Top Live Streaming Options with Google Chromecast


Undoubtedly, Google Chromecast is a simple and affordable way to stream movies and TV shows from your computer or mobile device to your TV screen, both locally and over the Internet. Check out the top 5 streaming providers that you can cast to your TV using Chromecast.

It’s quite simple actually: you will need to download and install some apps. For all the people who are confused about which apps to use, be sure to take a look at the “Get Apps” tab in the Google Home app on your device. You will find they have built in a comprehensive list of what’s available. Let’s take a look at a few.

Google Chromecast Ultra

Stream Your Favourites with Google Chromecast

Stream your favourite shows and movies from any device with Google Chromecast. Watch the best of Netflix, Stan, Kayo Sports, and more on a bigger screen in HD with this small yet powerful device.

Kayo Sports

If you’re a sports fan, you need a streaming service solely dedicated to premium sports. Hence, Kayo Sports. Even better, you can watch your favourite sport on TV with its Chromecast support feature. To enjoy the action on the bigger screen, you need Chromecast Ultra or any later models. That ensures the best streaming Live streaming experience you can get. And when it comes to live sports, you want the best possible streaming quality there is.

Kayo Sports

Kayo Plans

Plan
Inclusions
Price
Basic
  • New customers: 14 day free trial
  • Basic
  • No Lock-in Contract
  • Watch on 2 devices concurrently
  • Watch Live NRL, AFL, Super Rugby + more
  • $25/mth
$25/mth
$25/month after 14 days free trial; no lock-in contracts.

Premium
  • New customers: 14 day free trial
  • Premium
  • No Lock-in Contract
  • Watch on 3 devices concurrently
  • Watch Live NRL, AFL, Super Rugby + more
  • $35/mth
$35/mth
$0 for two-week free trial, $35 for Premium subscription; no lock-in contracts.

Last audited 19 October 2020

Binge

Watch some of the most popular shows on the planet with Australia’s newest streaming service, BINGE. BINGE is offering a 14 day free trial for new customers and will show all seasons and episodes of shows such as Big Little Lies, Euphoria, Westworld, Outlander and many, many more… You can stream your favourite shows using compatible mobile devices such select PC and Macs, iOS and Android phones and tablets, Apple and Telstra TV, Google Chromecast, as well as Safari, Firefox, Chrome and Microsoft Edge browsers. BINGE has no lock-in contract or equipment fees, which means you can cancel anytime if you’re no longer using it.

Binge

BINGE Plans

Plan
Inclusions
Price
Basic
  • New customers: 14 day free trial
  • Basic
  • No Lock-in Contract
  • Stream in SD on a single device
  • 10,000+ hrs of the best shows
  • $10/mth
$10/mth
Min Cost - $10/month after 14 days free trial

Standard
  • New customers: 14 day free trial
  • Standard
  • No Lock-in Contract
  • Stream in HD on up to two devices
  • 10,000+ hrs of the best shows
  • $14/mth
$14/mth
Min Cost - $14/month after 14 days free trial

Premium
  • New customers: 14 day free trial
  • Premium
  • No Lock-in Contract
  • Stream in HD on up to four devices
  • 10,000+ hrs of the best shows
  • $18/mth
$18/mth
Min Cost - $18/month after 14 days free trial

Standard - BINGE from Telstra
  • Telstra Postpaid: 3 mths free
  • Telstra Plus Member: 3 mths free
  • Standard - BINGE from Telstra
  • No Lock-in Contract
  • Telstra Plus Silver: 6 mths free
  • Telstra Plus Gold: 9 mths free
  • $0/mth
$0/mth
Min Cost - $0 for Telstra postpaid customers (3 months)Telstra Plus Member (3 months), Silver (6 months) and Gold (9 months), $14/mth afterwards

Last audited 19 October 2020

hayu

hayu is the ultimate go-to destination for all things reality TV. From hit series like Keeping Up With the Kardashians and The Real Housewives franchise to one-off limited specials like Citizen Rose, you can find the best of reality TV across a wide range of genres with hayu. Best of all, you can get instant access to hundreds of shows and thousands of episodes from hayu’s vast library with a 30 day free trial.

hayu

hayu Plan

Plan
Inclusions
Price
Monthly Subscription
  • 30 day free trial
  • Monthly Subscription
  • No Lock-in Contract
  • hayu app: download shows
  • 6,500+ episodes of reality TV
  • $6.99/mth
$6.99/mth
There is no messy contract to sign, or ugly break-up. You can unsubscribe anytime.

Last audited 19 October 2020

Amazon Prime Video

Amazon Prime Video is the newest kid on the block in Australia, but it does offer a great range of original shows, full seasons of other hit series, plus hundreds of movies that you can stream anytime and anywhere. What makes this even better is how you can kick it all off with a 30 day free trial, which not only grants you access to Prime Video, but also to other perks such as expedited delivery services and exclusive deals on online shopping!

Amazon Prime Video

Amazon Prime Plan

Plan
Inclusions
Price
Monthly Subscription
  • 30-day free trial
  • Monthly Subscription
  • No Lock-in Contract
  • Titles available in 4K
  • Use 3 screens at the same time
  • $6.99/mth
$6.99/mth
$6.99/month after 30 days free trial

Last audited 19 October 2020

DocPlay

Documentary fans can now suffice their need for real, engaging stories with DocPlay. You can join free for 30 days to access hundreds of the greatest documentaries and factual shows from all over the globe. Even better, you can watch them in high definition with no ads. New titles are added each week, so there’s always something that’ll satisfy your curiosity across a wide range of interests and topics.

DocPlay

Docplay Plan

Plan
Inclusions
Price
Monthly Subscription
  • 30-day free trial
  • Monthly Subscription
  • No Lock-in Contract
  • New docos added weekly
  • Watch on your TV with Chromecast and AirPlay
  • $6.95/mth
$6.95/mth
$6.95/month after 30 days free trial

Last audited 19 October 2020

What’s New with Google Chromecast?

More and more apps are adding Chromecast support all the time. As of this year, there are now hundreds of apps that can send their video, photos or other content to your handy little device and onto your big screen. With Chromecast support widely available among a variety of streaming apps, it’s easier than ever to watch live TV on your Chromecast.

Hopefully you’ve learned that it’s not just for watching Netflix and Stan. With the apps we’ve mentioned above, you will be able to easily stream live Australian TV with Chromecast. If you haven’t already, download them today! And if you haven’t already got a Chromecast, well, what are you waiting for?

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