How to Stream ACC Network
The ACC Network is available through a subscription to DIRECTV STREAM, fuboTV, Hulu + Live TV, YouTube TV, Sling TV and Vidgo. Subscribers can use a Roku, Amazon Fire TV Stick, Google Chromecast or Apple TV to watch ACC Network live.
How to Watch ACC Football and Basketball Live
Finding a way to watch ACC Network on a Roku, Amazon Fire TV Stick or Apple TV is pretty easy these days.
It’s just a matter of what live TV service you want to try.
The best way to watch ACC Network is through Hulu with Live TV because you’re also getting a full suite of ESPN Networks and other channels that cover college football and basketball.
Hulu with Live TV carries 65+ live TV networks, including local NBC, CBS, FOX and ABC stations.
A subscription includes 50 hours of Cloud DVR, and costs $64.99 per month. Subscribers get full access to Hulu’s on-demand library that people pay $5.99 per month for.
So you’re essentially getting two streaming services for the price of one.
You can get a free 7-day trial of Hulu + Live TV, or look over Hulu’s Live TV channel lineup before deciding anything so you can see what local channels and regional sports channels are offered in your area.
Hulu works with every major streaming device out there.
This quick guide will cover all your choices to watch ACC Network by live streaming to a Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV or Android TV device.
Forget about going with DIRECTV, DISH, Spectrum or Charter. Cable and satellite TV costs a bunch, and you can pay a lot less tapping into streaming services that carry live TV channels.
Table of Contents
- How to Stream ACC Network
- How to Watch ACC Football and Basketball Live
- What’s on ACC Network?
- How to watch ACC Network Extra (ACCNX)
- Streaming services with ACC Network
- Is ACC Network on ESPN+
- What’s the best way to watch the Atlantic Coast Conference?
What’s on ACC Network?
The ACC Network will bring 24/7 sports programming dedicated to one of the most competitive conferences in the country.
ACC Network traditionally airs 40 regular season football games. This season the network will broadcast 24 women’s soccer games, 21 volleyball matches, 15 men’s soccer games and 12 field hockey games.
ESPN announced in July that ACC Network will exclusively show some high-profile football matchups during the 2021 season, including Boston College at Clemson (on Oct. 2).
A new documentary We’re #1 — The Story of 1990 ACC Football will debut in October. The doc chronicles the top teams in the ACC that year, and focuses on No. 1 ranked Virginia and Georgia Tech.
The football teams within the Atlantic Coast Conference are:
- Boston College – B.C. Eagles
- Clemson — Clemson Tigers
- Duke University — Blue Devils
- Florida State — Seminoles
- Georgia Tech — Yellow Jackets
- University of Louisville — Louisville Cardinals
- University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill — Rameses
- NC State University — Wolfpack
- University of Miami — The Hurricanes
- University of Pittsburgh — Panthers
- Syracuse University — Syracuse Orange
- University of Virginia — Virginia Cavaliers
- Virginia Tech — Hokies
- Wake Forest University – Demon Deacons
How to watch ACC Network Extra (ACCNX)
The ACC Network shouldn’t be confused with ACC Network Extra (ACCXN).
Streaming services with ACC Network
Streaming ACC Network live on a Smart TV, Roku, Google Chromecast or Fire TV is pretty easy.
Once you sign up for a live TV streaming service, you can download the app related to the service and sign in to your account. You just need an Internet connection to get started with watching live TV online.
Here are other live TV services that carry ACC Network.
DIRECTV STREAM has ACC Network in the Choice plan.
ESPN, Nickelodeon and HGTV are included in the channel lineup. You get 20 hours of Cloud DVR and 50,000 on-demand movies and shows.
Subscribers get three months of HBO Max free before the $14.99-per-month rate kicks in.
A subscription costs $84.99 per month for 90+ channels.
When you sign up, you can subscribe month to month and cancel whenever you want. DIRECTV STREAM works on Roku, Android TV, Fire TV devices, Apple TV and smartphones and tablets.
fuboTV has ACC Network and ESPN networks.
The standard bundle has 116+ channels, including ESPN, ESPN2, SEC Network and Big Ten Network. A subscription to fuboTV is $64.99 per month.
There are entertainment channels such as Bravo and Disney Channel. And there are a number of news networks including FOX News and MSNBC.
Take note that ACC Network coverage in the fubo standard bundle has in-market coverage for Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, North Carolina, New York, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Virginia.
For ACC Network’s national feed, you will need the Sports Plus bundle. The Sports Plus bundle adds 26 more channels and costs $10.99 per month.
Subscribers get 250 hours of Cloud DVR for recordings. fuboTV works on Roku, Amazon Fire TV and Apple TV.
Sling TV carries the ACC Network under the Sling Orange bundle with the Sports Extra package.
Sling Orange has roughly 34 channels including ESPN, ESPN2 and entertainment networks such as A&E and HGTV.
The Sling Orange plan costs $35 per month. The Sports Extra bundle adds 15 channels, including ACC Network, ACCNX, SEC Network, SEC Network+ and ESPNU for $11 per month.
The first month of a subscription costs only $10. There are no contracts, and you can cancel anytime.
Sling TV will give you a free or discounted streaming device if you prepay for two months of service. There is no obligation to keep your service after that.
Vidgo has ACC Network and more than 95+ other live TV channels. A&E, ESPN, ESPN2, Big Ten Network and History channel are among some of Vidgo’s most popular channels.
Subscribers can stream on up to three devices at once. Vidgo has apps on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV and Android TV devices such as Google Chromecast.
YouTube TV subscribers get 85+ channels for $64.99 per month. The streaming service carries a number of ESPN networks, including SEC Network.
Subscribers can create up to six profiles at once. There is unlimited Cloud DVR and on-demand movies and shows. Be aware that you currently can’t use YouTube TV on an Amazon Fire TV or Fire Stick.
YouTube TV works with a Fire TV Stick, Chromecast, Roku, Apple TV and Android TV devices. New customers can try out YouTube TV free for a week.
Is ACC Network on ESPN+
You won’t find a live stream of ACC Network on ESPN+.
You might want to pick up an ESPN+ subscription anyway if you’re a college football junkie. A subscription costs $6.99 per month. And you’ll get 300 live college football games across 12 conferences.
Those conferences include:
- Big South
- Conference USA
- Ivy League
- Mid American
- Mid Eastern
- Missouri Valley
- Ohio Valley
- Sun Belt
Just to be clear, ESPN+ is not a replacement for any of the ESPN networks you’ll find on cable or satellite. But if you subscribe, you’ll get exclusive live sports coverage for college football, MLB, NHL and UFC.
If you’re in a fantasy league, you can tap into exclusive fantasy analysis from experts, draft tips and recommendations.
What’s the best way to watch the Atlantic Coast Conference?
Right now, Hulu with Live TV offers the best overall value for live streaming ACC Network without a cable TV or satellite subscription.
It has all the key networks for ACC college football games including ACC Network, ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and CBS Sports Network.
You’ll have a solid lineup of other networks covering college football and NCAA basketball too.
So if you’re a fan of watching college football games from Big Ten Network, SEC Network, ESPN and ESPN2, Hulu’s live TV bundle is the way to go.
Subscribers get 50 hours of Cloud DVR. And Hulu works on every major streaming device including Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV and Android TV devices. Heck, you can even live stream ACC Network from a Nintendo Switch or an iPhone.
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