Fuse is the place to be for music on TV: it has music videos, concerts, and more. If you don’t have cable, though, you might think that you’re not going to have access to fuse. That’s not necessarily the case, and we’ll explain why as we cover how to watch Fuse without cable.
Below, we’ll talk about an exciting new type of streaming service that we can use to watch live network television channels like Fuse. We’ll list out the specific services that offer a Fuse live stream in their channel bundles, and we’ll speak in detail about the platforms and devices that you can use to watch Fuse without cable through these same services. Read to rock? Here’s how to watch Fuse without cable.
How to Watch Fuse Online Without Cable
Fuse is a network television channel, which means it is only available through a pay TV multichannel service like cable or satellite. Bummer, right? Well, it would be, except that times are changing: cable and satellite aren’t the only pay TV services around anymore, and our newer options are really exciting.
Cord cutters can now watch Fuse without cable, and the reason for that is the rise of the “skinny bundle.” In recent years, we’ve seen the arrival and growth of services that allow users to stream live network television. Just as Netflix has made it possible to watch on-demand content over the internet, these new services have made it possible to watch live TV over the internet, too.
Skinny bundles have a lot of advantages over their legacy pay TV competition. For one thing, they’re cheaper. That’s because skinny bundles trim the fat off of bulky cable bundles. It’s also partly because there are no monopolies here: since the content is delivered over the internet, you aren’t limited to regional monopolies. More competition means better service and lower prices.
Skinny bundles are also made to work with our modern lives and devices. With a skinny bundle, you can stream live TV almost anywhere and on almost any device you want to use. You can watch Fuse without cable on the go by streaming with your phone, or you can set up a skinny bundle on your Roku in order to watch Fuse without cable on your big screen. You can log into your skinny bundle account on multiple devices, and you can even authenticate TV everywhere apps with most skinny bundles.
Not every skinny bundle is an answer to the question of how to watch Fuse without cable. But some skinny bundles do include Fuse in their channel lineups, and we’re going to list all of them out for you below. Check out your options, sign up for a few free trials, and start watching Fuse without cable!
While most skinny bundles offer a selection of “base” bundles at different sizes and price points before enticing you with just a few add-ons, Sling TV takes the opposite tack. Their small base bundles (Sling Orange, which costs $20 per month; and Sling Blue, which costs $25 per month) combine to form a bundle comparable to most of the competition’s entry-level offerings (getting both Sling Orange and Sling Blue will cost you $40 per month). But after that, you’re done with base bundles: everything else is going to come in the form of add-ons. That’s great for fans of niche channels, because it makes it more cost-effective for subscribers to add channels that might be relegated to the high-priced tiers of competitors’ offerings.
Fuse fans can customize their bundles in just about any way they want, because getting a Fuse live stream through Sling TV is beyond simple. Fuse is included in both Sling Orange and Sling Blue. No matter what sort of bundle you put together through Sling TV, it will serve as a great answer to the question of how to watch Fuse without cable. Sign up for a free week of any bundle you can imagine by clicking on the link below.
fuboTV has two skinny bundles on offer: the $39.99-per-month “fubo” and the $49.99-per-month “fubo Extra.” The larger bundle, naturally, contains more channels than the smaller one. But they’re both equally great solutions to the question of how to watch Fuse without cable, because both include a Fuse live stream. They also both include a cloud DVR and other great features. fuboTV further sweetens the deal by discounting the first month of your subscription. Plus, you can try everything out for free by clicking on the link below and signing up for fuboTV’s free trial offer.
Our last answer to the dilemma of how to watch Fuse without cable is DirecTV Now. DirecTV Now is AT&T’s take on the skinny bundle service, and it’s quite popular with users (as well as with our staff here at Cordcutting.com). The features and streaming quality are great, and there are four beefy bundles to choose from – the larger they are, of course, the more they cost. The second-smallest bundle, “Just Right,” is the first to include a Fuse live stream (all the bundles larger than Just Right also include Fuse). Just Right will cost you $50 per month. You can test-drive any of DirecTV Now’s bundles, plus any add-on channels and features you want, for free for a week when you sign up for the service’s free trial via the link below.
Can I Watch Fuse on Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, or Chromecast?
Learning how to watch Fuse without cable: check.
Learning how to watch Fuse without cable on whatever device you want: check. See, we’ve actually covered this already, because all the services that we listed above as ways to watch Fuse without cable are also services that let you watch Fuse online on a ton of different devices. Let’s unpack that a little and talk about platform support, and particularly about support for the platforms on the streaming boxes and smart TVs that we love: platforms like Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, and Chromecast.
DirecTV Now, fuboTV, and Sling TV each offer broad platform support that includes apps that work on or with Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, and Chromecast devices. On top of that, you can find Android TV apps for fuboTV and Sling TV. Android TV, of course, is the Google-owned platform that is available on a range of devices (including the Nvidia Shield, Sling TV’s own AirTV device, and some Sony smart TVs, to name just a few).
We aren’t here to turn up our noses at smaller screens, though. Happily, DirecTV Now, fuboTV, and Sling TV each have apps for both iOS and Android mobile devices, so you can stream on your iPhones or Android phones to your heart’s content.
Returning for a moment to slightly larger screens, let’s talk computers. Your desktop or laptop can run DirecTV Now, fuboTV, or Sling TV, because each of those services offers in-browser and/or desktop apps that work on Windows computers and Macs.
If you own an Xbox One, you can use that to watch Fuse without cable, too: Sling TV has an app for the popular video game console.
No matter which of these devices you may own, you now know how to watch Fuse without cable on them! So grab a free trial or two and discover why it’s easier than ever to cut the cord.
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