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DistroTV Review

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DistroTV is a free streaming service with more than 150 free channels featuring live shows, movies, sports, news, gossip, and lots more. The platform features an array of genres and categories, such as News & Opinion, Español, Desi - Indian & South Asian, Business, Comedy, Classics, Fun & Games, Local News, Live Sports, Outdoor Entertainment, Reality TV & Documentaries, Lifestyle, and more.

The service also offers local news in 6 markets.

The platform caters to viewers in the U.S., Canada, and UK.

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Review

We tested DistroTV and other subscription streaming services for more than 100 hours. DistroTV is compatible with Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Roku, Android TV, iPhone/iPad, Android Phone/Tablet, Mac, Windows, LG Smart TV, Samsung Smart TV, Sony Smart TV and VIZIO Smart TV.


Content

TV Shows

The content library includes shows from Bloomberg, EuroNews, People TV, Magellan TV and TD Ameritrade network, as well as Black Enterprise, Kweli TV, Canela TV, and Latido Music.

Among its many titles, DistroTV has on-demand series like “Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations,” “The Big Honkin Radio Hour,” “Young Hollywood,” “Rudy Maxa’s World,” among others.

DistroTV also offers local news in a handful of markets:

  • Albany, New York (NewsChannel 13 WNYT)
  • Albuquerque, New Mexico (KOB 4)
  • Duluth, Superior (WDIO News)
  • Rochester, New York (News10NBC WHEC)
  • Rochester-Austin, Minnesota (ABC 6 News)
  • Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota (5 Eyewitness News KSTP)

Movies

Some interesting films to check out include the documentary “Will Smith: The Prince of Hollywood,” “A Long Way Down,” “Diggers,” “Please Stand By,” “Charade,” “Pablo,” “Food, INC,” and more.

Kids

There is a very limited Family section with zero family controls. On-demand titles for children include “A Dog for Christmas,” “Misty,” and “Symphony of the Wild.” Every other movie or show should be watched with a parental guardian.

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Compatible Devices

DistroTV is compatible with these devices:

DistroTV is not compatible with PlayStation, Xbox or Nintendo devices.

  • Amazon Fire TV
  • Apple TV
  • Google Chromecast
  • Roku
  • Android TV
  • iPhone/iPad
  • Android Phone/Tablet
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • LG Smart TV
  • Samsung Smart TV
  • Sony Smart TV
  • VIZIO Smart TV

  • PlayStation
  • Xbox
  • Nintendo
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Tech Specs

4K
1080p
720p

720p HD
(Up to 1080p HD)

Most video streams are in 720p HD. Some video streams are available in 1080p HD.

Stereo Sound

Stereo Sound

Content has stereo audio.

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DIRECTV STREAM Cash Back

Let us know your e-mail address to send your $50 Amazon Gift Card when you sign up for DIRECTV STREAM.

You will receive it ~2 weeks after you complete your first month of service.

Sling TV Cash Back

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You will receive it ~2 weeks after you complete your first month of service.

Hulu Live TV Cash Back

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You will receive it ~2 weeks after you complete your first month of service.