Here we want to include the other Live TV options available broken down by the traditional paid packages and free options. As time goes on we will update this page with more services as we do more research and other options become available.

Other Paid Live TV Services

Here are some additional Live TV options to compare with the ones listed on the main streaming services page.

YouTube TV Hulu + Live TV
Overview 85+ top channels of entertainment, news, live sports, & more. Recording without storage limits and 6 accounts included. 75+ live channels with the entire Hulu streaming library. 50 hours of DVR storage.
Monthly Charge $64.99 / month $64.99 / month
Bandwidth Required 3 Mbps for SD, 7 Mbps for HD, 25 Mbps for 4K 8 Mbps for live streams
Simultaneous Streams 3 2
Free Trial Yes Yes
Contract Required No No
Website tv.youtube.com www.hulu.com/Live-tv
YouTube TV
85+ top channels of entertainment, news, live sports, & more. Recording without storage limits and 6 accounts included.
Monthly Charge: $64.99 / month
Bandwidth required: 3 Mbps for SD, 7 Mbps for HD, 25 Mbps for 4K
Simultaneous Streams: 3
Free Trial: Yes
Contract Required: No
Website tv.youtube.com
Hulu + Live TV
75+ live channels with the entire Hulu streaming library. 50 hours of DVR storage.
Monthly Charge: $64.99 / month
Bandwidth required: 8 Mbps for live streams
Simultaneous Streams: 2
Free Trial: Yes
Contract Required: No
Website www.hulu.com/Live-tv

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Free Live TV Streaming Services

There are several streaming services that are free and often are ad-supported. These have live tv offerings listed below and some have on-demand as well. These are great options for access to a ton of great content for free, usually older programming and movies.

Pluto Tubi TV Peacock TV STIRR PBS/OPB
Overview Free ad-supported service from Viacom/CBS offering older programming and movies either on Live TV or on-demand. Free ad-supported service from FOX offering older programming and movies on-demand Free ad-supported service from NBCUniversal, includes live and on-demand original programming, older programming and movies. Paid, ad-free version available. Free ad-supported live local news, TV series, live sports, and movies. Owned by Sinclair Broadcast Group. Free live and on-demand content from the Public Broadcasting System. OPB Local station is available.
Live Offerings Entertainment channels, news and opinion, reality TV, crime, classic TV, home & DIY, sports, gaming & anime, music, en Espanol, and kids. Sports (Fox News, classic NFL, MLB, Stadium, Pac-12 Insider, etc.), news (ABC News, NBC News Now, Fox Live Now, ABC, etc.), entertainment and more. Nonstop news, sports, comedy, reality, true crime, and more. Live categories such as: Local & Popular, Classic TV, Movies, News & Opinion, Reality TV, Entertainment, Food & Travel, Shopping, Sports, and Music. Public broadcasting content such as documentaries, local events, kids entertainment and educational programming.
Bandwidth Required 4 Mbps 4 Mbps 2.5 Mbps 5 Mbps (estimated) 5 Mbps (estimated)
Website pluto.tv tubitv.com peacocktv.com stirr.com www.pbs.org/livestream/
Pluto
Free ad-supported service from Viacom/CBS offering older programming and movies either on Live TV or on-demand.
Live Offerings Entertainment channels, news and opinion, reality TV, crime, classic TV, home & DIY, sports, gaming & anime, music, en Espanol, and kids.
Bandwidth required: 4 Mbps
Website pluto.tv
Tubi TV
Free ad-supported service from FOX offering older programming and movies on-demand
Live Offerings Sports (Fox News, classic NFL, MLB, Stadium, Pac-12 Insider, etc.), news (ABC News, NBC News Now, Fox Live Now, ABC, etc.), entertainment and more.
Bandwidth required: 4 Mbps
Website tubitv.com
Peacock TV
Free ad-supported service from NBCUniversal, includes live and on-demand original programming, older programming and movies. Paid, ad-free version available.
Live Offerings Nonstop news, sports, comedy, reality, true crime, and more.
Bandwidth required: 2.5 Mbps
Website peacocktv.com
STIRR
Free ad-supported live local news, TV series, live sports, and movies. Owned by Sinclair Broadcast Group.
Live Offerings Live categories such as: Local & Popular, Classic TV, Movies, News & Opinion, Reality TV, Entertainment, Food & Travel, Shopping, Sports, and Music.
Bandwidth required: 5 Mbps (estimated)
Website stirr.com
PBS/OPB
Free live and on-demand content from the Public Broadcasting System. OPB Local station is available.
Live Offerings Public broadcasting content such as documentaries, local events, kids entertainment and educational programming.
Bandwidth required: 5 Mbps (estimated)
Website www.pbs.org/livestream/

Please note, BCT currently has no affiliation with any of these service providers and does not recommend which provider you should choose. Prices and information are current as of July 22nd, 2021 and are subject to change without notices.