Foxtel Now enables fans to watch over 40 different sports from all over the world live. All you need is a broadband connection.
Competition on the streaming market is fierce in Australia, so finding a way to stand out is a must. Thankfully, when it comes to raising the bar, platforms take things seriously. From delivering fresh and quality content to offering a seamless streaming experience, everyone from Amazon to Stan is bringing their A game. Yet, if you’re a sports fan your options are limited, to say the least. That’s where Foxtel Now comes in.
Besides offering on-demand TV shows and movies like most streaming services currently available, Foxtel Now allows users to watch Foxtel channels live. Depending on your chosen channel pack, you can tune in to see your favourite shows right when they air –basically just like a cable subscription. Apart from renters, who will definitely find the option appealing, this is especially great for sports enthusiasts, since Foxtel Now offers access to all of its sports channels with the Sports Pack. You can stream exciting competitions live on your preferred device in a manner of minutes, all via the Internet.
The only catch? Sports is priced at $29/month, but it’s a Premium Pack. Users can only subscribe to it if they add a Starter Pack to their subscription as well. That’s not the end of the world, though, since Starter Packs are priced from only $10. That means you’ll pay at least $39/month to be able to watch sports. Still a bargain, considering that you can watch over 40 competitions from all over the world, some exclusive to Foxtel. To give you a general idea, here’s some of the best sports content available to stream with Foxtel Now.
1. National Rugby League
Foxtel Now broadcasts every game of every NRL Telstra Premiership round live, with zero ads during play. Not only that, but fans get access to a dedicated 24/7 Rugby League channel. They can tune in whenever they want to see some exciting behind-the-scenes info, news, interviews, special programming and more.
The 6pm Friday night match, Super Saturday games, and 2pm Sunday game are all exclusive to Fox Sports, so a Foxtel Now subscription is an affordable way for fans to make sure they won’t miss a minute of the action.
2. Australian Football League
With Fox Footy, you get a dedicated, 24/7 channel to everything related to the Toyota AFL Premiership. Fans can watch every round live, complete with expert commentary. Moreover, they can enjoy tons of bonus content, from news to special programs and up-to-date information about the AFL.
3. Formula 1
Foxtel Now allows you to kick back and experience one of the most intense events in motorsports – the FIA Formula One World Championship. Fans can watch every race live, with no annoying ads to interrupt the most adrenaline-pumping moments.
Furthermore, Fox Sports is the only place to watch the championship live, since it’s now exclusive to Foxtel. If you don’t want to miss out on the fun, a subscription guarantees you’ll be able to stream every race on your preferred device, even when out and about.
4. National Basketball Association
Eager for some intense basketball action? Foxtel Now offers subscribers plenty of US sports to enjoy, including a minimum of five NBA games, lives every week on ESPN. Plus, all games from the finals are shown live, so you can keep up with your favourite teams with ease.
Besides the NBA, Foxtel also broadcasts every game of the 2017/18 National Basketball League season, while also covering NCAA Basketball, the WNBA, and the WNBL.
Thanks to beIN Sports, Foxtel Now offers plenty of football action, making it easy for fans to catch up on their favourite competitions. With three beIN channels, Foxtel Now subscribers can follow the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, Bundesliga, Serie A, Ligue 1, LaLiga, EFL, SPFL, MLS, and more.
Not only that, but you can also add three official English Football Club channels to your subscription – from Chelsea FC, Liverpool FC and Manchester United. The channels deliver documentaries, behind-the-scenes interviews with coaches and players, as well as expert analysis of each game. If you can’t travel to England to get a front-row seat for live games, this is the next best option.
6. Virgin Australia Supercars
Every race of the Virgin Australia Supercars competition is live on Foxtel Now. That includes all practices, qualifying sessions and races, with no ads during racing. Fox Sports is the only place to watch Supercars action throughout the month, with live and exclusive coverage of the Perth SuperSprint and the Winton SuperSprint.
7. Super Rugby
Follow your favourites live, round after round. Featuring 15 teams from Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Argentina, and South Africa, Super Rugby is more exhilarating than ever. Foxtel Now makes sure fans are able to stream every minute live, with no ads during play. Moreover, all games are spearheaded by a commentary team of former Wallabies and rugby experts.
Since we’re at it, there’s no shortage of rugby content on Foxtel Now. You can watch the best games from the Northern and Southern hemispheres with the 2018 Rugby Championship & Bledisloe Cup, the Wallabies June internationals, as well as European rugby highlights - including the NatWest Six Nations, French Top 14, and Aviva Premiership.
8. Major League Baseball
MLB fan? If not, it’s the perfect time to see if baseball is for you, with Foxtel Now offering five live games every week, all broadcast on ESPN. Plus, expect coverage of the All-Star Weekend and the MLB Postseason, including every game of the World Series. All live. America’s favourite pastime never looked better.
9. National Football League
Experience the thrill of the NFL, with ESPN delivering three live games every week, plus NFL RedZone. You'll also be able to stream every game of the NFL postseason live, including the Super Bowl, one of the biggest events in US sport.
With Foxtel Now, cricket fans can stream every Australian Test Match, T20 and ODI Match, as well as every Big Bash League Match live. The platform also brings you the world's premier cricket talent in action from all around the world, with Foxtel owning the rights for international matches played in India, England, New Zealand, and South Africa. Plus, for the first time in five years, Australian cricket fans can watch every game of the 2018 IPL 11 season, including all Finals live.
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