STARKVILLE, Miss. - Mississippi State Softball and HailStateTV will continue their alliance in 2014, as the MSU premium streaming service plans to offer live video and audio streaming of head coach Vann Stuedeman's club beginning with the Bulldogs' season-opening Kickoff Classic this Friday, Feb. 7. In addition, Fox Sports Net will televise two MSU games in 2014.
On March 16 at Noon CT, State's matchup with Georgia in Athens will be broadcast live on FSN. On April 13 at 1 p.m. CT, MSU's series finale with Alabama during Super Bulldog Weekend will be televised by FSN as well. In addition to regular season action, Bulldog fans can watch the SEC Tournament May 7-10 on ESPNU and ESPN2.
HSTV will broadcast 41 of MSU's 2014 regular season softball games live via audio streaming plus postseason affairs, while 26 of State's 27 home affairs are scheduled to be offered via live audio and video streaming on HSTV (schedules subject to change).
The online audio streams will be free of charge, but video streams will require a current HSTV subscription. HailStateTV's full subscription (video and audio) is just $69.95 for the remainder of the 2013-14 season, $39.95 for four months, or $12.95 per month.
Also don't forget to pick up MSU's premium mobile apps for Android, iPhone and iPad so that you can listen to live audio of MSU softball this spring on the go (HSTV login required - see below for details).
To sign up for a full package (grants access to premium video and free audio on PC, and audio only on mobile apps):
1) Visit HSTV signup headquarters
2) Select your choice of the Annual, 4-Month or 1-Month HSTV subscription to create an account
3) Visit HSTV's Live Events page, click on the video/audio icons that appear at start time, login and enjoy the content!
NOTE: To listen to audio on mobile apps, you must purchase the MSU premium app of your choice on your mobile device and use your HSTV login to access
To access free audio on PC:
1) Visit HSTV's Live Events page, click on the audio icon that appears at start time and enjoy the content!
To access free audio on mobile apps:
1) Purchase the MSU premium app of your choice on your mobile device
2) From a PC, visit HSTV signup headquarters and select the "2014 HSTV Softball Free Audio" Package to create an HSTV login (this package is only needed if you choose not to opt for a video package)
3) Login on the MSU mobile app you purchased to listen to games live!
Important HSTV & SEC Video Streaming Policies That You Should Know Before Subscribing:
- Due to Southeastern Conference contractual television agreements, all games that are streamed on an on-demand basis cannot begin before 11:30 p.m. local time the night of the game in question.
- All HSTV schedules are subject to change due to television and radio conflicts