloud DVR with no storage limits. 6 accounts per household included. Cancel anytime.

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