Digitization has forced the mediums to shift towards online platforms and has changed the way people entertain themselves. The introduction of streaming services has allowed people mobility, and they no longer have to restrict themselves to their living rooms to watch their favorite shows. They can watch their desired stations and channels anywhere they want.
Companies with traditional TV services also had to evolve to keep up with the changing times as more and more service providers were coming up with streaming services. Spectrum, one of the top cable service providers, managed to do just that and introduced many high-tech features to its TV services and also came up with its very own streaming service. Currently, it provides customers with two viable options. They can either subscribe to the cable TV connection or opt for streaming services through its high-speed internet option.
What is Spectrum TV Streaming Service?
Spectrum TV Streaming Service is designed for Spectrum internet subscribers as an alternative to cable TV services. The service provider offers live TV streaming for an impressive variety of channels from the cable lineup. You can enjoy this service through the Spectrum TV app as it gives you all the core functionalities of the Spectrum cable TV service. And if you are on a budget, Spectrum’s streaming option is more economical as compared to its cable TV services.
The Right Audience for Spectrum TV Streaming Service
If you find Spectrum Select, Silver, and Gold cable TV plans costly, but still want to stay entertained, then the streaming service should be the ideal choice for you. Spectrum currently offers this service to its internet subscribers.
Spectrum TV streaming service is also ideal for those who want to be entertained on the move without being constrained to time and place. Spectrum has come up with an economical solution as an alternative to its cable services for such audiences and has introduced three plans in this regard; Spectrum TV Choice, Spectrum TV stream, and Spectrum TV Essentials. Individuals who are eligible for this option can choose from these plans to keep themselves entertained anywhere and at any time.
Spectrum Streaming Plans
Spectrum TV Choice
With Spectrum TV Choice, you can customize the channel lineup according to your preferences. Not only does it let you enjoy all the major broadcast channels, but it also gives you the choice to add 10 additional channels of your liking. This “next-level” plan only costs less than $25 a month for 24 months as a promotional fee; the price changes to the standard rate after two years.
Everyone loves customization!
Spectrum TV Choice Channels:
Spectrum TV choice lets you pick 10 channels of your choice from a 65 channels lineup that includes:
- Famous broadcast TV channels like NBC, ABC, CBS, and FOX.
- Sports channels like ESPN, ESPN2, FOX Sports 1, NBC Sports Network, and NFL Network.
- Cable channels like USA Network, E!, CNN, TNT, Bravo, MTV, LMN, Discovery, FXM, and Hallmark.
- Premium channels like HBO Max, SHOWTIME, STARZ, STARZ Encore, TMC (you can add this for $15 a month for 24 months)
Spectrum TV Stream
Spectrum TV stream plan also costs less than $25 a month just like the Spectrum TV Choice. This plan comes with a channel lineup of 25 popular channels.
Spectrum TV Choice Channels:
Some of its most-watched channels include:
- Popular broadcast stations like FOX, ABC, NBC, and CBS.
- Some American favorites like A&E, FX, HGTV, and Comedy Central.
- Lifestyle channels like Discovery, Discovery LIFE, Discovery Family, History, and Animal Planet.
- Kids channels like Nick Jr and Nicktoons
- Cable channels like Hallmark, MTV, etc.
Spectrum TV Essentials
Spectrum TV Essentials is the most economical plan that costs less than $15 a month and offers 60 popular channels. Unfortunately, this plan does not provide any sports options. The channel lineup lets you enjoy Lifestyle, Entertainment, News, and Kids' favorites at an incredibly low cost.
Spectrum TV Essentials Channels:
Some of its channels include:
- Lifestyle channels like Discovery, Food Network, HGTV, Animal Planet, History, OWN, FYI, Cooking Channel, etc.
- Entertainment channels like Comedy Central, Hallmark, A&E, BET, MTVU, Logo, American Heroes Channel, etc.
- News channels like WEtv, BBC World News, Newsy, Cheddar, and Newsmax TV, etc.
- Kids channels like Nickelodeon, Nick Jr, Nicktoons, and Teen Nick, etc.
How to Get the Spectrum TV App?
You can easily download the Spectrum TV app from the app store for free. All you need are three prerequisites:
- A compatible streaming device (Smartphone, tablets, Smart TV, etc)
- Spectrum internet
- A username and password
With these three things, you are good to go. Open the app, sign in and start streaming.
Features of Spectrum TV Streaming
Spectrum TV App
Wide Variety of Genres
Spectrum On-Demand Library
You can access channels in your Spectrum TV streaming plan through the Spectrum TV App, and it works on all the compatible devices like iPads, Android devices, iPhones, Samsung Smart TVs, Amazon Kindle Fire Tabs, etc.
Spectrum TV streaming service allows you to watch anything from a wide variety of genres. Whether it's lifestyle, entertainment, news, or sports, Spectrum streaming service has it all. Keep in mind that some genres are unavailable in some plans; for example, sports channels are unavailable on Spectrum TV Essentials plan.
Also bear in mind that if you are not connected to Spectrum WiFi, the availability of content is limited.
If you are a fan of movies or TV shows, then Spectrum TV streaming service is the right choice for you. Spectrum TV streaming comes with Spectrum On-Demand library that lets you access unlimited movies, and TV shows that you can watch anytime and anywhere.
Spectrum has offered a Cloud DVR service for those subscribers who do not use their receiver. With Cloud DVR, you can record and save your favorite shows that you can watch later on. It is the most pocket-friendly and convenient way to watch your favorite shows.
Spectrum TV streaming service also offers premium channels like HBO Max, STARZ, STARZ ENCORE, The Movie Channel, and Cinemax. It lets you subscribe to 5 premium channels, and each channel costs $3/month for 24 months. You can stream these channels on the Spectrum TV app.
People prefer online mediums for many reasons; one of them is their availability everywhere. Spectrum saw the shift towards online mediums and upgraded itself to address customer needs. Spectrum TV streaming service plans not only to provide you with unlimited content but are cost-effective as well. So, if you want quality entertainment but don’t want to incur expenses for Spectrum cable TV services, then its streaming services are an ideal solution for you.