Here we cover a dozen options for you to watch live TV online!
How to watch live TV online?
Cable Replacement Services
If you want to watch live TV but don’t want to pay cable costs, try a cable-replacement service. hese streaming programs are just like cable or satellite subscriptions, complete with live broadcasts and a variety of familiar channels. However, they come over the Internet.
Recommended: DirecTV Now, PlayStation Vue, Sling TV, Youtube TV, Hulu with Live TV.
For cable subscribersu
If you haven’t cut the cord yet, you can watch live TV online very easily. DVR boxes from companies like Slingbox, TiVo, Dish, Verizon, etc can usually stream content from your primary TV to a computer or mobile device.
The five largest cable providers in the United States are Comcast, Time Warner, Cox, Optimum and WOW!.
HD Antenna Rebroadcasting
Perfect choice for those who want live TV but don’t want a cable or satellite subscription. An HD antenna picks up local TV signals from the airwaves and shows them on your TV. And of course, no subscription fee required.
Stand-Alone Network Subscriptions
CBS All Access ($6 per month) is one of the only major networks to go completely streaming, with access to both live TV and recorded programs.
Cable-replacement services provide stations like CNN and Fox News, while HD antenna rebroadcasting boxes and stand-alone network subscriptions can play broadcast news.
Sports can be tricky to stream, in either live or recorded form, and availability varies by platform. Signing up for a streaming sports service is simple.