Sep 21, 2017

MSG Networks and DIRECTV Team Up to Make “MSG GO” Available to DIRECTV Subscribers in Time for 2017/18 NBA and NHL Seasons

NEW YORK, Sept. 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MSG Networks Inc. (NYSE:MSGN) and DIRECTV announced today that “MSG GO,” MSG Networks’ live streaming and video on demand platform, will be available to DIRECTV subscribers who receive MSG Networks as part of their pay television subscription in time for the upcoming NBA and NHL seasons.  

With access to “MSG GO”, DIRECTV subscribers will be able to stream the same, award-winning MSG Networks coverage of the New York Knicks, New York Rangers, New Jersey Devils, New York Islanders, Buffalo Sabres, New York Liberty and New York Red Bulls that they enjoy as part of their pay television subscription1 on their supported smartphone, tablet or personal computer.  MSG GO also includes pre- and post-game shows, as well as access to current and past episodes from MSG Network’s slate of award-winning original programming.

“We are pleased to expand our relationship with DIRECTV to include MSG GO, which provides DIRECTV subscribers with access to all of MSG Networks’ live game content, including our unparalleled lineup of NBA and NHL games in time for the upcoming seasons, as well as our other award-winning programming wherever they are,” said Adam Levine, executive vice president, business affairs and distribution, MSG Networks.  

“DIRECTV customers want a simple and quick way to get the sports content they want, virtually wherever and whenever they want it,” said Chris Lauricella, AT&T Entertainment Group. “With a simple authentication, our customers will be able to enjoy MSG Networks content while on the go.”

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.

About MSG Networks Inc.

An industry leader in sports production, and content development and distribution, MSG Networks Inc. owns and operates two award-winning regional sports and entertainment networks, MSG Network (MSG) and MSG+, and a live streaming and video on demand platform, MSG GO. The networks are home to 10 professional sports teams, delivering live games of the New York Knicks; New York Rangers; New York Islanders; New Jersey Devils; Buffalo Sabres; New York Liberty; New York Red Bulls and the Westchester Knicks, as well as coverage of the New York Giants and Buffalo Bills.  Each year, MSG and MSG+ collectively telecast approximately 500 live professional games, along with a comprehensive lineup of other sporting events, including college football and basketball, and critically-acclaimed original programming.  The gold standard for regional broadcasting, MSG Networks has won 162 New York Emmy Awards over the past ten years.

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