Category: PlayStation Vue

How to stream the World Cup in English and Spanish with PlayStation Vue

With millions of Americans tuning in to watch the 2018 FIFA World Cup, one of the best ways to experience the tournament is with a free trial to PlayStation Vue, a leading legal streaming provider. Don’t be fooled by the name. With PlayStation Vue, you don’t need a PlayStation video game console. PlayStation Vue is an Internet-based live TV service that’s available on streaming devices such as PS4, Apple TV, Amazon Fire, Roku, PC and Mac and mobile devices. Plus it can be viewed on a tablet and can be cast to Chromecast from a mobile phone. With PlayStation Vue, ... Read more

More local channels available than ever before via legal streaming providers

With all of the many benefits of legal streaming, one challenge of cutting the cord is being able to watch your local channels for news and sports on NBC, FOX, ABC and CBS. You could buy a pair of Rabbit Ears or an indoor HD antenna. But ideally, having those local channels integrated into your streaming provider should be your platform of choice. Thankfully, streaming providers such as DIRECTV NOW, fuboTV, YouTube TV and PlayStation Vue are adding local channels at a rapid pace so you won’t miss out on your favorite games and television shows. And for soccer fans, ... Read more

PlayStation Vue vs. Sling TV vs. fuboTV comparison of top streaming services

Between PlayStation Vue, Sling TV and fuboTV, which is the better streaming service for residents in the United States? The short answer is it depends on you. Each streaming service is different in many ways. Not every streaming service offers the same channels. Some offer DVR functionality, some do not. The pricing is different with each one, and each of them offers different special offers. So, at the end of the day, it all depends what you and your family or partner wants or needs. To make the process easier, we’ve compiled the most up-to-date listing of all of the ... Read more

PlayStation Vue raises prices and removes cheapest streaming package

In another blow to soccer fans who subscribe to PlayStation Vue just weeks after beIN SPORTS was removed and access to non-TV Premier League games were blocked, Sony has announced that it has removed its cheapest entry-level streaming package and raised prices across all subscription packages. As of this week, PlayStation Vue‘s entry-level Slim packages have been eliminated. Previously, those Slim packages began at $29.99/month and were available in those markets where Vue didn’t have access to stream live, local channels. If you’re a current subscriber to PlayStation Vue, Sony says that “you will keep your current price for three ... Read more

PlayStation Vue loses access to select Premier League games via NBC Sports App authentication

Just weeks after PlayStation Vue subscribers lost access to the beIN SPORTS networks, Vue customers have been dealt another blow this week due to a new product from NBC Sports. With the pending launch of NBC’s paid subscription service Premier League Pass, PlayStation Vue customers will no longer be able to watch the non-televised Premier League games that have been available in the past by using the PS Vue login credentials to authenticate with the NBC Sports App. “PlayStation Vue subscribers receive access to the existing linear channels that they always have (e.g. NBCSN),” according to a NBC Sports spokesman. ... Read more

PlayStation Vue not willing to pay fair-market value for beIN SPORTS, says exec

EXCLUSIVE: beIN SPORTS says that the reason why the popular sports network has been removed from the PlayStation Vue platform is due to Sony Interactive Entertainment being unwilling to pay a fair market value for the beIN SPORTS channels that carry La Liga, World Cup qualifying and other popular sports programming. “We’ve certainly made every attempt to renew [the agreement between beIN SPORTS and PlayStation Vue to feature beIN SPORTS channels on the streaming network],” said beIN SPORTS VP of Business Development and Affiliate Sales Roy Meyeringh. “Their decision entirely is based on their desire not to pay fair-market value ... Read more

PlayStation Vue loses beIN SPORTS and beIN SPORTS en Español

In a big blow to the PlayStation Vue streaming service, the Sony-owned company has dropped beIN SPORTS and beIN SPORTS en Español from its programming. The removal of beIN SPORTS, beIN SPORTS en Español and beIN SPORTS Connect goes into effect today (June 8). PlayStation communicated the changes in an e-mail sent to subscribers (see above screengrab). For many soccer fans, beIN SPORTS and beIN SPORTS en Español are a must-have to watch some of the best soccer from around the world including Real Madrid and Barcelona games in La Liga, CONMEBOL World Cup qualifiers, Serie A, Ligue Un and ... Read more

Speed tests between Sling TV, fuboTV, PlayStation Vue and DIRECTV NOW

Ever wonder who would win a speed test between Sling TV, fuboTV, PS Vue and DIRECTV NOW? Several of our readers have posted comments on our website asking for us to do a laboratory test to determine which of the legal streaming services is the fastest and most reliable. While we haven’t had a chance to do so yet, we did stumble across a speed test on YouTube. Conducted by fuboTV, the speed test compares Sling TV, fuboTV, PS Vue and DIRECTV NOW. Each of the legal streaming platforms were installed on the same make of laptops and then compared ... Read more