How to Watch Big Ten Network After Comcast Drops BTN

Channel Surfing ManRecently Comcast has started to drop the Big Ten Network (BTN) in select markets.

Update: SBNation is now reporting that Comcast plans to keep the Big Ten Network in Big Ten markets. Yet we know many Big Ten fans live outside of their home state. This guide will help you find options to access the Big Ten Network if Comcast drops it in your area.

The good news is you don’t need Comcast to get the Big Ten Network. There are tons of streaming services that offer the Big Ten Network without a cable subscription.

Here is our guide to watching the Big Ten Network without cable TV:

Almost every live TV streaming service offers the Big Ten Network. Hulu, PlayStation Vue, YouTube TVfuboTV, and DIRECTV NOW all offer the Big Ten Network.

Here are the cheapest options:


fuboTV has Big Ten Network for $19.99 a month for the first month—a great deal to test out their live TV streaming service.


Hulu also has the Big Ten Network among others. If you already have Hulu, you can add their live TV service for just $32 a month.

PlayStation Vue

PlayStation Vue starts at $39.99 and the Big Ten Network depending on where you live.

PlayStation Vue also offers a 5-day free trial allowing you to test the service before you pay for it.

YouTube TV

If you live in a market with YouTube TV you can get the Big Ten Network starting at $39.99.


If you are an AT&T Unlimited customer, you can get DIRECTV NOW for as little as $20 a month. (Typically $35 a month.)

DIRECTV NOW offers a 7-day free trial allowing you to test the service out before you pay for it.

Looking for other channels? Check out our full live TV guide HERE to see how you can watch them.

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