Owned by the Fox Sports Media Group, Fox Sports 1 (FS1) is home to a wide array of live, upcoming, and past sports programming. If you’re a fan of FS1 looking to ditch your cable company while still enjoying FS1, don’t worry. The once cable-exclusive channel is now available on the much cheaper, cancel-anytime streaming platforms…
Below we’ve listed 3 of the best streaming services that carry FS1. Just choose the one you prefer:
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1. DIRECTV STREAM
DIRECTV STREAM offers four levels of packages: Entertainment, Choice, Ultimate, and Premier. You can find FS1 across all the packages and FS2 on Ultimate and Premier.
The starter pack Entertainment gives you live viewing of 65+ channels, 40,000 on-demand titles as well as unlimited cloud DVR storage to record and hoard your favorite shows. Depending on your entertainment needs, you can step up to the higher packages to enjoy up to 150+ live channels and premium networks like HBO Max™, SHOWTIME®, STARZ®, and Cinemax® for free.
Notably, DIRECTV STREAM has access to nearly every regional sports network (40 in total), so if you’re a sports fan who wishes to watch your favorite local team play (e.g. NFL, NBA, MLB), it’d be a wonderland.
2. Sling TV
Sling TV is the most affordable way to watch live FS1 without a cable or satellite subscription. For only $30/month, Sling Blue offers FS1 as part of its base package. The 41-channel Sling Blue package is designated as a track for entertainment and news, but it also gives you access to plenty of sports options, which include national live sports on NBC Sports Network, TBS, and TNT, plus NFL Network and regional sports networks.
Fancy more sports? For another $11 per month, you can buy a Sports Extra which adds 12 more sports channels to the initial package (including FS2). Also if you like ESPN, you can combine its Blue and Orange packages to get a combo (Blue + Orange), at a discounted price of $50.
Vidgo is a 2019 entrant into the streaming service space and it’s gaining momentum with its impressive lineup of sports channels.
Its entry package is known as English Plus. Running you $59.95/month, it gives you a bunch of news, entertainment, kids, and lifestyle offerings as well as access to a wide variety of sports programming, including but not limited to FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports 2, six ESPN channels, the NFL Network, the major NCAA channels(Big Ten Network, Longhorn Network, Pac-12 Network, and SEC Network).
If you are into Spanish-language content, you cannot miss out on its dedicated Spanish package: Spanish Mas. Spanish Mas costs only $25 per month and it provides access to 50+ live Spanish channels & on-demand content.
That’s it – 3 live TV streaming services to help you enjoy FS1 without paying big cable bills or getting locked into long contracts of a cable subscription. Just check out the channel lineups and the features of each service to make sure you choose the one that suits your needs.
If you have any questions, ideas, or suggestions, you’re more than welcome to let us know in the comments, thank you.