How to Watch ACC Network Easily [Without Cable]

You can opt for streaming services if you are wondering how to watch the ACC Network without a cable. In this post, we discuss the on-demand streaming apps to watch all the ACC games live in the comfort of your homes.

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Jane Zhou

Updated on Feb 26, 2024

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The ACC Network is only available for US citizens to watch. One has to rely on other sources like VPN and streaming platforms to watch college games. Additionally, the ACC announced the addition of three new teams for the upcoming season. But how to watch the ACC network outside America or in America without cable? Let's dive into the details of streaming apps that can help us tune into the ACC.

Watch ACC Network with Streaming Services for Free

A few on-demand streaming services stream the ACC (Atlantic Coast Conference) live sports. But you will get a free trial period or matches; later, you must continue with the subscription.

#1. Sling TV

Sling TV is the best subscription model for watching the ACC games. You must buy the Sling Orange or Blue + Sports Extra packages to catch all the games. The Orange & Blue cost $ 40$ with 50% off on the first month. But you must get a Sports Extra add-on worth $ 11$ to stream all games without any restrictions.

Sling TV.

Should I use Sling TV

Expert's Rating: 

Pros

  • Compared to traditional cable, Sling TV prices are significantly lower. The introductory deals offer you great discounts of up to 50%.
  • You can choose specific channel packages based on your needs and package. You can pay for sports or extra add-ons only when you need them.
  • Sling TV offers HD streaming quality, even up to 4K, depending on the package and device.

Cons

  • Sling offers limited local channels depending on your location. Sometimes, you may not get access to all local channels.
  • The introductory deals are quite lucrative, but the add-on prices for cloud DVR and sports can increase the cost.

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#2. YouTube TV

YouTube TV offers a free trial period to experience everything on the app. For the premium plans, you must pay $64.99 for the first three months. The package includes ESPN, ESPN2, the ACC Network, and various regional sports channels. You will get HD channels and select 4K content on compatible devices. However, local channel availability and blackout restrictions can occur.

YouTube TV.

Should I use YouTube TV

Expert's Rating:

Pros

  • offers a comprehensive channel lineup with channels from all the ESPN, ESPN2, ACC Network, and regional sports networks.
  • Smooth viewing experience with HD channels and select 4K content.
  • Includes all major local channels like Fox, NBC, ABC, CBS, and more in most areas.

Cons

  • The prices are higher compared to the Sling TV. If you are on a budget, it is not ideal.
  • No channel customizations. You cannot select particular channels apart from what comes with the plan.

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#3. Hulu + Live TV

You can witness the ACC Network on Hulu + Live TV. You will get HD streaming with good local and sports channels. The package includes ESPN, ESPN2, ACC Network, ESPN+, and Disney+. The price is expensive; it costs $76.99 monthly to get the subscription. The package also includes local channels.

Hulu + Live TV.

Should I use Hulu + Live TV

Expert's Rating:

Pros

  • Comes with all the channels one needs to watch all the ACC games (ESPN, ESPN2, ACC Network), along with Disney+ and ESPN+ bundled in.
  • Good streaming quality and provides a great user experience.
  • All major local networks (ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox) are included in the package.

Cons

  • Very expensive, even more than YouTube TV. 
  • No options to choose individual channels are add-ons; you have to pay for channels you don't even watch.

#4. Fubo TV

Fubo is another streaming app that carries the ESPN networks. With the Fubo's Pro or Elite plan, you can get access to the ACC games. Both options boast great streaming quality and include all the essential and local channels: ESPN, ESPN2, ACC Network, and cloud DVR space. The monthly premium one has to pay to access the Fubo services is $69.99.

Fubo TV.

Should I try Fubo TV

Expert's Rating:

Pros

  • Both the plans offer all the channels one needs to watch every single game of ACC (ESPN, ESPN2, ACC Network).
  • You will get Cloud DVR included with the plan.
  • Fubo is a sports-centric app that offers a wide range of sports channels that appeal to sports enthusiasts.

Cons

  • Very few local channels, which can be a dealbreaker for some users.
  • The prices are pretty competitive, but the top-tier plans can be more expensive.
  • No features to customize the channels based on your likes.

#5. DirectTV STREAM

DirectTV offers a five-day trial period to test and understand the offers and channels. You can avail of the Choice package, which streams the ACC games, at $84.99 monthly. You will get excellent streaming services and select 4K channels to stream ACC games and local channels. The channel lineup includes ESPN, ESPN2, and all regional sports networks.

DirectTV STREAM.

Should I use DirectTV

Expert's Rating:

Pros

  • DirectTV's Choice package includes all the channels to watch every game of ACC.
  • Excellent streaming quality and 4K channels.
  • Packs all the necessary local changes, like ABS, NBC, etc, into the package.

Cons

  • Not budget-friendly.
  • Charges the most compared to all of its competitors.
  • Like Hulu, you have to buy the entire package, leaving you with no choice of customizing channels.

How to Record ACC Network For Later Watching

You can stream the ACC games on the channels only when the matches are live. But what if you want to revisit or relive the match moments? You will have to record the highlights for it. One of the best screen recorders is EaseUS RecExperts, which helps you capture and watch the games later.

The software can capture your screen in 4K mode at 144 FPS, producing high-quality videos. You can set up the recording mode and capture the ACC games with audio. It will bypass the streaming app's black screen and screen record protected videos without black screen effortlessly. You can remove unwanted noise and record the entire game without any breaks. Download it now, and relive your favorite ACC moments.

Step 1. Launch EaseUS RecExperts. Choose a recording mode from "Full Screen" or "Region". To get a better experience, we suggest you choose recording the full screen.

Choose a Recording Mode

Step 2. Mostly, you will need to record the system sound when recording a video. Just click on the speak sign to select it. You can also tick the "Record silently" function, so that the recording process will be muted without muting the recorded video.

Record Silently

Step 3. After these settings, you can press the red "REC" button to start recording. If you want to pause the recording, click on the white "Pause" button; to end the recording, click on the red "Stop" button.

Pause or Stop Recording

Step 4. After recording, the recording list window will open. Here you can view, split, delete, manage your recorded videos.

Recording List Window

The Bottom Line

You can still follow the ACC games from streaming services to never miss the game, even without a cable. The post discusses how to watch ACC Network through various streaming apps and subscriptions. You can capture the game with a professional screen recorder if you cannot stream a game live or wish to reminisce on game moments.

How to Watch ACC Network FAQs

Here are some frequently asked questions on how to watch ACC Network.

1. Where can I stream the ACC Network?

There are multiple streaming options for you to stream the ACC Network. You can use DirectTV Stream, Fubo, Sling TV, Hulu+ Live TV, Vidgo, etc all carry ACC Network.

2. Is ACC Network on ESPN Plus?

No, you cannot access the ACC Network with ESPN Plus. But if you have ESPN Plus as part of any streaming service subscription like Hulu + Live TV or DirectTv Stream, you can access all the ACC Network games.

3. How do I watch ACC Network on Amazon?

To watch the ACC network on an Amazon Fire TV, you must have a subscription plan for at least one of the following apps: DirecTV Stream, Fubo, Hulu Live TV, or YouTube TV.

4. How do I get access to ACCNX?

The ACC Network Extra (ACCNX) is available only on the ESPN app. You have to subscribe to one of the providers of the ESPN network to access the ACCNX.

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