How to Watch AT&T SportsNet Southwest Without Cable


Watch Houston Astros Live

Today, I’m going to show you how to watch Houston Astros games on AT&T SportsNet Southwest without a cable TV subscription. 

If you live in Texas and want to watch either Houston Astros or Houston Rockets games, you don’t need Comcast or DIRECTV anymore. 

Your best option for live streaming AT&T SportsNet Southwest is through fuboTV. New customers can sign up for a 7-day free trial.

All you need to watch live TV through fuboTV is a streaming device such as a Roku, Amazon Fire TV or Apple TV, and an Internet connection.

Even with a shorter baseball season, it’s a good time to cut the cord from a pricey cable TV subscription. There are no contracts or hidden fees with a live TV service like fuboTV.

So you can start up or drop the service whenever you want. 

Stream AT&T SportsNet Southwest 

fuboTV has 100+ live TV channels in its entry-level channel lineup. 

There’s sports, news and entertainment networks such as A&E and Discovery. 

Starting Aug. 1, ESPN, ESPN2, PAC-12 network and SEC Network will be added to fuboTV. CNN, Fox News, MSNBC are included along with regional sport networks from NBC. 

FS1, FS2, Big Ten Network and MLB Network, AMC, Bravo, USA, TNT, TBS, and Nat Geo Wild are part of fubo’s basic plan. 

You can look over the channel lineup to see what locals and regional sports networks are available in your area.

Subscribers get 30 hours of Cloud DVR to record games, TV shows and movies. You can also catch up on a game that was aired in the last 72 hours by using fubo’s lookback feature. 

Subscribers can get extra live streams, on-demand movies and TV shows by activating more than 40 apps on a streaming device or PC.  A subscription is $59.99 per month.

You can sign up for a free 7-day trial to see if fuboTV is a good fit for you. Just be sure to cancel the trial before it ends if you decide the service isn’t for you. 

What channels do I need for Houston Astros games?

Not every Houston Astros game is on AT&T Sports Southwest. Last season, games that were nationally broadcasted aired on MLB Network, FS1, FOX and TBS. 

So far, it looks like you will at least need a local FOX station based on the latest Astros schedule.  

But if you want the MLB Network, you will need to add on the fubo extra or sports plus packages. 

The fubo extra package has 30+ more sports and entertainment channels for another $5.99 per month. Cooking Channel, DIY Network, Game Show Network, INSP, NBA TV, Nick Toons, Tennis Channel are part of the extra package. 

The sports plus add-on has 20+ sports channels including NBA TV, NFL Network’s NFL RedZone, Pac 12 Regional Networks, and Stadium for $10.99/month.

Does Hulu have AT&T SportsNet Southwest?

No. Hulu + Live TV carries 70+ live TV channels including ESPN, regional Fox Sports networks and entertainment channels such as A&E and Food Network. 

You will only be able to watch national broadcast Astros games using Hulu with Live TV.

What’s the best way to stream AT&T SportsNet Southwest live without cable?

Right now, fuboTV is your best option for live streaming AT&T SportsNet Southwest without a cable TV or satellite service. 

If you’re already paying around $150 to $200 per month, you can really save some money with a service like fuboTV. The key is to get a lower price for Internet service as well. 

Look over the channel lineup for fuboTV or check out a free 7-day trial

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