Ryan Michael Downey
for Roku allows users to watch an American based cable package overseas. Viewers using the service via a browser can access the basic networks; CBS, NBC, ABC, CW, Fox and PBS for free. Apple TV users can access the service via mirroring and a compatible laptop or IOS device.
In order for Roku users to access USTV Now they must sign up for the premium service, which costs $29.00 and includes DVR capabilities. It also includes 28 popular channels highlighted by A&E, Comedy Central, Fox News, CNN and ESPN. Not included are the numerous offshoot channels that have come to populate the typical cable packages, Discovery “Health” etc. For Americans living abroad access to USTV Now is a that means that they can see the Super Bowl from the comfort of their own home away from home without tracking down an all-night locale and convincing the owner to turn off cricket, curling or Football (soccer).
For more on USTV Now its available channels and services check out its home page here.