How to Watch OWN Online Without Cable: Everyone Gets a Platform!

By Gabriela Vatu / April 3, 2019

Everybody loves Oprah Winfrey, right? In the past few decades, Oprah has risen to fame and has managed to build past her well-known show - a network in its own right. If you want to watch OWN without cable, that can be easily arranged via the over-the-top (OTT) platforms that offer it.

OWN, or the Oprah Winfrey Network, has been around since 2011, reaching some 80 million households. The channel broadcasts show like Dr. Phil, Rachel Ray, or The Nate Berkus Show.

So, if you want to watch OWN wherever you may go, you should know it's available on three live tv streaming services.

1. Philo

Bundles 58 channels ($20/mo)
Customization No extra channel packages or premium channels available
Device support Apple TV, Fire TV, Roku, iOS, web browser, via Chome on Android. No dedicated Android app
DVR Unlimited storage space, recordings available for 30 days
Free trial Yes, 7 days
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First up on our list is Philo, which kicks off things with the help of two bundles. Called 40 Channels and 49 Channels, it's pretty easy to figure out what you can expect from each of them. The former is $16 per month, while the latter is $20 per month. OWN is present in both bundles, so you can pick whichever one you want. Read our Philo review to figure out what else there is to know about this platform.

2. PlayStation Vue

Playstation Vue
Bundles Access ($49.99/mo), Core ($54.99/mo), Elite ($64.99/mo), Ultra ($84.99/mo)
Customization Channel bundles - Sports Pack ($10/mo), Espanol Pack ($4.99/mo, $3.99/mo with PlayStation Plus) Premium channels - HBO ($15/mo, or included in Ultra), Showtime ($10.99/mo, $8.99/mo with PlayStation Plus, or included in Ultra), FX+ ($5.99/mo), Epix ($3.99/mo, $2.99/mo with PlayStation Plus), Cinemax ($15/mo), Fox Soccer Plus ($14.99/mo or $12.99 with PlayStation Plus), Hi-YAH! ($2.99/mo or $1.99/mo with PlayStation Plus) Bundles - HBO + Cinemax ($21.99/mo or $19.99/mo with PlayStation Plus), Epix Hits + Showtime ($13.99/mo or $11.49/mo with PlayStation Plus)
Device support Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, iOS, Android, Roku, PS3, PS4, browser
DVR Up to 500 programs, 28 days limit
Free trial Yes, 5 days
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Next up we have PlayStation Vue, a platform that comes from Sony. There are four bundles available, and OWN is present in all of them: Access ($44.99/mo), Core ($49.99/mo), Elite ($59.99/mo), Ultra ($79.99/mo). There are loads of other channels to accompany OWN, so you'll have to see which you want most. Read our PlayStation Vue review to figure out what's the best option for you.

3. DirecTV Now

Bundles Plus ($50/mo) and Max ($70/mo) Other Packages - Entertainment ($93/mo), Choice ($110/mo), Xtra ($124/mo), Ultimate ($135/mo), and Optimo Mas ($86/mo)
Customization Channel packs - AT&T TV Now Deportes ($5/mo) and AT&T TV Now Espanol ($15/mo) Premium Networks - HBO (included with Plus and Max), Cinemax ($11/mo or included with Max), Showtime ($11/mo), STARZ ($11/mo) International Bundles - Vietnamese ($20/mo), Brazilian ($30/mo), Korean ($30/mo)
Device support Apple TV, Chromecast, Fire TV, Roku, Samsung Smart TVs, iOS, Android, browsers
DVR Up to 20 hours, 30 days limit, no expansions
Free trial Yes, 7 days
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Finally, we have DirecTV Now, which has seven different bundles, although OWN isn't present in three of them. You can, however, pick one of the three bundles - Choice($110/Mo), Xtra($124/Mo), Ultimate($135/Mo). Due to a recent price hike, all the bundles are doubled its price which isn't cord-cutters friendly. Still keen on picking it? Then read our DirecTV Now review to help you figure out what bundle is best for you.

We hope we've been of help in getting you to watch OWN without cable and taking you one step closer to closing your contract with your cable provider.

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