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  1. george99

    george99 Topic Starter SatelliteGuys Pro

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    So I have DirecTV, and I "moved" 10 years ago to get NYC RSNs.
    I am paying about $200 a month for 6 TVs and the Premier package.
    Honestly, I probably only watch 10% or less of all the channels they give me.
    I have been thinking of moving to a streaming service, but the NYC RSNs are a must.
    I just heard about Fubo, and I signed up for a trial.
    They have a place where you can quickly change the zip code. Seems like they almost are helping you to "move" to get the RSNs that you want.

    I am in FL. I am getting MSG, while YES and SNY only show up sometimes. YES is there about 75% of the time, and SNY is there about 10% of the time. It's like they randomly show up and disappear.

    I tried using a VPN to make it think I was in NYC, and then they all showed up all of the time. So obviously they are checking my IP address along with the Zip code.

    I can't use a VPN on a regular basis for this. Does anybody know exactly how and if it is possible to get this consistently working so that I have YES, SNY, and MSG at all times?

    The only thing I didn't try yet was my billing zip code. I could move one of my credit cards to a friends house in NJ, and then the billing address will match the NYC RSN region. But I don't know if that will do the trick or not.

    Any suggestions?
     
  2. Jackonearth

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    If they're checking your IP address and you can't use a VPN it sounds like this isn't the option for you. You don't need the Premier package for RSNs. Have you looked at other Directv packages? You also said you have service on six TVs and you want to replace it with a streaming service? Do you need a separate receiver for each TV? How many people are watching TV at the same time in your house? If it's less than six you could use an HDMI splitter to feed multiple TVs from a single receiver and save on the additional receiver fees.
     
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  3. tigerfan33

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    I see that Fubo has several college football and soccer streaming 4k HDR10.
    Anyone watched?
    I may use my free trial this weekend to take a look.
     
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    I did the free trial with FuboTV. Mainly to watch 4k and 4k HDR content. I watched using AFTV 4k. It is a pretty good service for what you pay for. No ABC which means no ESPNs either. You do get all the other sports networks except for Tennis Channel. Frame rates varied from 60 and some 30. The pq was a step down compared to other IPTV services imo. The service includes 30 dvr hours and it does have live tv buffer and is pretty responsive. No video window or audio while surfing the guide but from my understanding this will be added soon.
    Now on to 4k. They have 5 4k networks but I really consider it 3. NBC, NBCSN, Fox, FS1 and Bein Sports tv. I watched several games but mostly soccer matches in 4k. Really nice clean pq.
    Thursday I switched over to watch college football in 4k and to my surprise it was in 4k HDR 10. The colors were over saturated and looked like people had bad sunburn. The picture was bright though. Saturday I caught a soccer match from Europe. It 4k HDR and the same issue, very over saturated. Today there were 2 soccer matches. NBC 4k and Bein Sports 4k.
    NBC 4k HDR showed the same over saturated picture but Bein 4k HDR was a much improved picture. Colors looked normal but had bright highlights. Motion was very smooth. I was thinking this is how 4k HDR should be used for sports!
    I need to point out that 4k on FuboTV is beta so they are obviously working through some bugs. I saw 4k HDR done right and I want more. Especially if it’s something I like to watch. No offense to soccer fans but just not my cup of tea
     

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