Originally published April 11, 2018
Just in time for the MLB postseason, NHL and NBA regular seasons, Sportsnet NOW has officially launched native Google Chromecast support!
With the addition of Chromecast, Sportsnet NOW continues to bolster its slate of supported connected devices, after Xbox One and Apple TV (4th generation) were released last year.
“Google Chromecast offers an easy and economical way for Android users to stream Sportsnet NOW to their TV’, said Scott MacMillan, VP at Rogers Media. “Our subscribers want to watch their teams on the biggest screen available, and this is another example of our commitment to extend Sportsnet NOW to more devices.”
Instructions on how to access:
1. Proceed to the Google Play or Apple store and download the Sportsnet app
2. Ensure your Chromecast device is setup, and that your Android phone or tablet is on the same wifi network as your Chromecast device
3. Open the Sportsnet app
4. Select ‘SN Now‘ from the menu and sign into your Sportsnet NOW subscription
5. Tap on the Cast icon in the top right of the screen
6. Select the Chromecast device you would like to connect to
7. Once connected you will notice the Cast icon becomes filled–you can control your connection at any time by tapping on this icon
8. Select any of the 6 Sportsnet channels you would like to playback
9. Your live video stream will begin playback on your Chromecast connected to your TV
Delivering a reliable 720p HD stream, the app allows users to watch highlights, analysis and interviews, in addition to streaming all of their favourite sports and Sportsnet original programming.
What is Sportsnet NOW? Sportsnet NOW is a multi-sport streaming product, priced at $9.99 a week, $19.99 or $27.99 per month, plus applicable taxes. No contract required. You can sign up for as long as you want and cancel whenever you like.
It is also available to purchase for a full year through an annual pass subscription for a one-time fee.
A subscription grants you 24/7 streaming access to Sportsnet East, West, Ontario, Pacific, Sportsnet 360, Sportsnet ONE and content not available on the Sportsnet television channels.
Sportsnet NOW is also included for free with your TV subscription with participating providers based on the Sportsnet channels you have in your television package. For a list of participating providers, please visit www.snnow.ca/faq.
Sportsnet NOW is currently available on desktop or laptop through your web browser, as well as smartphones, tablets, Apple TV (4th gen), Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV and Google Chromecast by downloading the Sportsnet app.
Content includes: Over 500 total NHL games, all outdoor games, the NHL All-Star Game, entire Stanley Cup Playoffs, NHL Draft, up to 162 Toronto Blue Jays games, MLB regular season matchups, MLB Home Run Derby and All-Star Game, Postseason and World Series, Grand Slam of Curling, 41 regular season Toronto Raptors games, 200+ marquee NBA matchups, NBA Playoffs and Finals matchups, NBA Draft, CHL, Memorial Cup, WWE, FA Cup, Bundesliga, IndyCar, Rogers Cup Tennis, all your favourite Sportsnet original programming and much more.
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