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Question about streaming games.

ghostofuga1ghostofuga1 Posts: 5,647 mod
edited October 2017 in General

So I have seen threads about this but never paid a lot of attention because I never had to do it. However, this weekend I'll be out of town and not sure the area/ hotel will carry the SEC network. I've looked at both the SEC Network and ESPN3 site and really don't see a definite on being able to stream Saturday's game.

I know if all else fails, I should be able to stream the radio broadcast.

Any help is very much appreciated!!


BTW- it will be on laptop as opposed to tablet or phone if that makes a difference.


  • njdawg81njdawg81 Posts: 232 ✭✭✭ Junior

    I used to have a cable TV service that did not carry the SEC network, so I would sign-up for a one week free trial subscription to Sling TV (make sure you add the sports package). After watching the game, you can cancel the subscription and pay a dime.

  • MIghtydawgMIghtydawg Posts: 836 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate

    You can watch it on the WatchESPN app as long as your cable/satellite provider is on the list.

  • oldon42oldon42 Posts: 1,601 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate

    Go here if you have Comcast

    Other providers have different but similar instructions.

  • ghostofuga1ghostofuga1 Posts: 5,647 mod

    Thanks guys! All good ideas so far. I have Direct TV and they have a streaming app for a cost as does Sling. Both offer free trials, so that might work. Hopefully the hotel may carry it or a local bar, but I prefer the hotel because I do enjoy my game time cocktails yelling "GOOOOOO DAWGS!! SIC 'EM..WOOF, WOOF, WOOF!!!"

  • Palm_City_DawgPalm_City_Dawg Posts: 1,536 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate

    @MIghtydawg said:
    You can watch it on the WatchESPN app as long as your cable/satellite provider is on the list.

    This^^^^^it will cover SEC network, ESPN networks and the alternates as well.

  • Tdub0199Tdub0199 Posts: 1,614 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate

    WatchESPN app....

  • ArmyDawg86ArmyDawg86 Posts: 15 ✭✭ Sophomore

    I have Directv and I watch SEC Network games on my phone/iPad all the time. You just have to log onto the site using your Directv sign-on information so that they can verify you are a paying customer of the provider.

  • Tdub0199Tdub0199 Posts: 1,614 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate
  • ReeldawgReeldawg Posts: 970 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate

    To be safe, I would setup the verification before you leave. Many streaming accounts require activation.

    Go for a free app/account like ESPNWatch or SEC Network.

    Not need for trials and bother with cancellation.

  • ghostofuga1ghostofuga1 Posts: 5,647 mod

    Thanks so much guys!!

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