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How To Get the SEC Network Without Cable

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The SEC Network is an international sports network owned by ESPN. You can catch up with your favorite baseball, football, and basketball team on the SEC Network. However, SEC is aired chiefly on cable TV. So, how can you get SEC Network without a cable? 

Quick Answer

You don’t need VPN or torrenting to get the SEC Network without a cable TV. With a streaming device like Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, PlayStation, and some SmartTV, and a streaming platform like Sling TV, DirecTV Now, YouTube TV, PlayStation Vue, etc., you can catch up with your favorite shows on SEC Network live or offline.  

You must subscribe to a supported platform to watch the SEC Network without cable. Not all platforms offer the SEC Network in their channel lineup. So, it helps to check out the details of your chosen streaming platform. This article elaborates on some of the best platforms to get the SEC Network. 

Different Methods To Get the SEC Network Without Cable 

If you are going to use a streaming platform to get the SEC Network, you should do your homework. There are numerous streaming platforms, and things can get pretty confusing quickly. 

When researching for the best streaming platform to use to access the SEC Network, the streaming device you have can also limit your choice. Below are some of the best streaming platforms to access the SEC Network that works on most streaming devices. 

Method #1: Sling TV 

First on our list is the Sling TV platform, supported on all the major devices you can think of, including Apple TV, Chromecast, Roku, Fire TV, Smart TVs, etc. This streaming platform offers users three main subscription bundles (Orange, Blue, and Orange + Blue) and add-ons. You wouldn’t get the SEC Network with the three main subscription packages, but you’d need a Sports Extra pack. 

Here’s how to get the SEC Network with Sling TV.

  1. Download the Sling TV from the app store of your streaming device. 
  2. Create an account and subscribe to one of the three main subscription packages, including the Sports Extra pack.  
  3. Before you can access the SEC Network, the Sport Extra pack would cost you $5 as an Orange subscriber and $10 as an Orange + Blue subscriber

Method #2: YouTube TV 

Another way to access the SEC Network is with YouTube TV, a platform you probably already know. YouTube TV is a platform supported on most streaming devices, including Apple TV, Chromecast, Xbox One, Smart TVs, etc. However, to be able to use YouTube TV, you need to be a subscribed user, although you get a 7-day free trial period

Here’s how to get the SEC Network with YouTube TV.

  1. Go to your streaming device’s app store and search YouTube TV
  2. Download and launch YouTube TV on your streaming device. 
  3. Create an account and subscribe to its single bundle package that costs $49.99 per month or $54.99 if you are billed through Apple to access the SEC Network and other premium channels. 

Method #3: DirecTV Now 

Another way to access the SEC Network without cable is with DirecTV Now. DirecTV Now offers up to seven monthly subscription packages ranging from $50 to $135. This streaming platform is also compatible with major streaming devices like Fire TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, Smart TVs, etc. 

Here’s how to get the SEC Network with DirecTV Now.

  1. Download the DirecTV Now app from the app store of your streaming device. 
  2. Create an account and subscribe to a package that has the SEC Network. 
  3. The SEC Network is available on only four of the seven subscription packages, including the Mac, Choice, Xtra, and Ultimate.

Method #4: PlayStation Vue 

Finally, if you have a PlayStation, you can watch the SEC Network on it with the PlayStation Vue. This streaming platform from Sony is also a paid streaming platform with four bundles that range from $44.99 to $79.99 per month. The PlayStation Vue is supported on PS3, PS4, Apple TV, Fire TV, Chromecast, etc. 

Here’s how to get the SEC Network with PlayStation Vue.

  1. Download the PlayStation Vue from the app store on your streaming device. 
  2. Launch the app and create an account
  3. Subscribe to the Core, Elite, or Ultra bundles to access the SEC Network. 

Conclusion 

The SEC Network is a great channel to catch up with over 1400 live events yearly. You can even catch up on non-conference basketball and football games that will appear on ESPN+. So, as long as you have a compatible streaming device, you can access the SEC Network. 

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