What are the best Fire Stick apps?

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    #1Netflix

    Netflix

    Netflix is a video-on-demand platform where you can watch movies and TV shows and start streaming from your Windows or Mac computer, smart devices such as smartphones and tablets as well as on your home gaming consoles.

    Streaming Services

    Varies by Plan

    Carl Harvey
    Written on September 18, 2018
    "Since i have a subscription with Netflix why not use it on my Fire Stick as well eh. Through Netflix i get new TV and movie contents from lots of old TV shows and the the latest one even the Netflix Original contents. "
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    #2WatchESPN

    WatchESPN

    WatchESPN is a streaming service that gives 24/7 access to different ESPN channels such as ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3, and more. The WatchESPN app offers live streaming access to thousands of games and events on the ESPN networks. 

    Websites

    Free

    Sharon Vasquez
    Written on September 18, 2018
    "My husband downloaded this app on our Amazon Firestick because you know guys they are such a big fan of all kinds of sports. Wait a minuite this is a paid service i did not pay he paid for it HAHA! He wanted to pay for it because he wants to wants live streaming of sports that he likes. "
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    #3BBC News

    BBC News

    BBC News is a business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), which gathers and broadcasts news and current affairs around the world from British, entertainment, science, and political news. 

    Websites

    Free

    Jacqueline Morales
    Written on September 18, 2018
    "i have a paid subscription with BBC News when i found out that this is available to be downloaded on FireStick i did not hesitate to download it asap. Through this i can view live streaming videos as well as browse news articles and read them. The best part is that there are no commercials or ads to interrupt me. "

DID YOU KNOW? 

Did you know that U.S. cable TV companies heavily rely on their broadband Internet services to earn? The era of traditional Pay TV is showing signs of its decline and it is no surprise. As realistic broadband internet alternative becomes available, this trend may continue to show. According to data by eMarketer, there is a slight acceleration in the decline of cable TV subscribers in 2017. Data shows a drop from 3.8% from 3.4%. These numbers show that integrating traditional TV services to channels like Netflix have not helped at all.

In 2018, studies state that there will still be 186.7 million US adults watching cable TV. This proves that the cable TV business is still very large despite its continual decline. This is all thanks to internet service that comes with cable TV. Recent numbers show that 56% of cable TV subscribers only keep their subscription to get access to fast and reliable internet. New technology has been created to integrate internet connectivity to TV entertainment. Devices like the Fire Stick now exist, enabling fire stick apps to dominate user's TV screens. This all relies on the existence of quality internet connection. Subscribers now only need to search for the best apps for fire stick and enjoy quality home entertainment without paying $100+ for a cable TV subscription.

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    #4YouTube

    YouTube

    YouTube is an online video sharing and streaming website that enables content creators to share their work across the platform's large user base and network. It's also available as an app for Android and iOS mobile devices. 

    Websites

    Free

    Carlos Alberto Duarte
    Written on September 18, 2018
    "NGL i am really accustomed to using YT on my smartphone and PC...but i think since i downloaded YT on my Amazon Firestick i might be getting used to watching YT videos on a bigger HD screen. Not just that i can even play my favourite music on this and create a playlist. "
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    #5Twitch

    Twitch
    Twitch is a service that provides users with live streaming of virtually all video games. It provides a virtual home for your community to chat, watch, and play with fully customizable text and voice rooms. 
    Apps

    Web, Android, Windows, iOS

    Free

    Joshua Marshall
    Written on September 18, 2018
    "Just started streaming my content on Twitch where i show myself playing video games...after more than a year of just being a watcher of the well-known Twitch streamers..."
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    #6Spotify

    Spotify

    Spotify is a music streaming platform that features plenty of functions to help users discover new music. It comes with curated and shared playlists, suggested radio stations, and related artists - all based on your likes and listens.

    Apps

    Web, Android, iOS

    Free- Varies by plan

    Janet Robertson
    Written on September 18, 2018
    "Whenever i am not watching a movie or tv show on my FireStick i just use Spotify to listen to music...You can never go wrong with this app. "
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    #7Sling TV

    Sling TV

    Sling TV is the most popular service for TV channels online because of its high-quality content and reliability. Plus, it supports Xbox, Roku, Smart TVs, desktop; iPhones. It also provides sports like NBA and much more.

    Websites

    $15- 1 month

    Megan Spencer
    Written on December 19, 2018
    "Lots of choices to watch even for other languages and overseas films. Such a gem"
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    #8Hulu

    Hulu

    Hulu is a video-on-demand service offering a huge catalog of exclusive programs, Hulu originals, and many more. It launched its live television streaming service in 2017, but currently, it is only available in the United States and Japan.

    Websites

    $5.99- Varies by plan

    Helen Wade
    Written on February 15, 2019
    "This is a great alternative for Netflix and all that. This is what i use on firestick and its worth it"
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    #9Amazon Fire TV Remote app

    Amazon Fire TV Remote app

    The Amazon Fire TV Remote app can be downloaded for free for Android and iOS users. The smartphone app can be used as a remote, using your phone's keyboard for easier text typing. All the apps on your Fire TV can also be accessed from it. 

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

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Summary

Best What are the best Fire Stick apps
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1NetflixStreaming Services 13 Paid
2WatchESPNWebsites 9 Free
3BBC NewsWebsites 7 Free
4YouTubeWebsites 6 Free
5TwitchApps 2 Free
6SpotifyApps 1 Free
7Sling TVWebsites 0 Paid
8HuluWebsites 0 Paid
9Amazon Fire TV Remote appApps 0 Free
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