Phoenix Suns have now launched their new ‘Suns Live’ direct-to-consumer streaming platform, offering fans another way to watch live Suns games, as well as additional Suns-related content.
The new direct-to-consumer streaming platform was confirmed to be coming earlier this year, after the Suns Bally Sports deal with Diamond Sports came to end, and a new distribution agreement with Gray Television was announced. At the time, however, many of the details, including the name and the cost were unknown.
Those details have now been confirmed with the launch of Suns Live. The new direct-to-consumer streaming platform is powered by Kiswe, the same company powering the new Utah Jazz streaming platform (Jazz+), and allows subscribers to live stream all locally broadcast games, including 70 regular season games.
In addition to live games (and the ability to watch games at a later time on-demand), Suns Live subscribers also get access to pregame, halftime and post game shows, as well as a selection of original content, including behind-the-scenes and off-the-court moments.
In terms of the price, a Suns Live subscription costs $14.99 a month, and it is also possible to sign up to an annual plan at $109.99 a year. Those that do opt to subscribe to the annual plan will get a limited-edition Suns t-shirt.
Regardless of whether subscribing on a monthly or annual basis, Phoenix Suns fans can take advantage of a 7-day free trial when signing up to the subscription service.
At present, it looks like device support is something that is still being worked out. While Suns Live subscribers can access the service via live.suns.com through a desktop or mobile browser, connected TV apps have yet to launch.
Details on the availability of connected TV apps are expected to be announced in the coming weeks.