DirecTV versus DISH comparison

Read below for our DirecTV versus DISH comparison to see which is the best for soccer fans.

Soccer fans, before making a decision whether to sign up with DirecTV or DISH as your satellite provider, read through the following comparison to see which service is a better fit for you.

Both satellite providers offer a wide range of networks that carry soccer, as well as access to streaming services such as the NBC Sports App, beIN SPORTS Connect and FOX Sports GO. Plus there are overflow channels available if you’re interested in watching games that may not be available on regular channels.

Last updated: June 24, 2020.

 

Is DirecTV or DISH better for soccer fans?

DirecTVDISH
   
AdvantagesOffers GolTV.Offers beIN SPORTS and beIN SPORTS en Español.
  Hopper 3 DVR picture quality is equal to if not better than DirecTV receiver.
  DISH’s GameFinder App helps you schedule recordings and reminders for your favorite teams/leagues, as well as track scores.
  DISH’s Multi-View lets you watch up to 4 channels at once, splitting the screen into 4 quadrants.
  Pricing for DISH’s Multi-Sport Pack starts at $13 per month.
  Only DISH lets you watch 100% of your live and recorded shows anywhere on your phone, tablet or laptop.
   
DisadvantagesbeIN SPORTS and beIN SPORTS en Español not available.
 Cost can be more expensive than DISH.
   
Allows access to NBC Sports AppYesYes
   
Allows access to beIN SPORTS ConnectNoYes
   
Allows access to FOX Sports GOYesYes
   
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Toll-free phone numberUnavailable855-389-9730
   
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Plus, we’ve compiled a listing of what soccer-related channels are carried by each satellite company, as well as which ones are in HD (High-Definition) or SD (Standard-Definition).

Soccer networks available

Sports networkDirecTVDISH
   
Altitude Sports681 HD360 HD
beIN SPORTSNOT AVAILABLE392, 781 HD
beIN SPORTS EspañolNOT AVAILABLE873 HD
CBSSN221 HD158 HD
Comcast SportsNet (regional)630, 642, 665, 696, 698 HD412, 419, 424, 429, 438 HD
ESPN206 HD140 HD
ESPN 2209 HD143 HD
ESPN Deportes466 HD854 HD
ESPNEWS207 HD142 SD
ESPNU208 HD141 HD
FOXVaries on location2-70 HD
FOX Deportes465 HD855 HD
FOX Sports 1219 HD150 HD
FOX Sports 2618 HD149 HD
FOX Soccer Plus621, 621-1 HD391
FSN (regional)646, 654, 660, 661, 663, 668, 671, 676, 686, 692, 694 HD418, 423, 425, 427, 436
Galavision404 HD273 HD
GolTV468Not available
MLS Direct Kick471-477456-467
NBCVaries on location2-70 HD
NBCSN220 HD159 HD
NBC Universo410 HD838 HD
Premiere FC (PFC)2135 SD9801 SD
ROOT Sports (regional)659, 674, 683, 687 HD426 HD
Telemundo406835 SD
Time Warner SportsNet691 HDNot available
TyC Sports469Not available
UniMas408 HD830 HD
Univision402 HD827 HD
Univision Deportes464 HD869 HD
USA242 HD105 HD
YES631 HDNot available

 

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