Longhorn Network (LHN) in Austin

Discussion in 'In The Stands' started by txtxyeha, Sep 13, 2022.

  1. txtxyeha

    txtxyeha 250+ Posts

    I live in the Austin area (Bastrop) and did the hoop jumping at the beginning of the season to get the LHN on my tablet via the ESPN app, then the plan was to stream it to my TV. Ultimately got a "you are not eligible" message. I shrugged my shoulders then just listened to the game on the radio. I really want to be able to see the game against UTSA, thus does anyone have any advice on procuring the LHN?
  2. BLucky

    BLucky 100+ Posts

    Sling TV
  3. Sangre Naranjada

    Sangre Naranjada 10,000+ Posts

    Sports Bar
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  4. Run Pincher

    Run Pincher 2,500+ Posts

    Do they have those in Bastrop??
  5. longhornlegend

    longhornlegend 500+ Posts

    Vidgo will provide a good option for cable/tv and probably at a smaller price point. They do carry the LHN.
  6. 1sahorn

    1sahorn 500+ Posts

    I'll invite you to my house, but you'd have to bring PopCorners.
  7. horninchicago

    horninchicago 10,000+ Posts

    Why wouldn't someone in the Austin area be able to get cable or DirecTV in order to have LHN?

    Even though my loyalty and what kind of fan I am because I speak my mind about the program has been called in to question by some people around here, I have to pay for the highest tier sports package with crap I couldn't care less about and will never watch just to get LHN.

    How hard is it in Texas?
  8. nashhorn

    nashhorn 5,000+ Posts

    Fwiw cable like Comcast, does not have LHN. I complained to them frequently in the beginning but have acquiesced.
  9. horninchicago

    horninchicago 10,000+ Posts

    Again, I have DirecTV for one reason and one reason only: To have LHN. It is widely available in Texas.

    And, it used to be part of basic sports packages.
  10. Run Pincher

    Run Pincher 2,500+ Posts

    Dish also has it, and just a 1 level upgrade, not top tier. If you live in an apartment or such and can't put up a dish then streaming as mentioned, Sling (owned by Dish) and Vidgo.
  11. Homebrewer

    Homebrewer 25+ Posts

  12. 1sahorn

    1sahorn 500+ Posts

    You have to buy the correct package (don't recall is its Orange or Blue) plus the Sports package. Since it is a streaming service you can order it for 1 month then cancel. Would cost in the neighborhood of $45 to watch the game.
  13. horninchicago

    horninchicago 10,000+ Posts

    OP has been a member here since 2001 and has 298 posts. Has not been back since the minute this thread was posted, so I assume it must have been a joke. I feel silly now for actually trying to help. If you want help on something and then never come back to follow up, who cares?

  14. Pickle_Nuts

    Pickle_Nuts Will travel with tickets.

    Jay Deez in La Grange would be my recommendation.
  15. SabreHorn

    SabreHorn 10,000+ Posts

    Southside Meat Market has two large TVs on their patio. I know they have cable or satellite or something to bring games in. Might call and ask them if they can get the game.
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  16. Homebrewer

    Homebrewer 25+ Posts

    Sling Orange + Sports Extra. Not a bad package.
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  17. pluckeye

    pluckeye 250+ Posts

    This is an aside, but about 20 years ago Southside turned a 400 lb wild hog I took in the woods not far away into sausage for me. We ate and gave away links for about 2 years. Since my house is near the Capital in Austin, I thought that was pretty cool.. Back then there was no LN so I didn't notice the TV's or lack thereof!
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