NFL fans without access to a TV will have a chance to stream games this season thanks to Fox Sports.
Viewers will need a cable subscription to certain cable services — AT&T U-verse, Brighthouse, Cablevision, Cox, Optimum, Comcast Xfinity, Midcontinent Communications, Suddenlink, Time Warner Cable and WOW!.
Games will also be restricted to in-market games. That means if you’re in Seattle but want to watch the Miami Dolphins game, you’re out of luck. Fans will also not be able to stream games on mobile phones due to league restrictions, but laptops and tablets are good to go.
Fox began streaming NFL games during last year’s playoffs, including a Super Bowl stream that averaged 111.5 million viewers. Other media giants like CBS and NBC have also streamed games, and DirectTV has offered live games on mobile devices for a few years via its NFL Sunday Ticket program.
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