Today fuboTV announced that it will be discontinuing its Fubo Starter plan for all existing subscribers. This means that those currently paying $64.99 per month would be migrated to their Pro plan and see their service price increase by $5 to $69.99.
Those who upgrade to the Pro plan will now receive a 1,000 hour DVR (up from 250) and now includes 10 simultaneous home streams.
If you’re looking for cheaper alternatives with live sports, Sling offers the best national sports channels in the Sling Orange and Sling Blue ($35) packages. For a limited time, you can get $10 off your first month.
If you want the most comprehensive cable alternative, you can get DIRECTV STREAM for $69.99 per month. For a limited time, you can get $10 off your first three months, plus free premium channels like HBO Max, Showtime, Cinemax, and Epix included.
If you upgrade to the DIRECTV STREAM Choice plan ($89.99), you’ll even get some regional sports networks like Bally Sports, YES Network, Spectrum SportsNet, MASN, and Altitude, which fuboTV doesn’t offer.
If you’re looking for other alternatives to fuboTV, whether it’s a similar channel package or a lower price, we’ve got you covered. We compared the channels, DVR, prices and plans of four alternatives for fuboTV subscribers.
If you want to compare your favorite channels, use The Streamable’s Matchmaker tool to find the best option based on what you’re watching.
5 Alternatives to fuboTV to Stream Live TV
1. DIRECTV STREAM ($69.99)
DIRECTV STREAM has more Top Cable channels than any other service. Compared to fuboTV, you will win A&E, Cartoon Network, CNN, History, Lifetime, TBS, TNT and truTV.
One of the biggest advantages is that they also offer RSN Bally Sports, YES Network, NESN, Altitude, MASN, Spectrum SportsNet, AT&T SportsNet, ROOT Sports and NBC Sports RSN (except Philadelphia). In order to get your local RSN, you will need to get their $89.99 plan of choice.
The biggest downside is that they don’t carry NFL Network or NFL RedZone. If you’re a College Sports fan, you’ll also get ACC Network, Big Ten Network, CBS Sports Network, ESPNU, and SEC Network.
They recently added unlimited DVR and you can stream it to unlimited devices at home at the same time.
Includes unlimited DVR
Includes unlimited concurrent streams (at home) and 3 concurrent streams while traveling.
2. Orange + Blue Sling ($50, $40 first month)
For $50 you will get 27 channels from the top 35 cable channels. You’ll get channels from AMC, Disney (ESPN, Disney), Discovery (Discovery, Food Network, HGTV), FX, NBCU (Bravo), and Turner (TNT, TBS, CNN).
Compared to fuboTV, you will win A&E, Cartoon Network, CNN, History, Lifetime, TBS, TNT and truTV. You’ll lose regional sports networks, and Sling TV only offers FOX and NBC in certain markets.
To get ACC Network, SEC Network, NFL Network, NFL RedZone, MLB Network, and NBA TV (which YouTube TV offers), you’ll need to add the Sports Extra ($11) bundle, which also includes Golf Channel and NHL Network.
They also have a total TV deal which includes the additional 7 packs and a 200 hour DVR for $27. That means you can get almost every channel available on Sling for $77.
Includes 50 hour DVR, can upgrade to 200 hours for $5
Includes up to 4 streams (depending on channel)
3. Hulu + Live TV ($69.99)
Hulu Live TV has also increased the price of its service to $69.99 per month, but now includes The Disney Bundle at no additional cost. They will also include unlimited DVR at no additional cost, as part of their basic plan starting in April.
You will get 32 channels from top 35 cable channels. The service offers more ABC, CBS, NBC, and FOX affiliates than fuboTV, so you’re likely to have them in your area.
Compared to fuboTV, you will lose AMC, Hallmark Channel and WE tv, but you will gain A&E, Cartoon Network, CNN, History, Lifetime, TBS, TNT and truTV.
Although they wear NBC Sports RSNs, they do not wear MSG, NESN, Marquee Sports Network, AT&T SportsNet and ROOT Sports Northwest.
If you’re a College Sports fan, you’ll also get ACC Network, Big Ten Network, SEC Network, ESPNU, and CBS Sports Network. You will lose MLB Network and NBA TV, but they include NFL Network in their basic plan.
Includes Unlimited DVR (for all subscribers from April 13)
Includes up to 2 simultaneous streams, but can upgrade to unlimited screens in your home (and 3 on mobile) for $9.99 per month.
4. YouTube TV ($64.99)
YouTube TV is the only remaining live TV streaming service at $64.99 per month.
With the service, you will get 32 channels from the top 35 cable channels. Unlike fuboTV, they lack RSNs in most markets. Although they carry NBC Sports RSNs, they do not have MSG, NESN, Marquee Sports Network, AT&T SportsNet and ROOT Sports.
YouTube TV carries all the Top Cable channels on fuboTV, but you’ll also get Cartoon Network, CNN, TBS, TNT and truTV.
The biggest perk, however, included with your service is unlimited DVR, with disabling ads. You also get three simultaneous streams which you can share across 6 profiles.
Includes unlimited DVR.
Includes 3 simultaneous streams.
5. Philo ($25)
If you’re willing to sacrifice local, live sports, Philo is a great budget option that will give you 18 channels from Top Cable channels in your fuboTV plan. In addition to channels from A+E like A&E, History and Lifetime, you’ll get channels from AMC, Viacom (MTV, VH1, etc.) and Discovery (Discovery, Food Network, HGTV).
Compared to fuboTV, you’ll lose Bravo, Disney Channel, Disney Junior, E!, ESPN, Fox News, Freeform, FX, FXX, MSNBC, Syfy, and USA Network, but you’ll gain A&E, History, and Lifetime.
Along with the cost savings, you’ll also get unlimited DVR and three simultaneous streams.
Includes unlimited DVR.
Includes 3 simultaneous streams.