How to Stream NESN and NESN+ Live Games via nesn.com/authenticate

The New England Sports Network (NESN) is an awesome way for fans to watch live Boston Red Sox and Bruins games, along with other local sports programming. If you want to stream NESN on your devices like Roku or Apple TV, then you’ve come to the right place!

In this handy guide, I’ll walk you through the entire process step-by-step. We’ll cover:

  • What you need before getting started
  • How to install and activate the NESN app
  • Signing up for a direct NESN 360 subscription

Let’s get to it!

What You Need First

Before trying to stream NESN, there’s a bit of prep work required:

  • Ensure your device is updated to the latest software version
  • Have a second internet-connected device like a phone or computer handy
  • Connect both devices to the same WiFi
  • Your TV provider account details

If all that’s ready to go, then you can start setting up live NESN streaming!

Activating the NESN App on Your Device

NESN offers a dedicated app called NESN 360 for streaming on popular platforms like Roku, Apple TV, Fire TV, Android phones and tablets, and more.

Here’s how to get it downloaded and authenticated:

Roku Devices

  1. From your Roku’s home screen, go to Streaming Channels > Search Channels
  2. Search for “NESN”
  3. Select the NESN 360 channel result
  4. Tap Add Channel to install the app
  5. Launch the channel after installation
  6. Note down the registration code shown on screen
  7. Visit nesn.com/authenticate on your other device
  8. Input the code and tap Submit
  9. Select your TV provider, sign-in, and you’re all set!

Apple TV

  1. Open the App Store
  2. Search for “NESN 360”
  3. Tap GET to install the NESN app
  4. Launch the app after it downloads
  5. Your screen will show a unique activation code
  6. Head to nesn.com/authenticate on another device
  7. Submit the code shown on your Apple TV
  8. Pick your TV provider, sign-in, and authenticate

And that’s all there is to it! NESN 360 will now be ready to stream live sports.


Subscribing Directly to NESN 360

Don’t have a participating TV provider? No worries! You can also subscribe directly to NESN 360 for access instead.

Here’s how to sign-up:

  1. Visit nesn.com
  2. Click your Profile (top-right corner)
  3. Select Create an Account
  4. Enter your details and create a password
  5. Pick a monthly ($29.99/month) or yearly ($329.99/year) plan
  6. Make a payment to finish activating your account

Once subscribed, use your new NESN credentials to log into the NESN 360 app on any compatible device. Now you can enjoy live Bruins and Red Sox games all season long!

So in summary, either authenticate the NESN 360 app with your TV provider or subscribe directly to NESN streaming. Either method will give you access to all the Boston sports action in real-time.

I hope this guide helps you get NESN live streams running smoothly. If you have any other questions about watching your favorite New England teams, feel free to ask!

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