PlayStation Vue is Dropping The NECN Channel From Their Most Popular Package




If you are a news fan in the New England area we have some bad news for you. NECN the New England Cable News channel is being dropped from the PlayStation Vue Access plan.

Here is the email Sony sent the effected PlayStation Vue subscribers:


We hope you’re enjoying your subscription to PlayStation(TM)Vue. As of Wednesday 2/8/2017, the New England Cable News (NECN) channel will no longer be available in Access plans. NECN will continue to be available in the Core, Elite and Ultra plans.

Thank you,

The access plan is the $29.99 plan Sony promotes as having 45+ popular cable channels. You will now need to upgrade to at least the Core Slim plan that starts at $34.99. That is unless you live in a market where they charge a extra $10 a month for local channels raising this price to $44.99.

About NECN:

NECN first launched on March 2nd 1992 and is a NBC Owned Television Station under the Comcast Corporation. They offer a 24/7 regional news coverage servicing the New England area. Their air in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Vermont, Maine, and New Hampshire. They are headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts.

We have reached out to Sony for comment and will update this story when we hear back form them.

Please follow us on Facebook and Twitter for more news, tips, and reviews.

Need cord cutting tech support? Join our Cord Cutting Tech Support Facebook Group for help.

Disclaimer: To address the growing use of ad blockers we now use affiliate links to sites like, streaming services, and others. Affiliate links help sites like Cord Cutters News, stay open. Affiliate links cost you nothing but help me support my family. We do not allow paid reviews on this site. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

* indicates required

Please select all the ways you would like to hear from :

You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the link in the footer of our emails. For information about our privacy practices, please visit our website.

We use Mailchimp as our marketing platform. By clicking below to subscribe, you acknowledge that your information will be transferred to Mailchimp for processing. Learn more about Mailchimp’s privacy practices here.