Cable days were fun but we didn’t have instant entertainment available. Thankfully with streaming platforms, we can watch our favorite shows instantly. NOW TV is one of the best video streaming subscription services out there. It is operated by a British television provider called Sky and is available in Ireland, Italy, and Germany.
The service has access to a large content library, including sports, news, seasons, movies, etc. the service allows both streaming and video on demand without any contract. But unfortunately it is not available in the US. In this article we will tell you how you can get this streaming platform in the US with ExpressVPN.
Features of NOW TV?
Like every other streaming service, NOW TV has its own unique features.
- A huge content library that includes sports, movies, reality shows, seasons, and news.
- Extremely affordable packages without a contract.
- An add-free experience with HD streaming ability.
- Users can get a free trial for seven days. (except for sports membership)
NOW TV Subscription Plans
NOW TV offers contract free subscription to its services. The service has four different types of subscriptions, each having its own different services, with 3 of them having a seven days free trial.
Following are some subscription plans for NOW TV:
- Entertainment Membership: This membership offers access to exclusive shows on HBO and also access to Sky’s main channels and six kid’s channels. The package costs 9.99 pounds and includes life and on-demand access.
- Sports Membership: This particular membership offers access to 11 channels of sky sports with live events and highlights. Users can get access to monthly or weekly subscriptions for just £25 or £11 pounds. This is the only membership without a 7 day free trial.
- Cinema Membership: This one is available for just £9.99 and gives access to 11 sky cinema channels and 1000+ movies (all movies are on demand).
- HAYU Membership: This membership is uniquely designed and only has access to reality TV shows. The membership comes with more than 8000 episodes on demand of a US reality TV show. The membership only costs £4.99 a month.
Why is NOW TV Unavailable in the US?
NOW TV can give a user access to some of the best content in the UK and a few other countries, but due to licensing agreements and geo-restrictions, the content on it is only available in the UK. It’s not available in the US and you need ExpressVPN to access it outside the United Kingdom.
Why do you Need a VPN to Watch NOW TV in the US?
If you are someone who is interested in using NOW TV, but you are in the US, then you would need to get a VPN. A VPN is a Virtual Private Network that is end-to-end encrypted and keeps your data secure, and allows you to unblock restricted data in your country.
There are many great VPN’s out there that can allow you to stream NOW TV, but the best option is ExpressVPN. ExpressVPN is extremely reliable, with a fast connection and a lot of servers available.
How to Sign up for NOW TV in the US?
Following are the steps to sign in on NOW TV from the US:
- First of all, go to the app store on your device.
- Now search for ExpressVPN.
- Once the app appears, select it and download it.
- Once the ExpressVPN app is downloaded, open it and select a server from the UK.
- Now go to the site of NOW TV.
- There will be an option by the name of join now. Select it.
- Now sign up for a new account.
How to Install NOW TV on FireStick?
FireStick is a great device to enjoy content offered by subscription sites such as NOW TV.
Following are the steps to download NOW TV on FireStick:
- First, go to the home screen of FireStick.
- Then open the search option.
- Now search for NOW TV.
- Once the icon of the app appears, open it.
- Now select the Get or Download to begin installation.
- After a while, the app will be downloaded.
If you are in the UK, then you are good to go, but if you are in the USA or any other country, then you need a VPN.
Frequently Asked Questions
How can I get free NOW TV?
You cannot get NOW TV completely free, but it does offer a free trial for 3 out of its four memberships. You will not get a free trial to sports membership.
What to watch on NOW TV?
NOW TV has all the best British content available, ranging from all sports, such as football, to the best reality TV shows. Furthermore, the channel also gives access to some classic TV shows, such as Game of Thrones.
Following is the content you can view on NOW TV:
- Game of Thrones.
- Live football matches.
- Keeping up with the Kardashians
- Real housewives
Is it legal to watch NOW TV with a VPN?
Yes, it is completely legal to view NOW TV with a VPN. As of now, there are no restrictions on using VPN alongside NOW TV. Furthermore, if you are someone who is not living in the UK and want to use NOW TV, then you would definitely need access to a VPN.
Overall NOW TV is a great platform because it can give you access to some of the best content in the UK. This content ranges from news, sports, movies, TV shows, and reality TV shows.
Furthermore, you will also have the opportunity to buy a package that suits your needs, and that package will also be available at extremely cheap rates making it a win-win situation.