Fox Sports - The Best Sports in One Place
Bringing together the best of live sports from across the codes and around the globe, Fox Sports has come a long way from its humble beginnings as a single channel delivering sport to Foxtel’s early subscribers. These days, Fox Sports is Australia’s primary sports broadcaster, bringing together the biggest sporting events from all around Australia and across the world across multiple channels. With exclusive access to some of the world’s most prestigious sporting events, Fox Sports provides the sort of wall-to-wall coverage that only a dedicated network can deliver.
What is Fox Sports?
Fox Sports now boasts seven of its own dedicated channels, plus a 24-hour sports news channel. Several of these channels are dedicated to one sport – Fox Footy, Fox League and Fox Cricket. These definitive channels offer not only live sport, with expert analysis from former professionals but also documentaries, panel shows and much more.
Alongside these favourites, Fox Sports’ additional output covers everything from Formula 1 and ATP tennis to NBA and PGA Golf. You get the luxury of two ESPN channels, three from acclaimed European broadcaster beIN, as well as the highly-regarded Racing.com, for a total of 14 channels of wall-to-wall sport.
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How Much does Fox Sports cost?
Fox Sports is available by adding the Sports HD pack to your existing Foxtel account. The addition cost works out at $25/month. If you’re just getting started with Foxtel and are looking to get it installed for the first time, there are regular cut-price deals available that can save you a lot of money.
Keen for a cheaper option? You can also get Fox Sports via Foxtel Now, the online version of the network. First, you will need to purchase an Essential Pack ($25/month) and then add the Sports Pack ($29/month. This works out at $54 per month, and there is no lock-in contarct. Simply cancel as and when you want. Check out the Foxtel Now 10 Day Free Trial Here.
If you’re looking to stream Fox Sports on a lap top or mobile device in HD, then Kayo Sports is an intelligent option. Kayo is part-owned by Foxtel, and therefore has all of the Fox Sports channels on their platform. That’s the exact same 14 channels you get with a Foxtel or Foxtel Now Subscription. And the great news? It’s available for as little as $15 a month (Kayo from Telstra) and has a 14 day free trial.
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What does Fox Sports Offer?
The range of sports covered by Fox Sports takes in the biggest events from Australia and across the world, with all the major key events broadcast live. You’ll also get coverage of the secondary tournaments and events in between the flagship ones – for example, the key tennis tournaments between grand slams, or the practice and qualifying stages of each Formula 1 event – making it invaluable to fans of any code and just sport in general. Across the channels, the sports and championships covered by Fox Sports include:
Best Australian Sports
We love watching anything with a competitive edge in Australia, but there are a few sports embedded in our sporting psyche, and they are all available with Fox Sports.
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Best US Sports
Thanks to a partnership with US sports network ESPN, you can catch some of the biggest events happening stateside on a weekly basis. Here are just a few of the highlights.
Best International Tournaments
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How Do I Watch Fox Sports?
All of Fox Sports’ channels can be accessed on Foxtel via both satellite and cable. If you’ve got Foxtel already, all you need to do is add the Sports HD channel pack to your subscription and you’re all set. Otherwise, if you’re signing up for a new service, be sure to include Sports HD with your choice of channel packs. Every sports channel is available in high definition at no extra charge – Foxtel’s HD add-on is now included in the Sports HD pack.
That’s better value than it appears, too – because if you’ve got the Sports HD pack on your account, you get access to the new Fox Sports Ultra HD channel at no extra cost, which brings sports ranging from AFL and NRL to Formula One to your screen in full 4K ultra high definition. It’s picture quality that has to be seen to be believed. A first for Australian television and exclusive to Foxtel, it’s only available to satellite customers with the new iQ4 box.
Satellite and cable subscribers can also use the free Foxtel Go App to stream Fox Sports at no additional cost, on mobile devices as well as desktop and laptop PCs. You can catch your favourite sports live wherever you are on a variety of mobile phones and tablets – as well as casting to your TV via Chromecast if you add multiroom to your Foxtel plan.
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Fox Sports’ channels are also available through Foxtel Now, the live and on-demand streaming service that lets you take Foxtel anywhere you go –just add the Sports package to the base (“Essentials”) subscription. If you stream Foxtel Now on supported devices such as the Telstra TV 3 box or using Chromecast, all channels can be viewed on your big-screen TV in high definition at no extra charge. Foxtel Now has dedicated apps for popular smart TVs, game consoles and more, as well as a dedicated Foxtel Now Box which integrates the service into its user interface. On mobile phones and tablets, Foxtel Now customers can use the Foxtel Go app to view or cast any of their subscribed channels.
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A new way to watch all of Fox Sports’ acclaimed coverage is via the popular, world-leading sports streaming service Kayo Sports. This low-cost service focuses on specific sporting codes rather than channels (though live streaming of all the Fox Sports linear channels is also available). Kayo lets you find exactly the matches and events you want to watch instantly and stream them either live, on delay or on demand. Kayo’s streaming coverage is entirely in full high definition, and offers unique features such as Split View and Key Moments. You can read more about Kayo Sports in our extensive review.
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Contact Fox Sports Australia
To sign up for Foxtel plans that include the Fox Sports channels, call 1300 760 579 from your landline or mobile phone and the team will fill you in on all the available options. The call centre is open Monday to Friday 8:00 am to 10:00 pm, Saturday to Sunday 9:00 am to 9:00 pm.
Fox Sports Review: Is it right for me?
With 13 channels of high definition live sporting action from Australia and around the globe – and now Australia’s first live 4K sports coverage at no extra cost – Fox Sports has become the go-to destination for lovers of sport. With coverage expanding even further – including the brand-new Fox Cricket channel – if you love your sport, check out Fox Sports.