Sport streaming options
AFL and NRL: here's the best way to stream live sport
Want to watch your favourite sport but not sure where or how? Let’s dive into the options so you can figure out what suits you best.
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Stream sport in style with Kayo
Kayo is Australia’s best and brightest sports streaming service showcasing a huge catalogue of sports from here and overseas. AFL and AFLW, NRL, A-league, cricket, basketball, horse racing, Formula 1 – there’s something for every breed of sports fan.
You get access to over 50 sports Live & On-Demand, including every game of every round of the 2021 Toyota AFL Premiership Season and the 2021 Telstra NRL Premiership season.
You can watch Kayo on your favourite compatible device, including phone, tablet, or compatible smart TV. When you sign up via Telstra, the monthly charge is simply added to your plan cost.
Streaming your favourite sport Live & On-Demand is one thing, but Kayo brings so much more to the table:
- Catch the action in HD - available on all plans 1
- SplitView - watch up to four games at once on a single screen 2
- Key Moments – skip to the best parts of a game
- No Spoilers - hide the scores and keep the suspense alive
- Personalised streaming – select your favourite teams
- Documentaries, news, analysis and commentary – delve deep and stay informed
How to get Kayo
If you’re a Telstra customer, you can sign-up for a Kayo Basic or Kayo Premium subscription in a few easy steps:
- Choose the subscription you want.
- Sign-in with your Telstra ID.
- Review your eligible services and offers.
- Sign-up and start streaming
Right now, you can save $10 a month by taking up our latest offer on Kayo Basic for Telstra consumer customers, new and returning to Kayo. You pay $15 a month for 12 months and, after that, it rolls onto the standard subscription fees (currently $25/mth). You'll need to redeem the offer by 31 May 2022.
Stream sport on Foxtel Now
Foxtel Now is a standalone service that lets you stream Foxtel to your devices with no installation or set top box required - great if you want your shows, movies and sport combined in a single subscription.
With Essentials plus the Sports pack, you can stream a huge range of sports live or on-demand including AFL, NRL, Rugby, Cricket, NBA, Baseball, Formula 1, V8 Supercars and so much more.
If you’re a Telstra customer, you can add Foxtel Now to your Telstra Account and pay the subscription as part of your bill.
Watch sport on Australian free to air TV
Free to air TV channels are still a great way to keep up with your live sport and most channels have a companion app that offers catch-up or on-demand viewing.
To make things even easier, you can watch free to air channels through the in-built tuner on your Telstra TV.
Bring it all together on Telstra TV
You can add Kayo or Foxtel Now to your Telstra TV line up – and keep your streaming and free to air options together in one place.
Get Telstra TVYou can buy a Telstra TV outright, or add it to your Telstra account.
Add the Kayo or Foxtel Now appIn the Telstra TV menu, go to the Apps Store. Find the app, select Add App and confirm.
LaunchOpen Kayo or Foxtel Now from your Telstra TV home screen.
Stream sport with the speed of 5G
Bringing increased capacity, faster speeds and lower latency - 5G is great news for sports fans. If you have a 5G phone and plan, in a 5G overage area, you can enjoy super-fast downloads, extra responsiveness and less buffering.
Telstra built Australia’s first 5G network and it’s rapidly growing, check our coverage maps to find out more.
Streaming at home? Optimise your Wi-Fi coverage.
Streaming works best when you have access to reliable home internet – there’s nothing worse than losing connection at the crucial match winning moment.
If your family likes to spread out and stream sport on separate screens, you’ll also want wall-to-wall Wi-Fi coverage. The new Telstra Smart Wi-Fi Booster connects you to the optimal Wi-Fi signal and delivers more consistent Wi-Fi speeds with less video buffering - even as you move from room to room.
Now is a great time to get your home internet sorted – just in time to enjoy an action packed season of non-stop sport.