You may have heard that it is now harder to access foreign versions of Netflix when outside of their respective countries. While it isn’t yet impossible, it’s not quite as easy as it used to be. Not everyone is having problems, but if you are, check out our guide as it may offer a potential solution.
While virtually ignored by the majority of countries around the world, Google’s surprisingly excellent connected-TV platform Android TV is rather well supported by our American friends, with this trend continuing further as ESPN and Starz find their way onto selected Android TV devices.
According to the Wall Street Journal, America’s catch-up and on-demand aggregation service Hulu will soon be offering live streams of broadcast & basic cable TV including ABC, FOX, FX, ESPN and Disney alongside their regular SVOD content.
While Netflix tends to get most of the on-demand attention, their main competitor in the US & UK is no less impressive. With their own successful original productions & impressive features like offline downloads, Amazon Prime in the US always came loaded with a huge Achilles heel – forced annual subscriptions. But that has finally come to an end.
It was only last year that the industry confidently stated local American broadcast television won’t reach Sling TV any time soon, yet Dish Network has just launched today a new base package that includes FOX channels and three concurrent streams for $20 per month.
Less than 48 hours after AT&T announced their upcoming DirecTV Now service, the race for American domination in online linear television ramps up an extra gear, with both Sling TV and PlayStation Vue announcing additional channels and incentives to hook in new customers. Live TV may still have some kick left in it after all.
Who would have thought that one of the best places to watch live televised cricket from around the world could be US-based? Willow TV covers a reasonable selection of global cricket for $15 per month, contract-free, but it’s not without its pitfalls either.