NBC Sports is a cable TV channel that primarily telecasts sports events around the globe and is a part of NBC Network. For so long, NBC Sports has been the leader in the sports broadcasting industry, telecasting tournaments like the Premier League, the Olympics, the French Open, etc. But in recent times, NBC Sports has been facing a decline and is transferring most of its content to its sister networks like Peacock TV & USA. Nevertheless, it still has content like NFL & MLB, which cater to a specific set of audiences. If you are such one person with a Roku device, get the NBC Sports app installed from the Roku Channel Channel and watch it.
How Much is NBC Sports on Roku
Since NBC Sports is a cable TV channel, its cost varies depending upon the cable TV provider you opt for. NBC Sports is available on various cable TV services and below is its list.
- Verizon and more.
NOTE: Since 2020, NBC Sports has been offloading much of its sports content to Peacock TV. Peacock TV is an OTT platform that costs a minimum of $4.99 per month. It is also available on the Roku channel store.
What’s on NBC Sports
- Sunday afternoon MLB games
- Big Ten College Conference college athletics
- College Football and many more.
How to Get NBC Sports on Roku
1. Turn on your Roku and connect it to the internet.
2. On its home screen, scroll down and click on Streaming Channels.
3. In that, select the Search Channels option.
4. Type in NBC Sports in the search tab alongside and search for the channel.
5. Now, click on Add Channel on the app page.
6. The NBC Sports channel now gets downloaded and added to your Roku device.
7. After successful installation, click Go to Channel and launch the channel.
Tip! With NBC Sports, you can stream IndyCar Series on Roku live exclusively with detailed analysis.
How to Activate NBC Sports on Roku
After channel installation, you are required to validate that device before logging in. Validation involves entering the activation code shown on your Roku TV onto the NBC Sports activation website. Here’s how to do it.
1. After launching the NBC Sports channel, click on Sign In.
2. Now, a code along with a web activation link (https://www.nbcsports.com/activate) gets displayed on your TV.
3. Open the web link on a browser.
4. Now, you are required to select your streaming device. In our case, it is Roku.
5. After choosing your Roku device, enter the noted activation code in the space provided and click Continue.
6. Now, sign in with the username and password of your cable TV account.
7. After signing in, the NBC app restarts on your Roku TV and displays different categories of sports content.
8. You can now select and start streaming any match of your choice on your Roku device.
How to Watch NBC Sports on Roku Without Cable
Apart from cable TV providers, users can also watch NBC Sports content on Roku via TV channel streaming services. NBC Sports can be accessed on various streaming services by subscribing to their plans. Such platforms are mentioned below.
Sling TV on Roku is a great alternative to conventional cable networks. It offers live TV along with several on-demand content and add-ons. It is also a host of local TV channels. You can stream it on 3 devices concurrently and avail of 50 to 200 hours of cloud DVR storage.
NBC Sports is available on Sling Blue and Sling Orange & Blue packages, which costs $45 and $60 per month, respectively. You can also get these packages at a discounted price on your first month.
YouTube TV on Roku is one of the leading streaming services offering 100+ TV channels. In addition to this, it offers unlimited DVR space, several networks, add-ons, and Key Plays View on a subscription basis. Youtube TV allows simultaneous streams on 3 devices as well.
NBC Sports is available as a channel on YouTube TV’s Base Plan. The Base Plan costs $72.99/month. New users are charged only $64.99/month for the first 3 months.
fuboTV on Roku is a paid streaming service offering 200+ channels, including several add-ons. For so long, fuboTV has been the go-to channel for sports lovers. Also, it offers 1000 hours of DVR storage. fubo TV has most of its content in 720p & 1080p quality.
NBC Sports is available on fuboTV even in its base plan, Pro, which costs $74.99/month.
Yes, you can. They are regional networks and operate as affiliates of NBC Sports. These affiliate channels are available on local cable TV and streaming services.