DirectTV debuted beIN SPORT in August 2016, a 24/7 global sports channel network by beIN Media Group, a spinoff of Al Jazeera media network. DirecTV customers can subscribe to the network to get the full package both in English and Spanish languages.

The network has acquired US media rights to most of the major European soccer leagues, so all U.S. fans of the most popular sport in the world can find beIN on channel 620 (English&HD) and Channel 426 (Spanish).

Bein Sports is also available on AT&T U-verse, Atlantic Broadband, Bright House Networks, COX, DISH, Hotwire Communications, Optimum, Time Warner Cable, and Verizon FiOS; as well as the beIN SPORTS CONNECT website.

What are beIN SPORTS?

The beIN platform is one of the major soccer medias around the world. They hold a team of the best soccer narrators and commentators from Latin America, Spain, and the U.K. With the added benefits of HD-quality image and sound, and non-stop transmission; beIN Sports has all fans can ask for.

The network is the go-to place to watch the European UEFA Champions League or the national soccer leagues from Spain, Germany, England, Italia, and France. Bein Sports also transmits most of FIFA’s international cups and the South American world cup qualifiers.

Aside from soccer, Bein follows football, mountain bike, rallycross, and more.

A glimpse of what beIN Sports main portal looks like, showing the time an place of each soccer game. Image Source: Google Play
A glimpse of what beIN Sports main portal looks like, showing the time and place of each soccer game. Image Source: Google Play

How to subscribe to beIN SPORTS and find it in DirecTV?

DirecTV subscribers will find beIN SPORTS channels on the broadcast service after they register on and hit the “Watch Now” button.

First, customers should authenticate their subscription to DirecTV, or any other cable provider stated before. Then, they must complete a simple registration with Bein Sports and create login credentials.

The process should make channels 620 and 426 on DirecTV system, and the network requires no further fee.

beIN SPORTS versus beIN SPORTS en Español

The system offers the English-language beIN SPORT in HD and SD as part of the DirecTV Sports Pack. The Spanish-language channel is part of DirecTV Más, and it comes in SD.

Each of these channels carries different matches, while the English version has more focus on American football than international soccer. Also, Bein Sports has commentaries in English, while the other is in Spanish.

How to purchase a subscription directly from the website?

Bein Sports Connect website allows US customers to subscribe to the service only if their TV plan includes beIN SPORTS.

The network cannot sell direct or individual subscriptions, but it does allow users to see the programming of the channel in the browser and check live-streaming events.

There is also exclusive excellent online content available for DirecTV customers. It includes movie, special programs, and streams.

Source: beINSPORTS