Sportsnet NOW launches on Chromecast

 

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Just in time for the MLB post-season, 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.

Note: The Sportsnet app is a free download, and if you subscribe to Sportsnet through a participating TV provider, your subscription already includes access to Sportsnet NOW. Visit www.snnow.ca/faq for more details on participating providers.

What is Sportsnet NOW? Sportsnet NOW is a monthly streaming product, priced at $24.99 per month plus applicable taxes. No TV subscription is required. No contract is required. And you are able to cancel at any time.

A subscription comes with 24/7 access to six Sportsnet channels: Sportsnet West, Pacific, East, Ontario, ONE and 360.

Content includes: Over 300 national NHL games, regional games, the entire Stanley Cup Playoffs, Toronto Raptors & NBA games, WWE, Premier League, all 162 Toronto Blue Jays games, MLB Playoffs,  the entire World Series, all your favourite Sportsnet original programming and much more. Click here for details.

Sportsnet NOW is also included for free with your TV subscription with participating providers. For a list of participating providers, please visit www.snnow.ca/faq

Sportsnet NOW is also available on desktop at now.sportsnet.ca, as well as on iOS and Android smartphones and tablets, Apple TV (4th gen) and Xbox One by downloading the Sportsnet app.

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