DirecTV Stream vs Xumo TV: which is better?
DirecTV Stream and Xumo TV represent two opposite sides of live television packages: paid and free. DirecTV Stream offers some of the most in-demand programs for a fee, while Xumo TV, although missing a couple of beloved channels, comes at zero cost. Of course, they each have their own set of pros and cons, but we're here to ask: which is the better service?
That depends on what you're looking for. Below, we discuss some key factors (including popularity, channel line-up, device availability, and more) that will help you settle on the best streaming option.
Why get DirecTV Stream?
DirecTV Stream is a Live TV streaming platform with a twist: you can download the app on any of your existing devices, or for a $120, you can get a box with a custom remote control for the service. But without the box, DirecTV Stream functions like a Netflix or Hulu, allowing you to stream Live TV from anywhere by downloading the app. Within your home, you can stream on up to 20 devices (!), and from outside your home you can stream on up to three devices.
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Trial: DirecTV Stream offers a trial
DirecTV Stream has a trial. The trial duration is 5 days.
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