Telstra to stream netball live to mobiles

Media Release, 07 June 2013

Telstra will broadcast Australia’s most popular female participation sport live to mobiles.

Telstra’s mobile network will provide netball fans with the opportunity to watch every ANZ Championship game and Australian international Test via a monthly $5.95 subscription.

Telstra Director Digital Media and Content, Adam Good, said the sport’s popularity demanded a premium live and on-the-go offering.

“Netball is loved here and across the Tasman – it’s one of our most popular sports and the ability to tune in to the elite action live on your mobile is a big win for fans,” Mr Good said.

“Telstra customers now have on-the-go access to live netball, AFL and NRL matches, with the significant bonus of being able to watch it all free of any data streaming charges.”

ANZ Championship General Manager Andy Crook said: “Our fans now have more ways than ever to watch the ANZ Championship across multiple platforms, including subscription television, free-to-air and digital, courtesy of our partners FOX SPORTS, SBS and Telstra.”

Telstra’s SportsFan will deliver all games via its Scores & Sport TV Action Pack, available to compatible Telstra Next G, 3G and 4G feature phones and smartphones, as well all the latest news and views, live scores, and results.

Telstra mobile customers can enjoy a one month free trial by visiting: on their handset.

The SportsFan Scores & Sport TV Action Pack provides:

  • LIVE mobile coverage of all remaining 18 games of the 2013 ANZ Championship, including finals (games played in New Zealand will be streamed on a 60-minute delay) and Australian international Tests on eligible feature phones and smartphones, for customers on Telstra’s mobile network
  • Access to the latest netball news and views, live scores and results
  • Access to SportsFan Clubhouse, hosted by Bill Woods live Monday-Thursday at 8pm with guests such as Brad Fittler, Stephanie Rice and Matt Burke.
  • Access to SportsFan’s regular sports bulletins, plus access to a range of other sports including: ironman, triathlon, sailing and adventure racing.