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Compare Fubo & YouTube TV on price, features, channels and add-ons to see which is better for you.

Compare Fubo vs. YouTube TV

Here’s a general look at both to help you determine which is the best streaming service for you.

Channel Count
English Plans
Simultaneous Streams
Up to 10
Starting Price
*Prices may vary with taxes and fees.

Pros and Cons: Fubo vs. YouTube TV

When it comes to cord cutting, Fubo and YouTube TV are two of the best streaming services around. Both are substantially cheaper than cable and offer many of the same great live channels for live sports and popular entertainment. When it comes to picking between the two, it comes down to inches in terms of price, channels available, and features.

Fubo is a more premium product and it has the price tag to match. Fubo plans are loaded with live channels (at least 185 live channels) and quality features. If you compare the channels available on Fubo vs. YouTube TV, Fubo has an edge in local sports coverage with their regional sports networks. Plus, Fubo has an extensive video-on-demand library. While most streaming services have VOD content, Fubo has more than 40K TV shows and movies available via VOD each month as well as 55K live sporting events on the platform annually.

YouTube TV compares to Fubo in a lot of the same ways, even the price isn’t that much cheaper. YouTube TV comes with noticeably less channels and they have a big hole in their local sports coverage. By basically abandoning the inclusion of regional sports networks, YouTube TV has denied many within the local markets access to their NBA, MLB and NHL teams’ games. They do have the WarnerMedia networks. The biggest issue for YouTube TV is just the lack of options. They only have the one English plan, and your only plan upgrade option is whether to get the expensive NFL Sunday Ticket bundle or not.

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Compare Fubo Pro plan vs. YouTube TV

Let’s take a look at the differences between the popular Fubo Pro plan and a basic YouTube TV account.

PlanPro planbase
Monthly Price$79.99$72.99
Hours of DVR storageUnlimitedUnlimited
Free TrialYesYes
Multiple active streamsUp to 10Up to 3
Regional sports networks
Streaming from any device

Compare Fubo Channels vs. YouTube TV Channels

One of the biggest differences between Fubo and YouTube TV is with their live sports channels. This chart compares which sports networks, including regional sports networks only accessible in select markets, are available overall with Fubo and YouTube TV.

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Complete Channel Comparison

See how the live sports channel lineups compare between Fubo and YouTube TV.

When comparing channel lineups for Fubo and YouTube TV, one of the biggest differences between the two comes down to the sports channels. With major league networks like MLB Network and the regional sports networks in each local market, Fubo has more sports channels overall.

Fubo has the most local sports for the lowest price as well as great local network coverage for ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC. This makes Fubo one of the best streaming services for cord cutters who want to keep their local channels. They have a lot of the most popular networks in their lineup. Besides having regional sports networks like YES Network, NESN, Bally Sports, NBC Sports and MASN in select local markets, Fubo also has MLB Network, NHL Network and the Pac-12 Networks available through plans and add-ons.

YouTube TV also has a good lineup of live channels. They have many of the same channels available on Fubo with a few key differences. YouTube TV lacks some of the major league sports networks like MLB Network but does have WarnerMedia networks. YouTube TV only has a few regional sports networks.

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  • Starting at 185+ live channels
  • Unlimited Cloud DVR Space
  • Up to 10 simultaneous streams
  • Monthly price: $79.99-$99.99*

Frequently Asked Questions

*Up to date as of 6/8/2023