Leaving cable TV behind (discussion for Sling TV, Playstation Vue, HBO Go, etc)

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  1. SuperFan2024

    SuperFan2024 Shoo fly.

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    Interesting to hear. Thanks! Say, do you prefer watching your shows live with a time-slot, or on your own with the SVOD method?
     
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    Both, depends on content and time. Currently in the process of getting used to VOD and slowly migrating towards it, but there are moments and films/shows I prefer to watch on the big screen. Local VOD services in Czech Republic are fairly advanced for the region, I could elaborate if you'd like, but still a lot behind compared to the US/UK for it to become the norm - especially for the elderly for whom TV is the norm.
     
  3. Mandouga

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    In any case, SuperFan2024, let's keep in mind that this is a thread about streaming services, not a "cable/satellite TV is doomed" thread. Just saying. Yes, I know the thread title says "Leaving Cable TV behind", but still.
     
  4. Looney Turtles

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    Now that the Viacom channels are gone from Spectrum, (which is what I have) I'm thinking of cancelling my subscription with them, and get Sling TV or PlayStation Vue. Can anyone tell me the pros and cons of each? Also, can you use a DVR on either of them?
     
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    MDawg Nerfariously planning

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    If you're looking for a cheaper streamnig service without sports options, previously college-only service Philo launched wide yesterday.

    You can get 37 channels for $16/month or 46 channels for $20/month.

    The service doesn't seem too bad honestly. You get full app and web access, plus you're able to stream from 3 devices at the same time for those listed prices as well as a 30-day DVR. Considering what the others like to do when you want to multi-stream or record stuff, this is quite the deal. Of course the limited channel lineup is a detriment depending on your needs. No sports is a given, but there isn't even a US-based news network on here. Also zero Turner networks is a bit disappointing. No clue if they plan on adding to their lineup at this time, but options are options.
     

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