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Moving to Community Fibre - can I still get Sky Sports & BT Sports?

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I've had enough of Virgin's intermittent & slow broadband, so I'm moving to Community Fibre as they come really recommended in my area.  However, we are big fans of Sky Sports & BT sports, so I need to know how to get access to these channels without the Sky/Virgin subscription.  I've been looking into NOW TV, which has a Sky sports package, but I'm not sure how to add on BT sports.  

Also, my TV doesn't support the NOW app, so I think I'll need a box - whats the cheapest way to get hold of one?  Do NOW still provide them?

Thanks

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  • flaneurs_lobster
    flaneurs_lobster Posts: 3,963 Forumite
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    NOW no longer supply branded boxes/sticks.

    An Amazon Fire TV Stick will have NOW and BT Sports apps available, the services are not as cheap as when bought as part of a broadband package, both are about £30/month.

    A ROKU device may also do the same (never owned one).

    Amazon's Prime Day sale is this week, they may have deals on TV devices.
  • flaneurs_lobster
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    Amazon's Prime Day sale is this week, they may have deals on TV devices.
    Deals here

    https://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/whats-on/shopping/amazon-shoppers-can-fire-stick-27291495


  • Neil_Jones
    Neil_Jones Posts: 9,046 Forumite
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    The Fire Stick is almost always on offer, usually around Prime Day, Christmas and off and on throughout the year.

    Plus of course you can trade it in a few years down the line in exchange for something newer::

    Pity my Fire Stick 2nd generation they'll only give me £3 for it but there you go.
  • mjm3346
    mjm3346 Posts: 47,006 Forumite
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    I have several firesticks and dip in and out of NOW sports, cinema and entertainment as required - there are often offers that cut the price, Boost is normally £6 a month which is required for HD, more than 1 stream at a time and no ads on box sets - I have never paid more than £2 a month for it and Sports was recently on offer for £19.99 a month for a year (I currently pay a total of £3.99 a month for Boost and Cinema
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