One of the many perks of owning an Android device is being able to stream live sports. Thanks to the latest mobile technology, sports fans now have unparalleled access to games happening all over the world. However, with all that information at your fingertips, you may be curious about how to get in the game, virtually speaking. Here are the answers to the most frequently asked questions about live sports streaming. How can I stream live sports on my Android device?
Only Premier Sports branding appears on the channel, with the exception of Setanta's coverage of the Premier League , which was blocked on Premier Sports. Availability[ edit ] Premier Sports operates on satellite provider Sky. Premier Sports Extra only operated for a limited number of hours during midweek, when Premier Sports closed as they used a single satellite stream.
On 30 June , the video bit rate was increased from 2. For many years, Premier Sports was not available on Virgin Media , although negotiations were held in early In August , Premier Sports launched an online subscription streaming service, run in conjunction with Ustream.
In April , Premier Sports launched their own online player to replace the Ustream service.
The service is available on multiple platforms including iOS and Android. As well as live streaming, the service also features seven day catch-up and optional season long on-demand content.
New logos were adopted for both Premier Sports and its sister channel FreeSports.
Subsidiary channels[ edit ] On 31 August , Premier Sports launched their sister channel FreeSports , a free-to-air sports channel dedicated to bringing live sport to the UK public. It is available on all major platforms available in 18 million UK homes.
FreeSports aim to be majority live with over events a year for an average of 10 hours per day showing numerous sports, including MMA, Kickboxing , association football , ice hockey , tennis , rugby league , basketball , boxing , and cricket.
Later in the year, 2 England Darts events will be shown by the channel. Football[ edit ] Since the channel has broadcast footballing action from South America. The Copa Libertadores was televised exclusively on the channel, with thirty-five live games, plus a weekly highlights package.
New York Red Bulls against Arsenal in The exclusive live rights include the first 2 picks from rounds 4, last 16 and quarter-finals and first pick of a semi-final. There are also options to show matches in rounds and the final and other semi-final non-exclusively with the BBC.
Premier Sports will show a minimum of 6 games per round starting the first weekend in February. The agreement also sees the Dutch Eredivisie move to the UK sports broadcaster. Weekly highlights and preview shows are set to be broadcast by Premier Sports as well as a number of games live on sister free-to-air channel FreeSports.
Premier Sports also broadcast weekly highlights, previews and magazine shows. They added that most matches would be put on the LaLigaTV channel, which would become available to all existing Premier Sports subscribers on the Premier Player from October , and on Sky by January One match per round would be broadcast live, on sister free-to-air channel, FreeSports.
On 12 October , Premier Sports announced that they would broadcast up to 10 live National Hockey League games per week from the —12 season.