Broadband provider CenturyLink was the latest player to jump into the live tv streaming landscape last week.
During the roll out announcement CenturyLink announced they would be available on many popular streaming devices including smartphones, tables, PC, Mac and Roku. With more to be announced soon.
CenturyLink has also partnered with electronics giant LG to launch a streaming player of their own, called CenturyLink Player.
Here is a look at the specs from CenturyLink:
Size: 5.09 in. Length x 5.09 in. Width x 1.25 in. Height
Voice Control: Yes
Max. Output Video Resolution: 4K HEVC, 1080p
OS: Android TV (Marshmallow + GMS)
Output: HDMI 2.0
Processor: Quad-Core 1.5GHz processor
RAM: DDR3 2 GB
Storage: 2 GB RAM, 8 GB storage
Connectivity: 10/100Base-T Ethernet, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac dual band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1
What’s Included: CenturyLink Player and Remote Control, Power Adapter, 2 AAA Batteries
You can purchase the player from their site for $89.99 (shipping included), and sign up for a free 7 day trial of their service at the same time.
Since the player is made by LG it should be a quality device and it includes Android TV, so it wouldn’t necessarily be a useless brick should you decide you don’t like CenturyLink Stream after your free trial.
For those who haven’t heard about CenturyLink Stream here’s a look at what they have to offer.
Ultimate Package $45 a month ($5 discount for CenturyLink broadband customers).
45 channels, including A&E, CNBC, Discovery Channel, Disney Channel, ESPN, Food Network, HGTV, HISTORY, MSNBC and USA and more. Also included in select local markets ABC, NBC, Telemundo, UniMás, and Univision stations.
The Latino package $15 a month.
27 channels including, Azteca, BeIn Sports, Discovery en Espanol, ViendoMovies and Univision Networks – Univision Deportes Network, Galavision, Univision, UniMás and more.
You can check out the full lineup here.
You can also check out the links above for their many add on packages including news, sports, movies and more.