AT&T SportsNet Southwest is a regional sports network that is available on two live TV streaming services.
You can watch AT&T SportsNet Southwest without cable on:
If you live in Texas and want to watch either Houston Astros or Houston Rockets games, you don’t need Comcast or satellite service anymore.
How to Watch AT&T SportsNet Southwest
AT&T SportsNet Southwest is available in Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, parts of Oklahoma and New Mexico.
All you need to watch a live TV streaming service is a Smart TV or streaming device such as a Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, or Apple TV. Gamers can watch live TV on Xbox and PlayStation.
You’ll need an Internet connection too.
Baseball season is a good time for sports fans to cut the cord from a pricey cable TV subscription. You will be able to pay less and have more flexibility with your live TV options.
There are no contracts or hidden fees with a live TV service. You pay month-to-month and can easily change your service online. So you can start up or drop the service whenever you want.
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DIRECTV STREAM (formerly AT&T TV) carries AT&T SportsNet Southwest and other regional sports channels.
The Choice plan, which carries 105+ channels, is $99.99 per month. You can sign up for a 5-day free trial without any obligations.
Subscribers can get three months of HBO Max, Showtime, Cinemax and MGM+ for free before the monthly rates kick in.
A&E, History and USA Network are included in the channel lineup. You get unlimited hours of Cloud DVR and 40,000 on-demand movies and shows.
You can watch live TV on up an unlimited number of screens in your home.
DIRECTV STREAM works on Roku, Android TV, Fire TV devices, Apple TV and smartphones and tablets. There are mobile apps for iPhones (iOS), iPads, Android smartphones and tablets. Subscriptions run month to month and so you can cancel whenever you want.
You can look over the different channel lineups before deciding whether to sign up.
fubo (formerly fuboTV) has 152 live TV channels in the Pro plan, including AT&T SportsNet Southwest.
A subscription costs $74.99 per month. fuboTV has a library of on-demand movies, and TV shows. Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Apple TV and Smart TVs all carry the fuboTV app.
You can watch live TV or on-demand content on 10 screens at once. fubo adds a regional sports fee. It costs $10.99 per month for one regional network. It’s $13.99 per month if you have two RSNs in your area.
You can look over the channel lineup to see what locals and regional sports networks are available in your area.
Subscribers get 1000 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.
For $10.99 more per month, subscribers can add 30 more channels with the “Sports Plus” add-on bundle. Sports Plus channels include: NHL Network, NFL RedZone, MLB Network, NBA TV, MLB Strikezone, and Tennis Channel.
You can sign up for a 7-day free 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.
How to Watch AT&T SportsNet Southwest Without Cable FAQs
These are questions readers ask while searching for ways to watch AT&T SportsNet Southwest without a cable TV provider.
What channels do I need for Houston Astros games?
AT&T SportsNet Southwest carries all Houston Astros games when the team is playing at home. But not every Astros game is on AT&T Sports Southwest. National broadcast games air on MLB Network, FS1, FOX and TBS.
Is AT&T SportsNet Southwest on YouTube TV?
No. YouTube TV does not have AT&T SportsNet Southwest in its channel lineup. YouTube TV has 128 live TV channels, unlimited Cloud DVR and lets you stream on three screens at once. A subscription is $72.99 per month. YouTube TV has a free 7-day trial for new customers.
Does Hulu have AT&T SportsNet Southwest?
No. Hulu + Live TV does not have AT&T SportsNet Southwest. Hulu has 75+ live TV channels including ESPN, regional 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.
Is AT&T SportsNet Southwest on Sling TV?
No. Sling TV does not have AT&T SportsNet Southwest. Sling has two main channel bundles. Sling Orange has 31 channels, including ESPN for $40 per month. Sling Blue has NFL Network, Stadium and TNT for $40 per month. You can get Orange and Blue plans for $55 per month.
Subscribers get 50 hours of Cloud DVR with every plan. There is no free trial.
What is the cheapest way to get AT&T SportsNet Southwest?
Prices changed in 2023 for the two live TV streaming services that carry AT&T SportsNet Southwest.
fuboTV now costs $74.99 per month, and charges $10.99 per month for a regional sports fee if you have one regional sports network in your channel lineup. The fee is $13.99 per month if you have two RSNs.
DIRECTV STREAM costs $99.99 per month for the Choice plan, but has no regional sports fee.
Where can I get AT&T SportsNet Southwest without cable?
If you want to watch AT&T SportsNet Southwest without cable in 2023, you have a couple of options.
DIRECTV STREAM has 105 live TV channels, including local networks, ESPN, TNT and TBS for $99.99 per month. Subscribers can watch on unlimited screens and Cloud DVR space. You can look over the channel lineup, or sign up for a free trial that lasts five days.
fubo has 152 live TV channels in the Pro bundle. Fubo has popular sports channels such as ESPN and NFL Network, along with entertainment, news and regional sports networks.
A subscription is $74.99 per month along with a regional sports fee. You can sign up for a free trial that lasts 7 days.
NOTE: This article was published on February 17, 2021, and has been updated.
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