Cable TV no longer holds the consumers by the grips as they did since days past. Live internet streaming, since it’s advent only a few years past, has given consumers loads of good options which do not involve expensive cable bills and satellite subscriptions.
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So…What is FuboTV
FuboTV is an internet based streaming TV option that allows TV watchers to watch live TV without the need of a cable subscription. All that is needed is an internet subscription and a device to run it on and you are off to the races. Moreover, it supports streaming of two devices simultaneously under its base subscription.
Marketed as the best mixed of sports and entertainment it places a large emphasis on live sports including entertainment and news options as well. Live option started in 2015 with US soccer fans enabling them to watch live matches online and has eventually spread to encompass other live sport entertainment as well.
What channels can you watch with FuboTV
At the time of this writing FuboTV offers hundreds of channels spread between two of their packages Fubo and Fubo Extra. It offers many of the channels we are familiar with such as: FOX, CNN, FX, TNT, NFL NETWORK, NBATV, and many others. However, for those of you sports centric fans out there with all the channels FuboTV offers it does not include ESPN, we know what a bummer right. Who knows as it’s growth expands ESPN could certainly join the mix of live channels in the near future.
The basic starter package of the group. It starts at a price of $44.99/month with a free 7-day trial. It also includes 90 channels.
The next package up from the basic package offers customers 110 channels of content. It comes at a price of 49.99/month with a 7 day free trial.
For Spanish speaking audiences fubo has a package that focuses primarily on spanish speaking entertainment, news and sports. It comes at a price of $24.99/month also with a free 7 day trial.
Along with its spanish counterpart, fubo has also included a portuguese package version for the folks that speak Português. This package comes at a cost of $19.99/month with a 7 day free trial.
FuboTV has 1080HD free of blurriness or pixilation. Some channels are 30 frames per second which may appear as choppy. If your internet connection is strong and reliable you should not have any major issues with the picture quality.
There are also some add-ons you can purchase. fuboTV cost for these packages are listed below:
Family Share – $5.99/mo to add a third simultaneous stream
Sports Plus – $8.99/mo for NFL RedZone, Stadium, SI TV, GOLTV English & Spanish, 6 PAC-12 regional networks, 3 FOX College Sports regional networks, VSiN, FNTSY, Fight Network, TyC Sports, and Stadium 1, 2 and 3.
NBA League Pass – $28.99/mo for live out-of-market NBA games
International Sports Plus – $5.99/mo for FOX Soccer Plus, GOLTV English, GOLTV Spanish, and TyC Sports
Fubo Cycling – $11.99/mo for 5 extra channels: fubo Cycling, FOX Soccer Plus, GOLTV English, GOLTV Spanish, and TyC Sports
AMC Premiere – $4.99/mo for new add-free episodes, bonus content, past season reruns, and more.
Cloud DVR Plus – $9.99/mo to expand your cloud DVR storage to 500 hours (from 30 hours)
Adventure Plus – $4.99/mo for Outdoor Channel, Sportsman Channel, World Fishing Network, Outside TV and MavTV
Showtime – $10.99/mo for 9 live SHOWTIME channels plus the on-demand library
FX+ – $5.99/mo for ad-free FX episodes, plus over 100 full seasons of FX shows on-demand
RAI Italia – $7.99/mo for Italian-language coverage on RAI Italia
What devices do I need to watch FuboTV?
Fubo has a large variety of devices that supports its usage to watch on your TV which include:
• iOS Devices like iPad, iPhone
• Android Devices via the Google Play Store
• Android TV version 4.4 and up
• Apple TV (gen 4+) boxes
• Fire TV – 1st, 2nd and 3rd generations
• Roku 2, 3 or 4
Gaming console do not support FuboTV at this time.
Ok what are the Cons?
- Fubo is only available in the US
- No ESPN. We all know that sports and ESPN go hand in hand being the most popular sports network in the United States.
- There are cheaper options for Live Streaming entertainment
On the flip side…The Pros
If you absolutely love watching soccer you will come to love FuboTV by far the best live streaming option for you to watch live soccer entertainment. If you are a sports fan Fubo offers live streaming of NFL, MLB, NBA, and NHL games. Also, like many streaming services you have these additional Pros:
• Quality viewing
• Add-on options for more channels
• DVR/On Demand capabilities
• Compatible with loads of devices
• Cancel anytime without penalties
• No long-term contract required