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Whether you’re just looking for entertainment in your native language or just someone looking for a little practice, it can be hard to find Spanish language content on television. Despite having to pay hundreds of dollars a month to cable providers, the number of Spanish language channels are few and far between.
If the dearth of Spanish language content on cable television has you thinking that your options would be even worse if you cut the cord, then set your mind at ease. Not only is there a wide selection Spanish language content online, it often costs a lot less than than cable.
It has never been easier for the cord cutting sports fan looking for Cable TV Alternatives. We may be years away from having a one-stop shop for live streaming sports, but luckily the advent of live television streaming services has given us a multitude of ways to watch sports without cable; including the NBA. Continue reading How to Watch NBA Online & Without Cable→
Flexibility, Premium Content, Live TV at a Price we Can Afford
We Asked for A La Carte TV, Sling TV Delivered!
What is Sling TV?
So let’s take a deep dive on this question, as I look to provide the most comprehensive post on the topic available. Sling TV is a cord cutter’s dream come true. Starting out at only $20-per-month, Sling TV gives you live streaming access to dozens of different cable channels; including ones that have eluded cord cutters for years, like ESPN and AMC.
If there is one group of sports fan that gets often overlooked, it’s NASCAR fans. Thirty years ago, all you needed to do to catch a race was to turn on your TV, wiggle your antenna, and tune in to whatever race happened to be on that week. But in the age of cable television, we have more races on more channels than ever before; and sadly most of them require a cable subscription to watch.
But luckily for us, the cord cutting revolution has come along and given us a whole new way to watch television; and it doesn’t require having to sign up for cable.
If you’re a NASCAR fan that hates cable television, then get ready to start your engines because today you’re going to learn how to watch NASCAR without cable. Let’s get started!
NFL Game Pass is an online streaming service that gives you access to every single NFL game all year. This service is a football fan’s dream come true.
Is NFL Game Pass Right for You?
The ideal Game Pass customer fits one of three groups:
Don’t Root for the Home Team Fans – Not everyone roots for the home team; in fact, millions of NFL fans root for teams that are located far from home. And when it comes to watching football, these fans cannot rely on local NFL broadcasts (ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX) to get their football fix.
Rural Living NFL Fans – Then there are the million of fans who dont live near a major city. Antennas don’t work because the OTA signal is simply too far away; so these fans need an internet based solution that allows them to watch NFL games online.
Die-hard NFL Fans -Then there are the die-hards who want to watch as much football as humanly possible. They like multiple teams and want to watch multiple games every week. For these wonderful human beings, NFL Game Pass is the perfect solution; with 256 regular season NFL games, playoffs ,the Super Bowl, plus a bunch of amazing extras.
Amazon Instant Video is not Enough. What Else Can Amazon Fire TV do?
Amazon Fire TV and Amazon Fire Stick offer an unparalleled video streaming experience. Quickly becoming the hottest streaming box and stick on the market, you are hard pressed to even find them available at your local electronics store. Learn why in the below article.
A few years ago, Amazon released a media set-top box called the Amazon Fire TV and a streaming stick called the Fire TV Stick. This video streaming box is an Internet-connected device that lets you watch video from services via an internet connection, on your TV.
Definition of a Complete Cable TV Alternative
Before we start dissecting Amazon Fire TV and Stick, lets talk about what a cable TV alternative is, and or should be.
The greatest weapon in a cord cutter’s arsenal is a video streaming device. For those of you that don’t know; a video streaming device enables you watch video streaming services like Amazon Prime, DirecTV Now, Sling TV, Netflix, Hulu, and HBO GO and of course from Amazon Instant Video on your TV.
A Video Streaming box (media set-top box) that aims to be a complete cable TV alternative, should provide:
STREAMING SERVICES – Access to video content from sources as possible. The more options you have, the better chance you have at taking advantage of low prices and new content.
USER INTERFACE – A user friendly interface for easy searching and navigation. Jumping from show to show or movie to movie, should be as easy as changing channels on a standard Cable TV remote control.
OTA INTEGRATION – Most importantly, and notably ignored by most, a set top box with this goal integrate broadcast TV into their interface and offer a way to record it via a DVR.
In short a you need a solution that can act as the foundation in which you build upon with streaming services and access to free broadcast television. Let’s look at Amazon’s Fire TV video streamer and see how it matches up to these requirements.