TV stations such as ABC offer live streaming broadcasts as of 2015, and websites such as U-verse, Stream 2 Watch and TV Go offer a variety of live broadcasts. Some websites require users to register before they can watch live streams.
ABC's website allows users to watch live TV, view the network's scheduled programs for the upcoming week, and search for specific shows. Users do not need to register for accounts, but they must live in the United States.
TV Go by Xfinity offers an array of live channels, including CNN, Fox News, ESPN, TNT, the Disney Channel and more. Some channels require a subscription, including ESPN and the Disney Channel. Customers can also choose from a selection of on-demand titles, including some that are available in HD.
U-verse requires users to sign up for packages before they can view their live streaming services. Available channels include ABC, AMC, BBC World News, Cartoon Network and Encore. In addition, a selection of subscription-only and free on-demand titles are available.
Stream 2 Watch allows visitors to create free accounts, which they use to watch live United States TV channels. While some streams remain free, others require a subscription. The site offers a variety of live sports and TV channels, including ESPN, Comedy Central and the Discovery Channel.