fuboTV FAQ for soccer viewers

As each year goes by, soccer fans are watching less television than before and turning to computers, smartphones, tablets and set-top boxes to watch the Beautiful Game wherever they go.

To meet the needs of soccer fans and those who want to cut the cord with their cable or satellite TV providers, fuboTV is one such service that provides soccer fans with 50+ games each weekend.

To learn more about the service and to answer many of your questions, read through the following FAQ. And if you still have questions after reading this, post them in the comments section below and we’ll do our best to get the answers for you.

First, the basics. What is fuboTV?

fuboTV is an online streaming service that allows you to watch 65+ TV networks on your computer, smartphone, tablet or set top box without requiring a cable or satellite TV subscription.

What channels does fuboTV offer?

fuboTV provides access to the following TV networks: A&E, beIN SPORTS, beIN SPORTS Connect, beIN SPORTS en Español, Big Ten Network, Bravo, CBS*, CBS News, CBS Sports Network, Chiller, CNBC, CNBC World, Cozi, CW, E!, Eleven Sports, El Rey Network, Food Network, Football Report TV, FOX**, FOX Business, FOX Deportes, FOX News, FOX Soccer Plus, FOX Sports Net, FS1, FS2, fuboTV Network, Fuse, Fusion, FX, FXX, FXM, FYI, Galavision, Golf Channel, Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movies and Mysteries, HGTV, History, Lifetime, LMN, Local Now, MSNBC, Nat GEO Wild, National Geographic, NBA TV, NBC***, NBCSN, NFL Network, Olympic Channel, Oxygen, Pac 12 Network, Pop, Revolt, SyFy, Sprout, Telemundo****, TeleXitos, Travel Channel, Universal HD, UniMas, Universo, Univision, Univision Deportes, USA, Viceland, Weather Channel

The club TV channels offered are Benfica TV, Chelsea TV and Real Madrid TV.

Is it legal?

Absolutely. Unlike illegal streaming services that infect your computers with malware, viruses and pop-up ads, fuboTV is completely legal.

How much does fuboTV cost?

fuboTV is $19.99 per month for months one and two. After that, it’s $39.99/month. No contracts required.

Are there any restrictions?

The service is available to residents in the United States. However, if you live outside the USA, you can get fuboTV. First, sign up for a free trial to Unblockus, a smart DNS service that allows you to change your IP address to the US. Then sign up to fuboTV for their free 7-day trial.

How do I find out what channels the different channels are on?

The beauty of fuboTV is that there are no channel numbers. You navigate through the channel names and then pick the ones you want to watch.

Unlike cable or satellite, you don’t need to memorize the channel numbers for ESPN, beIN SPORTS, etc.

Who is fuboTV best suited for?

If you’re the type of person who leads a busy life and you want the flexibility to watch the best sports programming on your computer, smartphone, tablet or set top box, fuboTV is a perfect fit.

Also, fuboTV is perfect for cord cutters who no longer want to subscribe to a TV subscription for channels you don’t watch.

What about customer support?

Here’s what fuboTV CEO and co-founder David Gandler told us: ““We are one of few companies in the space that have a customer service phone line. For us, customer service is critical. It’s really the whole package — providing people with a service that they love, and that comes from great picture quality, to speed, to great support and social aspects of the game.”

Does fuboTV offer beIN SPORTS Connect?

Yes.

Which service offers more soccer coverage — fuboTV or Sling TV?

fuboTV, by far. fubo has 65+ channels, including up to 37 that carry sports programming.

Can I watch Premier League games on fuboTV?

Yes, you can watch all of the Premier League games that are televised by using fuboTV. For the games that are not televised, those can only be watched via NBC Sports Gold’s Premier League Pass service.

What devices is fuboTV available on?

fuboTV is available on the following devices: Windows PC, Mac, Apple iPhone, Apple iPad, Apple TV, Android smartphones, Android tablets, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Amazon Kindle, Chromecast.

Does fuboTV support Google Chromecast?

Yes!

What are the quality of the fuboTV streams like?

The streams are available in HD. And for soccer fans who can only watch beIN SPORTS and beIN SPORTS en Español on cable in SD, the HD streams on fuboTV are especially much better quality (and not in letterbox format).

Many of the channels are 60fps (frames per second).

How do I sign up for fuboTV?

You can sign up today via the fuboTV sign-up page.

Are there any free trials of fuboTV available?

For a limited time, fuboTV is offering a free 7-day trial to new customers.

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Can the matches be recorded in any way to be watched later? Is there a DVR type feature that could be used ?

Yes, with fuboTV, the Cloud DVR is included at no extra charge and has a capacity of 30 hours of programming (which can be saved for an unlimited time). If you want to get more storage space, you can pay an extra $9.99/month for 500 hours of capacity.

fuboTV also includes a feature called “Look back” that allows you to go back for the past 72 hours of programming to watch programs on demand.

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