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  # 2197671 14-Mar-2019 08:25
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suthland:

 

Have downloaded app onto iPhone but can't see anyway to register on app so impossible to log on. 😕

 

Also can't find a website to register other than an interest  https://www.spark.co.nz/sport

 

 

https://www.sparksport.co.nz/

 

Site is up, you can register for a 30-day trial.

 

 

 


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  # 2197681 14-Mar-2019 08:46
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Registered. 


 
 
 
 


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  # 2197682 14-Mar-2019 08:46
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Relieved to hear the dulcet tones of Martin Brundle on the 2018 F1 replays, too. Hopefully that's confirmation of the audio feed Spark will be using for the 2019 season!


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  # 2197686 14-Mar-2019 08:50
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Great - thanks. Sorry I missed that across all the thousands of posts about Spark Sport!

 

Performance seems good, but then again, there's probably only about 10 people signed up at the moment! Fingers crossed for a smooth first "major event" this weekend.


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  # 2197699 14-Mar-2019 09:01
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I've watched a few WRC clips so far; they seem pretty good! Quite impressed really. 




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  # 2197725 14-Mar-2019 09:35
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Just received:

 

 

Spark Sport is now live at www.sparksport.co.nz in time for the Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix. Sports fans will be able to jump online to register for a 30 day free trial of the service and road test Spark Sport, catching live action or on demand coverage for a range of upcoming events. They will also be able to access replays, highlights and 24/7 TV channels. 

 

The service has launching in beta, which means that the core functionality is working, but improvements and additional features are still being added. In addition to going live on Apple and web as promised earlier this week, Spark Sport is also available as an Android app, in time for the Australian Grand Prix. 

 

In the first few months of the service, there will be hundreds of hours of live and on demand content to enjoy. Spark Sport is kicking into gear with an exciting line up of events, including the first Formula 1 of the season (Australian Grand Prix, 14-17 March), the Corsica World Rally Championship (28-31 March), NBA TV (6-7 games per week, 3 of which are live) and FIH Pro League hockey matches (fixtures every few days, next Black Sticks matches on 17 March).  

 

As the new sports streaming service goes live, Spark Sport is also announcing two exciting new additions to the platform.  

 

Spark Sport will be the home of ONE Championship, one of the world’s largest martial arts organisations. ONE Championship features bouts across the full spectrum of martial arts such as Muay Thai, Kickboxing, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), Karate and more. MMA enthusiasts can catch the next event, ONE Hero, from Spark Sport on 25 March.  

 

Spark Sport is also welcoming EDGEsport, its first 24/7 action sport channel, to the platform. EDGEsport offers live action and premium content from the adventure and action sports world across a wide array of sports, including skiing, snowboarding, biking, surfing, skating, motorsports and many more action sports. 

 

Fans will be able to watch live sporting events in real time. They can pause at any point and ‘rewind’ up to 4 hours. Once a live event finishes, it will be available later on demand. TV channels on Spark Sport can also be live paused and rewound up to 4 hours.  

 

Spark Sport is now available as an app on selected iPads and iPhones, Android devices, AirPlay to Apple TV, Chromecast and all popular web browsers. During the months following launch, the Spark Sport app will become available on Apple TV, Samsung, Panasonic, LG and Sony Smart TVs and further platforms still to be announced.   

 

Spark Sport will stream in HD when the data connection and device supports this. If the connection is slower, Spark Sport will automatically adjust to a lower video quality to ensure a consistent viewing experience.  

 

Steps to get started: 

 

Watch Spark Sport on a big screen  

 

     

  1. Register for a 30 day free trial at sparksport.co.nz (service costs $19.99 after trial)
  2. Download and log in to the app to your iPad/ iPhone/ Android device OR open Spark Sport in an internet browser on a laptop or desktop computer.
  3. Use Chromecast to send the content to any internet enabled TV OR use AirPlay to mirror Spark Sport on any TV with Apple TV set up – and start watching!

 

 Watch Spark Sport on a small screen 

 

     

  1. Register for 30 day free trial at sparksport.co.nz (service costs $19.99 after trial)
  2. Download and log into the app on your iPad/ iPhone/ Android device, or open Spark Sport on a browser of a laptop or desktop computer – and start watching!

 

All the details on how to get started on Spark Sport, including a welcome to Spark Sport from Scotty Stevenson, are available on the Spark Sport help site. As Spark Sport has launched in beta, the Spark Sport team will be in listening mode. If there’s something you think we should know, we welcome questions and feedback

 

Spark Sport is available on: 

 

  • Web (via popular browsers, Chrome, Firefox, Safari) on laptops and desktops 
  • Spark Sport app for iPad and iPhone  
  • Spark Sport app for Android 

 To watch on an internet enabled TV, customers can: 

 

  • AirPlay to Apple TV from an iPhone or iPad 
  • Chromecast to an internet enabled TV from a web browser on a laptop or desktop 

 Over the next few months, Spark Sport will be available on:  

 

  • Apple TV 
  • Samsung TV  
  • Panasonic Smart TV 
  • LG Smart TV  
  • Sony Smart TV 
  • + further content platforms still to be announced 







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  # 2197728 14-Mar-2019 09:39
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  # 2197736 14-Mar-2019 09:45
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w00t registered, no worries with putting in CC details. I'll be keeping the service going after the trial\beta.

 

 





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  # 2197740 14-Mar-2019 09:54
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The stream skip is quick! Skipped right into the ondemand F1 race, and it was a delay of 1-2 secs before playing. 

 

Android app is alright. Can't wait to test on the big TV.





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  # 2197741 14-Mar-2019 09:58
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I've registered, quickly tested out a couple of WRC vids.  I'm going away for 5 weeks at the end of the month so will definitely be testing the 'suspend subscription' feature.

 

A search on Google Play didn't show the Spark Sport app from desktop or phone, i had to use the link from Neil above to install.





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  # 2197743 14-Mar-2019 09:59
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If you want it for the F1, wait for Saturday to sign up and the free trial period will cover the Chinese GP

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  # 2197760 14-Mar-2019 10:07
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Sideloaded onto a Gen 1 Amazon Fire TV - App crashes immediately on start though, so suspect it'll be a while until that platform is supported.




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  # 2197762 14-Mar-2019 10:10
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@networkn:

 

Not available on Android..

 

/me facepalms.

 

 

Regardless of the beta announcement, it seems there is indeed an Android app available at launch as per previous replies and the launch release.







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  # 2197763 14-Mar-2019 10:10
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insane:

 

Sideloaded onto a Gen 1 Amazon Fire TV - App crashes immediately on start though, so suspect it'll be a while until that platform is supported.

 

 

Fire TV is not available in New Zealand so I would say this is a no-go platform (except if you change the APK and sideload stuff).





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  # 2197764 14-Mar-2019 10:11
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@networkn:

 

Not available on Android..

 

/me facepalms.

 

 

Regardless of the beta announcement, it seems there is indeed an Android app available at launch as per previous replies and the launch release.

 

 

Thanks for letting me know. It's an interesting turn around. Positive hopefully.

 

 


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