Fox Sports Go Now Supports Chromecast

Fox Sports is the sports arm for the Fox Broadcasting Company, covering a large range of American sports. While some people watch on a TV channel, the growing population of cordcutters has enabled the creation of the mobile app Fox Sports Go. There were some hints in August that Google Cast support would be coming soon and now it has finally arrived.

It joins the now standard set of features of TV Everywhere apps, which is in addition to its Android TV app.

Press Release

Fox Sports Go Now Available on Chromecast and Xbox One
Customers of Participating Pay-TV Providers Can Stream FOX Sports’ Full Programming Schedule Including NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, UFC, NASCAR, Big 12 and Pac-12 Football, Big East Basketball and More
New York(9/27/2016) –
FOX Sports GO, the live streaming platform that showcases all of FOX Sports’ live events and studio programming is now available on Chromecast and Xbox One. They are the latest connected devices to carry the TV Everywhere service, a list which also includes Apple TV, Android TV, Fire TV and Roku.

Chromecast and Xbox One customers who receive FOX, FS1, FS2, FOX Sports Regional Networks, FOX College Sports, FOX Deportes and FOX Soccer Plus as part of their pay-TV subscriptions are now able to access FOX Sports’ full slate of programming through FOX Sports GO, including more than 3,000 live events, as well as hundreds of hours of studio shows and original content.

Live programming includes the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, UFC, NASCAR, Big 12 and Pac-12 football, BIG EAST basketball, FIFA World Cup, and UEFA Champions League. Users can also stream signature FS1 shows such as SKIP AND SHANNON: UNDISPUTED, THE HERD WITH COLIN COWHERD, SPEAK FOR YOURSELF, FOX SPORTS LIVE WITH JAY AND DAN, GARBAGE TIME WITH KATIE NOLAN, UFC TONIGHT and THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER.

“We are excited to provide sports fans with more ways to watch our full lineup of live event and studio programming,” said Clark Pierce, FOX Sports Senior Vice President, TV Everywhere. “Adding Chromecast and Xbox One to the list of connected devices that offer FOX Sports GO is another major step as we look to achieve full distribution for the platform.”

For Chromecast, FOX Sports programming can be cast to big screens by tapping on the Chromecast icon in the FOX Sports GO app. On Xbox One, users can search for “FOX Sports GO” through their consoles and then add it to their app lineups.

More than 95 million users across the U.S. have access to FOX Sports’ full slate of programming through FOX Sports GO via their participating pay-TV providers.

Nick Felker

Nick Felker

Nick Felker is a student Electrical & Computer Engineering student at Rowan University (C/O 2017) and the student IEEE webmaster. When he's not studying, he is a software developer for the web and Android (Felker Tech). He has several open source projects on GitHub (http://github.com/fleker)Devices: Moto G-2013 Moto G-2015, Moto 360, Google ADT-1, Nexus 7-2013 (x2), Lenovo Laptop, Custom Desktop.Although he was an intern at Google, the content of this blog is entirely independent and his own thoughts.

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