»
Topic: The BESTbuy on TV service by FAR right now is YouTubeTV
Replies: 75   Last Post: Aug 28, 2019 8:40 AM by: vandalay
[ Tiger Boards - Football ]
Start New Topic
Replies: 75  

The BESTbuy on TV service by FAR right now is YouTubeTV

[12]
Posted: Aug 26, 2019 10:20 AM
    Reply

Reasons:
1. Up to 6 Accounts each with the ability to build their own unlimited DVR library

2. Up to 3 Simultaneous streams at the same time with different or the same content

3. Watch any DVR content is not counted as one of your simultaneous streams

4. BIGGEST BENEFIT OVER ALL other streamers, YouTubeTV allows you to use your three streams out of your home area if you choose to on TVs, not just on paortable devices. This is the the single biggest advantage for anyone that travels for work, has a second home, has a kiud in school, or has any other need to watch from one or many other places without the limitation of streaminng to a mobile divice and casting to a full size TV. YouTubeTV allows this NONE of the others allow it.

5. YouTubeTV all in is 55.00 per month. and provides a spectacular stream with the smallest bandwidth. Google is in this thing for the long run, and I have zero doubt that they will win the race.

6. I highly recommend that anyone that is nervous about the user interface, will find YouTubeTv much better than all except HuluLive, and substantially better than HuluLive.

7. You don't need smart TVs, and I might argue that most of the smart TVs like Samsung that decided to go it on their own , and build their own smart TV interface will eventually drop that idea, and incorporate ROKU or Fire (If fire ever can convince Google to let them play with YouTubeTV), into their TVs. Samsung, is behind on every single streaming application that comes out on their smart TVs.

8. If you spend the 35-35 bucks, one time , on a Roku for your TVs , they will all have the EXACT same user interface. You wont have to learn 5 different remotes and etc.

9. For any of you that absolutely have to have the hallmark channels, add Philo TV streaming service also available on the Roku, at about 15 bucks a month and you will have more channels than anyone in your house needs to watch along with all the sports on YouTubeTV.

Why are so many of you hanging on to the outdated technology of Cable and Satellite? It makes absolutely no sense. I laugh when I still see people trying to out swindle the swindlers with DirectV deals and cable high jinx. THat used to be necessary, I did it myself. It absolutely isn't needed anymore. Don't waste half your football season figuring it out.

2019 orange level memberbadge-donor-15yr.jpg


Re: The BESTbuy on TV service by FAR right now is YouTubeTV

[2]
Posted: Aug 26, 2019 10:37 AM
    Reply

Where are people finding Philo for $15?

Everywhere I have looked it's $20.

I haven't switched yet but am planning on Philo being a part of my switch to Youtube TV.


Re: The BESTbuy on TV service by FAR right now is YouTubeTV


Posted: Aug 26, 2019 4:57 PM
    Reply

TigersO said:

Where are people finding Philo for $15?

Everywhere I have looked it's $20.

I haven't switched yet but am planning on Philo being a part of my switch to Youtube TV.



It used to be 15 it is 20 keepers sorry

2019 orange level memberbadge-donor-15yr.jpg


Re: The BESTbuy on TV service by FAR right now is YouTubeTV

[1]
Posted: Aug 27, 2019 9:27 AM
    Reply

I like Playstation Vue , for $44.95, I'm a single guy 53 yrs old..and I dont give a dammm about hallmark channel lol....


Re: The BESTbuy on TV service by FAR right now is YouTubeTV


Posted: Aug 27, 2019 9:33 AM
    Reply

GanjaTiger said:

I like Playstation Vue , for $44.95, I'm a single guy 53 yrs old..and I dont give a dammm about hallmark channel lol....



Glad that works for you to. I have heard its great. If you don't need the flexibility of sharing out of your home on TVs not just mobile and the unlimited DVR etc most of the differences don't matter to you . Go Tigers!

2019 orange level memberbadge-donor-15yr.jpg


Re: The BESTbuy on TV service by FAR right now is YouTubeTV

[1]
Posted: Aug 28, 2019 8:40 AM
    Reply

If you don’t need NFL network, that won’t matter to you! Go Tigers!


PS Vue's interface sucks, compared to You Tube's!!***


Posted: Aug 27, 2019 9:47 PM
    Reply



2019 white level memberbadge-donor-05yr.jpg

Here's my questions:

[1]
Posted: Aug 26, 2019 10:39 AM
    Reply

So here's my questions I still have:
1. Am I going to miss my slow motion replay? I love to step thru the footage to see if there was actually a hold, step out of bounds, catch and even to see our D crush someone one more time. Is this available on any of the streaming services? I did not think so.
2. Can I get 4K or better streaming with lots of devices going that could interfere with my bandwidth? I am in a rural area and if this is the case, I might want my DirecTV just to separate the signals. Anyone have issues with this?
Any help with answering these questions would be most appreciated. Any comments to make me feel stupid are not.

2019 student level memberbadge-donor-05yr.jpg

Re: Here's my questions:


Posted: Aug 26, 2019 5:02 PM
    Reply

TigerSSR® said:

So here's my questions I still have:
1. Am I going to miss my slow motion replay? I love to step thru the footage to see if there was actually a hold, step out of bounds, catch and even to see our D crush someone one more time. Is this available on any of the streaming services? I did not think so.
2. Can I get 4K or better streaming with lots of devices going that could interfere with my bandwidth? I am in a rural area and if this is the case, I might want my DirecTV just to separate the signals. Anyone have issues with this?
Any help with answering these questions would be most appreciated. Any comments to make me feel stupid are not.



1You will miss your slow motion.
2. All of them , as far as I know broadcast in 4K when it is delivered in 4K .
3. I have been told that streaming with the advanced caching that is being used is not taking much bandwidth at all anymore . I have had family over with two TVs streaming different games and at least 5 people on combos of iPads and iPhones and droids etc without issue on a measly 300meg internet service from TDS

2019 orange level memberbadge-donor-15yr.jpg


HuLU Live

[1]
Posted: Aug 26, 2019 7:14 PM
    Reply

When you sign up for HuluLive during registration it asks you if you want to be able to pause, fast forward rewind live tv. I assume they ask as your answer determines what bandwidth may be needed but it sounds like what you like to do is an option with HuluLive so you may want to check them out. 7 day free trial just cancel on 6th day


Re: The BESTbuy on TV service by FAR right now is YouTubeTV

[1]
Posted: Aug 26, 2019 10:39 AM
    Reply

Still with DirecTV but your post really has me considering switching.
I travel a lot and have been using Roku, so it sounds good.

Now just have to convince the wife and mother in law. Wife watched a lot of Hallmark, so your tip for that has that covered.


Re: The BESTbuy on TV service by FAR right now is YouTubeTV

[1]
Posted: Aug 26, 2019 10:41 AM
    Reply

and it is owned by Google, so the telecoms can do their best to try and cap their bandwidth, but there would be h#ll to pay.

2019 orange level memberbadge-donor-10yr.jpg

And all those reasons to get YouTube TV are worthless if

[1]
Posted: Aug 26, 2019 10:45 AM
    Reply

YouTube TV does not carry certain channels that a person watches every day. Case in point - the American Heroes Channel (AHC) and the Science Channel (SCI)....

Don't get me wrong - YouTube TV is a very attractive streaming service but no one can tell any individual that a particular streaming service is "best" because everyone has different viewing requirements and needs...

2019 orange level memberbadge-donor-10yr.jpg

Re: And all those reasons to get YouTube TV are worthless if

[2]
Posted: Aug 26, 2019 10:50 AM
    Reply

That's why he also mentioned Philo for another $20/month (he said $15, but it shows $20 on the site).

https://try.philo.com/?utm_source=Google&utm_medium=search&utm_campaign=philo&utm_term=dc-2069&utm_content=BMMNonBrandstreamingtvserviceBMM&contentId=&gclid=Cj0KCQjwho7rBRDxARIsAJ5nhFqXfVmOuIIl226OnvG-y-fvxPofNnB9Sk97L-LOgUgXRQaTjCsb-roaAqK-EALw_wcB

It has AHC, SCI, A&E, MTV, VH, etc...most of the channels missing off YoutubeTV.


Re: And all those reasons to get YouTube TV are worthless if

[1]
Posted: Aug 26, 2019 11:05 AM
    Reply


YouTube TV does not carry certain channels that a person watches every day. Case in point - the American Heroes Channel (AHC) and the Science Channel (SCI)....

Don't get me wrong - YouTube TV is a very attractive streaming service but no one can tell any individual that a particular streaming service is "best" because everyone has different viewing requirements and needs...




Did you check for other, Philo is just one that I listed, sources to stream the American Heroes Channel? Philo is mostly aimed at the "gap between YouTubeTV and Hullo Live and the non sport enthusiasts at 15 bucks. If someone wants just the Halmark stuff , they have their own streaming app called Hallmark Now that is only 5.99 a month.


As a matter of fact, I just googled streaming sources and low and behold , AHC is on Philo , that is the one I cited above


https://www.streamingobserver.com/american-heroes-channel-live-stream/


I didn't take the time to find your other one, but I am telling you folks, please do due diligence. If you care anything about your pocketbook at all.




https://www.streamingobserver.com/american-heroes-channel-live-stream/

2019 orange level memberbadge-donor-15yr.jpg


Sure you can buy into multiple services but why do that

[3]
Posted: Aug 26, 2019 11:37 AM
    Reply

when a single streaming service provides all the channels a family requires for the same or lower cost?

My point being - YouTube TV fits your needs best but don't assume that will be the case for everyone. In my case, PS Vue has all the channels my family likes from one provider (and only one app) that are not available from any other single provider. The cost is actually lower with PS Vue than buying into multiple streaming services (YouTube TV + Philo) to get the channels my family wants. Additionally, we have all the channels we want listed in a single guide without having to switch apps to see/watch certain channels not provided by one of the other services.

2019 orange level memberbadge-donor-10yr.jpg

Re: The BESTbuy on TV service by FAR right now is YouTubeTV

[2]
Posted: Aug 26, 2019 10:53 AM
    Reply

Thank you for all of this info - very helpful. Which Roku do you recommend?

2019 white level member

Re: The BESTbuy on TV service by FAR right now is YouTubeTV

[2]
Posted: Aug 26, 2019 11:10 AM
    Reply

sregit98® said:

Thank you for all of this info - very helpful. Which Roku do you recommend?


I have used the middle of the road ROKU's some of them come with both a wireless and wired ethernet port. If you have a wired home and want the best ethernet connection possible at each TV location use one of the devices with a hard wired ethernet port. I have had no problems from the cheapest little dongles. The more expensive ones allow you to control your TV Volume and power with the ROKU remote. That is the only difference thatI have noticed.


And yes, I am somewhat of a geek. I tried all the streaming services, and none compare at this moment to YoutubeTV

2019 orange level memberbadge-donor-15yr.jpg


Re: The BESTbuy on TV service by FAR right now is YouTubeTV

[1]
Posted: Aug 26, 2019 11:13 AM
    Reply

https://www.walmart.com/search/?cat_id=0&query=roku+devices

39 and up . Buy it at Walmart and take it back and swap if not pleased. Look at the packages some of them come with a "sticker" offer for 30 day not 7 day trial

2019 orange level memberbadge-donor-15yr.jpg


Re: The BESTbuy on TV service by FAR right now is YouTubeTV

[1]
Posted: Aug 26, 2019 11:50 AM
    Reply

Thanks again - huge help.

2019 white level member

The other higher ups offer voice control.

[1]
Posted: Aug 26, 2019 11:38 AM
    Reply

I use the bottom tier on 2 of my tvs..

The highest on 1.

4th tv is a roku tv which has no voice control but it does have volume control.

I have my 1 ...and only.. cable box in the living room. It is the dumbest SAMSUNG smart tv ive ever seen so it has a fire stick which I really do not like.


Re: The BESTbuy on TV service by FAR right now is YouTubeTV

[1]
Posted: Aug 26, 2019 12:07 PM
    Reply

I just received my Roku Streaming Stick+ over the weekend and it is awesome. It supports 802.11ac so if your router supports that, then you can get really good bandwidth for streaming. My cable billing cycle expires on Wednesday so I did a side by side comparison of my Spectrum cable box input vs Roku input and the quality was consistently identical. I had the Spectrum TV app going on the Roku but plan on switching to Youtube TV after Wednesday. It also has up to 4x the range as the regular Roku so if you need a longer wireless range (ie. tv in basement, router upstairs), then this would help you get a better signal. It was $59 so a little more but I needed the extra range and .11ac support.


Re: The BESTbuy on TV service by FAR right now is YouTubeTV


Posted: Aug 26, 2019 2:27 PM
    Reply

The best Roku is the box! I think it's normally around $99. However, last year I got it around Christmas or New year's for half price from the Roku site. So hopefully they do that again so I can get another one. Right now I have one of the boxes and two of the steaming stick+. The boxes remote has a place to put in head phones if someone is trying to sleep which is nice. It seems to just work the best for me but I think the stick+ works just fine as well.


Re: The BESTbuy on TV service by FAR right now is YouTubeTV

[1]
Posted: Aug 26, 2019 11:00 AM
    Reply

Regarding #7 and FireStick - Google and Amazon HAVE come to terms. Fire rolled out its regular YouTube app over the supper. They plan to roll out YouTube TV and YouTube Kids sometime this fall.


Re: The BESTbuy on TV service by FAR right now is YouTubeTV

[1]
Posted: Aug 26, 2019 11:01 AM
    Reply

Ugh...I"m too hungry to post. *Summer* not *supper*


Why do I stick with charter?


Posted: Aug 26, 2019 11:32 AM
    Reply

I pay less than you and can get unlimited simultaneous streams in my house via charter's app.

But... I can't take charter app anywhere. Most of the channels only the charter app only work on my charter wifi.

I have to use the individual channel apps, like espn, amc, discovery...etc when I leave the house.

I also have never had a DVR.


Re: Why do I stick with charter?


Posted: Aug 26, 2019 11:40 AM
    Reply


I pay less than you and can get unlimited simultaneous streams in my house via charter's app.

But... I can't take charter app anywhere. Most of the channels only the charter app only work on my charter wifi.

I have to use the individual channel apps, like espn, amc, discovery...etc when I leave the house.

I also have never had a DVR.



that is a good deal if it works for you. It wouldn't work in my situation. You didn't mention the number of TVs that you have at home, I have 5. While never more than two or three are playing at the same time, two is fairly frequent. I am a remote browser, so I move from one channel to another frequently and am not sure how well I would get accustomed to in and out of individual applications. How many cable boxes do you have? We use DVR a bunch.

2019 orange level memberbadge-donor-15yr.jpg


5 TVs for me as well..1 cable box... so 4 stream


Posted: Aug 26, 2019 12:15 PM
    Reply

$100 for internet and tv. If I drop tv, my internet goes up at least $10.

No dvr..no accn. I have the select package but I'm on an older pay deal. They want $50 to move to the new select package.

I can upgrade my current package to silver for $20.

Swapping to youtube would be $10-$15 more.


Accn isn't worth even $5 more to me right now.


Re: The BESTbuy on TV service by FAR right now is YouTubeTV

[2]
Posted: Aug 26, 2019 11:37 AM
    Reply

I was going to get Youtube TV but it doesn't have the Hallmark channel. I like to watch their movies so it was a deal breaker for me.

2019 orange level member

+1 for having the guts to come out

[6]
Posted: Aug 26, 2019 11:39 AM
    Reply

to your friends on TigerNet.

#itgetsbetter

2019 white level memberbadge-donor-05yr.jpg

Aspiring member of the TigerNet Sewer Dwellers


Re: +1 for having the guts to come out

[1]
Posted: Aug 26, 2019 11:45 AM
    Reply

:) It took a lot of nerve

2019 orange level member

If you've seen 2 hallmark movies, you have seen them all

[1]
Posted: Aug 26, 2019 11:53 AM
    Reply

They are eiether..

Nanny falls in love with single, lonely daddy/prince..happy ever after

Or
Nanny tries to kill wife, marry daddy.


Re: The BESTbuy on TV service by FAR right now is YouTubeTV


Posted: Aug 26, 2019 11:54 AM
    Reply


I was going to get Youtube TV but it doesn't have the Hallmark channel. I like to watch their movies so it was a deal breaker for me.




Tiger billz.... take a look at Hallmark Now streaming service 5.99 month to add all t he Hallmark channels ,


or Philo Streaming for 20 bucks used to be 15

2019 orange level memberbadge-donor-15yr.jpg


Re: The BESTbuy on TV service by FAR right now is YouTubeTV


Posted: Aug 26, 2019 3:41 PM
    Reply

Yes I have the app. Its not the same content as the channel so unfortunately is not a good replacement. They don't change the content very often

2019 orange level member

Re: The BESTbuy on TV service by FAR right now is YouTubeTV


Posted: Aug 26, 2019 5:10 PM
    Reply


Yes I have the app. Its not the same content as the channel so unfortunately is not a good replacement. They don't change the content very often



I see so Philo might me a good choice . My only point is to educate yourself on what’s available today . I am going to have WiFi internet in my house anyway , so I am not sure why some want me to count that as part of my Utubetv cost . By the way , for some of you that are not picking up on the benefit of being able to watch yo. Up to three geographical locations on TVs not just mobile devices . Drink a cup of coffee and think of some budgetary benefits ?

2019 orange level memberbadge-donor-15yr.jpg


Hallmark is the #1 reason

[2]
Posted: Aug 26, 2019 2:55 PM
    Reply

my wife won't let me get rid of Uverse in favor of YT TV. I'll look into the Philo thanks to the poster above.

2019 orange level memberbadge-donor-10yr.jpg

Re: The BESTbuy on TV service by FAR right now is YouTubeTV

[1]
Posted: Aug 26, 2019 11:55 AM
    Reply

My wife made us switch to YouTube tv about a year ago. I went kicking and screaming but we’ve had less issues with YouTube tv than we had without both Uverse and Comcast. We did have to switch to comcast internet (at time we had Att and it wasn’t strong enough). Interface is easy to use and I don’t miss cable at all. The only channel I notice we don’t have is weather (May miss Jim
cantor if we get hurricanes again this season) We also have all our locals which is nice. Do your homework but I haven’t regretted it once and as a nice bonus YouTube tv was one of the first to pickup AccNetwork.


Re: The BESTbuy on TV service by FAR right now is YouTubeTV

[1]
Posted: Aug 26, 2019 11:55 AM
    Reply

My wife made us switch to YouTube tv about a year ago. I went kicking and screaming but we’ve had less issues with YouTube tv than we had without both Uverse and Comcast. We did have to switch to comcast internet (at time we had Att and it wasn’t strong enough). Interface is easy to use and I don’t miss cable at all. The only channel I notice we don’t have is weather (May miss Jim
cantor if we get hurricanes again this season) We also have all our locals which is nice. Do your homework but I haven’t regretted it once and as a nice bonus YouTube tv was one of the first to pickup AccNetwork.


Re: The BESTbuy on TV service by FAR right now is YouTubeTV


Posted: Aug 26, 2019 12:07 PM
    Reply

Thanks for the info.

I'm amazed that comcast doesnt realize how dumb they are being. Im a somewhat old guy, who has resisted these streaming networks because from my perspective it still looks very messy having to have extra devices and several subscriptions to get the channels that I have now (except ACCN). However, having to go to a bar surrounded by GT geeks (Im in ATL) to watch the Tigers may push me and many others to dive into the streaming mess. And once Im gone, they have lost me forever. Makes no sense to me.

Also the ACCN will be a failure if they dont get the max viewership, how can the Conference sit by and let tens of millions of viewers be left out?


Re: The BESTbuy on TV service by FAR right now is YouTubeTV


Posted: Aug 26, 2019 5:19 PM
    Reply

vfral1 said:

Thanks for the info.

I'm amazed that comcast doesnt realize how dumb they are being. Im a somewhat old guy, who has resisted these streaming networks because from my perspective it still looks very messy having to have extra devices and several subscriptions to get the channels that I have now (except ACCN). However, having to go to a bar surrounded by GT geeks (Im in ATL) to watch the Tigers may push me and many others to dive into the streaming mess. And once Im gone, they have lost me forever. Makes no sense to me.

Also the ACCN will be a failure if they dont get the max viewership, how can the Conference sit by and let tens of millions of viewers be left out?



You are sooo right in the first part of your post . They know not what they do. They are losing people that will never be back . Streaming is the absolute way of the future and 5G is coming and they will all be servicing a dying market . This was not the case when SEC launched streaming was not the real option that it is today .

2019 orange level memberbadge-donor-15yr.jpg


5G will be a game changer


Posted: Aug 27, 2019 9:05 AM
    Reply

But....who knows how much they will charge.
I am lucky that I can get dsl, cable, or fiber in my neighborhood.

More options = better, right?

Dsl is slower than cable internet.
The fiber was way more expensive than cable.


Net neutrality may fork us all..


Re: 5G will be a game changer


Posted: Aug 27, 2019 9:23 AM
    Reply


But....who knows how much they will charge.
I am lucky that I can get dsl, cable, or fiber in my neighborhood.

More options = better, right?

Dsl is slower than cable internet.
The fiber was way more expensive than cable.


Net neutrality may fork us all..



With today's liveTV streamimg apps , it takes about 25Meg internet bandwidth per stream. That is really not much for most people. I am amazed at how far the ability to cache and show HD video has come.


For those considering cutting the cord. You really should be fine with 100M megabyte high speed service. That is pretty close to the minimum that is offered from most high speed providers today ( I think) . With 100 Meg service you should be able to watch three different streaming shows simultaneously with out buffering problems.


If you are going to be doing heavy computer work or you have live gaming going on while yo are trying to use your three video streams, you might want to get 300 meg. But serious gamers want all the speed that they canget anyway.

2019 orange level memberbadge-donor-15yr.jpg


Re: The BESTbuy on TV service by FAR right now is YouTubeTV

[1]
Posted: Aug 26, 2019 12:12 PM
    Reply

Anyone know?

Can you watch youtubeTV over AppleTV device?
Can you stream youtube TV to AppleTV device from your laptop or iPhone?

2019 student level member

Yes you can watch using an AppleTV device

[2]
Posted: Aug 26, 2019 12:14 PM
    Reply

https://tv.youtube.com/learn/devices/

2019 white level memberbadge-donor-05yr.jpg

Aspiring member of the TigerNet Sewer Dwellers


Re: The BESTbuy on TV service by FAR right now is YouTubeTV


Posted: Aug 26, 2019 1:01 PM
    Reply

cunms® said:

Anyone know?

Can you watch youtubeTV over AppleTV device?
Can you stream youtube TV to AppleTV device from your laptop or iPhone?


Yes , you can use YurubeTV over appleTV if you already have appleTV. But if you don’t it is an expensive way to go compared to Roku

2019 orange level memberbadge-donor-15yr.jpg


100% accurate on your Post!

[1]
Posted: Aug 26, 2019 12:15 PM
    Reply

I concur!!!!!!! And they do have the ACC Network!


Re: The BESTbuy on TV service by FAR right now is YouTubeTV


Posted: Aug 26, 2019 12:18 PM
    Reply

What does your internet cost


Re: The BESTbuy on TV service by FAR right now is YouTubeTV


Posted: Aug 26, 2019 1:08 PM
    Reply


What does your internet cost



Internet cost me 44 dollars per month with TDS . I would have internet if I had no TV service however

2019 orange level memberbadge-donor-15yr.jpg


$44 for what speed?


Posted: Aug 26, 2019 2:44 PM
    Reply

TDs is one of the few fiber providers.


Re: $44 for what speed?


Posted: Aug 26, 2019 5:16 PM
    Reply


TDs is one of the few fiber providers.

true fact and I previously had their 1 gig fiber service , for my home office . I have dropped all the way to their 300 meg service and see no difference with YouTubeTV performances. I had a sniffer on it at one tome and the stream was taking 25 meg of my 300 , with one tv . I am allowed 3 streams simultaneous. So I guess that would be 75 meg

2019 orange level memberbadge-donor-15yr.jpg


300 for $44 is really good.***


Posted: Aug 27, 2019 9:16 AM
    Reply




Re: The BESTbuy on TV service by FAR right now is YouTubeTV

[1]
Posted: Aug 26, 2019 12:43 PM
    Reply

Thanks for sharing your strong opinion on this topic! Makes me for sure want to look into cutting the cord and moving to streaming.

Go Tigers!!!

2019 orange level member

Re: The BESTbuy on TV service by FAR right now is YouTubeTV


Posted: Aug 26, 2019 1:20 PM
    Reply

55 utube plus 20 philo plus 75 internet service equals just another cable service with the mental price and irritation of commercials. Never again. Football at a sports bar is better


Re: The BESTbuy on TV service by FAR right now is YouTubeTV***


Posted: Aug 26, 2019 5:20 PM
    Reply



2019 orange level memberbadge-donor-15yr.jpg


Re: The BESTbuy on TV service by FAR right now is YouTubeTV


Posted: Aug 26, 2019 5:23 PM
    Reply


55 utube plus 20 philo plus 75 internet service equals just another cable service with the mental price and irritation of commercials. Never again. Football at a sports bar is better


My internet is 47 and my YouTube TV is 55 after tax and I use it in Florida and in TN on the same account only limited by simultaneous streams. I don’t need Philo so I don’t have it , those that do should be comparing to there 200 dollar cable and directs bills. Is 107 and I have never been happier . Two years ago it was 235

2019 orange level memberbadge-donor-15yr.jpg


I just signed up for YouTubeTV this past Saturday.***

[2]
Posted: Aug 26, 2019 2:30 PM
    Reply




Re: The BESTbuy on TV service by FAR right now is YouTubeTV

[2]
Posted: Aug 26, 2019 2:33 PM
    Reply

@essoclub2, what kind of roku streaming stick is best? When I search on amazon it gives me like 50 different options.


Re: The BESTbuy on TV service by FAR right now is YouTubeTV

[1]
Posted: Aug 26, 2019 5:29 PM
    Reply


@essoclub2, what kind of roku streaming stick is best? When I search on amazon it gives me like 50 different options.



I got the 4K premium+ stick from Walmart . I have used more expensive and less expensive at friends and relatives houses . By the way when I put it in my grandmothers house for her two story home basic wireless internet and four TVs I used the 30 dollar cheap ones from Walmart and all worked fine . I bought from Walmart becAuse they were same price and wanted to be able to swap them if I had an issue . If you have hard wire Ethernet to your tb locations the more expensive boxes allow you to use an Ethernet cable instead of wireless .

2019 orange level memberbadge-donor-15yr.jpg


i Concur...

[3]
Posted: Aug 26, 2019 2:37 PM
    Reply

Best move I have made recently is to fire Direct TV for YoutubeTV. Two Roku boxes and one Roku TV. More to follow.


Re: The BESTbuy on TV service by FAR right now is YouTubeTV

[1]
Posted: Aug 26, 2019 3:36 PM
    Reply

I'm switching to Playstation Vue most likely by the end of the week. I'm outside the ACC footprint, so no dice for ACCN on DirecTV.

My wife's big on Hallmark too, but rather than Philo, you can supplement YouTubeTV with Hallmark Movies Now for $6 a month.


Re: The BESTbuy on TV service by FAR right now is YouTubeTV


Posted: Aug 26, 2019 5:32 PM
    Reply

vandalay said:

I'm switching to Playstation Vue most likely by the end of the week. I'm outside the ACC footprint, so no dice for ACCN on DirecTV.

My wife's big on Hallmark too, but rather than Philo, you can supplement YouTubeTV with Hallmark Movies Now for $6 a month.


Not to change your mind , but I was “almost” sure that the ACC network was national on Direvtv . As a matter of fact a friend has it in Scottsdale AZ on directv

2019 orange level memberbadge-donor-15yr.jpg


I had it and dropped it because I don't want to give Google


Posted: Aug 27, 2019 8:57 AM
    Reply

any more money or access to my life than I have to....

I've got Spectrum for $108/mo that gives me all the channels I need and 400mbps internet.


Message was edited by: dw1959®


Message was edited by: dw1959®


badge-donor-05yr.jpg

Re: I had it and dropped it because I don't want to give Google


Posted: Aug 27, 2019 9:25 AM
    Reply

dw1959® said:

any more money or access to my life than I have to....

I've got Spectrum for $108/mo that gives me all the channels I need and 400mbps internet.


Message was edited by: dw1959®


Message was edited by: dw1959®



I respect your opinion, and am glad that you have what you need, and I am very glad Spectrum is offering the acc network, and that some of that money will make it to Clemson.

2019 orange level memberbadge-donor-15yr.jpg


Re: The BESTbuy on TV service by FAR right now is YouTubeTV

[1]
Posted: Aug 27, 2019 9:19 AM
    Reply

EssoClub2...where are u located?
I'm in Lexington and would pay good $ for someone to come over and set me up. I'm getting there in years and have no interest in trying to learn most of the new technology. However, I'm tired of Direct TV burning my behind for every $ they can. My only concern is continuing to have MLB Extra Innings package.
If you're interested in this or have a friend in my area, I'd GLADLY pay for your experience and knowledge. TIA
paulsgantt@gmail.com

2019 white level member

Re: The BESTbuy on TV service by FAR right now is YouTubeTV

[1]
Posted: Aug 27, 2019 8:20 PM
    Reply

ZeeGantt® said:

EssoClub2...where are u located?
I'm in Lexington and would pay good $ for someone to come over and set me up. I'm getting there in years and have no interest in trying to learn most of the new technology. However, I'm tired of Direct TV burning my behind for every $ they can. My only concern is continuing to have MLB Extra Innings package.
If you're interested in this or have a friend in my area, I'd GLADLY pay for your experience and knowledge. TIA
paulsgantt@gmail.com


Sorry my tiger friend , but I am in Tampa . Btw I am a bright young 58 year old. It really isn’t a tough process , but I can’t believe that there are not a few tiger fans on here from the Lexington area that might come hook you up. You will need a wheelbarrow to haul all the directv junk that you het to remove when you move to streaming . My 80 year old mother is switched as of 6 months ago and loves it. She has 4 TVs in her home all with roku devices .

We even got her a roku to use on her Samsung smart TB so that she would have the exact same menu o. Each TV.

Good luck !

2019 orange level memberbadge-donor-15yr.jpg


Re: The BESTbuy on TV service by FAR right now is YouTubeTV


Posted: Aug 27, 2019 8:53 PM
    Reply

Thanks for the great response.
Enjoy Tampa and we all appreciate what you have shared!

2019 white level member

Re: The BESTbuy on TV service by FAR right now is YouTubeTV


Posted: Aug 27, 2019 9:07 PM
    Reply

I agree. I went to You Tube a few days ago. With Directv Now I couldn't get my local channels in Augusta. Now I can and wherever I travel including my house on Lake Oconee. More channels and cheaper. Works great too.


Re: The BESTbuy on TV service by FAR right now is YouTubeTV


Posted: Aug 27, 2019 9:23 PM
    Reply

EC2...someone was saying with YouTube tv 4k was not available nor could you get 1080 resolution(only 720 or whatever).
What say you? TIA

2019 white level member

Pretty sure it is 1080, and I don't think any sports are


Posted: Aug 27, 2019 9:58 PM
    Reply

at 4K

2019 white level memberbadge-donor-05yr.jpg

Re: Pretty sure it is 1080, and I don't think any sports are***


Posted: Aug 27, 2019 11:26 PM
    Reply



2019 orange level memberbadge-donor-15yr.jpg


Depending on which version of the fire stick or Roku


Posted: Aug 27, 2019 11:35 PM
    Reply

Device you buy , you can absolutely stream any 4K content that is delivered in 4K in 4K . There are Roku starting at 39.00 at Walmart that stream 4 k . I don’t know if any , many, or just a few will ever be delivered in 4K . And some will argue that 720p is better than 1080i. Quite franklly my eyes are not good enough to tell the difference between the two . I know I have as good or better picture than I ever had on Directv or Cable on avSsung 65” the using a roku stick.

I have just been sharing what about found out for myself , i hope everyone finds a service that they are happy with and that fits their budget .

Go tigers !

2019 orange level memberbadge-donor-15yr.jpg


I don't understand this statement....


Posted: Aug 27, 2019 9:50 PM
    Reply

"will find YouTubeTv much better than all except HuluLive, and substantially better than HuluLive."

2019 white level memberbadge-donor-05yr.jpg

Re: I don't understand this statement....


Posted: Aug 27, 2019 11:25 PM
    Reply


"will find YouTubeTv much better than all except HuluLive, and substantially better than HuluLive."



What I was trying to say was YouTube TV is the best , with HuluLive a good bit behind and all others a distant 3rd

2019 orange level memberbadge-donor-15yr.jpg


You said You Tube is $55....Isn't it $50?***


Posted: Aug 27, 2019 9:52 PM
    Reply



2019 white level memberbadge-donor-05yr.jpg

Re: You said You Tube is $55....Isn't it $50?***


Posted: Aug 27, 2019 11:23 PM
    Reply





Jeepers after tax , I believe it is 54.97 on my bill, and no I do not know what the tax would be at your local address

2019 orange level memberbadge-donor-15yr.jpg


Re: The BESTbuy on TV service by FAR right now is YouTubeTV

[1]
Posted: Aug 28, 2019 3:07 AM
    Reply

Because my Windstream internet sucks.


Replies: 75  

TIGER TICKETS

FB GAME: Boston College
FOR SALE: I have the following tickets for the Boston College game. Venmo, ApplePay, Zelle, and PayPal friendl...

Buy or Sell CU Tickets and More in Tiger Tickets!

[ Tiger Boards - Football ]
Start New Topic
4089 people have read this post