DIRECTV STREAM is currently the only live TV streaming service that has YES Network in 2022. Subscribers can use an Amazon Fire TV Stick, Roku, Apple TV and Google Chromecast with Google TV to watch.
Table of Contents
- How to Stream YES Network on Roku and Fire TV
- Yes Network FAQ
- Is the Yes Network app free?
- Can I get YES Network without cable?
- Can I get YES Network on Hulu?
- Does fubo have the YES Network?
- Can you get YES Network on Amazon Fire Stick?
- Can I get YES Network on Roku?
- Where is the YES Network available?
- Can I watch YES Network on Amazon Prime?
- Can I subscribe to just YES Network?
- Why can’t I stream YES Network on Hulu, fuboTV or YouTube TV?
How to Stream YES Network on Roku and Fire TV
YES Network is a regional sports network that used to be pretty common among live TV streaming services.
Now, DIRECTV STREAM is the only option for watching New York Yankees, Brooklyn Nets, New York City FC, or New York Liberty games without a cable or satellite provider.
The Choice plan, which carries 90+ channels, is $89.99 per month. YES Network is available throughout New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and parts of Pennsylvania.
DIRECTV STREAM still has one advantage over paying for DIRECTV, Cox or Spectrum.
When you sign up for a 5-day free trial, you can subscribe month to month and cancel whenever you want.
So if you’re looking to cut the cord, but still watch NBA or MLB games, you should consider whether the pros of streaming YES Network without cable TV outweigh its cons.
Subscribers to DIRECTV STREAM can get three months of HBO Max, Cinemax, Showtime and EPIX for free before the regular monthly rate kicks in.
There are no additional regional sports fees. And you don’t need to pay for a cable box.
DIRECTV STREAM works with Roku, Amazon Fire TV, iPhones, web browsers, tablets and Samsung Smart TVs.
You can look over the different channel lineups before deciding whether to sign up.
Yes Network FAQ
Here are some frequently asked questions from readers who are interested in streaming YES Network and watching Yankees games without a cable TV subscription.
Is the Yes Network app free?
Yes, the YES Network app is free to download, but you need a cable TV or streaming provider to activate your account and watch live New York Yankees games or other live sporting events.
The Yes Network app is supported on:
- iOS app (tablet, phone) – iOS 13+ / iPad OS 13+
- Apple tvOS – tvOS 13+
- Web (mobile responsive) – Last 2 versions of Safari
- Google Chromecast devices: Google TV, Ultra, 3rd Gen
- Roku – 9+
- Amazon Fire TV – 9+
- Android TV – 9+
Supported web browsers: Web (mobile responsive) – Last 2 versions of: Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Safari
Can I get YES Network without cable?
Can I get YES Network on Hulu?
No. Hulu with Live TV currently does not have YES Network in its channel lineup. Hulu has carried YES Network in years past. But currently, the Disney-owned streamer does not have an agreement with the ownership of YES Network.
Does fubo have the YES Network?
No. fuboTV does not have YES Network in its channel lineup. The Pro bundle has 122 live TV channels including sports networks such as ESPN, and regional sports networks including NESN.
Can you get YES Network on Amazon Fire Stick?
Yes. If you live within the broadcast area of YES Network, you can get a subscription to DIRECTV STREAM. A subscription to the Choice bundle ($89.99 per month after a 5-day free trial.
The broadcast area is New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and parts of Pennsylvania.
Can I get YES Network on Roku?
Yes, you can stream YES Network on Roku with a subscription to DIRECTV STREAM. You must live in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and parts of Pennsylvania.
DIRECTV STREAM lets you try out its service free for five days without any obligation. You need to cancel before the trial ends do you will not be billed.
Where is the YES Network available?
You need to live within the broadcast area of YES Network to watch this regional sports channel. That’s true despite whether you subscribe to cable, or use a streaming service to watch live Yankees or New York Liberty games.
The broadcast area for YES Network is New York, North and Central New Jersey, Connecticut and Northeastern Pennsylvania. So if you’re looking for a way to get YES Network in Dallas, Texas or Florida, you’re out of luck.
Can I watch YES Network on Amazon Prime?
No. Amazon Prime members do not have access to YES Network.
Prime subscribers can sign up for MLB.TV, which streams NY Yankees games outside of YES Networks’ home broadcast area. National broadcast games with the New York Yankees are also Peacock and Apple TV+.
Does Verizon Fios carry Yes Network?
Yes. Verizon Fios currently carries YES Network HD. The channel is a 1080i high definition simulcast feed that is also carried by select cable TV providers.
Can I subscribe to just YES Network?
Not at the moment. But that could change as cord-cutters continue to shake up the pay-TV market.
NESN, the regional sports network for the Boston Red Sox, launched its standalone streaming service called NESN 360 on June 1.
Sinclair Broadcast Group, which has an ownership stake in YES Network, also launched Bally Sports+, a streaming service that gives fans live game coverage. A beta version of the service is currently in five markets, including Detroit, Kansas City, Miami, Milwaukee and Tampa Bay.
Why can’t I stream YES Network on Hulu, fuboTV or YouTube TV?
There was a time when YES Network was available on a number of live TV streaming services. That included Hulu with Live TV, Sling TV, fuboTV and YouTube TV.
These streaming services have yet to strike a long-term agreement with the collective ownership of YES Network.
YES Network is owned by Yankee Global Enterprises, Sinclair Broadcast Group, Amazon, The Blackstone Group, RedBird Capital and Mubadala Investment Company.
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