How to watch 2020 college football championship live in Australia
College football fans can see every touchdown from this year's biggest playoff and bowl games.
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The United States' 2020 NCAA Division 1 football season has reached the playoff stage. Alabama, Clemson and Ohio State are once again among the contenders. Here's how to watch all the colour and intensity that personifies college football in the US.
How to watch college football in Australia
ESPN is the home for college football bowl games and playoffs in Australia, which is somewhat similar to the NFL set-up. That means you can view them on Foxtel iQ, Foxtel Now, Kayo Sports and Fetch TV. Channel 7 also has the rights to some games. Read on to see the options below.
Stream college football on Kayo Sports
Since its launch in late 2018, Kayo Sports has transformed the number of sports available in Australia and the ways they can be viewed. With more than 50 sports on offer, it has your needs covered. This year's college football season has been no exception.
Kayo has all the big bowl games plus the college football playoffs on the road to naming this year's national champion.
If you aren't yet familiar with Kayo, it offers a 14-day free trial for new users. The platform is compatible with iOS, Android, Apple TV, Telstra TV, Samsung TV (2017 or later) and Android TV as well as Chromecast or AirPlay.
All available in HD, a basic subscription will cost you $25 per month and gives you the option of watching on two screens or devices at once. A premium subscription for $35 per month gives you three screens.
There are also a number of live sports streaming features such as SplitView, where you can watch four sports at once. There are also alternate camera angles, Interactive Stats, a Key Moments Timeline and Kayo Minis.
Watch college football on Foxtel iQ
ESPN has access to a swathe of college football bowl games, plus the national championship semi-finals and final. So if you have a Foxtel iQ subscription that includes the Sports HD channel pack, you are good to go. If not, you need to combined the Sports HD pack ($25/month) with the Foxtel Plus package ($49/month). That's a total of $74 per month.
You can also stream college football on your laptop or mobile device with Foxtel GO or the ESPN app. Both apps are free with your Foxtel subscription with the Sports HD pack.
Foxtel users also get access to iQ4, the only broadcaster that offers 4K quality in Australia. You get access to 13 sports channels and Foxtel iQ deals are regularly available.
Live stream college football via Foxtel Now
Another option for watching college football is via Foxtel Now. You can check out our full guide here for the list of compatible devices. It also offers you a 10-day free trial so you can give it a test run.
Watch college football on Fetch TV
ESPN can also be accessed via Fetch TV as part of its Vibe channel pack for $6 per month. The total cost of your subscription will depend on whether you bought your Fetch box outright or through a broadband provider.
Watch college football on Channel 7
Channel 7 have Pac-12 college sports on their streaming site, 7plus. It features a number of college sports, including football. Be sure to check your local guides for more information.
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