College sports fans don’t need cable to watch the SEC (or Southeastern Conference) Network. You can stream college football live on SEC Network using your streaming device and an internet connection.?The network features games from the SEC and original programming. All the services listed below allow you to stream live SEC Network on ?Roku devices, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV,Amazon Fire Stick, Chromecast, and more.
Watch SEC Network without Cable
Thankfully, as with most cable content today, there are alternate ways to enjoy the channels and shows you want without forking over mountains of cash to a cable TV provider. Here are a few of the cable-subscription free ways you can stream SEC Network.
Watch SEC Network on Hulu Live TV
Hulu Live TV offers SEC Network for $64.99/month.
Previously Hulu was known for its vast on-demand streaming library. Recently, they have added a Hulu Live TV service for $64.99 a month that offers Live BTN Online Streaming. Hulu Live TV is one of the best live TV streaming services available. It includes the following features:
The basic package comes with 50 hours of cloud DVR storage. (Upgrades available)Watch on two screens at once. (Upgrades available)Comes with six customizable profilesIncludes entire Hulu streaming library
Hulu + Live TV is supported on Roku, Fire TV Devices, Apple TV, Chromecast, Xbox One, iOS, Android, and more. See our review of Hulu + Live TV for more details.
SEC Network on FuboTV
FuboTV is an excellent place to go for sports. In addition to SEC Network, over 90 channels are offered in its Starter package for $64.99/month (after a 7-day free trial).
Below are features included with the FuboTV “Starter” package:
SEC Network, ESPN, and more are available in fuboTV’s channel lineupYou can watch on three screens at the same time 250 hours of cloud DVR storageThe FuboTV app is available on major platforms, including AppleTV, AndroidTV, Roku, and Amazon FireTV.
You can?sign up for a 1-week free trial?or check out our?review of FuboTV?for more details.
Watch SEC Network on Vidgo
Vidgo is a newer streaming service that offers fairly competitive pricing over other live streaming services. Vidgo includes SEC Network in its Core package, along with over 60 other channels. New customers can sign up for the Core Plan for $55 per month. (They offer discounted promo pricing for your first 3 months.)
Vidgo doesn’t force you into a contract, and you can cancel any time. They do offer?promotional pricing for new customers.
Vidgo is supported on available on Android, iOS,?Roku, Apple TV, Fire TV. You can also stream the service on up to 3 devices at the same time. We have the full details in our?guide to Vidgo’s live streaming service.
SEC Network on Sling TV
While SEC Network isn’t available in Sling’s base packages, it can be added to Sling TV’s Orange package for $11/ month as part of its “Sports Extra.” This would bring the total amount to $46/month.
Sling TV provides a live stream of SEC Network, so you are watching what’s airing on SEC Network just as if you had cable. All base packages include a Cloud DVR so that you can record shows for later.
Sling TV is available on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, and more, so it’s not a problem to enjoy it on a TV, tablet, computer, or other smart devices. There are more channels than I’ve mentioned available on Sling TV than what I’ve discussed here. To find out more about what Sling TV has to offer and more information about Sling TV device compatibility, check out this detailed review of Sling TV.
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SEC Network on YouTube TV
YouTube TV also offers SEC Network streaming live. YouTube TV costs $64.99 a month. A subscription to Youtube TV includes the following:
access to SEC Network, ESPN, Local Network Channels, and over 70 other channelsunlimited cloud DVR storagestream on three devices at onceYoutube TV supports Android, iOS, Apple TV, Fire TV, Chromecast, and more. The YouTube TV app isn’t available on Roku. However, users can use YouTube TV through the YouTube app on Roku devices. Includes Youtube TV on-demand
Check out my review of YouTube TV for all the details and channels available on the service. You can also check your Zip Code on Youtube TVs Website to see the available channels in your area.
SEC Network on DIRECTV Stream
SEC Network is available on DIRECTV Stream’s “Choice” package for $84.99 per month. You will have access to SEC Network, ESPN, ESPNU, ESPNews, SEC Network, and more. Check out our?review of DIRECTV Stream?for information on all the channels available through the service.
All DIRECTV Stream plans include:
the ability to watch on 20 devices at the same time a cloud-based DVRchannels like ESPN, AMC, HGTV, Discovery, and moresupported on AppleTV, Android TV, Roku, Amazon FireTV, and more
You can try DIRECTV Stream by signing up for this?online offer.
Watch SEC Network for Free
Some of the streaming services that carry SEC Network offer a free trial. You can take advantage of those and watch free SEC Network for over a month or longer if you use different email addresses. Let’s look at the free trials available.
Hulu Live TV – offers a 7-day free trial to Hulu Live TVYouTube TV – offers a 1-week free trialfuboTV – Offers a 1-week free trial
By picking up each streaming service and dropping it before the free trial expires, you can watch SEC Network free for a few weeks. Plus, it will give you a good idea of which streaming service you like best if you decide to keep one.
Watch SEC Network on Roku
To watch SEC Network on Roku, follow these instructions.
Subscribe to a streaming service that carries SEC Network (Sling TV, FuboTV, Vidgo, DIRECTV Stream, YouTube TV, etc)On your Roku Menu, navigate to “Search” and press “OK” on your remoteEnter the name of the streaming service you subscribe to in the search barSelect the streaming service and press “OK.”Select “Add Channel” press “OK” on your remote. If the channel is already installed, “Go To Channel” will be an option.The App is now installed on your Roku. Open the app, and log in with the credentials you used to subscribe to the service. SEC Network will be a channel available through the app’s live TV guide.Watch SEC Network on Fire TV
To watch SEC Network on Fire TV, follow these instructions.
Subscribe to a streaming service that carries SEC Network (Sling TV, FuboTV, Vidgo, DIRECTV Stream, YouTube TV, etc)On your Fire TV Home screen, click on the search icon in the upper-left corner of the screen.Enter the name of the streaming service you subscribe to in the search barSelect the streaming service and press “OK.”Select “Download,” and the channel will installThe App is now installed on your Fire TV. Open the app, and log in with the credentials you used to subscribe to the service. SEC Network will be a channel available through the app’s live TV guide.Watch SEC Network on Apple TV
To watch SEC Network on Apple TV, follow these instructions.
Subscribe to a streaming service that carries SEC Network (Sling TV, FuboTV, Vidgo, DIRECTV Stream, YouTube TV, etc)Scroll right to the search icon in the upper-left corner of the screenEnter the name of the streaming service you subscribe to in the search barSelect the streaming service click the cloud icon, and the channel will installThe App is now installed on your Apple TV. Open the app, and log in with the credentials you used to subscribe to the service. SEC Network will be a channel available through the app’s live TV guide.Streaming the SEC Network on the ESPN App
While you can’t purchase a subscription to SEC Network directly, if you subscribe to any of the live TV streaming services above, you can opt to use the ESPN app. The ESPN app provides live and on-demand shows and live games on SEC Network and other ESPN branded channels available from your TV streaming subscription. You can use the ESPN app on Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, iOS, and Android devices.
Using The ESPN App on Roku and Other Devices
Once you subscribe to one streaming service in the article, you can watch through the streaming service’s app. For example, SEC Network is available to watch through the Live TV section of Hulu’s app. However, you can also watch all the ESPN branded channels in their lineup through the ESPN App on your supported device. Below are the steps to unlock your SEC Network channels on Roku. Other streaming devices and have a very similar process.
Go to the channel store on your device.Please search for the ESPN app, and add it to your device.Open the app, and click the setting gear from the top right of the menu.Then select “Account Information” and then “TV Provider.”Your Roku device will provide an activation code and a URL Using a web browser on your laptop or mobile device, go to the URL and enter the supplied code.You will then be asked for the TV provider you signed up for that has SEC Network. You will then log into the service using the credentials from the TV streaming service you are subscribed to. ( For example, I used my Hulu credentials)Once you successfully log in, The ESPN App screen will refresh and list your TV provider.The ESPN app is now set up. In the ESPN app, you should be able to go to “Browse,” then “Channels” and watch any channels listed that your TV streaming service provides. (Hulu in My case)
For information on watching other TV channels online check out: How To Stream Specific TV Channels
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