One of the biggest things that hold cable subscribers back from cutting the cord is getting news. Many people want to be able to keep up to date with all the breaking news and politics from around the world. So here is your guild for the best legal news streams to help you cut off your cable services.
This list is for Ruku and Online Option
CBSN news is fairly new but is a true 24/7 news service for cord cutters form a major US news service.
Watch it live in your browser here: http://cbsn.cbsnews.com/
You can add it to your Roku here: https://www.roku.com/channels#!details/27536/cbs-news
Sky News is a UK 24/7 news service that also streams online for free. They do a great job of covering the news from around the world. Well it is focused more on European news you will find great coverage of all the major stories you want. The addition of a great Roku app makes this a must have for cord cutters.
Online Stream: http://news.sky.com/templates/watch-live
Roku App: http://www.roku.com/channels/#!details/27181/sky-news
If you are looking for local news or event coverage your best option is Livestream. With hundreds of live local news from around the world and hundreds of events each month this is a must have for any cord cutter. Many local stations run their local news cast on a loop and stream it live. If you are like me and can’t get your local news over the air check out Livestream so you don’t miss out. They even have a large number of legal sports events from local colleges and pro sports from around the world.
Online Stream: http://new.livestream.com/watch
Roku App: http://www.roku.com/channels/#!details/29216/livestream
Fox News and Fox Business
Fox dose not stream their news feed live they do stream breaking news and press conferences live. If you want to watch a presidential debate or state of the union this app seams to have the most stable and reliable feed. They also have a wide range of internet only shows. Add in a library of videos on a wide range of topics and it is a must have for any US cord Cutter.
Online Stream: http://video.foxnews.com/v/3709384638001/what-you-need-to-know-about-the-deadly-ebola-outbreak/#sp=watch-live
Roku App: http://www.roku.com/channels/#!details/2946/fox-news-channel
Online Stream: http://video.foxbusiness.com/v/1251429410001/fox-business-network/#sp=watch-live
Roku App: http://www.roku.com/channels/#!details/18746/fox-business-network
If you love weather and want to be kept up to date on what is happening with the weather around the US check out WeatherNation. Very similar to the classic Weather Channel so many miss WeatherNation only shows weather coverage.
Online Stream: http://weathernationtv.com/on_tv/
Roku App: http://www.roku.com/channels/#!details/30547/weathernationtv
Love technology and want to keep up to date on what is happening? Do you remember to old TechTV days well you are in luck. TWiT covers all the best breaking tech news from Apple to Samsung and everything in between. They also shows that go in-depth into a verity of topics. With a 24/7 stream and on-demand shows TWiT is a must have for any cord cutting tech fans.
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