Cutting The Cord: 

The Best Cable TV Alternatives To Save Money ($)

In the last decade, the evolution of live streaming options has given rise to a nearly endless list of gadgets, services, and apps.

With so many cable alternatives available, many of us end up utilizing several apps. However, this isn’t always the best or most cost-efficient way of enjoying TV.

So we researched all the options and streamed hours of TV  (in the name of research) to help you make the best choice possible.

The base Orange package is $40/month and provides you with one streaming method and the ability to view recently aired episodes of your most popular broadcast TV shows.

Sling TV

AT&T TV Now rebranded to DirecTV Stream, and there is a lot to like about the rebranded streaming service.  AT&T TV Now boasts 45+ channels.

DirecTV Stream

Hulu's plans start at $7.99/month. Another admirable attribute of the app is that they’re running an exclusive right now that allows new subscribers to tap into a free trial. If you select the $7.99 plan, you’ll receive a free month of viewing.


With Hulu + Live TV, you get access to the entire Hulu library and stream live sports and news, and watch your favorite TV shows. Hulu + Live TV provides over 85 channels, such as Cartoon Network, CNN, and ESPN.

Hulu + Live TV

One of the best parts of this particular app is that the shows and movies featured are names you’ll know and love. So, you’ll never pull up the kid’s Netflix option to a slew of titles you’ve never heard of.


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