How long does it take to really get to know a TV-streaming service? After all, this could be the thing that replaces your pricey cable TV subscription. Is seven days -- the standard trial period for the likes of YouTube TV and others -- enough time?,
Nope. I think you need a solid month to decide if any given service is the right choice. Which brings us to this: For a limited time, Groupon is offering a free one-month Philo trial. Normally, you get just seven days. The trial is for new subscribers only.
I actually just started testing Philo last week, and it didn't take long before I decided it was the. Indeed, the standard 45-channel plan costs just $16 per month and includes unlimited DVR.
As is common with trials like these, you'll need to use a credit card when setting up your account, and you'll start getting billed automatically after the trial period ends -- unless you cancel.
This is a great opportunity to really "live into" a live-TV streaming service, instead of having to make up your mind after just a week. Grab this offer while you can -- Groupon had initially offered it last week, but the available licenses quickly ran out. I have no idea how many are left in this batch.
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