It’s now easier and more affordable to watch shows and movies than ever! You don’t need to be tied down by a costly cable contract or bundle.  It’s all available online, easy, and you’ll even save money.

With a subscription to a streaming service (or more) you’ll get all the laughs, excitement and entertainment you crave.

FREE Streaming Services

Cutting cable TV is a great way to save money, and you can save even more by subscribing to FREE streaming services.

You read that right. There are plenty of FREE, ad-supported streaming platforms that allow you to watch hundreds of moves and TV shows without paying a dime.  These services really are free – you don’t have to provide any payment information.

Here are some free streaming services to try out:

The Roku Channel  – Watch hundreds of movies, popular shows, 24/7 live news and more. You also get original content not found anywhere else with Roku Originals.  Original shows include Die Hart starring Kevin Hart, Chirssy’s Court starring Chrissy Tiegen, Average Joe starring Joe Jonas, and more. The Roku Channel is available on personal computers, smartphones and tablets. For the best experience you can also watch it on a Roku streaming device.

Crackle – Enjoy completely free access to hundreds of popular movies and shows. The platform also offers original content like, Black Water: Abyss, Going From Broke, PROMISELAND and more. Plus, it’s available on any computer, any smartphone, Roku devices, most smart TVs, PlayStation and Xbox One.

Peacock  – Stream iconic NBC hits like This Is Us, Psych, Battlestar Galactica and The Office. Plus, daily live news, late night shows, live sports and Telemundo. Launched just this year, Peacock is available on any computer, any smartphone, Roku device, Android TV, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Samsung TV, Vizio TV, Xbox, Playstation and more. Upgrade to Peacock Premium for more content or Peacock Premium Plus for ad-free watching.

Other free streaming platforms you can also try are Tubi, Plex and Vudu.

Channel Surf without the cable – including live sports!

Lifetime, MTV, Comedy Central, Cartoon Network, TNT, CNN, Fox – they’re all available online. There are online streaming services that offer live cable TV programming, including sports, for a monthly subscription. No contract required.

FuboTV offers live cable TV programming with ads for close to 100 channels, including entertainment and sports channels. Your subscription also includes Cloud DVR, so you can record content to watch later. Additionally, you can watch NFL, NBA and MLB, NHL, NASCAR, MLS and more, as well as live coverage of major games, like the Super Bowl, World Series, NBA Finals, Stanley Cup Playoffs and even the Olympics.

Basic Monthly Membership for FuboTV is $64.99 a month. This includes streaming on up to 3 devices, including any computer, any smart phone, Roku, Apple TV, Samsung Smart TV, Xbox, Chromecast and Amazon Fire TV. You can also upgrade to the Elite membership for $79.99 a month to enjoy additional channels, extra Cloud DVR space, and unlimited screens.

Hulu offers live TV for $64.99 a month with ads and $70.99 a month without ads. Plus, you’ll have access the Hulu streaming library and the latest Hulu Original content, like The Handmaid’s Tale, Veronica Mars and others.

You’ll enjoy live sports, breaking news and award shows with more than 75 live and on-demand channels with Hulu Live. You can further enhance your experience by subscribing to premium add-ons like HBO Max, Showtime, STARZ, and Cinemax.

Popular streaming service

Popular streaming platforms are very affordable, even if they are not free. You simply pay a monthly subscription fee for these platforms, but there’s no contract required or registration fees.  You can cancel anytime. In addition, they might offer free trials when you first sign up. Other benefits include downloadable content that you can watch when not connected to the internet and they’re available on any personal computer, laptop, mobile phone, tablet, and some gaming consoles.

Many your favorite shows are available on these streaming platforms – even past seasons or all seasons of cable TV shows. You’ll also be able to find hit movies, as well as content found only on each respective streaming service.

Popular stream services that are available on Guam are:

Hulu subscription without live TV starts at base price of $5.99 a month and includes some ads.  You can upgrade your plan to skip the ads for $11.99 a month.

Netflix is completely commercial-free and starts at $8.99 a month for a single screen. Upgrade to $13.99 a month for two screens and $17.99 a month for up to 4 screens.

Amazon’s Prime Video starts at $5.99 a month for new subscribers, or bundle with Amazon Prime for $12.99 a month and enjoy access to podcasts and music with Amazon Music, hundreds of e-books with Kindle Prime, and discounts and offers when shopping at Amazon.com.

The Filipino Channel can be streamed to your smart TV or any device with a monthly subscription for $12.99 a month, which includes commercial-free access to all the channel’s movies, shows and live programming.

Other excellent streaming services you can subscribe to for a small monthly fee without a contract that are available on Guam include HBO Max at $14.99 a month, Discovery+ starting at $7 a month and Paramount+ starting at $4.99 a month.

Where to start?

Watching all your favorite shows without cable (and saving money in the process) is easier than you might think.

First, you need affordable Home Internet. For a short time only, you can enjoy internet speeds of up to 75 Mbps with IT&E’s BEAM for only $37.50 a month for the first 6 months. After that, it’s only $75 a month. Or you can enjoy even more savings by bundling your Home Internet with your mobile plan and enjoy UNLIMITED mobile data and 75Mbps internet for only $87.50 a month for the first six months, for a short time only. Then it’s only $125 a month for your BEAM Bundle. You’ll also get a FREE Roku Streaming Stick!

Second, you need a device to watch your shows. This could be a smartphone, tablet, Smart TV, desktop computer or laptop. If you don’t have a Smart TV, you can use a Roku Stream Stick to beam the content to your TV. Luckily, you get a Roku Streaming Stick for FREE when you sign up for select BEAM plans.

Third, sign up for streaming platform subscriptions using your smartphone or other device. Most platforms, even the free ones, require an email to verify your subscription. Have your payment information ready if you plan to subscribe to a paid streaming service.

If you need help signing up for BEAM Home Internet, setting up your Roku Streaming Stick, or even signing up for a streaming service,  chat with an IT&E Customer Service Representative.  They’re available 24/7 to assist you.

Happy streaming!