We offer installation and setup of smart TVs and streaming TV platforms. Streaming services are an excellent and inexpensive way to supplement your over-the-air viewing experience.
Roku: Our recommended streaming platform
There are a number of streaming platforms out there. However, we recommend Roku for its versatility, low cost and ease of use. A Roku Express player is available for less than $30 from major retailers including Amazon, Target and Best Buy.
Recommended free streaming apps
XUMO offers over 150 free TV channels, including History, FOX Sports, CBC, Stadium, Field & Stream, Wired and many others (ad-supported).
Pluto TV (Free)
Pluto TV offers over 110 free TV channels and 30+ music channels, including CNBC, NBCSN, FOX Sports, RT America, Weather Nation, NASA TV, Stadium and Buzzr. Additionally, you can stream a substantial collection of movies and TV shows (ad-supported).
Tubi streams over 12,000 TV shows and movies, mostly from the libraries of Paramount Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and Lionsgate (ad-supported).
Sony Crackle (Free)
Sony Crackle streams a plethora of TV shows and movies from the libraries of Sony and other partners (ad-supported).
The Roku Channel (Free, pre-installed on Roku)
The Roku channel offers a number of free TV shows and movies, along with paid content.
Vudu (Free, paid)
Vudu primarily offers paid movie/TV rental, however they offer a section of films that are available watch free with ads.
All your favorite YouTube programming is available to watch directly on your TV.
The PBS and PBS kids apps allow you to stream a number of national and local PBS programs.
Comet TV (Free)
Allows you to stream Comet (the vintage Sci-Fi channel).
The CW App (Free)
Stream CW-network shows.
Stadium TV (Free)
Live streaming and on-demand programming from Stadium (Sports).
Live streaming and on-demand programming from Rev’n TV (Automotive).
KOOL TV (Free)
Live streaming and on-demand programing from local Alexandria-based KOOL TV.
Recommended paid streaming apps
Prime Video offers access to free movies and TV shows, along with Amazon-exclusive content., while Amazon Music offers access a wide catalog of music.
Netflix offers access to a wide variety of movies, documentaries, TV shows and Netflix-original content.
Hulu offers access to a wide variety TV shows.
HBO Go ($14.99/mo)
Access to all HBO content.
Stream major “cable” channels including ESPN, CNN, HGTV and Disney (34-56 channels, depending on package).
Stream major “cable” channels including Comedy Central, HGTV, Hallmark and TV Land (44-57 channels, depending on package).