Best Reliable Streaming App Services apart from the top Brands?

Does anyone have suggestions for a streaming app service which is not a Top Brand, which all seem to have gone through the roof on price,  but who is nevertheless comprehensive for Live TV, movies & Series content?


  • If you use the versions of terrestrial TV you get quite a lot of coverage.
    iPlayer, ITVX, My4 & My5

    Still need a licence obviously to watch live or use the iPlayer but that's about as cheap as it gets.  (legally)
    Things that are differerent: draw & drawer, brought & bought, loose & lose, dose & does, payed & paid

  • Browntoa
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    Pluto TV and my 5 apps are to merge apparently so also look at Pluto TV 
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  • iniltous
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    There is  no one provider has a comprehensive list of all  films , series, sport etc , so if you had a particular thing you wanted to watch , you could be limited to whatever platform has the rights to show it , as pointed out Live TV needs a license, so although streaming live TV is a thing , so is watching via the TV aerial.
    There are some ‘dodgy’ , paid for ‘illegal’ TV apps , but commenting on them is not appropriate here
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    edited 25 November 2023 at 7:44AM
    Browntoa said:
    Pluto TV and my 5 apps are to merge apparently so also look at Pluto TV 
    Thanks, I may take a look at that.   I don't watch BBC and live TV so don't see why I should pay for a license so the other suggestions so iPlayer and all the rest are out of the question.   I am not into Live Sports or anything live really, except the news which I can get off the internet, so something like Pluto might be right up my street.   I do love my classics though and have bought many DVD's so I can watch them anytime as I find most apps that are free don't tend to show many of them.    Thanks for the advice.
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