Top 5 Most Popular International Streaming Services

Below you will find a list of the most popular streaming services and channels that focus on “International” content. You can find out how much each service costs per month or per year (there are also several that are free!), as well as what devices you can stream them on. So check them out below and get to streaming.

BritBox

BritBox offers British programming to US viewers

Cost: $6.99/month or $69.99/year
Watch it on: iOS mobile devices and tablets; Android mobile devices and tablets; Apple TV; Chromecast; Roku; LG and Samsung smart TVs; Mac and PC browsers
Notes: BritBox is available through Amazon Channels and Apple TV+ Channels.

Acorn TV

Acorn TV offers British and international programming to US viewers

Cost: $5.99/month or $59.99/year (Acorn TV is currently offering a 30-day free trial for new subscribers with the special code FREE30)
Watch it on: iOS mobile devices and tablets; Android mobile devices and tablets; Amazon Fire TV devices; Apple TV; Chromecast; Roku; Mac and PC browsers
Notes: Acorn TV is available through Amazon Channels, The Roku Channel, and Apple TV Channels. The service is available in the U.S. and Canada.

Rakuten Viki

Rakuten Viki offers content from Korea, Japan, Mainland China, and Taiwan to US viewers

Cost: Free with ads and limits on content, or $4.99/month for standard subscription or $9.99/month for Plus Pass
Watch it on: iOS mobile devices and tablets; Android mobile devices and tablets; Amazon Fire TV devices; Android TV; Apple TV; Chromecast; Roku; Mac and PC browsers
Notes: Some programs are available on the service the day after they air in their origin country. Rakuten Viki doesn’t currently allow subscribers to download programming for offline viewing, but it’s coming later this year. The service also offers Learn Mode, which allows users the option to display the show’s language alongside subtitles, allowing users to interact with the words and discover their meaning and pronunciation.

Hi-Yah

Hi-Yah is a streaming channel offering access to martial arts and Asian action movies

Cost: $2.99/month
Watch it on: Hi-Yah does not have its own platform and therefore must be added through a video streaming platform: It is available through Amazon Channels, The Roku Channel, Xfinity, Xumo TV, and Dish.

KocowaTV

KocowaTV offers access to Korean drama series, variety shows, and K-POP shows from KBS, MBC, SBS and other content partners

Cost: Free limited content; $0.99/day, $6.99/month, or $69.99/year for access to everything
Watch it on: iOS mobile devices and tablets; Android mobile devices and tablets; Apple TV with Airplay; Chromecast; Roku; Mac and PC browsers (Fire TV devices to be added in the future)
Notes: KocowaTV is only available in North and South America. It offers users the option of Taste24HR, a special offering that allows users to watch any Korean drama and TV show immediately, for free, after it airs in South Korea.