AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh is a crucial channel for Pittsburgh Pirates fans in the Pittsburgh television market.
There are only two streaming services – fuboTV and DIRECTV STREAM – that carry AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh.
So if you’re looking to cut the cord, but still watch Pittsburgh Penguins games or Pirates games, you should consider whether the pros of streaming live TV outweigh its cons.
These two live TV streaming services have apps for Smart TVs, Roku, Roku TVs, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV and Google Chromecast with Google TV.
AT&T SportsNet Pennsylvania is only available in Pennsylvania, most of West Virginia, western Maryland, eastern Ohio and southwestern parts of New York and Kentucky.
DIRECTV STREAM (formerly AT&T TV) has AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh in the Choice plan.
A subscription costs $99.99 per month for more than 105 channels. The DIRECTV STREAM Choice package has local channels such as ABC, CBS, NBC, PBS and FOX stations. You get major cable TV networks such as Nickelodeon, CNN, TNT and TBS.
Subscribers can get three months of HBO Max, Showtime, Cinemax and EPIX for free before the monthly rates kick in.
You can watch live TV on up to 20 screens at once. DIRECTV STREAM is currently offering a 5-day free trial.
Big Ten Network and ACC Network are included in the Choice lineup. All DIRECTV STREAM subscribers get an unlimited Cloud DVR and a robust library of on-demand movies and shows.
There are no contracts or hidden fees. 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.
You can look over the different channel lineups before deciding whether to sign up.
fuboTV has about 152 live TV channels in the starter package.
ESPN, FS1, FOX and MLB Network are part of the channel lineup along with local ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX stations. Subscribers get 1,000 hours of Cloud DVR to record games, TV shows and movies.
You can watch live TV on three screens at once, and catch up on a game that was aired in the last 72 hours.
Subscribers can get extra live streams, on-demand movies and TV shows by activating TV apps for more than 40 TV networks.
A subscription is $74.99 per month. There is also a regional sports fee for subscribers in the Pittsburgh area.
fuboTV has apps for Smart TVs from LG, Hisense, Samsung and Vizio. You can watch fubo using Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Android TV, Google TV, along with Android and iOS devices.
You can look over the channel lineup to see what locals and regional sports networks are available in your area.New customers can get a free 7-day trial with no contracts or obligations. You can cancel your account online.
Just be sure to cancel the trial before it ends if you decide the service isn’t for you.
Does YouTube TV have AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh?
YouTube TV doesn’t currently offer AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh.
But YouTube TV has been adding channels since its inception, including regional sports channels. Subscribers get 128 channels and unlimited hours of Cloud DVR storage. So you could see some new channels come to YouTube TV in the future.
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Stephen Uzelac says
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