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Best Guide to Streaming with Fox Sports


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 Makes Fox Sports Unique?

Fox Sports now boasts seven of its own dedicated channels, plus a 24-hour sports news channel. Some of these channels are completely dedicated to the big sports that define Australia – Fox Footy, Fox League and Fox Cricket. The definitive destinations for fans of those codes, they offer comprehensive coverage of their respective sports, from live games to custom-produced documentaries, panel shows and more.

Alongside them, Fox Sports’ other channels cover everything from A-League to ATP tennis, Formula One to field hockey and Superbikes to surfing. Adding to this 24-hour coverage are international channels – two from ESPN, three from acclaimed European producer beIN, and the highly-regarded Eurosport, for a total of 13 channels of wall-to-wall sports.

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What Plans Does Fox Sports Offer?

Fox Sports is available by adding the Sports HD pack to your account at any time. If you’re just getting started with Foxtel and are looking to get it installed for the first time, there are regularly some very nice deals available that can save you a lot of money. Keen for a cheaper option? Check out our full list of Foxtel offers to find the one that’s right for you.

Compare Plans

Premium
  • 14 Day Free Trial
  • No Contract
  • Watch on 3 devices concurrently
  • Over 50 sporting events available Live and On Demand.
$35/mth
$0 for two-week free trial, $35 for Premium subscription; no lock-in contracts.

Basic
  • 14 Day Free Trial
  • No Contract
  • Watch on 2 devices concurrently
  • Over 50 sporting events available Live and On Demand
$25/mth
$25/month after 14 days free trial; no lock-in contracts.

Essentials + Sport pack
  • 10 Day Free Trial
  • No Contract
  • Stream over 50 different sports across 12 channels including LIVE coverage of AFL, NRL, Rugby, Cricket, NBA, Baseball, Formula 1, V8 Supercars and more
  • Get access to Fox Sports, Fox League, Footy Play, ESPN and beIN Sports
$54/mth
Min Cost - $54 over 1 month

Sports HD Bundle
  • Save 20%* for 12 months
  • Standard install & iQ4 box fees waived
  • 12 Month Contract
  • Set-top Box Included
  • Foxtel Plus & Sports HD
  • Over 50 sports on 12 live HD sport channels
$59.20/mth
Min Cost - $710.40 on a 12 month direct debit plan with iQ4. New customers only.

All Packs
  • 10 Day Free Trial
  • No Contract
  • Stream the best choice of entertainment, drama, comedy, reality TV and lifestyle from Australia and around the world
  • Stream over 50 different sports across 12 channels including LIVE coverage of AFL, NRL, Rugby, Cricket, NBA, Baseball, Formula 1, V8 Supercars and more
$104/mth
Min Cost - $104 over 1 month

What Sports does Fox Sports Show?

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:

How Do I Watch Fox Sports?

Foxtel Residential

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.

Foxtel Residential Bundles

Sports HD Bundle
  • Save 20%* for 12 months
  • Standard install & iQ4 box fees waived
  • 12 Month Contract
  • Set-top Box Included
  • Foxtel Plus & Sports HD
  • Over 50 sports on 12 live HD sport channels
$59.20/mth
Min Cost - $710.40 on a 12 month direct debit plan with iQ4. New customers only.

Sports HD & Netflix Bundle
  • Save 20%* for 12 months
  • Standard install & iQ4 box fees waived
  • 12 Month Contract
  • Set-top Box Included
  • Netflix Standard Plan included
  • Foxtel Plus & Sports HD
$68.80/mth
Min Cost - $825.60 on a 12 month direct debit plan with iQ4. New customers only.

Foxtel Now

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.

Foxtel Now Packs

Essentials + Sport pack
  • 10 Day Free Trial
  • No Contract
  • Stream over 50 different sports across 12 channels including LIVE coverage of AFL, NRL, Rugby, Cricket, NBA, Baseball, Formula 1, V8 Supercars and more
  • Get access to Fox Sports, Fox League, Footy Play, ESPN and beIN Sports
$54/mth
Min Cost - $54 over 1 month

All Packs
  • 10 Day Free Trial
  • No Contract
  • Stream the best choice of entertainment, drama, comedy, reality TV and lifestyle from Australia and around the world
  • Stream over 50 different sports across 12 channels including LIVE coverage of AFL, NRL, Rugby, Cricket, NBA, Baseball, Formula 1, V8 Supercars and more
$104/mth
Min Cost - $104 over 1 month

Kayo Sports

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.

Kayo Sports Plans

Premium
  • 14 Day Free Trial
  • No Contract
  • Watch on 3 devices concurrently
  • Over 50 sporting events available Live and On Demand.
$35/mth
$0 for two-week free trial, $35 for Premium subscription; no lock-in contracts.

Basic
  • 14 Day Free Trial
  • No Contract
  • Watch on 2 devices concurrently
  • Over 50 sporting events available Live and On Demand
$25/mth
$25/month after 14 days free trial; no lock-in contracts.

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.

Fox Sports verdict
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