The State of the Union speech will take place this evening at 9 PM ET, when President Barack Obama will address Congress about the current state of the country. It will likely cite many of the major issues that emerged over the past year, such as net neutrality and bringing faster broadband internet to more parts of the US.
Almost all major television networks will broadcast the State of the Union address, including CBS, NBC, FOX, and ABC, and you’ll also be able to watch the follow-up response from the Republican party right after.
However, if you can’t be near a television when the State of the Union address arrives, you can capture it on your mobile device or computer and broadcast it live. Perhaps even better than the television version, as the live broadcast will be an “advanced broadcast”.
YouTube will once again host a live stream of the 2015 State of the Union; This means that since YouTube live streaming usually performs really well, it will be really easy for iPhone, iPad and Android users to watch the live stream on their device. As long as you have a solid internet connection that can keep up with the live streaming.
2015 State of the Union Live Stream
To watch the 2015 State of the Union address, you can point your web browser on your computer to: White House website To see a specially enhanced version of State of the Union. The enhanced broadcast will feature a split-screen view with charts, graphs and other data shown alongside President Obama as he delivers his speech and discusses the important issues facing our nation.
Below is the State of the Union live stream from last year, giving you a great example of what you can expect this year with enhanced split-screen streaming. Be sure to skip the approximately 5:13:50 mark to start tracking last year’s address.
Below is a live stream of this year’s State of the Union address. It’s currently inactive, but will air just before 9PM ET tonight, so be sure to bookmark this page and come back later tonight for instant access to the livestream video.
You can also download the YouTube app to watch State of the Union on your iPhone, iPad or Android device and search for “State of the Union” to watch the annual address live stream. You can also find the live stream and its Spanish version by going to the White House’s YouTube channel.
You can also follow along with the State of the Union on Twitter by following them below. #SOTU hashtagespecially if you want to know the thoughts of other people following the address such as comedians, celebrities or even friends and family.