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Charter, MSG Networks Agree on ‘MSG GO’

Live streaming and on-demand platform available to MSGN subscribers 10/04/2017 11:01 AM Eastern

MSG Networks said it has reached an agreement with Charter Communications regarding the programmer’s live streaming and video-on-demand platform MSG GO, making it available to Charter subscribers who receive the sports network as part of their pay TV subscription. With this deal, MSG GO is available from all of the network’s major distributors.

Related: DirecTV to Offer MSG GO Streaming App

With “MSG GO,” Charter customers can watch the same programming they enjoy on the linear channel on their smartphone, tablet or personal computer, including live game coverage and pre- and post-game shows. MSG carries live games from the New York Knicks, New York Rangers, New Jersey Devils, New York Islanders, Buffalo Sabres, New York Liberty and New York Red Bulls.

“We are pleased to expand our partnership with Spectrum to include ‘MSG GO,’ which provides sports fans with access to all of MSG Networks’s live NBA and NHL game content, as well as our award-winning original programming, wherever they are,” said MSG Networks executive vice president, business affairs and distribution, Adam Levine in a statement. “We look forward to providing Spectrum subscribers in New York City, Western and Upstate New York, and other areas within the MSG Networks footprint with access to MSG Networks’ coverage of their favorite teams on their preferred devices.”

Subscribers with a supported smartphone or tablet can download the free “MSG Go” app by visiting the App Store or the Google Play store. On computers, customers may visit MSGGo.com.

“We are pleased to partner with MSG Networks in giving customers the ability to watch their favorite New York teams live on the go, “ said Charter EVP of programming acquisition Tom Montemagno in a statement. “This is a great example of our ongoing commitment to provide customers with greater flexibility in how they enjoy content across multiple platforms.”

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