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IFC is your source for offbeat humor, fan-favorite films, and more. But what is your source for IFC? If you said “cable,” it's time to get a bit more independent. See, cable and satellite charge you too much for live TV. And when you learn how to watch IFC without cable, you may find that you can save some serious cash while gaining the ability to watch IFC online – we're talking IFC live streams, on-demand content, and more. So read on and learn how to watch IFC without cable on the devices you love most!
Here are a few of our favorite ways to stream IFC:
Cable and satellite are overpriced, but that doesn't mean that everything about them is bad. Take IFC, for instance: it's great! And, fortunately, it's easier than ever to watch IFC without cable.
That's because IFC is also available through a different type of pay TV service. This type of service works like cable and satellite in a lot of ways: you'll still pay a monthly fee and get live TV channels. But this type of service offers a slimmed-down bundle of channels that might give you a more cost-effective way to watch IFC without cable. That's where this type of service got its nickname: we call them “skinny bundles.”
Skinny bundles are (usually) skinny, but that's not the most important thing that sets them apart. What matters even more is the fact that skinny bundles are delivered using the internet – kind of like Netflix, but for live TV. That means that skinny bundles have no regional monopolies, which makes them better and cheaper. Plus, it means you can watch on all sorts of different devices, including your mobile devices and your smart TV.
Not every skinny bundle works as an answer when we're asking how to watch IFC without cable. But some skinny bundles do offer an IFC live stream, so let's meet our candidates below!
Stream IFC for free with Philo
Philo's goal is to keep things cheap. To that end, they've eschewed skinny bundle staples like live sports, local sports, and local programming in general. If you can live without those bits of content, you'll be rewarded with prices that the rest of the skinny bundle market simply can't touch. You can test out Philo for free by signing up for the service's free trial offer using the link below.
Stream IFC for free with fuboTV
fuboTV is a great answer to the question of how to watch IFC without cable. And fuboTV has long offered a great week-long free trial period, which you can take advantage of by clicking on the link below this paragraph.
Stream IFC with Sling TV
Sling TV offers two base bundles. Grab one (or both) and you can add “Extras” (add-on bundles) to the deal. That enables a lot of customization, which makes it crazy easy to build a skinny channel bundle that includes an IFC live stream. Sign up for Sling TV and start building your dream bundle!
AT&T's live TV streaming service has a lot going for it. One of those things is an IFC live stream. Choose an AT&T TV Now bundle that includes IFC, and you'll be able to watch IFC online without cable to your heart's content. AT&T TV Now offers a free trial to new subscribers on select bundles.
Google's version of the live TV streaming service, or “skinny bundle,” is called YouTube TV. Though it builds on the YouTube brand, this is very much a skinny bundle service – it offers live TV channels, not just YouTube content! And one of the live TV channels that is included is, of course, IFC. Check out YouTube TV's free trial to get started.
IFC has great offbeat content, but you know what's really weird? Watching TV on tiny screens. That's more weird than cutesy-oddball, so let's focus on a new but related topic: how to watch IFC without cable on your real TV screen, instead of just on your computer or your smartphone.
Thankfully, we can rely on all of the same answers to solve our problem here. That's because DirecTV Now, fuboTV, PlayStation Vue, and YouTube TV all have great platform support (“platform support” is industry lingo for “how many devices does this thing work on?”). Here's the scoop.
Philo, fuboTV, Sling TV, and YouTube TV all work on Roku devices.
Philo, fuboTV, Sling TV, AT&T TV Now, and YouTube TV work on Fire TV devices.
Philo, fuboTV, Sling TV, AT&T TV Now, and YouTube TV have apps for Apple TV.
fuboTV, Sling TV, AT&T TV Now, and YouTube TV work well with Chromecast.
Philo, fuboTV, Sling TV, and YouTube TV have apps for Android TV devices.
That's not to say we can't get down with some mobile streaming! Philo, fuboTV, Sling TV, AT&T TV Now, and YouTube TV all work great on Android and iOS devices.
Computers? No problem there, either. Philo, fuboTV, Sling TV, AT&T TV Now, and YouTube TV all offer in-browser apps for major browsers and operating systems, so you should be able to figure out how to watch IFC without cable on your desktop or laptop computer without any trouble at all.
And even video game systems are in on the fun here. Hulu + Live TV allows users to stream its content on PlayStation 4 video game consoles. Hulu + Live TV, Sling TV, and YouTube TV work on Xbox One.
Take it all together and you'll find a huge range of ways to watch IFC without cable on your favorite devices, no matter what those devices are. So what are you waiting for? Scroll back up and check out a few trials to get your hands on a free IFC live stream, and kick cable to the curb forever.
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