When it comes to choosing the right streaming service, price is just one factor to consider, but it’s an important one for many cord cutters. That’s why we’re taking a closer look at what you’ll get for your money with a Sling subscription.
For a limited time, Sling has a deal that offers a combination of Sling Blue and Sling Orange for $25/month.
When you sign up for the Sling Blue and Sling Orange combo, you’ll get a total of 56 channels for $25. With that deal, you’ll be paying just under 45 cents per channel. Here’s how that compares to other live TV streaming services.
- Hulu with Live has 67 channels for $44.99/month, coming in at 67 cents per channel
- YouTube TV has 74 channels for $40/month, coming in at 54 cents per channel
- DIRECTV NOW Plus has 47 channels for $50/month, coming in at $1.06 per channel
- PlayStation Vue Access has 49 channels for $44.99/month, coming in at 92 cents per channel
These are the channels you’ll get with your combination of Sling Blue and Sling Orange:
- ACC Network Extra
- BBC America
- Bloomberg TV
- Cartoon Network
- Cheddar Business
- Cheddar News
- Comedy Central
- ESPN 2
- ESPN 3
- Food Network
- Fox (select markets)
- Fox Sports (select markets)
- Local Now
- Motor Trend
- NBC (select markets)
- NBC Sports (select markets)
- NBC Sports Network
- NFL Network
- Nat Geo Wild
- National Geographic
- Nick Jr
- Travel Channel
- Tribeca Shortlist
With the combination of Sling Blue and Sling Orange, you can watch 4 streams simultaneously. However, you can only have 1 Sling Orange stream and up to 3 Sling Blue streams on at the same time. Here’s how that compares to other streaming services.
- Hulu with Live will let you watch on 2 screens simultaneously, with the option to upgrade to unlimited screens for a fee
- YouTube TV allows you to have up to 6 accounts, but only 3 simultaneous streams
- DIRECTV NOW Plus allows 2 simultaneous streams, with the option to add a third for an additional monthly fee
- PlayStation Vue will let you watch 5 streams simultaneously
- Hulu with Live offers 50 hours of Cloud DVR storage with the option to increase to 200 hours for a monthly fee
- YouTube TV has unlimited Cloud DVR storage and allows you to record simultaneously
- DIRECTV NOW Plus has 20 hours of free Cloud DVR storage
- PlayStation Vue allows you to record up to 500 programs for up to 28 days
Do you think Sling is currently offering the best cord cutitng deal? Let us know in the comments!
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