Buy a Roku. There is an option to subscribe through Roku. Once you have done this, you can then watch on your computer without using the Roku.
SMS=Short message service. Regular people call it “texting.”
Be grateful that you are grandfathered into yahoo. Currently, there is NO way to open a yahoo account without having a cell phone capable of texting. And they have blocked all of the texting simulators you can find on the internet. You might find some posts on the internet claiming that they have found a trick to get around the cell phone requirement, but yahoo has effectively plugged all of those loopholes. They absolutely don’t want any customers who won’t share their cell phone numbers with them.
If only they could apply the same sort of zeal towards making their email reliable and user-friendly…