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2023 | How to watch MSG Network without cable

Watch MSG Network without cable

Watch MSG Network at DIRECTV STREAM!

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If you’re looking for a way to watch MSG Network without cable, You’ve come to the right place! Previously, streaming MSG Network would be a big problem for cord-cutters, as none of streaming services offered it. Luckily, now both DIRECTV STREAM and fuboTV allow you to watch MSG without cable and satellite subscription.

If you’re not sure which streaming platform you should pick, just read on and you’ll decide which option is best for you.

Watch MSG Network at DIRECTV STREAM

Formerly known as AT&T TV and AT&T TV NOW, DIRECTV STREAM is the latest television experiences from DIRECTV that puts you in control.

DIRECTV STREAM is your one-stop shop for all things entertainment: it not only combines the benefits of local TV channels, live TV & sports, thousands of on-demand shows & movies and unlimited Cloud DVR, but also give you access to premium channels live HBO and apps like Netflix and Pandora.

What channel is MSG Network on DIRECTV?

Madison Square Garden HD is on channel 634 on DIRECTV. MSG Network is a regional sports network, which is available in DIRECTV STREAM CHOICE packages and above.

Pick the DIRECTV STREAM package that suits you best

All DIRECTV STREAM packages offer the same set of local channels, including ABC, NBC, FOX, CBS, The CW, and Telemundo. It also offers a national Univision feed.

Please note that Regional Sports Networks are available in CHOICE™ packages and above. In other words, if you’d like to watch MSG Network at DIRECTV STREAM, you should pick the CHOICE packages or above.

DIRECTV STREAM Choice

The channels in ENTERTAINMENT package, plus MLB Network, NBA TV, college sports networks, and more! (MSG Network included)

Enjoy Regional Sports Networks with no additional fees.

$89.99/month

  • 105+ live channels & local TV stations
  • 45,000 on-demand titles
  • Unlimited Cloud DVR recordings
  • Includes Regional Sports Networks

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Note: with the Choice package, you can get HBO Max™, SHOWTIME®, STARZ®, EPIX® and Cinemax® for the first 3 months.

DIRECTV STREAM Ultimate

Everything in CHOICE, plus Oxygen, Starz Encore, NHL Network, Universal Kids, and more! (MSG Network included)

Enjoy Regional Sports Networks with no additional fees.

$104.99/month

  • 140+ live channels & local TV stations
  • 55,000 on-demand titles
  • Unlimited Cloud DVR recordings
  • Includes Regional Sports Networks
  • Enjoy every STARZ ENCORE® channel

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Note: with the Ultimate package, you can get HBO Max™, SHOWTIME®, STARZ®, EPIX® and Cinemax® for the first 3 months.

DIRECTV STREAM Premier

Everything in ULTIMATE, plus HBO Max, SHOWTIME, STARZ, Cinemax, and more! (MSG Network included)

Enjoy Regional Sports Networks with no additional fees.

$149.99/month

  • 150+ live channels & local TV stations
  • 65,000 on-demand titles
  • Unlimited Cloud DVR recordings
  • Includes Regional Sports Networks
  • Includes HBO Max™, Cinemax®, SHOWTIME®, and STARZ®

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Note: with the Premier package, you can get EPIX® for the first 3 months.

Watch MSG Network at fuboTV

Another way to watch MSG Network without cable is to subscrbe to fuboTV ($69.99/mo).

As the world’s only sports-focused live TV streaming service, fuboTV features top leagues and teams, as well as popular shows, movies and news for the entire household. It is sports-centered, and it also offers extensive channel selections for sports fans and beyond.

Stream MSG Network without cable at fuboTV!

  • 100+ channels & 100+ sporting events
  • Cloud DVR & Unlimited Screens
  • No hidden fees. No contract. Cancel anytime.

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Q&As

What is MSG Network?

The Madison Square Garden Network (MSG Network) is an American regional cable & satellite television network and radio service. As a regional sports network(RSN), MSG Network provides coverage of local professional and amateur sports for the local audience, which is home to games for New York Knicks (NBA), New York Islanders (NHL), New York Rangers (NHL), New Jersey Devils (NHL), New York Red Bulls (MLS) or Buffalo Sabres (NHL).

Where is MSG Network available?

MSG Network serves subscribers in parts of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania. You must live inside this coverage area to get MSG. In other words, if you live in Florida, you cannot get MSG even it’s available from your provider.

To check if MSG Network is available in our area, you can enter your zip code into the DIRECTV STREAM channel lineup page (under the REGIONAL SPORTS & LOCAL tab). Below is roughly the coverage:

New York: entire state
Connecticut: western half of the state including Hartford
Pennsylvania: only the very northeastern tip of the state
New Jersey: Northern part of the state including Newark but not even as south as Princeton

Can I get MSG with the MSG GO app?

If you don’t want to watch MSG with cable and satellite TV, DIRECTV STREAM and fuboTV are your only alternatives. These two streaming services are quite good, as they offer more for less money.

MSG GO app is available in the app store of most devices, which allows you to stream the MSG Network channels. However, it won’t give you access if you don’t have a subscription with a supported MSG provider (MSG GO currently only supports DIRECTV).

Wrapping it up

Both DIRECTV STREAM and fuboTV offers MSG Network in their channel lineups. If you’d like to watch MSG network without cable, you just need to pick the streaming service that suits you best.

Feel free to drop a line in the comment area below if you have any questions or suggestions on this topic. Thanks for reading!

By Justin Zeng

Justin is a technical writer. As a Microsoft 365 Certified: Modern Desktop Administrator Associate, he loves exploring new technologies and writing technical how-to tips to help people fix their computer / phone issues. When he's not writing, there's a 99 percent chance he's reading, playing video games or listening to music.

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