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How to stream FOX whether you have cable or not
FOX runs various brands that are among the bigger broadcast channels, chief among them FOX News and FOX Sports. Even after selling much of its entertainment division to Disney, the company still airs several scripted shows too. But what if you’ve embraced the streaming revolution? Can you still watch FOX. Yes, you can. Below, we walk you through how to stream FOX whether you have a cable subscription or not. You can’t watch Fox on common streaming services like Netflix and HBO Max, but there are a few options.
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Viewers can stream FOX content in a few ways. Cable subscribers get free access to the company's dedicated app, while cord-cutters can access the channel via live TV streaming services like FuboTV and Hulu Plus Loive TV.
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How to stream FOX with your cable subscription
The easiest and cheapest option for streaming FOX is the company’s own app, FOX Now. By logging into the app from your favorite device, you can access all of FOX’s live channels.
The big drawback here is that FOX Now is only available to cable subscribers. Maybe you’re away from home or you’re fighting over the TV or you just want to watch something on your phone. If that’s the case, download the app and log in using your cable information when prompted.
For the true cord-cutters who need a cable-free option, keep reading.
How to stream FOX if you don’t have cable
The only way to access these channels without a cable subscription is to sign up for a live TV streaming service.
There are plenty to choose from. DirecTV Stream, FuboTV, Hulu Plus Live TV, Sling TV, or YouTube TV will all give you access to various FOX channels, including entertainment, news, and sports.
These services effectively bridge the gap between streaming and traditional cable and broadcast. You get access to various cable channels through whichever app you choose, allowing you to watch TV live from your computer, smart TV, or another device of your choice. You can read more about them in our live TV streaming guide.
Philo TV and Frndly TV are the two big exceptions among these. Neither of these live TV streaming services offers access to FOX.
Can I stream FOX on Tubi?
Free streaming service Tubi belongs to the FOX Corporation, so in a sense, you’re streaming FOX when you stream anything on Tubi.
That is probably not the information you’re looking for though.
While Tubi has live channels, including news, these are original channels. That means that while some of them may contain FOX content, they are not the live FOX channels you would get from the broadcast network or its streaming affiliates.
In that sense, no, you cannot watch FOX on Tubi.
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No. In 2019, Disney bought much of the FOX brand, including the 20th Century Fox studio and Fox Searchlight. Those assets have been renamed to lose the FOX brand, which now exists exclusively with the FOX Corporation.
Yes, you can access the FOX channels in live TV streaming services like FuboTV and Hulu Plus Live TV.
Yes. Launched in 2014 a free streaming service by Farhad Massoudi and Thomas Ahn Hicks, Tubi was acquired by the Fox Corporation in 2020.