Spectrum launches DTC service for fans in Southern Calif., Nevada and Hawaii

Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports
Starting October 27, more fans will be able to watch the Lakers in Southern California, Hawaii and Las Vegas.

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Spectrum SportsNet and the Los Angeles Lakers today announced the launch of Spectrum SportsNet+, a direct-to-consumer streaming subscription service that will deliver a 24/7 feed of Spectrum SportsNet programming, including live Lakers games and behind-the-scenes Lakers content. Fans in the Lakers regional coverage territory of Southern California, Hawaii and Southern Nevada without access to Spectrum SportsNet can now purchase Spectrum SportsNet+ for $19.99 per month or $179.99 per season. Existing Spectrum, DIRECTV and Cox pay TV customers who have access to Spectrum SportsNet programming will be able to watch via the Spectrum SportsNet app at no additional cost, and with authenticated access to Spectrum SportsNet+.

“With the start of the NBA regular season, the launch of Spectrum SportsNet+ will allow even more fans to enjoy live Lakers games and in-depth, unique coverage of their favorite team, with or without a pay TV subscription,” said Dan Finnerty, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Spectrum Sports. “By offering a variety of packages, we’re giving fans more choice and flexibility and taking another step towards evolving the Regional Sports Network model in this new era of sports viewing.”

“This new service gives Lakers fans another way to watch their favorite team in action on the court,” said Tim Harris, President of Business Operations, Los Angeles Lakers. “The launch of Spectrum SportsNet+ brings the premium, in-depth coverage, analysis and behind-the-scenes content to more fans across the region, allowing us to reach more people every day and grow the next generation of Lakers fans.”

Starting October 27, fans can purchase a Spectrum SportsNet+ subscription at and watch across a wide range of devices including iPhone, iPad, Roku, Android mobile, Android TV, Amazon Fire, Hisense, PlayStation and Xbox. Spectrum SportsNet+ will be powered by the NBA’s Next-Gen integrated digital platform.

Spectrum SportsNet+ will include live regular season Lakers games starting Sunday, October 29 vs. the Sacramento Kings at 6:00 p.m. SportsNet’s Emmy Award-winning Access SportsNet: Lakers pregame show also will air 60 minutes prior to every Lakers game throughout the season, providing game previews and coverage. Immediately following each game, Access SportsNet: Lakers postgame coverage will include player and coach interviews, game highlights and in-depth analysis from Spectrum SportsNet’s expert studio team. SportsNet’s 2023-24 Los Angeles Lakers broadcast schedule is available here.

Spectrum SportsNet is a Southern California regional sports network that has an exclusive partnership with the Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Sparks and the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF).