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Old 01-16-2019, 03:59 PM
 
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Hey hey!!! Been trying to research, to no avail, streaming service that allows you to watch TV on 2 TVs in 2 different houses.

Any ideas? I guess Vue is 1 TV and 4 other devices that might work. Curious if a service can watch TV on 2 TVs simultaneously.

Look forward to reading suggestions.
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Old 01-17-2019, 07:30 AM
 
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Most streaming services limit the number of devices that can be used simultaneously. They don't check and see if the devices are using the same IP address.

Number of screens at once Price Resolution
1 Basic (streaming) $9 SD
2 Standard (streaming) $13 HD
4 Premium (streaming) $16 HD + Ultra HD

So if you have the standard plan you can watch in as many different houses as you want, so long as only two screens are streaming at once.
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Old 01-17-2019, 08:03 AM
 
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Not sure what service Paco is quoting you there?!?


You can do this with any of the services. You aren't supposed to, but every service knows people do and does nothing to stop password sharing.
Yet...
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Old 01-17-2019, 11:32 AM
 
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Not sure what service Paco is quoting you there?!?
Netflix
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Old 01-18-2019, 07:06 PM
 
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You aren't supposed to, but every service knows people do and does nothing to stop password sharing. Yet...
The Netflix CEO has acknowledged password sharing and said he is not opposed to it.

Once the executives are satisfied that no more growth is possible, streaming company executives may approach this issue with a carrot, rather than a stick. They could offer a small discount to "single" users who always log on with the same device. It could be marketed as a service to the poor, much as my cable company sells 10 Mbps Internet service for $25 a month so that even people with limited incomes can afford the internet.

Presumably, if two simultaneous streaming in HD costs $13 on Netflix, and one simultaneous streaming in SD costs $9, the discount may be $2 off for every month you use only a single device. Although $2 doesn't seem like much, it might prevent you from giving your brother in law ho you don't really like your password.
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Old 01-24-2019, 10:10 AM
 
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Hey hey!!! Been trying to research, to no avail, streaming service that allows you to watch TV on 2 TVs in 2 different houses.

Any ideas? I guess Vue is 1 TV and 4 other devices that might work. Curious if a service can watch TV on 2 TVs simultaneously.

Look forward to reading suggestions.
Amazon Prime, Hulu, and Netflix all allow this.
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Old 01-28-2019, 01:46 PM
 
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We have DirecTV Now - also allows it. I have the app installed on the Apple TV connected in the living room and our bedroom. Works fine. Plus we have the app on our iPads.

To be fair, I rarely even use it. The only reason we actually pay for that is to get access to a few channels and their apps - Nick, Discovery, Bravo, etc. Most of what we watch is on CBS, so we pay for CBS All Access for that. I can count on one hand the number of times I've watched "live" TV in the last year!
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Old 01-28-2019, 02:24 PM
 
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We have DirecTV Now - also allows it. I have the app installed on the Apple TV connected in the living room and our bedroom. Works fine. Plus we have the app on our iPads.

To be fair, I rarely even use it. The only reason we actually pay for that is to get access to a few channels and their apps - Nick, Discovery, Bravo, etc. Most of what we watch is on CBS, so we pay for CBS All Access for that. I can count on one hand the number of times I've watched "live" TV in the last year!
FYI, some of the CBS All Access content may be available outside North America on Netflix or another streaming provider. I know that's the case for Star Trek: Discovery. A VPN can make your system seem like it's streaming from the UK.
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Old 01-30-2019, 05:58 PM
 
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For those of you who have cut the cord recently, what does your current entertainment package consist of after you dropped your cable provider, and how much does it cost you per month?


Thanks!
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Old 01-30-2019, 06:36 PM
 
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I pay about $150 all in for gigabit Internet, Netflix, and Directv Now’s top package with HBO added.
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