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Spectrum on roku

Holycat08Holycat08 Posts: 1
edited August 27 in Spectrum TV App 2018 Archive Oct 20, 2018
If I have spectrum internet and WiFi and watch spectrum via roku, do I need a cable subscription?

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  • dstoffadstoffa Posts: 994 ✭✭✭✭
    Oct 20, 2018 Accepted Answer

    Yes.  You will only be able to watch the programming that you pay for.  The "app" replaces the set-top box.

     

    In addition, the full lineup of channels will only be availble to you at home while your Roku is attached to the modem / router that is associated with your internet and video service.  You can't take your Roku to your vacation home and watch programming there...

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  • janemjohnsonsswjanemjohnsonssw Posts: 1
    Oct 21, 2018

    My friend just watches TV through her Spectrum app on Roku.  She was able to cancel her cable BUT keep your internet through Spectrum.  She gets all of the "basic" channels and Spectrum lets you pick 8 or 10? extra channels to add.  PLUS, her monthly fee went down.  Win-win I'm thinking.  Now, if there was only a way to do this online but, alas, it's Spectrum so they have to be difficult.Smiley Sad

  • Julia_RJulia_R Posts: 4,284 Lead Mod
    Oct 21, 2018

    Sounds like if she has her basic channels and 10 more she has subscribed to the 

    Spectrum Choice video package.

     

    You do need to subscribe to video service, either a traditional package or one of the newer choices to be able to stream through SpectrumTV.com  or the app. 

     

    Regards,
    Julia R.
    Spectrum-Social Media Customer Care
    Lead Moderator-Community Forums

  • reds91185reds91185 Posts: 2,452 ✭✭✭✭
    Oct 24, 2018

    @janemjohnsonssw wrote:

    My friend just watches TV through her Spectrum app on Roku.  She was able to cancel her cable BUT keep your internet through Spectrum.  She gets all of the "basic" channels and Spectrum lets you pick 8 or 10? extra channels to add.  PLUS, her monthly fee went down.  Win-win I'm thinking.  Now, if there was only a way to do this online but, alas, it's Spectrum so they have to be difficult.Smiley Sad


    Your friend didn't "cancel her cable." She switched her cable tv package from a traditional package with set top boxes to Spectrum Choice.

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