The market has bloated with services, but, while the media goes on about "streaming wars," the discussion has focused on just a fraction of the available streaming companies. Even critics, when interviewed about their viewing habits, confessed to primarily watching only a handful of platforms: Netflix, Hulu, Prime Video, HBO GO, Disney+, and Apple TV+. (They also, overwhelmingly, liked the Criterion Channel.) Ten or so services isn't really a war. That sounds more like a healthy competition.

So, what about these other ~290+ services? Are any of them good?

If we're going to have so much content, we might as well explore it. Here are eight other streaming options. Do you use any of these niche services? Let me know how you like them.

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