Sports HD Free for the First Month Bonus Offer: $10/Month Off
Australian sports fans can access their favourite events in HD, along with top TV entertainment, free for the first month plus $10/month off for the next 11 months. New customers also get $200 Foxtel Store credit as bonus. And with standard installation and iQ4 box fees waived, you save even more! Sign up for a 12-month plan by December 1 to score huge savings.
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Foxtel’s Sports HD offer couldn’t have arrived at a better time. You can catch the action on Tri Nations Rugby, F1, MotoGP and NFL! You’ll also get access to some of the best TV from home and abroad, such as Wentworth, Raised by Wolves, and The Walking Dead. As a bonus, you can have your first month free and $10/mth off. Sign up before December 1, 2020 and save up to $184 with $0 upfront costs!
What Do You Get With Foxtel Sports HD?
What’s on Foxtel?
Watch over 50 sports
Enjoy your favourite sports live and on-demand when you subscribe to Foxtel’s Sports HD Bundle. Over 50 live sports and 12 dedicated HD channels such as Fox Footy, ESPN and BeIN.
Foxtel’s Sports HD bundle also includes Foxtel Plus, which gives you over 50 channels all in one place with iQ4 . This includes Fox Showcase, Fox8, BBC First, and 13th Street.
Stream on the go with the Foxtel Go App
You don’t have to miss a key game or cliffhanger episode when you’re out and about thanks to the Foxtel Go App. Simply download the free app after you create your Foxtel ID and start streaming instantly!
Watch on compatible devices
Stream Foxtel Go on eligible devices instantly:
Devices supported on Foxtel/Foxtel Go
– PC/Mac: Yes – Web browser only (Chrome for PC; Chrome & Safari for Mac)
– iOS Mobile Devices: Yes – Via native app (iOS 9.3.5 or above)
– Android Mobile Devices: Yes – Via native app (Android 5 and above)
– Google Chromecast: Yes – Via casting (only on Multiroom service)
– Apple TV: Yes – Via AirPlay (only on Multiroom service)
– Smart TVs: Yes – Via casting only (only on Multiroom service)
Get the Sports HD Bundle today!
What people are asking about Foxtel
While Foxtel Now relies on streaming video via the internet to deliver Foxtel channels and content, the full Foxtel service remains the premium version of the service, offering more channels, more features, higher picture quality and reliable, hassle-free delivery via satellite. Foxtel subscribers get the advanced iQ4 set top box, which can record hundreds of hours of TV on its inbuilt hard disk (up to four recordings simultaneously), receive Foxtel’s channels including the new 4K Ultra HD channels, and stream all of Foxtel’s on-demand content.
Replacing the old Entertainment Pack which was the base entry-level channel pack that all Foxtel subscribers got, Foxtel Plus expands that base set of channels to include many that used to be found only in optional packs. For example, Fox Showcase – the home of HBO as well as Australian drama like Wentworth – is included in Foxtel Plus, as are FOX8, Fox One, Universal, BBC First and dozens more. All Foxtel subscribers now get Foxtel Plus as the base collection of channels.
While Foxtel’s channels are transmitted by satellite – and so don’t need internet access to be viewed – the iQ4 box uses broadband internet for a number of its key features, including streaming from a huge library of shows and movies that are available on demand at no extra cost, as well as movies you can rent from the Foxtel Store. In addition, Netflix on the iQ4 requires a broadband connection.
Every Foxtel customer gets free access to the handy Foxtel Go app, which gives access to the full range of channels currently subscribed – both for live streaming and on-demand viewing. Foxtel Go is available for phones and tablets, while access is also free of charge via any modern computer web browser.
While generally there’s a $100 installation charge for a technician to visit your home to install the satellite dish and cabling, Foxtel frequently waives this charge in return for agreeing to a 12-month contract – which, in turn, usually also comes with heavily discounted monthly rates for channel packs and bundles.
If you no longer want to keep your Foxtel service and have decided to cancel, just call Foxtel on 131 999 and when prompted by the voice menu, ask for “disconnections”. If you decide to go ahead and cancel, you will need to send your iQ4 box back to Foxtel, which you can do free of charge by bringing it to any post office with the return label Foxtel sends you.
Yes, you can use the Foxtel Go app on mobile devices to cast live Foxtel channels and on-demand content to any TV with a Chromecast attached or built in, as well as using the Foxtel app that’s available for recent-model (2017 onwards) smart TVs from LG and Samsung. To do so, you’ll need the Multiscreen pack added on to your account; it’s free with some bundles (such as Platinum Plus) or available for $15 per month.
Foxtel allows you to add, remove or swap channel packs once per month, with the condition that any pack added must be subscribed to for at least a month before being removed or changed. To add or swap packs, head to your Foxtel account page; to remove channel packs, you’ll need to call Foxtel on 1300 657 346 from 8am to 8pm, 7 days a week.
Yes, you can add another iQ box for another room of the house, but you will have to pay an installation charge for the Foxtel satellite connection to be installed in that room, as well as a monthly fee for the second iQ4 box. An alternative is to add the $15/month Multiscreen pack to your account and use Foxtels apps to stream your channels to your TV.
If you subscribe to the Sports HD and/or Movies HD channel packs, you’ll have access to the two new 4K Ultra HD channels free of charge – Fox Sports Ultra HD for the Sports HD pack, and Movies Ultra HD for the Movies HD pack. You’ll need an iQ4 box and a compatible 4K TV to view these channels.