Xfinity and Spectrum have been offering Peacock Premium free to their customers as a way to promote the streaming service. While Xfinity has decided to terminate this offer, Spectrum Internet and TV customers still get Peacock Premium at no additional cost for a limited time.
This article provides you with key information about Spectrum’s Free Peacock offer. We go into the offer eligibility criteria, take a look at the Spectrum deals that include the offer, and provide an alternative way to get Peacock for free. We also answer some of the most common questions about the offer.
Here’s everything you need to know about Spectrum’s free Peacock trial.
Peacock Free With Spectrum Internet and TV
Spectrum standalone internet plans come with a 90-day free trial of Peacock Premium. If you bundle Spectrum Internet service with TV, you get Peacock Premium for 12 months at no additional cost. This offer is valid till December 7, 2023, and has to be redeemed before this date.
Peacock Premium currently costs $4.99 per month. This is an ad-supported tier that includes all the movies, shows, and other content on Peacock. Both existing and new customers can redeem this offer if eligible. Those who already have a Peacock Premium subscription can also get it for free by switching to Spectrum.
Let’s look at the eligibility criteria for the offer to see if you’re eligible.
According to Peacock, to be eligible for the Peacock with Spectrum, you must:
- Be at least 18 years of age
- Have a Spectrum Internet and/or TV plan other than the TV Essentials
- Be living in the United States
- Enter a valid payment method with your Peacock account
- Be a Spectrum residential customer (as opposed to a business or enterprise customer)
- Have no outstanding obligation to Spectrum (such as unpaid bills)
- Not have your Spectrum services voluntarily suspended
Only one username can be used for Peacock Premium free trial per Spectrum account. You must keep Spectrum services during the trial period to keep Peacock Premium for free, which is one reason why it’s important to get a Spectrum deal that’s suitable for you regardless of the free trial.
Let’s now look at some of Spectrum’s most popular deals that come with Peacock Premium.
Spectrum Plans Eligible for Free Peacock
Spectrum Internet Standard is a high-speed internet plan perfect for an average home. It has a network availability of 99% and features very low latency. It costs $49.99 for 12 months and has max speeds of 300 Mbps down and 10 Mbps up.
All Spectrum internet plans now bring even more value with the Spectrum One offer, without an increase in price. Spectrum One includes an unlimited mobile line, Advanced WiFi, and several other perks at no additional cost for 12 months.
If you need speeds higher than 300 Mbps, here are two faster Spectrum Internet plans that also include Spectrum One:
- Spectrum Internet Ultra: 500 Mbps down and 20 Mbps up for $69.99 per month
- Spectrum Internet GIG: 1000 Mbps down and 35 Mbps up for $89.99 per month
Spectrum Internet + TV Select
This is Spectrum’s most popular bundle. It combines Spectrum Internet (with Spectrum One and Spectrum TV into one value-added deal. TV Select includes more than 125 popular channels, but you can also add affordable channel packs.
The combo deal costs just $109.98 per month, which is less than some people pay just for TV. With Spectrum TV, you get Peacock Premium for free for 12 months instead of 3, so there’s more value there too.
Spectrum Internet + Mi Plan Latino
If you watch mostly Latino channels, this combo is perfect for you. Mi Plan Latino includes 75+ Spanish channels and 70+ English channels. Mi Plan Latino customers also get Peacock Premium at no additional cost for 12 months. Spectrum Internet + Mi Plan Latino combo deal costs $89.98 per month for 12 months.
Spectrum Internet + TV + Phone
You can add Spectrum Voice to either of the two Spectrum Internet + TV plans at just $19.99 per month. Spectrum Voice is an advanced VoIP home phone service that includes unlimited free calls in the US, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Canada, American Samoa Islands, and several other neighboring places.
Spectrum Voice also has 28 home phone features including Voice Mail, Caller ID, Speed Dial, Call Waiting Return Call, Trace Call, Block Unwanted Calls, and Do Not Disturb. Additionally, it has the E911 service which allows authorities to automatically locate you when you need help.
Spectrum Alternative for Free Peacock: NOW TV
If your free Peacock Premium trial has ended or you don’t want to switch to Spectrum for any reason, you have another option. Xfinity just recently launched a new affordable streaming TV service called NOW TV that costs $20 and includes 40+ live channels and—you guessed it—free access to Peacock Premium.
NOW TV is itself a pretty tempting offer. If people in your house stream movies and shows and watch TV mostly for live news, you might want to reconsider the $100+ you pay every month for cable TV.
NOW TV works via the internet just like modern streaming services, which is why it’s so affordable. It also doesn’t require any additional equipment. Xfinity customer service can help you switch to Xfinity Internet and get NOW TV.
Now, let’s answer some of the most common questions people have been asking about free Peacock and Spectrum.
Free Peacock with Spectrum: FAQs Answered
How do I sign up for Peacock Premium with Spectrum?
Once you have an eligible Spectrum Internet or TV plan, create a Peacock account and link your Spectrum account with Peacock. Your free trial period will start. Give Spectrum’s phone number a call to get a Spectrum Internet or TV plan.
How long is the free trial period for Peacock Premium with Spectrum?
Spectrum Internet customers get Peacock Premium for 90 days at no additional cost. TV service includes access to Peacock Premium for 12 months. Spectrum TV Essentials doesn’t include Peacock Premium free trial but you can still get it for 90 days if you have Spectrum Internet.
What happens to my Peacock Premium account after the free trial period?
Once your free trial ends, you will be charged Peacock Premium’s monthly rate at the time. The subscription will renew every month till you cancel. You can also cancel before the free trial ends to avoid being charged.
Do I Need Spectrum TV to Get Peacock Premium For Free?
No, Spectrum Internet service also includes Peacock Premium for 90 days. However, if you bundle with Spectrum TV, you’ll get Peacock Premium for 12 months.
How do I link my Spectrum account to my existing Peacock account?
You have to cancel your existing Peacock subscription before you redeem the free trial from Spectrum. Once you have canceled the subscription and the billing date has passed, you can link your Spectrum account to your existing Peacock account by visiting peacocktv.com/spectrum.
What is the difference between Peacock Free and Peacock Premium?
Peacock’s free plan only includes access to some titles on Peacock and the first episodes of some original shows. It’s no longer available for new customers. Peacock Premium includes access to all the content on Peacock. Both plans are ad-supported.
On the other hand, there’s no difference between Spectrum’s free Peacock trial and paid Peacock Premium.
How do I cancel Peacock Premium after the free trial period?
You can visit the Peacock Help Center and follow the provided instructions to cancel your subscription before you’re charged.
How much does Peacock Premium cost after the free trial period?
Peacock Premium currently costs $4.99 per month for standard customers. However, the price may change by the time your Spectrum-provided free trial ends. You’ll be charged the price of Peacock Premium at the time.
What kind of content can I watch on Peacock Premium?
Peacock has thousands of hours of movies and TV shows available for streaming including The Office, Cocaine Bear, Suits, SNL, Fast and The Furious movies, Superstore, Bourne movies, Puss in Boots, Megan, House MD, and more. Peacock Premium also gives next-day streaming access to current episodes of TV shows on NBC and Bravo.
How do I watch Peacock Premium on my TV or other devices?
To watch Peacock Premium on any device, download the Peacock app available on TVs and iOS and Android devices and sign in with your Peacock account.
What are some of the Peacock Originals that I can watch on Peacock Premium?
Some of the new Peacock Originals include:
- Twisted Metal: A post-apocalyptic series starring Anthony Mackie based on the video game franchise of the same name
- Bupkis: A comedy-drama starring Pete Davidson
- Mrs. Davis: Another comedy-drama about Sister Simone and her journey to destroy an AI named Mrs. Davis
- Intelligence: A comedy series starring David Schwimmer and Nick Mohammed
- Poker Face: A mystery series with a 99% Certified Fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes
Peacock Premium is free with all Spectrum Internet plans for 90 days and all Spectrum TV plans except TV Essentials for 12 months. Alternatively, a new affordable TV service available with Xfinity Internet called NOW TV also includes Peacock Premium at no additional cost.
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