New to streaming? Don’t know where to start?
Here is some information to get you started.
What do I need to stream video in my home?
- · Internet connection
- · Streaming device
- · Account with a streaming service
I don’t know which streaming service is best for me. How do I choose?
The best part about streaming video is that you can select services that have the shows you want. Many offer local programming, playback options, DVR, content that is available on demand, original shows, and more. Whether you are attached to a certain show or want to stay within a budget, there are services, like MyBundle.TV, thestreamable.com, and JustWatch.com that can help you find the best services to meet your needs.
If I have a Smart TV do I need another device to stream?
If you have a Smart TV, you will most likely be able to add the streaming service apps directly to your TV. If you don’t have a Smart TV, a streaming device will be the bridge between your Internet connection and TV. They are affordable and simple to use. Popular options include Amazon Fire Cube, Amazon Fire Stick 4K, Roku Streaming Stick, Google Chromecast Ultra, and Apple TV 4K.
If I don’t have a Smart TV can I still stream?
Yes! You will just need a streaming device that bridges your Internet and TV. Some popular options are Roku, Amazon Fire Stick or Cube, Google Chromecast Ultra, Computers, or Mobile Device apps.
What if I experience buffering and pixelation when I stream? How can I improve my family’s streaming experience?
There are potential factors that can impact your experience, including the equipment you’re using, the number of connected devices, and the speed of your internet. We can help you identify where potential problems may lie and resolve those with you, so just give us a call.
Sample of LIVE TV Streaming options at a glance
These are some popular services that include live entertainment, sports, events, and scheduled programming like cable, as well as some on-demand content. Many do offer DVR capabilities as well.
Sample of ON-DEMAND streaming options at a glance
These are some popular services that specialize in on-demand content of all kinds including popular TV series, movies, and pre-recorded events