How Live TV Works

Connect your source to Channels and go.

Install Channels DVR Server on your computer at home.

Provide Channels with a source of TV broadcasts. Use a TV tuner or sign in with your existing cable or streaming provider.

Install Channels on your device to watch and record live TV from your TV source.

Provide Channels with a source.

Channels is not a streaming provider. Channels works with existing sources of live TV. Use your antenna or cable with a TV tuner. Sign in with your cable or streaming provider. Or even add your own live streaming channels. Mix and match to get as many channels as you can.

Install our DVR software.

Channels DVR Server runs on your computer or NAS device at home. There's no cloud to worry about. Your recordings and shows will always be available.

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Installs on virtually any device.

Sign up for Channels

Our flexible subscription gives your family a media powerhouse. Record your favorite shows, watch while away from home, watch on every device.

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Get features the whole family will love.

Whole Home DVR

Instantly set up a whole home DVR.

Streaming Premium Channels

Sign in with your existing provider to use its channels.

Remote Streaming

Watch TV on your device while away from home.

Learn more about the Media Library

Channels is the best way to watch your TV shows and movies. Record or add your personal media and start watching TV your way at home or while away.

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