The best streaming services for watching Live News in 2022 – NJ.com

Despite being one of the most popular news channels on TV, CNN is only offered on a handful of streaming services. (AP Photo/Ric Feld, File)AP
Since the untimely demise of CNN+, it may seem like there’s a vacuum in the news department of the live streaming industry.
However, nothing could be further from the truth. There are tons of live TV streaming services, and with that comes tons of news resources to watch.
Here’s a look at some of the best streaming services for getting your news fix.
Sling TV offers 50 channels across three packages, tons of on-demand titles, 50 hours of DVR storage, and the ability to stream through up to three devices simultaneously. It is the most customizable platform in the industry.
If you’re a cable news junkie, packages like Sling Blue cut the fat for the lowest price out there.
News channels offered: CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, NBC, Bloomberg, Local Now, and Vice.
The cost: $35 per month, with premium packages featuring additional channels available for each. The service is currently offering 50% off the first month of your subscription, as well.
DirecTV Stream is one of the latest players in the live TV streaming service arena, rebranded from AT&T TV. The platform provides access to nearly every major channel on TV, hundreds of on-demand titles, the ability to stream through three devices at once, and unlimited Cloud DVR storage. It’s the most expansive live TV service there is.
News channels offered: ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, Black News Channel, Bloomberg, CNBC, CSPAN, Vice, and more.
The cost: $69.99 per month, with a range of add-on options. There is also a five-day free trial.
Fubo has a reputation for being the ultimate live TV streaming service for anyone seeking to cut the cord. With a subscription, you get access to over 100 channels (depending on your local area), 30 hours of DVR space and tons of on-demand content, mainly featuring episodes of shows that have aired in recent weeks.
News channels offered: ABC, NBC, FOX, CBS, Fox News, MSNBC, NewsNation, CNBC, and more.
The cost: $69.99 per month, with a range of add-on options. Fubo’s standard package also features a 7-day free trial.
Hulu Live TV offers more than 75 channels and the entire Hulu streaming library, which includes original Hulu and FX content. You also get unlimited DVR storage with a subscription.
News channels offered: ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, CNN, CNBC, Fox News, Bloomberg, Cheddar News, and NewsNation
The cost: $69.99 per month, with an option to bundle ESPN+ and Disney+. There is a seven-day free trial that includes all the features of a full subscription.
YouTube TV offers more than 85 channels. While that isn’t quite the same range as Fubo, or as cost efficient as Sling, the service does a DVR with unlimited storage space and up to 6 simultaneous streams.
News channels offered: ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox, CNN, BBC World, CNBC, Fox News, MSNBC, and more.
The cost: $64.99 per month, with a range of add-on options. YouTube’s standard package features a 7-day free trial
Philo is surprisingly cheap for the amount of content it offers, with more than 60 live channels, the ability to stream from three devices simultaneously, and a 365-day DVR with unlimited space. Subscribers will also have a wide array of movies and TV series available on-demand.
News channels offered: AccuWeather, BBC World News, Bloomberg, Cheddar News, and more.
The cost: $25 per month. There are several packages that include premium channels, like Epix and Starz, for an additional cost. The service offers a seven-day free trial that includes all the features of full subscription.
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Joseph Rejent covers TV, writing about live television, streaming services and cord-cutting. He can be reached at jrejent@njadvancemedia.com.
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