PlayStation Vue (Almost) Looks Like a Cord-Cutter’s Dream Come True

[L]aunching today in New York, Chicago, and Philadelphia, that streams both live and pre-recorded TV programming over the internet. [PlayStation Vue] includes most major broadcasters—including their local affliates, so you’ll get local news and weather—and a good number of the cable channels you’d want. It streams at 720p resolution, so you only need a stable 5Mbps internet connection or better. […] you need to live in one of those three cities and have a PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 3 game console. More platforms (including iPad) and markets (Sony says it’s targeting large cities first) are coming later on. It’s a no-contract service with no promo prices, so you can pay your $50 a month as long as you like and quit anytime you want. […] speaking of holes, PlayStation Vue’s channel lineup—while pretty impressive!—still has a bunch of them. No HBO, no ABC, no ESPN, no A&E or History Channel, no BBC America, and no Disney to choose from. AMC is coming “very shortly after launch.” – Sean Hollister, Gizmodo
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