4 great alternatives to Netflix for Android and iOS

4 great alternatives to Netflix for Android and iOS
With tens of millions of users tied to services other than Netflix, it's safe to say that despite boasting the largest subscription numbers, it doesn't exist in vacuum. The world is more complicated than that, and rival companies have been trying to win a piece of Netflix's business by offering essentially the same thing.

But streaming services have long transcended the desktop and laptop, and have found a new—rather permanent for now—home in smartphones and tablets. Today, you can grab the app corresponding to the service you're using in under a minute, for free. So long as you're a paying customer and remember your log-in and password combo, you'll be watching your favorite shows in no time.

But why look for alternatives to Netflix at all? It really depends. It might be that your aforementioned show just isn't available with the content provider, or any number of technical or idiosyncratic reasons. Whatever it might be, we decided it's high time we gathered the most deserving Netflix rivals in one place, so here goes!



1. Wiencon

Posts: 2278; Member since: Aug 06, 2014

With my internet speed there is no point in subscribing to any of them :d

2. legiloca

Posts: 1676; Member since: Nov 11, 2014

+1 to that lol!

5. emcdonald75

Posts: 163; Member since: Nov 07, 2012

Forget the Internet speed, the problem is with the DATA CAPS these cable and wireless companies place on us.

10. ionutX

Posts: 2; Member since: Nov 09, 2014

Are these data caps a thing only in US? I've traveled to a lot of countries and never heard of such thing. My monthly download is around 700GB and my home connection is roughly 1gbps. It's hard to imagine having a restriction on how much I can download.

12. RajRicardo

Posts: 500; Member since: Feb 28, 2014

Bro where are you from?? Some other advanced part of the galaxy ??

13. emcdonald75

Posts: 163; Member since: Nov 07, 2012

Comcast has placed a 300GB per month data cap on my home WiFi and $10 extra for every 50GB I go over the 300GB data cap.

9. RajRicardo

Posts: 500; Member since: Feb 28, 2014

I'm with you on this brother :(

3. Shocky unregistered

Kodi ......

4. Eclectech

Posts: 355; Member since: May 01, 2013

Whatever works with BingeOn is what I'll watch.

7. emcdonald75

Posts: 163; Member since: Nov 07, 2012

BingeOn has literally turned my 5GB data cap on my tablet into an unlimited plan. Thank you, T-Mobile!

6. kkmkk

Posts: 699; Member since: May 06, 2013

popcorn time

8. Dee79

Posts: 307; Member since: Jun 19, 2014

Showbox ;) shhhh I didn't tell you that

11. Blazers

Posts: 751; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

If they list popcorn time, they might as well list Showbox. One pirating service is the same as another.

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