So far, 2019 has seen a growing list of new services launch. Some of them you may know about and some of them you may not know about. Today we wanted to take a look at 5 streaming services that launched in 2019 that every cord cutter should try.
Note: Some of these services are free and some are paid. Also, these services are in no particular order.
Frndly TV, the family-friendly, live and on-demand streaming service, officially launched today. Frndly had a soft launch a few weeks ago but today they are officially launching as a new live TV streaming service.
The core subscription costs $5.99/month. With the core subscription, viewers will get the ability to view content in standard definition and on one device at a time, plus access to the “Look Back” feature, allowing viewers to go back 72 hours in the guide, start a live show over from the beginning and access more than 1,000 titles on-demand.
For $7.99/month, viewers will get access to high definition content, the ability to watch on two devices simultaneously and unlimited Cloud DVR that stores your favorite shows for up to 30 days – plus look back and on-demand access, similar to the core service.
And for $9.99/month, viewers will get everything previously mentioned plus the ability to stream on four devices simultaneously and unlimited Cloud DVR that stores all recordings for 90 days.
Recently Discovery launched a new service called Food Network Kitchen, a cooking app featuring 25 live cooking classes each week. The service includes hundreds of on-demand cooking classes, with new classes added each month. Top Food Network personalities will lead the classes, including Bobby Flay, Giada De Laurentiis, Ina Garten, Ree Drummond, Martha Stewart, Alex Guarnaschelli, Sunny Anderson, Molly Yeh, Dan Langan, James Briscione and Rick Martinez.
Discovery is offering a 90 day free trial for those who want to give the app and delivery service a try. They’re also offering a limited-time deal for subscriptions at $47.99/year. The full price after the promotion is $6.99/month or $59.99/year.
Vidgo recently launched a $14.99 English live TV streaming service. For $14.99 per month, viewers will get 48 channels in the National English Streaming Plan. (Note: This is only a test launch and more channels will be added to the lineup at the time of the full launch.)
A subscription includes viewing on up to three screens simultaneously. You can watch on the following devices:
- iOS devices
- Android devices
- Apple TV
- Amazon Fire TV
- Android TV
Back in May, Court TV returned to the screen, this time as a free over the air TV network and streaming service. First launched back in 1991, the network was relaunched as truTV in 2007. This month Court TV has officially launched as a free over the air TV network and streaming free online. Even better, you can stream Court TV for free on the Fire TV, Apple TV, and Roku. You will also be able to stream Court TV on their website CourtTV.com.
STIRR is a 100% free streaming service that offers live feeds of many popular OTA Networks like BUZZR, Comet, Charge, and more. STIRR also offer free access to local news in many areas. Not only do they offer live streams but also on-demand streaming from many popular classic TV shows and movies.
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