How to Cut The on Cable TV With Roku & Save Money




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roku ultraCable TV getting more expensive as cable companies keep raising the subscription cost. That’s why cord cutting is on the rise. Lots of people have ditched their OTA subscription and are using streaming players like the most popular one in the United States right now – Roku. We’ve been getting a lot of questions about how to stream your favorite shows on a Roku player instead of on cable TV, so today we are going to break down how to use a Roku Player or Roku TV and save money without sacrificing your shows.

How to Watch Your Shows & Channels After You Cancel Cable TV With a Roku Player or Roku TV:

Now that you have canceled cable TV there are lots of great ways to still watch your favorite TV shows and events live as they happen. Here is a quick break down of some of the most popular options:

Want a full side by side channel comparison of these services? We have a full chart breaking down what channels each service offers HERE.


fuboTV is one of the best streaming services for sports fans. fuboTV costs $54.99/month and includes a huge collection of channels. With fuboTV, you’ll get access to a long list of channels including Discovery Networks, Viacom, FOX, and more.

Sling TV

Sling TV starts at just $25 a month with a huge collection of channels but right now you can still get the Sling TV deal for 40% off all packages for the first three months, making Orange and Blue $15 each and the combination of the two just $25. Sling also has a 7-day free trial so you can test it out before committing.


Hulu also has a huge collection of live TV channels starting at $44.99 a month and includes Hulu’s on-demand service.


Philo costs just $20 a month and is perfect if you are not looking for sports or news. Philo offers access to a huge collection of channels from Viacom, AMC, A+E Networks, Discovery, Hallmark, and more.

PlayStation Vue

PlayStation Vue starts at $49.99 a month for the Access package to get over 48 channels including locals in most areas.

YouTube TV

For $49.99 a month you can get a subscription to YouTube TV which includes access to over 70 channels. You can create up to 6 profiles with each YouTube TV subscription, so you can set your own profile up to show and record games when your favorite teams play.


When you sign up for AT&T TV NOW, you’ll choose from two package options. The Plus option costs $50/month and comes with 45+ channels including HBO. Or you can get the $70 a month Max package with 60+ channels along with HBO and Cinemax.

Remember to take a look at our guide on how to avoid the three most common mistakes people make when they cut the cord.

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