Most cord cutters find that combining two or more streaming services gives them all the channels they need, while still saving money compared to the cost of a cable package. For many of our readers, Philo and PlayStation Vue are the winning combination. In today’s post, we’re sharing info about both and how they work together.
What You’ll Get with PlayStation Vue
When you sign up for a PlayStation Vue subscription, you’ll choose between 4 packages: Access for $44.99/month, Core for $49.99/month, Elite for $59.99/month, and Ultra for $79.99/month.
With PS Vue, you can stream content on up to 5 devices simultaneously. You can record and save content on the Cloud DVR and watch for up to 28 days. With mobile compatibility, you can watch your favorite live and saved content at home or on the go.
With the basic Access package from PlayStation Vue, you can watch the following channels:
- Animal Planet
- BBC America
- Cartoon Network
- Destination America
- Disney Junior
- Disney XD
- ESPN 2
- Food Network
- Fox Business
- Fox News
- National Geographic
- NBC Sports
- Playstation Emerging Filmmakers Program
- Tru TV
- We TV
What You’ll Get with Philo
Philo is affordable and offers an impressive collection of channels for the price you’ll pay.
For $16/month, you’ll get the basic package with 40 channels. For $20/month, you’ll get 49 channels. With Philo, you can watch on up to 3 screens simultaneously. The service also offers unlimited DVR space. You can save recordings for up to 30 days and watch them at home or with your mobile app.
When you subscribe to Philo to round out your streaming content collection, you’ll get these channels that you wouldn’t have access to with PlayStation Vue alone.
- AXS TV
- BBC World News
- Big News
- Comedy Central
- Lifetime Movies
- MTV 2
- Paramount Network
- People TV
- Sundance TV
- Teen Nick
- TV Land
The Perfect Pair
When combined, the basic packages from PlayStation Vue and Philo will total $60.99/month. For that, you’ll be able to watch everything from primetime TV on the major channels to hidden gems on niche channels.
PlayStation Vue has a lot to offer. You definitely won’t be missing cable when you can sit down to watch your favorite Thursday night lineup of primetime shows. Philo works well alone but is even better when paired with a service like PS Vue that has the mainstream channels. Philo fills in the gaps with lifestyle and entertainment content.
Each service has their own Cloud DVR, so you’ll be able to save all of the content you’ll want to watch later. With solid mobile apps, you won’t have a problem switching between the two to get through your entire watchlist when you’re away from home. At home, you’ll be able to easily switch between the two user-friendly services to watch live or on-demand content.
With a good collection of channels in nearly every genre, live and on-demand content, and unlimited Cloud DVR storage, this combo could be your perfect pair for a complete cord cutting system.
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