When it comes to TV, over-the-top (OTT) services essentially offer a variety of channels that stream via your existing Internet service provider. If you pay only for Internet access (no cable TV), you have many choices when it comes to watching your favorite movies and shows. Millions of individuals turn to streaming services such as Netflix and Hulu to watch a large variety of content; however, those shows are never live. OTT services are unique because they bundle a set of channels that you can watch as they are broadcast live. In most cases, you can also record those shows to the cloud so that you can watch them at a time that is convenient for you. To learn more about OTT services, read the following article and pay special attention to the table that compares the four major providers:
YouTube TV in the newcomer in the growing OTT market. Google recently expanded this service to 10 additional cities, which gave me a chance to test it for a few days. Although it includes some excellent features, I am still not convinced that these OTT services are cost-effective for cord cutters. If you end up paying for several OTT and streaming services, you may find that your monthly costs are not much different than some cable TV plans. Most individuals should have plenty of content to watch with subscriptions to Netflix and Hulu, along with an HD antenna for local content. Do you agree? If you don’t pay for cable TV, which streaming and OTT services would you pay for?