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FuboTV cost and plan prices: see today's best deals

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Love live sports? Then look no further than FuboTV. This online cable replacement has unbeatable worldwide sports coverage plus an impressive number of general entertainment channels. And, compared to rival IPTV providers, the FuboTV cost is incredibly competitive, throwing in additional channels and extra simultaneous streams, too, at various price points.

A subscription to any of the FuboTV plans offers unparalleled access to major sports networks like the NFL, ESPN and FS1, in addition to exclusive streaming rights for select UEFA matches until 2028.Then you’ve got dozens of entertainment networks like AMC, BBC America, FX and MTV available too, as well as top news channels.

With so much to choose from, we've summarised everything available to you in our FuboTV cost guide. You can also discover the latest deals available, if any, to secure an even better priced plan, as well as how FuboTV compares to its IPTV competitors.

FuboTV cost and plan prices: your quick deals guide

There are four FuboTV plans available:

  • Starter: $64.99 - 110+ channels, 250 hours of Cloud DVR, 3 streams
  • Pro: $69.99 - 110+ channels, 1000 hours of Cloud DVR, Unlimited Screens 
  • Elite: $79.99 - 160 channels, 1000 hours Cloud DVR, Unlimited Screens. 
  • Latino Quarterly: $99 - 36 Spanish-language channels, 250 hours of Cloud DVR, 3 streams

Devices compatible with FuboTV include: Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Android TV, Samsung Smart TV, Xbox, iOS, Android, Mac/PC, and Chromecast.

There are also a wide range of premium features and additional channels, listed below, that can be purchased for an extra fee:

  • Cloud DVR 250 - $9.99
  • Cloud DVR 1000 - $16.99
  • Family Share - $5.99
  • Unlimited Screens - $9.99
  • Showtime + Starz + Epix - $19.99
  • Showtime - $10.99
  • Epix - $5.99
  • Starz - $8.99
  • AMC Premiere - $4.99
  • Sports Plus with NFL Redzone - $10.99
  • Fubo Extra - $7.99
  • CONMEBOL & More - $6.99
  • Adventure Plus - $4.99
  • News Plus - $2.99
  • Sports Lite - $9.99
  • Latino Plus - $19.99
  • RAI Italia - $8.99
  • TV5MONDE - $9.99
  • Portuguese Plus - $14.99
  • Entretenimiento Plus - $4.99

FuboTV deals and free trial availability

There are various FuboTV deals available online, through the platform’s social media channels and homepage. But keep your eyes peeled because these are updated regularly. In the past they’ve included no-fee trials of premium channels like Showtime when you first sign-up and complimentary access to the Fubo Extra add-on.

Then there’s a 7-day free trial available to new subscribers of the Starter, Pro, or Elite plans. Just click the 'Start free trial' button to create an account and then provide your credit card details. If you decide not to continue with a monthly membership, remember to cancel the trial before the end of day seven to avoid being charged.  

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How does the FuboTV cost compare to Hulu?

FuboTV and Hulu price plans start at roughly the same price - Hulu is just $5 more at $69.99 a month. But which one you lean towards will depend on whether you’re a sports devotee, or a fan of scripted comedy and drama looking to supplement their live TV streaming with a large helping of VOD titles.

The FuboTV Starter plan offers incredible value with its comprehensive tally of 110+ channels, a third of which are sports related. You can upgrade to Elite and get heaps more across the entertainment spectrum, and further bolster your sporting line-up with Add-On packages like Sports Plus with NFL RedZone and plus CONMEBOL & More international games. Bundled together, these will gain you access to a whopping 70+ networks packed with live games.

By comparison, Hulu’s single-tier Live TV plan kind of drops the ball. It provides a slimmer line-up of around 75 channels, while its sports coverage is limited to 16 networks, including ESPN, ACCN, and the NFL Network and TNT.

But where FuboTV is proudly “sports-first”, Hulu excels at providing a broader range of general entertainment. It's got the 6 A&E channels that FuboTV recently dropped, plus networks like AMC, BET, the Disney Channel, FX, and NBC, and an incredible on-demand library of thousands of TV shows and films. Additionally, while you can stream to a maximum of 10 devices with FuboTV, for an extra $9.99 you can get Unlimited Screens through your home network with Hulu, and so stream live TV on as many screens as you like.

How do the FuboTV prices compare to Sling TV?

Coming out of left field are Sling TV prices and packages, offering three base plans at highly competitive prices. For $35 you can choose Sling Orange, under whose 32-channel umbrella falls Disney, Freeform, and ESPN, or Sling Blue, which has 10 more channels and a greater focus on news and entertainment. Alternatively, pick the combined Sling Orange + Blue plan for $50 and get 50 channels in total.

Now, here’s where things get interesting. You can bulk out these relatively basic options with a variety of a la carte packages, including dozens of standalone channels and up to seven themed extras. Purchase the Total TV deal for $21 and you get them all (with the exception of AMC+). That instantly boosts your channel line-up by 71, adding programming across kids’ entertainment, comedy, lifestyle, news and sports. Combine that with a Sling Blue subscription, and you’ll have 114 channels for the bargain price of $56 – better value than even the entry-level FuboTV plan.

Sling TV isn’t nearly as comprehensive as Fubo when it comes to sports, and its Cloud DVR storage is rather lacklustre at 50 hours. But if you’re after flexibility, or lots of content on a budget, then there’s none better.

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How do the FuboTV prices compare to YouTube TV?

YouTube TV has a single-tier plan that matches the FuboTV cost of $64.99, and provides over 85 channels, a figure which can sizably increase depending on your location: for example, a New York City zip code returned a line-up of 97 local and national channels on their website.

While YouTube TV’s sports offerings seem diminished next to FuboTV, it does include major networks like the NFL, NBA, and MLB.  Plus, unlike Hulu, it provides a wide range of Add-On channels to supplement different viewing needs. HBO Max is available to give you your prestige TV and Warner Brothers content fix, while the Sports Plus Add-on will help you get more football action, with thirteen channels including Fox Soccer Plus at $10.99 a month.

YouTube TV has some definite advantages over Fubo, the main one being its Cloud DVR has unlimited storage capacity. Yet, in regards sheer bang for your buck and sports coverage, FuboTV plans are hard to beat. Reiterating this is the fact that, whereas YouTube TV has only one international sports channels (beIN Sports), FuboTV has at least half a dozen, including Latino and Portuguese Plus.

How does the FuboTV cost compare to other streaming services?

FuboTV plans might have a fantastic line-up of networks, but it’s not exactly inexpensive. So, if you won’t miss the multi-channel cable experience, there are some outstanding VOD options.

Everyone knows Netflix. For $9.99 a month you can dive into a library of over 5000 TV shows and films, in addition to catching popular original series like Grace and Frankie, Ozark, and Sex Education and The Witcher.

Amazon Prime dials the price up to $12.99, but its content library is twice the size of Netflix, with compelling membership perks like free music streaming and delivery. Plus, with Amazon Channels you can add individual networks for an additional fee. So, just because you don’t have cable doesn’t mean missing the latest Showtime drama or live sports programming.

If your cable diet largely consists of HBO shows, animation, and classic cinema, then you’ll happily take a HBO Max membership. There's a $9.99 'With Ads' option available, or the more expensive $14.99 'Ad Free' plan. Both include every HBO series ever made, content from dozens of major networks like Studio Ghibli and Warner Brothers, exclusive streaming rights to The Big Bang Theory and Friends, and HBO Max Originals like DC's Suicide Squad spin-off, Peacemaker.

 Finally, there’s VOD trailblazer Disney Plus. At $7.99 a month, it brings together family-friendly brands like Marvel, Pixar, Star Wars, and Disney, while spinning gold from these franchises with original content like The Book of Boba Fett, WandaVision, The Mandalorian, and Monsters at Work. And, if you love Frozen 2 but are also partial to sports, you can get ESPN Plus with a Disney Plus bundle package for $13.99 a month

Daniel Pateman is a freelance writer, producing articles across the cultural spectrum for magazines like Aesthetica, Photomonitor, The Brooklyn Rail and This is Tomorrow. He also provides text-writing services to individual curators and artists worldwide, and has had work published internationally. His favourite film genre is horror (bring on Scream 5!) and he never tires of listening to Absolute 80s on the radio.