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I don’t have a TV provider

I don’t have a TV provider. I don’t even have a satellite. I only watch a few apps and YouTube.

But I’d like to get ESPN, but they need my TV provider. What do I do?

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Re: I don’t have a TV provider

You could try a site like:

They show ESPN as being available in Sling Orange, for example.


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Re: I don’t have a TV provider

You will need a provider that carries ESPN.  Sling may be the cheapest 

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Re: I don’t have a TV provider


As both @HDMIGuy and @Strega said, you need a content provider to authenticate the ESPN app. Sling TV is the cheapest ($35/month), but if you go that route, make sure you pick the Orange plan ($35/month). The Blue plan doesn't include ESPN, but rather, has Fox Sports. For both ESPN and Fox Sports with Sling TV, you need the Orange+Blue plan ($50/month). Or, Vidgo ($55/month), Fubo ($65/month), YouTube TV ($65/month), Hulu+Live TV ($70/month*), DirecTV Stream ($70/month).

* = Hulu+Live TV is currently $65/month, but price increased to $70/month on December 21.

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