Are you a cord cutter looking to cut the number of services you pay for? The good news is that there are a growing number of great free ad-supported streaming services. Over the last few months, the number of free channels has skyrocketed on free ad-supported services.
So, this raises the question of which service has the most free ad-supported live channels? Is it Pluto TV, Tubi, Amazon’s Freevee, The Roku Channel, or some other service?
Let’s look at how many live channels are on services like Pluto TV, Tubi, Freevee, The Roku Channel, Local Now, Plex, Sling Freestream, and more.
Here are the free live TV streaming services with the most live channels, according to the most recent numbers we have as of February 2024:
- Plex over 600 channels
- Local Now over 490 channels
- Sling TV Freestream over 430 channels
- The Roku Channel over 350 channels
- Pluto TV over 300 channels
- Amazon’s Freevee over 400 channels
- Samsung TV Plus over 350 channels
- Xumo Play over 300 channels
- Tubi almost 250 channels
- Redbox over 150 channels
Ad-supported streaming services have become one of the fastest-growing areas in cord cutting. One big part of that is live channels offering curated collections of programming.
Recently Local Now has become the largest free live TV streaming service topping 490 free live TV channels, making it the largest free streaming service for cord cutters when looking at the number of free live channels. According to Local Now, viewers will see 492 channels on average with a mix of local and national channels, including PBS live in about half of all markets.
Other services like Redbox, The Roku Channel, Amazon Freevee, Xumo Play, Sling TV Freestream, and more have all been working hard to add more live channels.
The best part for cord cutters is the fact that all these services are free. That means you can try all of them to see which one has the content you enjoy. So, give them all a try and see which one you enjoy.