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How to Watch Local Now Online Without Cable: Get Your News

Written by Gabriela Vatu
Last updated May 10, 2021

Keeping up with what's happening around the world, as well as with the weather, especially in certain areas of the United States, is of utmost importance, so if you want to be able to watch Local Now without cable, we know just how you can achieve this.

Local Now is a great channel that focuses on news and weather reports and it's been around for just a couple of years as a spinoff of The Weather Channel.

The channel is available on the lists of networks of two over-the-top (OTT) platforms, so you can pick whichever one you want. Let's find out what your options are.

1. fuboTV

Bundles fubo ($54.99/mo) + Family ($59.99/mo), Family Deluxe ($64.99/mo), and Ultra ($79.99/mo) promo packs.
Customization Channel Bundles - fubo Cycling ($11.99/mo), International Sports Plus ($5.99/mo), Sports Plus ($8.99/mo), Adventure Plus ($4.99/mo), NBA League Pass ($28.99/mo), Portuguese Plus ($14.99/mo), Latino Plus ($7.99/mo), fubo Extra ($5.99/mo) Premium Networks - Showtime ($10.99/mo), AMC Premiere ($4.99/mo), FX Plus ($5.99/mo), RAI Italia ($7.99/mo)
Device support Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, iOS, Android, Chromecast, web browser
DVR 30 hours, unlimited time storage, expandable to 500 hours via extra feature ($9.99/mo)
Free trial Yes, 7 days
Visit fuboTV

First up is fuboTV, which is a platform that particularly great for those who love sports. Other types of channels are available, too, however, including Local Now. There are two bundles to start off with on fuboTV, and Local Now is present in two of them - fubo and fubo Extra. While fubo costs $54.99/Mo while fubo Extra is $59.99 per month. Read our fuboTV review to figure out if you like all the aspects of this service.

2. Sling TV

Sling TV
Bundles Sling Orange ($25/mo), Sling Blue ($25/mo), Sling Orange + Blue ($40/mo)
Customization Channel bundles - Comedy ($5/mo), Espanol ($5/mo), Heartland ($5/mo), Hollywood ($5/mo), Lifestyle ($5/mo), News ($5/mo), Kids ($5/mo), Sports ($5/mo with Orange, $10/mo with Blue or Orange + Blue), Kids + Comedy + News + Lifestyle ($10/mo)
Premium Channels - Showtime ($10/mo), STARZ ($9/mo), EPIX ($5/mo), CuriosityStream ($3/mo), Here TV ($8/mo), Grokker ($7/mo), Stingray Karaoke ($7/mo), UP Faith & Family ($5/mo), Pantaya ($6/mo), CineFest ($5/mo), Hopster ($5/mo), Comedy Dynamics ($5/mo), Dove Channel ($5/mo), DogTV ($5/mo), CONtv ($5/mo), Docurama ($5/mo), Outside TV Features ($5/mo)
NBA- League Pass ($29/mo), Team Pass ($18/mo)
Device support Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, Android TV, AirTV Player, Xiaomi, LG Smart TVs, Samsung Smart TVs, iOS, Android, Fire tablets, Xbox One, Chrome web browser
DVR Up to 50 hours, unlimited storage time. Expandable by another 50 hours with extra feature
Free trial Yes, 7 days
Visit Sling

Next up is Sling TV, which is one of the most versatile platforms we've seen, mostly thanks to the interest-based channel packs they offer to customize your service. The three starter bundles are Orange ($25/mo), Blue ($25/mo), and Orange + Blue ($40/mo). Local Now is present in two of these bundles, namely Blue and Orange + Blue, so you can pick whichever one of these you like best when you subscribe to Sling TV, or whichever suits your pocket best. Read TechNadu's Sling TV review to find out all about the perks this service has to offer.

We hope you've managed to find a way to watch Local Now without cable via these two OTTs.

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