Cut the Cord with Media Streaming Devices
With internet access and the right streaming capable device, you can expand the available selection of shows and movies in your home with a streaming service. Keep up on your favorites and discover new shows, all on-demand, from the comfort of your couch. Use several streaming services to have hundreds of options, or use just one and still have endless choices. Streaming is the perfect tool to help you eliminate your cable bill.
The subscription costs are minimal in comparison to cable or satellite, with some free services available, but streaming requires the right equipment. If your TV is not already equipped with built in Wi-Fi capability like a smart TV, you’ll need a media streaming device to utilize a streaming service.
A streaming device is an accessory that plugs into your television and offers a variety of streaming apps such as Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, Sling, and many more. These video streaming devices are made easy to use and are affordable alternatives to a cable box. We offer the top devices currently on the market that will allow you to watch your favorite shows without cable or satellite. Combine one of these devices with an online streaming subscription service and you can pay less than $10/month to watch TV!
Device Options We Offer:
- Amazon FireTV
This is our favorite streaming device. A Roku player is great for the serious streaming viewer, but still simple to use. It allows you to access nearly every streaming service available using just one device.
- Easy to learn, interface looks just like most smartphones
- Compatible with hundreds of streaming services and channels, including Netflix, Prime, Sling and Playstation Vue
- Remote includes headphone plug for portable sound
- Multiple device options with very affordable prices
- We can’t think of any – we really like this device!
This device is good for the technologically averse and of course those who prefer Apple products, but you don't need a Mac or an iPhone to use it.
- Easy to use
- Intuitive remote
- Wide variety of streaming services
- Integrates easily with other Apple devices
- Cannot stream Amazon Prime
- Higher price point than other devices
- Cannot do 4K/Ultra High-Def content
Amazon Fire TV
A device that lets you do everything from streaming to gaming, all on your TV!
- Preloaded with your Amazon account info so it’s ready to use out of the box
- Voice search capable
- Parental controls on the device allows different user profiles
- Supports 4K/Ultra High-Def
- Oriented towards Amazon content
There are many options for connecting you and your TV to a streaming service, so it can be a challenge to know which one is the right fit for your needs. As a part of your in-home consultation, we’ll help you narrow down what you need and want to watch, and then determine which streaming device is most compatible to your viewing habits. We even get the product for you, so all you have to do is pick the device you want! As part of your package of alternatives, we will install whichever streaming device you choose.
Not sure if you need a streaming device? Contact Cable Alternatives today, and we’ll begin the conversation about which alternatives are right for you to cut the cord!