Networks & Services Streaming 49ers Games in 2017

The San Francisco 49ers are a well known, time tested professional American football team located in the San Francisco Bay Area. They compete in the NFL with Seattle, LA (Rams) and the Arizona as a member of the league’s NFC West division. The team currently plays its home games at Levi’s Stadium in beautiful Santa Clara, California.  The 49ers won five Super Bowl championships between 1981 and 1995, led by Hall of Famers Joe Montana, Jerry Rice, Ronnie Lott, Steve Young, and coach Bill Walsh. Streaming NFL games online can be a chore but here are some of the better options:

Streaming
Service
# of 49ers Games Monthly Cost Free Trial HD Stream Cable Required iOS App Android App
sling_television ALL 49ers Games Live! $20 Watch 7 Days Free Yes No Yes Yes
espn-streaming-nfl Monday Night Football No Standalone App Option Yes, with Sling/DTVN Yes Yes Yes Yes
DTV-Now ALL 49ers Games Live! $35 Watch 7 Days Free Yes No Yes Yes
nbc-nfl-games-online Sunday Night Football Free,
Restricted
Yes, with Sling/DTVN Yes Antenna Yes Yes
cbs-streaming-nfl-watch All Local Niners Games
Thursday Night Football
$6
$10 Ad-Free
Watch 7 Days Free Yes Antenna Yes Yes
nfl-on-fox-stream Superbowl Free,
Restricted
Yes, with Sling/DTVN Yes Antenna Yes Yes
ALL Normal 49ers Games Live! $5 with Sling Add-on Yes, with Sling/DTVN Yes Not with Sling/DTVN No No
Thursday Night Football, RedZone No Standalone App Option Yes, with Sling/DTVN Yes Yes No No
watch-nfl-live-twitter Thursday Night Football Free Always Free! Yes No Yes Yes

Watching the San Francisco 49ers on Local TV Networks

A lot of the local fan base for the San Francisco 49ers wants to catch the team playing their games on local TV.  Probably the best channel for that would be CBS.  CBS 5, and the CW 44cable12 are the official television partners of the San Francisco 49ers preseason broadcasts and the flagship television stations of the San Francisco 49ers Television Network too, so this is where most fans go to get everything 49ers.  This station not only has the games themselves, but also all of the other juicy pre-game talks, post-game recaps, in game commentary, reporting, and interviewing too.

Streaming the 49ers Game Without a Cable Subscription

The best place to catch the San Francisco 49ers if you don’t have or don’t want cable is online and streaming with either Sling TV or with DIRECTV NOW.  These sites offer quality content, and fans are able to subscribe and then stream live all of the content that they want whenever they want, from literally any device that can get an internet connection too.  Both Sling TV and DIRECTV NOW are affordable too, with Sling TV only costing about twenty dollars a month, and DIRECTV NOW only costing about thirty-five dollars a month.  Both sites offer a free seven day trial period too.

Sling pricing begins at $20 per month while DIRECTV NOW’s smallest package is $35. Give one of them a try today:

Sling (7 Days Free) DIRECTV NOW (7 Days Free)
 Try Sling TV Try DIRECTV NOW

Use Official Network Streaming Apps that Stream Special 49ers Games

Several networks such as ESPN, CBS, NBC and FOX all have their own apps too, which offer excellent streaming options that are all greatly appreciated.  Only certain games will be available on these network apps such as Monday Night Football or SNF. The 49ers almost always stream on CBS.