Frequently Asked Questions
Why is it important to get WNBA LiveAccess this season?
WNBA LiveAccess is the perfect complement to the full slate of regular season and post season games offered on TV by ESPN2, ABC and NBA TV.
Will WNBA LiveAccess stream all WNBA games lives this season?
WNBA LiveAccess will offer approximately 190 live games, which will complement the 70+ games on ESPN2, ABC and NBA TV.
Games airing on ESPN2 and ABC, as well as other games taking place during the telecast windows of ESPN2 and ABC games, will be subject to live blackout rules.
Local blackouts may apply for each WNBA market depending on the local TV schedule.
What are some of the features offered by WNBA LiveAccess?
WNBA LiveAccess provides multi-game viewing, which allows fans to watch up to four games at once.
Fans are able to activate statistical overlays when watching games.
All games streamed live are archived and then made available on demand.
WNBA LiveAccess provides a live game DVR, enabling viewers to pause and rewind game action, as well as a timeline feature to jump directly to game highlights.
A subscription allows game viewing on multiple devices, including smartphones, tablets and computers.
What is new in 2013?
The 2013 edition of WNBA LiveAccess offers more games in HD as well as enhanced integration of game statistics (box scores and play-by-play overlays). It is also available for the first time on Android tablets.
How can I acquire WNBA LiveAccess?
WNBA LiveAccess can be purchased on WNBA.com/LiveAccess, team sites and via in-app purchase on iPhone, iPad, Android Smartphones and Android tablets. To purchase or authenticate on mobile devices, users first have to download the WNBA Center Court app
WNBA Center Court is a free application for the global audience that allows users to access WNBA video highlights, schedules, scores, stats, news, and standings.
Do I have to pay for WNBA LiveAccess?
Yes, WNBA LiveAccess for the 2013 season is $14.99 USD. Users will need to create an account and complete the purchase flow.
Why is there a price increase over last year (from $4.99 to $14.99)?
In order to help ensure that we will be able to provide the most comprehensive live game coverage of the WNBA this season, a fee ($14.99) is being charged for WNBA LiveAccess, which will stream approximately 190 live games and archived games throughout the season.
Is it possible to sample WNBA LiveAccess to see if I like it?
Fans can take advantage of a free trial during the first weekend of the regular season (Friday, May 24 through Sunday, May 26). Live game coverage will begin on May 24.
Can I use my WNBA.com or NBA.com All-Access account?
For the 2013 season, you cannot use your WNBA.com All-Access account to buy the WNBA LiveAccess subscription.
Can I use my WNBA LiveAccess login from last year?
Yes, you can use your LiveAccess account from last year. You will still need to buy the WNBA LiveAccess subscription.
What video quality are the games viewable in?
WNBA LiveAccess will provide the optimal video quality dependent on the current download bandwidth of your Internet connection, up to a max of 3MB. The video player uses adaptive bandwidth technology to periodically check your Internet connection and deliver you the optimal video quality experience for that connection. If the available bandwidth changes as you watch a game, the picture quality will fluctuate.
Can I watch WNBA LiveAccess games on my mobile device?
WNBA LiveAccess is available as part of WNBA Center Court-the free WNBA mobile application available on iPhone, iPad and Android. Once you have purchased your subscription online, you go to the app settings and log in.
How do I report a problem?
Live e-mail support is available for any issues with WNBA LiveAccess. You can contact support at email@example.com
I am having issues accessing WNBA LiveAccess in Safari on a Mac.
You may need to enable cookies in your Safari browser. Follow the following instructions to enable cookies:
- Click the Safari menu on the top right. It resembles a small gear icon. Or in newer versions of Safari click the "Safari" dropdown in the top left of your screen and select "Preferences"
- Select "Preferences."
- Click the Privacy tab.
- In the "Block Cookies" section, select "Never".