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Re: OT: Cutting the Cord 2.0 The Tutorial 

Post#881 » by MickeyDavis » Tue Dec 29, 2020 9:52 pm

mlloyd10 wrote:Just had to sign up for Spectum. I got TV and Internet( 400 mbps) for $120

That's what I recently got. DVR sucks compared to Uverse but overall it's not too bad. Got HBO Max with it as well.
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Re: OT: Cutting the Cord 2.0 The Tutorial 

Post#882 » by WeekapaugGroove » Wed Dec 30, 2020 3:47 am

Don't know if it's been mentioned but if you don't have TNT you can watch the OT feeds on the NBA app for free. There are different camera angles and you just get the arena sound.

Actually kind of like the weird angles and I like to listen to music instead of the announcers anyway.

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Re: OT: Cutting the Cord 2.0 The Tutorial 

Post#883 » by mubucks00 » Thu Dec 31, 2020 1:25 am

smauss wrote:Has anyone had any experience with VidGo? Appears to have Fox RSN. $10 for 2 months, then $55 after that.

Where did you find that...cants seem to find anything that says that.
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Re: OT: Cutting the Cord 2.0 The Tutorial 

Post#884 » by WeekapaugGroove » Fri Jan 1, 2021 10:07 pm

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smauss wrote:Has anyone had any experience with VidGo? Appears to have Fox RSN. $10 for 2 months, then $55 after that.

Where did you find that...cants seem to find anything that says that.
It's up on their website. I signed up and it worked fine for ESPN. Two drawbacks are no DVR and no TNT, so I wouldn't pay full price but at $10 per month it's fine. Ive been using the TNT OT feed on the NBA app for the TNT games and 'finding' the RSN games online :)

For local channels locast.org is great if it's offered in your area. It's free but if you don't make a small donation you get an annoying reminder like every 15 minutes.

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Re: OT: Cutting the Cord 2.0 The Tutorial 

Post#885 » by mubucks00 » Sat Jan 2, 2021 6:00 am

Trying to figure out if they have fox sports wi though. I have sling already, but I'd pay $10 to have a solid fsn wi stream.
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Re: OT: Cutting the Cord 2.0 The Tutorial 

Post#886 » by WeekapaugGroove » Sat Jan 2, 2021 6:11 am

mubucks00 wrote:Trying to figure out if they have fox sports wi though. I have sling already, but I'd pay $10 to have a solid fsn wi stream.
I doubt it, I live in AZ and they don't carry our local FSN.

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Re: OT: Cutting the Cord 2.0 The Tutorial 

Post#887 » by smauss » Mon Jan 4, 2021 5:40 pm

mubucks00 wrote:Trying to figure out if they have fox sports wi though. I have sling already, but I'd pay $10 to have a solid fsn wi stream.


Unfortunately no RFS. I saw FS1 & FS2 and was hoping, but no go! I'll probably cancel before the full price kicks in. The app sucks if you have to cast btw.
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OT: Cutting the Cord 2.0 The Tutorial 

Post#888 » by LittleRooster » Tue Jan 5, 2021 4:15 am

I have YouTube tv and probably the only reason I’ve kept it instead of getting cable is I split the cost with my brother.

The only workaround I’ve found is using my folks’ Spectrum login to watch the game on FoxSports Go and then casting it to my tv with a Chromecast.

I get a message that I can’t stream the game using Chromecast but I keep trying 5-6 times and eventually it lets me


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Re: OT: Cutting the Cord 2.0 The Tutorial 

Post#889 » by GrandAdmiralDan » Wed Jan 13, 2021 6:47 am

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WiscoKing13 wrote:The only streaming option is at&t now which requires a 2 year contract? Can't believe the NBA is dumb enough to take their product off of YTTV and Hulu. Does anyone know anyone under 45 with a cable box?

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Att TV Now doesn’t require a contract. Not cheap, since you need the “Max” level to get regional sports, but it includes HBO Max access.


Recent news: AT&T is not allowing any new AT&T TV Now subscribers. They are requiring any new subscribers to get their AT&T TV service, which DOES require use of their equipment (TV Now didn't) and DOES require a two-year contract (TV Now didn't).

https://gizmodo.com/at-t-tv-now-is-merging-with-at-t-tv-wait-what-1846043744


This is infuriating. I still have YouTube TV which of course no longer carries Fox Sports Wisconsin. Luckily I am able to watch Fox Sports Wisconsin via the Fox Sports Go app on my Roku Ultra that someone authorized for me, but this is ridiculous.
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Re: OT: Cutting the Cord 2.0 The Tutorial 

Post#890 » by chonestown » Wed Jan 13, 2021 2:51 pm

GrandAdmiralDan wrote:
glenn wrote:
WiscoKing13 wrote:The only streaming option is at&t now which requires a 2 year contract? Can't believe the NBA is dumb enough to take their product off of YTTV and Hulu. Does anyone know anyone under 45 with a cable box?

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Att TV Now doesn’t require a contract. Not cheap, since you need the “Max” level to get regional sports, but it includes HBO Max access.


Recent news: AT&T is not allowing any new AT&T TV Now subscribers. They are requiring any new subscribers to get their AT&T TV service, which DOES require use of their equipment (TV Now didn't) and DOES require a two-year contract (TV Now didn't).

https://gizmodo.com/at-t-tv-now-is-merging-with-at-t-tv-wait-what-1846043744


This is infuriating. I still have YouTube TV which of course no longer carries Fox Sports Wisconsin. Luckily I am able to watch Fox Sports Wisconsin via the Fox Sports Go app on my Roku Ultra that someone authorized for me, but this is ridiculous.


Gah. Looks like I got in right at the last minute.
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Re: OT: Cutting the Cord 2.0 The Tutorial 

Post#891 » by WRau1 » Wed Jan 13, 2021 6:28 pm

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Post#892 » by GrandAdmiralDan » Thu Jan 14, 2021 1:04 am

Looks like AT&T TV now does NOT require a contract, but you DO need to purchase their streaming box for $120 (qualified customers can build that cost into their monthly bill).

And, unless you can live with a capacity of only 20 hours for the cloud DVR (why do we have to use their box if it's a cloud DVR???), You have to pay am extra $10/month.

So, $85/month + $120 equipment for the package with Fox Sports Wisconsin, 20 hour cloud DVR

$95/month + $120 equipment for the package with Fox Sports Wisconsin, unlimited cloud DVR.

For the first year, that's $40/month more than YouTube TV, when you factor in the equipment cost.
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Re: OT: Cutting the Cord 2.0 The Tutorial 

Post#893 » by WeekapaugGroove » Yesterday 3:37 pm

FYI for the Wisconsin peeps locast.org just added Madison. It's a steaming service for local channels, it's technically free but it pops up an annoying please donate message so I just give them a few bucks a month. I use it for my locals here in Phoenix and it's worked great and has been especially helpful because where I live antennas are spotty for a couple channels.

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