October is shaping up to be an amazing month for Foxtel Now subscribers. There’s a long list of returning shows for those who chose the Drama or Pop packs. A Place to Call Home, Supergirl, The Walking Dead, The Flash are all coming back with new seasons. Lifestyle subscribers are also spoiled with the return of Googlebox with Season 6 and Keeping Up With the Kardashians with Season 14. What really caught our eye this month, however, was the Sports pack. Read on to find out why.
Foxtel Now is the perfect alternative to watching Foxtel when you’re not keen on getting a traditional subscription. The streaming service allows you to watch your favourite channels live, while also catching up with content on demand, at your own leisure. The low entry price and great device compatibility also help Foxtel Now stand out from the crowd in a competitive market filled with appealing streaming choices.
The service offers five base channel packs. Kids, Lifestyle, and Docos are priced $10/month each. Drama and Pop are $15/month each or $25/month both. On top of that, Foxtel Now gives you the chance to grab a premium channel pack as well, available as long as you’re already subscribed to one of the base packs. The Movies pack comes at $20/month, while Sports costs $29/month. And it’s worth every penny, especially in October.
Users can pause or cancel subscriptions anytime. There’s even a two-week free trial to experience everything Foxtel Now has to offer.
Foxtel Now October Deals
This month, there are plenty of things to look forward to on Foxtel Now. For reality enthusiasts, Keeping Up with the Kardashians returns with Season 14 on October 2. And for TV show fans, this month marks the return of big titles like The Walking Dead, Arrow, The Flash, Supergirl, Mr. Robot, Gotham, Chicago Fire, and more. Not to mention the fact that beloved series A Place to Call Home is back with Season 5 starting October 8.
That being said, this month brings the most to sports fans. October 18 marks the NBA season opener. The 2017/18 Hyundai A-League returns from October 6. Other noteworthy competitions to watch include the Aussie WNBL and the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship: Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000. At only $29/month, the Sports pack comes with several channels that will keep you up-to-date on everything from the latest games to in-depth analysis of events yet to come.
Even better, there’s no Promo Code required to take advantage of this great Foxtel Now offer. Simply create a Foxtel Now account, select a base pack, and then add the Sports pack to your subscription. You’ll be online in minutes.
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What to watch in October
In October, Sports subscribers should gear up for all the NBA action they can stomach, courtesy of ESPN. The new season explodes into action on Wednesday October 18. Number one draft pick Ben Simmons will finally make his NBA debut for the Philadelphia 76ers after missing all of last season with a broken foot. He will join other homegrown heroes this season such as Patty Mills, Joe Ingles, Andrew Bogut and Dante Exum.
Here are other October highlights to keep an eye out for.
Women’s National Basketball League
October 7 on FOX SPORTS
The Aussie WNBL has a new home on Fox Sports, with one live game broadcast each week from the world-class hoops competition. The season tips off on October 7. Keep an eye out for great on-court action from star players such as Sami Whitcomb (Perth Lynx), Liz Cambage (Melbourne Boomers) and Sara Blicavs (Dandenong Rangers).
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Virgin Australia Supercars Championship
October 5 on FOX SPORTS
Over the October long weekend, thousands of Supercars fans will make the pilgrimage to Mount Panorama, the holy grail of Aussie motorsport. Known as ‘The Great Race’, the Bathurst 1000 endurance event produces the very best from drivers who take to the mountain and it has delivered legendary feats for more than half a century.
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October 6 on FOX SPORTS
With the winter codes done and dusted for the year, attention turns to the kick-off of a new season of the Hyundai A-League. All eyes will be on Sydney FC, who blitzed the league last season, only dropping one game on their way to the title. The first weekend of action will feature a blockbuster grand final rematch on October 7 between Sydney FC and Melbourne Victory at Etihad Stadium.
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The Sports pack comes with every sports channel available on Foxtel. You will get access to allthe FOX SPORTS channels, Fox League, Fox Footy, the three beIN SPORTS channels, ESPN1, ESPN2, and Eurosport.
Moreover, each pack you choose comes with a suite of extra channels completely free of charge. These are V Hits, Fox News, TVSN, Sky News Live, Sky News Business, Sky News Weather, Fox Sport News.
And since this is a premium pack, you will also have access to all the channels available in the base pack of your choosing – Drama, Pop, Kids, Lifestyle, or Docos.
Foxtel Now allows you to watch Foxtel over the internet – no complicated installation process involved. You can enjoy HD streaming via your broadband connection. Plus, the service is compatible with a variety of devices. The list includes PCs/Macs, mobile devices, Chromecast, Telstra TV, and PS4.
PlayStation 3, Xbox One and select Smart TVs are still able to stream Foxtel content live in SD via the Foxtel Play app. You can cancel, pause, or change our subscription at any time.
Sign up and enjoy the perks
With so much exciting sports content coming your way in October, now is the perfect time to subscribe. Get the Foxtel Now free trial and you can enjoy everything free for two weeks.