Kayo subscribers will be pleased to know that the sports streaming service has locked in exclusive rights for the FIBA World Cup. Don’t miss the biggest event in basketball this year starting Saturday, 31 August, all yours live and on-demand, only on Kayo.
After being rescheduled from 2018 to 2019, Australian fans can finally watch the Australian Boomers play for victory in the much-anticipated FIBA Basketball World Cup. In addition to streaming every Boomers game, Kayo will also be the only platform to deliver all 92 games of the basketball tournament.
Kayo FIBA World Cup Launch
Spicing up Kayo’s launch of the coverage are Phoenix Suns and Australian Boomers Centre Aaron Baynes and Melbourne United Captain Chris Goulding. Two of the biggest names in Australian basketball, both took part in a Kayo-style shooting challenge on the banks of the Yarra River to launch Kayo’s coverage of the 2019 FIBA World Cup.
As a streaming service dedicated to delivering the best of sports, watching the FIBA World Cup in 2019 will be substantially better than ever before. Fans can watch the intensity of the action LIVE with convenient features to enhance your viewing experience. For those who can’t watch the sport LIVE, Kayo will also offer every game On Demand so subscribers can catch up anytime, wherever they are, and across a wide range of devices.
|PC/Mac||Yes||Web browser only (Chrome, Safari, Firefox and Edge)|
|iOS/Android Phones/Tablets||Yes||Via native apps (iOS 11 and Android 6 minimum)|
|Google Chromecast||Yes||Chromecast Ultra or 3rd Generation required for 1080p HD, otherwise 720p|
|Telstra TV||Yes||Split View not available; TTV1 limited to 720p|
|Android TV||Yes||Via app for version 7.0 and up|
|Samsung Smart TVs||Soon||App in development|
|PS4 and Xbox One||Soon||App in development|
|Apple TV||Yes||4th Generation or higher|
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Kayo Sports Features
With Kayo’s groundbreaking features, you can enjoy your favourite sports and stream at ease. Viewers have the option to stream from Live or start at the beginning with the ‘From Start’ selection. And since spoilers kill the excitement brought by anticipation, Kayo provides the ‘No Spoilers’ feature so that you can see the score only if you want to.
Kayo Minis, meanwhile, offer concise highlights for subscribers who can’t make it to watch the full game. However, it will only be available for select fixtures, which include all of the Australian and USA games, as well as the finals.
FIBA World Cup Commencement
The 2019 FIBA World Cup starts on Saturday, 31 August. Meanwhile, the Boomers, in their first campaign, will take on Canada on Sunday, 1 September. Catch the star-studded Australian team fight tooth and nail to land the coveted maiden World Cup medal. Coverage begins from 5:30pm on Kayo.
Can’t wait to get started? For now, fans can watch a range of documentaries and official films. They will be available on the Kayo platform from Monday, 26 August. Signing up to Kayo delivers astounding value — stream all 92 games of the 2019 FIBA World Cup, LIVE and On-Demand, plus over 50 other sports. You can kick it all off with a