‘Netflix of Sports’ – Kayo Sports Launches In Australia

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We know how much the Aussie’s love their sports and that’s just what Kayo Sports is set out to do. The brainchild of Foxtel’s chief executive, Patrick Delany, this app is set out to revolutionize sports streaming Down under. The app boasts live and on-demand videos of more that 50 sports including cricket, rugby league, AFL, motorsport, basketball, tennis, andx golf from Australia and worldwide.

That’s not just it; viewers will be able to watch up to four sports on a screen at once! The app for smartphones also offers a split view feature which will allow viewers to watch matches side by side and up to four games on larger screens. What’s more you can even choose to view sports with no spoilers. With a no lock-in contract, Kayo Sports pledges over 30,000 hours of sports content per year, and is powered by FOX SPORTS Australia, ESPN and beIN SPORTS.

The app is just the perfect package the Australian market needs. The app’s unique offering will compete with Netflix and Stan (which do not offer sports coverage) and Foxtel Now which chargers $4 for sports access. They have tapped into the need for a convenient on-the-go sports streaming app for the viewers in the Australian continent.

Adding to its live sport streaming features are unique offerings like mini replays, preview shows, press conferences, general entertainment, historical matches, documentaries and discussion panels. Kayo Sports is available today across multiple devices, including Apple and Google smartphones, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, and other web browsers.

Not travelling too far from Australia, the Indian sub-continent has its share of live sports viewing apps. A country where cricket is a religion, live sports streaming apps like Hotstar and SonyLIV have managed to capture the 5.5 million viewers who tune in for a cricket match on a given day. With live streaming on-the-go, viewer engagement and a plethora of features streaming apps like Kayo are ready to upturn the traditional television broadcasting channels giving sport viewers a whole new digital edge!

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