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5 Best Sling TV alternatives: Worth to Try in 2019


Are you looking for sling TV alternatives? Without any doubt, Sling TV is one of the best Cable TV alternatives. Agree? right? But you are still looking for the options other than Sling TV? Sling TV provides us with the best pricing, a huge channel list, and a free 7-days trial too before actually adopting for Sling TV. There are a lot of competitors in the market and I guess their offers will also be considered. So, that’s why here today we are discussing 5 Best Sling TV alternatives.

Downsides of Sling TV

  1. Local channels are not included in the package unless you reside in the selected market.
  2. Different plans and Different Number of devices you can attach.
  3. Doesn’t work on a PlayStation.
  4. You have to purchase cloud DVR for $5/mo where you can record your shows and watch them later. You can record up to 50 hours of movies, TV, and more.
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Sling TV alternatives 2019

5 Best Sling TV Alternatives

1) YouTube TV

Youtube TV is one of the best sling TV alternatives with the best DVR (Digital Video Recording) feature. As compared to Sling TV, the cost of youtube is very very high, that is, $49.99/month that if you want to switch from Sling, you barely go for Youtube. TV devices that are compatible with Youtube Tv are Google Chromecast, Roku stick, Apple TV, Android TV, Xbox One, iOS, and Android devices.

Youtube TV is better than sling TV because it can provide you the feature of adding up to 6 members to an account that the downside mentioned in point 2 above. but still, according to my point of View, Sling is better because Youtube TV is much costlier than Sling than one cant afford.


HULU is a US-based streaming service. Along with the 50 channels of live TV, a better selection of Local channel you will find here. The look-and-feel of the HULU TV is really attractive with a colorful screen, easy to navigate options, recommend new content in the best way and fairly priced too.

The cost of HULU TV comes out to be $44.95 per month after a free trial of 7 days. The main advantage of HULU is that it is compatible with a lot of devices like Roku, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Amazon Fire Stick and Fire TV, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Nintendo Switch, and iOS and Android devices. HULU is the only streaming service that works with Nintendo Switch and this makes HULU the better.

HULU is the best On-demand streaming service and no other service beats HULU in this. This makes HULU better than Sling TV but Hulu doesn’t provide premium channels like NFL RedZone, subscription services NBA League Pass, and pay-per-view events. Sling TV also offers more flexibility with its channel packages.

3) Playstation Vue

Playstation Vue is Another one of the Sling TV Alternatives. Does the high priced Playstation Vue really replace Sling TV?

This is the only streaming service that is Kodi Compatible and you do not need a PlayStation to run PlayStation Vue. It offers the same channels as other services but the prices are drastically high. The monthly cost of Playstation Vue subscription is $44.99-$79.99. Playstation Vue is compatible with the devices like PlayStation 3 and 4, Roku, Amazon Fire, Google Chromecast, Kodi, iOS and Android devices.

The Experience that Playstation Vue provides is nevertheless comparable from other streaming services especially when you are playing from your PlayStation console. but the major downside of This is the high-cost.

4) Fubo TV

If you are a hard-core sports fan then Fubo TV is best for you. Fubo TV is an American Live streaming service that focuses mainly on channels that distribute live sports. It provides you a huge variety of sports channels including, NFL Network, NBA TV, Big Ten Network, and beIN Sports.

The per month cost is Fubo TV is relatively high as compared to Sling TV i.e $44.95 to $54.95. The compatible devices with Fubo TV are also very less Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire, Android TV, iOS and Android. Fubo TV is better than Sling TV because it provides the best service for international soccer. Moreover, it offers 3-day game replay and 30 hours of free cloud DVR. The major drawback of Fubo TV is it doesn’t include ESPN channel and that’s much required when you are a Sports fan.

5) Philo TV

When you are just thinking that Sling TV is the cheapest option for the entertainment then Philo TV cam in the market and cut the cord with a monthly subscription of $16 along with a free7-day trial. Here you get a huge number of channel in just no cost as compared to other streaming. Philo’s compatibility is also good with other devices like Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire Stick, and Fire TV, iOS and Android devices

It is the best alternative of Sling TV when prices are considered as it is cheaper than Sling TV but provides you very less as provided by Sling TV.

Final Words

The online streaming era is booming around the world with a lot of options. You can choose one of the best for you. Sling TV alternatives are discussed but I  personally found Sling TV is best if you consider price and list of channels. If you have anything more to share feel free to discuss.

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