DirecTV Stream vs Vidgo: which is better?

Summary

Comparaison DirecTV Stream Vidgo
Price $79.99/month $69.99/month
Trial 5 days No
Our rating 9/10 7/10
Number of channels 80 86
Unlimited DVR Yes No
Parental controls Yes No
4K Yes No
Disney ChannelYesYes
ESPNYesYes
Fox Sports 1 (FS1)YesNo
HistoryNoYes
LifetimeNoYes
NBCYesNo
Paramount NetworkYesYes
TNTYesNo

Channels on DirecTV Stream and not Vidgo

The channels that DirecTV Stream has and which are not available on Vidgo:

  • AccuWeather
  • AMC
  • Anger Management
  • Animal Planet
  • Are We There Yet?
  • AXS TV
  • Baby First TV
  • BBC America
  • Bloomberg Television
  • Boomerang
  • Bravo
  • C-SPAN
  • C-SPAN2
  • Cartoon Network
  • CBS local channels
  • Cleo TV
  • CNBC
  • CNN
  • CNN en Espanol
  • Court TV
  • Daystar HD
  • Discovery
  • Disney Jr
  • E! Entertainment
  • EarthxTV
  • Ebony TV
  • El Rey Rebel
  • ESPN3
  • FMC
  • Food Network
  • FOX
  • Fox Business Network
  • FOX SOUL
  • Fox Sports 1 (FS1)
  • FUEL TV
  • Fuse Music
  • HerSphere
  • HGTV
  • HLN
  • Home Shopping Network
  • HSN
  • IFC
  • Investigation Discovery
  • ion Television
  • Jewelry Television
  • MotorTrend
  • MovieSphere
  • MSNBC
  • MTV Classic
  • MTV2
  • NBA TV
  • NBC local channels
  • News Nation
  • One America News
  • Ovation
  • Oxygen True Crime
  • PBS Kids
  • PBS local channels
  • Poker GO
  • Pursuit Channel
  • QVC2
  • QVC3
  • Racing America
  • REELZ
  • REVOLT
  • RFD-TV
  • RSNs
  • Scientology Network
  • Shop LC
  • Somos Novelas
  • SportsGrid
  • SundanceTV
  • SYFY
  • Tastemade Home
  • Tastemade Travel
  • TBS
  • TCM
  • TeenNick
  • Telemundo local channels
  • The First
  • theGrio
  • TLC
  • TNT
  • TV One
  • Up TV
  • USA Network
  • WE tv
  • Women’s Sports Network

Channels on Vidgo and not DirecTV Stream

The channels that Vidgo has which are not available on DirecTV Stream:

  • A&E Network
  • ABC
  • ABC News Live
  • ACC Network
  • Aspire
  • AWE
  • Baby TV US
  • Bandamax
  • Big Ten Network
  • Bloomberg TV
  • BYUtv
  • Cheddar News
  • CineLife
  • Classic Reruns TV
  • Curiosity Stream
  • Disney Junior US
  • ESPN Deportes
  • ESPNews
  • ESPNU
  • Family Movie Classics
  • FETV
  • ForoTV
  • Fox (Local)
  • Fox Deportes
  • Fox Sports 2
  • FX Movie Channel
  • FYI Channel
  • Game Show Network
  • Get TV
  • Great American Family
  • Hallmark Family
  • History
  • i24 News English
  • Impact Network
  • INSP
  • Lifetime
  • Lifetime Movies
  • Longhorn Network
  • MavTV
  • MLB Network
  • Motor Trend
  • MTV - Music Television
  • National Geographic
  • National Geographic Wild
  • Newsmax
  • NewsNation
  • NFL Network
  • NHL
  • Nickelodeon
  • OAN
  • SEC Network
  • Sony Movies
  • Sports Grid
  • Teen Nick
  • TeleHit
  • Telehit Musica
  • Telenovelas
  • Tennis Channel
  • TUDN
  • TVOne
  • Unimas
  • UPtv
  • Viceland

Popularity: DirecTV Stream is more popular than Vidgo

DirecTV Stream has 788,000 subscribers whereas Vidgo has 25,000 subscribers. This means that DirecTV Stream has 763,000 more subscribers than Vidgo.

Price: Vidgo is cheaper than DirecTV Stream

Vidgo's costs $70 whereas DirecTV Stream costs $80. Getting DirecTV Stream instead of Vidgo will set you back $10 more every month.

Why get DirecTV Stream?

DirecTV Stream is a Live TV streaming platform with a twist: you can download the app on any of your existing devices, or if you choose, you can get a "Gemini Air" box with a custom remote control for the service. But without the box, DirecTV Stream functions like a Netflix or Hulu, allowing you to stream Live TV from anywhere by downloading the app. Within your home, you can stream on up to 20 devices (!), and from outside your home you can stream on up to three devices.

Go to DirecTV Stream

Why get Vidgo?

If you don't mind a messy interface and no recording capability and want to save a few dollars a month, Vidgo might be something to consider. However, you can either check out cheaper options that offer more limited selections of channels or pay a little more for much better services. In recent months, Vidgo has suffered many outages, some due to missed payments.

Go to Vidgo

Devices: DirecTV Stream is more widely available than Vidgo

DirecTV Stream is available on Amazon Fire TV, Android, Android TV, Apple TV, iOS, Roku, Roku TV or Samsung TV.

Whereas Vidgo is available on Amazon Fire TV, Android, Android TV, Apple TV, iOS or Roku. That's 2 less devices than DirecTV Stream.

Channel count: Vidgo has 6 channels more than DirecTV Stream

Vidgo's lineup includes 86 channels whereas DirecTV Stream has only 80 channels. Getting a subscription to Vidgo will give you access to 6 more channels than DirecTV Stream.

Trial: DirecTV Stream offers a trial

DirecTV Stream has a trial. The trial duration is 5 days.

Find out more on DirecTV Stream

Trial: Vidgo does not offer a trial

Vidgo does not offer a free trial.

Find out more on Vidgo

DirecTV Stream's specialty

The specialties of DirecTV Stream are: Lifestyle, News, RSNs, Soccer, Sports.

Vidgo's specialty

The specialties of Vidgo are: Lifestyle, News, Soccer.

DirecTV Stream's accepted payment methods

DirecTV Stream accepts: Amazon Appstore, credit card, debit card, Paypal, Retailer gift card, Roku Channel Store.

Vidgo's accepted payment methods

The payment methods that Vidgo accepts are: credit card, Retailer gift card, Walmart gift card.

Channels on both Vidgo and DirecTV Stream

The channels that are available on both Vidgo and DirecTV Stream are:

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