When it comes to finding a low-cost streaming service that specializes in sports, there are three leading legal platforms that come to mind — all of which are no more than $10 per month.
We’ve taken the time to test and research ESPN+ vs Fanatiz vs Sling World Sports, and to share our comparison worksheet.
All of the details are current as of the publication date (February 11, 2020).
ESPN+ vs Sling World Sports vs Fanatiz comparison
|ESPN+||FANATIZ||SLING WORLD SPORTS|
|Channels included||None||TyC Sports Internacional, beIN SPORTS, beIN SPORTS en Español, beIN SPORTS Connect, GolTV, NuestraTele, Sevilla TV, LaLiga TV, XTF||beIN SPORTS, beIN SPORTS Connect, |
LaLiga TV, Willow, Willow Xtra, Outside TV
|Soccer leagues/competitions included||International Champions Cup, Euro qualifiers, USL Championship, League Cup, Championship, UEFA Nations League, Serie A, A-League, Eredivisie, W-League, FA Cup, FA Community Shield, MLS out-of-market, Coppa Italia, Supercoppa Italiana, Indian Super League, USL League 1, Bundesliga, England League 1 & League 2, college soccer, beach soccer, Bundesliga (beginning summer 2020), German DFL Supercup, Copa del Rey||Copa Libertadores, Copa Sudamericana, Argentina first division, Superliga Cup, LaLiga, Ligue 1, Colombia first division, Turkey first division, Eduador first division, Primeira Liga, Argentinian Cup, Bolivar home games, Spain second division||LaLiga, Ligue 1, Turkey first division, Copa Libertadores, Copa Sudamericana, Recopa, Spain second division|
|Other sports featured||NCAA college basketball, NCAA college football, UFC, Top Rank Boxing, MLB, NHL, Grand Slam Tennis, PGA Tour golf, cricket, Wimbledon, lacrosse, softball||Boxing, motorsports, volleyball and international basketball||Cricket, surfing, snowboarding, motorsports, biking, skateboarding, and more|
|Other programming included||Many including ESPN FC, NBA Rooks, Dana White’s Contender Series, The Fantasy Show with Matthew Berry, Kevin Durant’s The Boardroom, and LeBron James’ More Than An Athlete||Includes compilations of the best goals of the leagues they cover||N/A|
|DVR||No DVR; on-demand only||No DVR; on-demand for most leagues||DVR available for $5/month extra|
|Number of simultaneous streams available||3||1||1|
|Devices supported||iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Fire TV, Fire tablet, Android phone/tablet & TV, Roku, Samsung Smart TV, Google Chromecast, Playstation 4, Xbox One, Oculus Go, computers, and laptops||Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, App on Apple App store & Google Play, computers and laptops||Apple TV, Apple iOS 8 (& higher) phones & tablets, Roku, Fire TV, Google Chromecast, Xbox One, Air TV Player, Android TV, Android phones, Windows, LG, Google Chrome, Samsung, Oculus TV and Portal from Facebook|
|Free trial period||Not available||7 days||7 days|
|Sign-up link||ESPN+||Fanatiz free trial||Sling World Sports|
Note that ESPN+ is a completely separate offering than the ESPN you get through cable or satellite television. All of ESPN+’s content is exclusive to the $4.99/month streaming service. And you don’t need a cable or satellite subscription to access it.
Fanatiz specializes in streaming mostly Spanish and South American soccer including channels from Latin America.
Sling World Sports is just one of the many packages that Sling TV offers, but it’s the one that gets overlooked the most.
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