As the home of some of the most high-profile sporting events from around the world, ESPN Australia has gradually established itself as a favourite of global sports lovers. An important part of Foxtel’s sports pack, ESPN Australia is accessible for just $29/month with Foxtel from Telstra’s Entertainment + Sport pack. With two ESPN channels now being used to ensure they can cover twice as much live sports and studio action, this represents some serious value.
ESPN Australia has typically had a particular focus on bringing the best in US sports live Down Under, and has for a long time been responsible for airing the NBA Playoffs, the Super Bowl, and the World Series of baseball. In recent years, they have expanded their reach, adding soccer, rugby, and much more to their calendar. Aside from a comprehensive schedule of live sports, ESPN Australia also brings sports fans some of the best studio shows from home and around the globe.
What’s on ESPN Australia?
As a result of branching out from their signature sports over the past few years, ESPN Australia added ESPN2 to their broadcast back in 2011. Nowadays, alongside their world class coverage of American sports, ESPN Australia’s two channels offer up a feast of high quality sporting coverage from all over the globe. The sporting codes and leagues covered in the ESPN Australia schedule include:
- College Baseball
- Horse Racing
- World Series of Poker
- X Games
- Motor Racing
- Ice Hockey
How do I watch ESPN Australia?
ESPN Australia is accessible through Foxtel. If you’ve already got Foxtel, you’ll be able to watch ESPN Australia as long as you have the Sports pack included in your subscription. If you’re not yet a subscriber, you can sign up for the Entertainment + Sports pack through Foxtel from Telstra for just $29/month.
The channels are also available through the Foxtel Now streaming service. If you use a Telstra TV box to watch Foxtel Now, you’ll be able to watch all the sports channels, including ESPN and ESPN2, in high definition at no extra charge.
The final option is to stream ESPN Australia live through the Foxtel App. All the same channels that you’re able to watch from the comfort of your living room will also be available to you to stream to eligible devices at no extra cost, meaning you can catch the best in US sports and more wherever you are.
Pricing and Plans
With Foxtel from Telstra, you can access ESPN Australia and much more with various packages. The most basic of these is the Entertainment + Sport package, which currently comes in at $29/month. If you want a little more, the Entertainment + Sport + Movies OR Drama packages are $49/month, while the Foxtel from Telstra Platinum HD package is $111/month.
ESPN Australia review
As the best source of US sports in the country, ESPN Australia is a must-have for lovers of the NBA, NFL, MLB and more. Now with two channels and a wide array of live sporting events and studio programs, ESPN Australia has a more comprehensive broadcast than ever before. Available for just $29/month through Foxtel from Telstra, there’s never been a better time to subscribe.