Eurosport: Top 5 things to know before signing up

Eurosport is one of the leading sports networks in Europe. It is a great platform where sports enthusiasts can get the ultimate sports experience in award-winning coverage.

The network airs all sports, including Olympic games, football, cycling, tennis, winter sports, live snooker, figure skating, handball, basketball, and volleyball.

But because of its premium content, Eurosport charges a monthly fee. If you are wondering whether or not to pay for its premium content, this Eurosport review covers 5 things you should know.

Eurosport review: Top 5 things to know before signing up

Before signing up for Eurosport, you must understand the following:

1. It offers both Eurosport and Eurosport Player

When you sign up for Eurosport for the first time, you will meet two terms – Eurosport and Eurosport Player. So, what is the difference?

Generally, Eurosport is a sports service available on the website and mobile app. It offers free access to news, articles, scores, podcasts, and highlights of your favorite sports events.

Content on the website is free, but you must have a subscription to access live and on-demand streaming of all its channels.

On the other hand, Eurosport Player is a sports service accessible from any device, including web, mobile, Smart TVs, and tablets.

Eurosport Player

It hosts all streaming services offered by Eurosport. You can access Eurosport and Eurosport Player with the same subscription.

2. Eurosport does not have a free trial directly

Before you sign up for a Eurosport account, the first step is to choose a package. Each package is priced differently.

Noteworthy, Eurosport does not offer a free trial when you sign directly through its website. You have to pay a fee to continue streaming.

But that does not mean you cannot get a free trial to stream your favorite sport on Eurosport.

Simply sign up for a Eurosport Player account directly via the app or Amazon Prime Video to enjoy a free trial.

Note that Eurosport on Amazon Prime is only available for users in the United Kingdom. Prime Video Channels are available as an add-on to Amazon Prime.

Therefore, you can enjoy free live streaming on Eurosport Player if you buy it as an add-on to your Amazon Prime subscription.

3. You can watch Eurosport with AirPlay, Chromecast, or Fire TV Stick

You can pair Eurosport Player with AirPlay, Chromecast, and Fire TV Stick. However, successful pairing will depend on several factors:

  • Your Fire TV, Chromecast, or AirPlay device must be on the same Wi-Fi connection as your streaming device (mobile or tablet).
  • You can control the video playback from your streaming device (hand-held device)

Although pairing is necessary to stream Eurosport content, it is not available from the Eurosport app, even if you have a paid subscription.

Instead, you will have to use the Eurosport Player app to pair your devices.

Furthermore, your login credentials will work for both Eurosport to watch news and streaming and Eurosport Player to stream only.

4. Eurosport has five passes to follow different sports events

Eurosport offers five passes, each with a specific function that you can sign up for to watch a sports event. The passes and their functions are:

Eurosport Day Pass

The Eurosport Day Pass gives users access to live and on-demand Eurosport content for 24 hours.

Eurosport Event Pass

The Eurosport Event Pass gives users access to either one or more specific sporting events. In other words, you can use it to buy a single match or tournament.

Eurosport Monthly Pass

The Eurosport Monthly Pass is what many people prefer. It is best for people that want to watch multiple sports events without limitations.

Once you subscribe to it, you will access all Eurosport Player content, live and on-demand.

Eurosport Season Pass

The Eurosport Season Pass is another unique product from the network.

It is the best for the season sports fan who only wants to stream or watch live and on-demand an entire season of one or more types of sports.

For example, the sports events could be a specific football league, tournaments, or competitions.

Eurosport Annual Pass

The Eurosport Annual Pass gives users access to all Eurosport Player content, live and on-demand for the entire year.

Therefore, it is ideal if you are a sports fan who does not want to miss any sporting action.

Once you subscribe to it, you will watch any game available on the network or access all channels.

Understand that even if you have an active Eurosport Pass, the network allows you to line up a different pass to start when your current one ends.

For example, you can switch from the Day Pass to the Monthly Pass if the current event is long.

5. You can stream Eurosport content in Ultra HD

Eurosport poster

Eurosport content is available in Ultra HD.

However, you require a 60Hz TV compatible with HD streaming and a strong and steady internet connection speed of 25 megabits per second or higher.

Although your internet connection should be 25Mbps, you can also have a better streaming experience on Eurosport Player if you have a minimum connection of 5Mbps.

Eurosport automatically adjusts your TV’s resolution and quality depending on your internet speed.

How to watch Eurosport live

You can watch Eurosport live by downloading the Eurosport Player app from your device’s application store.

The app is available for Smart TVs, Microsoft computers, Macs, iPhones, iPad, iPod touch, Android phones and tablets, Amazon Fire TV, Xbox One, and PS4.

But before you can stream on your preferred device, you must have registered an account and subscribed for a Eurosport Pass account.

However, you can only register and subscribe from your mobile or computer and not via the TV app.

How much does Eurosport cost?

Eurosport has three subscription plans for the Eurosport Player.

You can choose the monthly subscription for €9.99 per month or go for the annual subscription which goes for €69.99 per year.

However, the Eurosport subscription fees also include another annual plan that costs €6.99 per month for 12 months.

In this case, you will have to pay €6.99 each month for 12 months, bringing the total to €83.88.

Furthermore, the subscription renews automatically, and you will have to pay it in monthly installments at the applicable standard price for an annual subscription.

Can you watch Eurosport on Netflix?

Eurosport is not available on Netflix. The two streaming platforms offer different services.

While Eurosport focuses on sports, including live tennis, Netflix focuses on movies, television shows, anime, documentaries, and cartoons.

Wrapping up

Eurosport is one of the leading networks for streaming all sports events. It is a premium platform that requires a subscription to access its content.

You can access its content on any device, including mobile, Smart TVs, tablets, computers, and consoles.

Before streaming, you require a minimum internet speed connection of 5Mbps for a better viewing experience.

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