With more and more content being available with the click of your smartphone, people are cutting the cord and saying goodbye to their cable providers at historic rates. With phone screens becoming just as powerful, if not more powerful, than your television at home, there has never been a better time to start watching everything off your phone.But if you do make the leap of 100% streaming, what’s the best way to still stay up to date will all your favorite TV shows and movies?
Here are Swapcell’s top 5 apps to help you ditch your cable bill and start enjoying your content on your smartphone!
HBO Now $14.99/month – HBO’s standalone streaming service lets you watch all your favorite HBO shows all on the go. You’ll never have to cover your ears while screaming “spoilers!” at someone Monday morning next to the water cooler as they discuss last night’s GoT, as this app lets you watch live HBO as well as entire back seasons of HBO’s rich show catalog. As an added bonus HBO Now includes movies and documentaries that are rotated monthly, so there is still something to watch after you’ve binged all of HBO’s great shows!
Hulu with Live TV $39.99/month – Watch live TV from more than 50 live and on demand channels. Keep up with sports, news, and your favorite shows with channels like FX, ESPN, and CNBC. You will also gain access to Hulu’s catalog of original shows, hit movies, and full seasons of popular TV shows!
Sling TV $20/month- Sling is a la cart television starting at only $20 a month. Get access to 30 of the top channels including ESPN, Comedy Central, AMC, CNN and many more. Sling offers larger packages, which includes more channel, or add on specific bundles for kids, sports lovers, or even international channels all as you go.
Playstation Vue $39.99/month- Despite it’s name, you do not need a Sony Playstation to use Sony’s new streaming service Vue. Similar to Sling TV, this is an al a carte service plan that starts at $39.99 a month for its base 45 channels. Vue allows you to customize your TV plan by adding different bundles on that fit your watching pleasures.
Fubo TV $44.99/month- For many people, the one major reason they haven’t cut the cord yet is live sports. Fubo TV is the streaming service geared to the avid sports fan. With more than 75 channels to start off with, the majority of the base channels are sports channels with a few traditional channels sprinkled in. Get the best of regional channels such as NESN, MSG, and PAC12 as well as national sports channels such as ESPN and NFL network.
So once you find the right streaming package for you, trade in your old phone at Swapcell and upgrade to the phone of dreams so you can watch all your content on a beautiful new 4k screen!