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Information on AFL and NRL Live Passes for Season 2021

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We’re retiring Telstra Live Pass from the AFL Live and NRL Official Apps, which means you’ll no longer be able to live stream games from the 2021 season onwards. You’ll still have free access to match replays, live scores, highlights and other great features on the apps. 

 

Telstra will expand its sports streaming offering for customers through a long-term partnership with Kayo Sports, Australia’s premier sports streaming service.

 

Kayo will deliver sports fans a world-class experience including AFL and NRL games, of every round, live and ad-break free along with the biggest and best range of live and on-demand sport from Australia and around the world, streaming not just on their mobile but on any big or small screen in the house.

Eligible Telstra customers can claim a game-changing deal on Kayo and watch over 50 sports live and on demand. For more information click here.  

 

What if I have previously purchased an AFL and/or NRL Live Pass?

If you’ve purchased an annual or monthly AFL and/or NRL Live Pass through your App Store (Apple or Google) which is still active on 2 February 2021, you’ll be refunded for the time you have remaining on it.

This refund will be processed by your App Store (Apple or Google) directly back to your chosen payment method. This refund may take up to 45 days to be processed.

Information on the refunds from App Stores can be accessed at the links below.

Apple:  https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT202039

Google:  https://support.google.com/googleplay/answer/2476088?hl=en&visit_id=637471469803887809-3245438225&rd...

You won’t receive a refund if you’ve purchased a weekly AFL or NRL Live Pass which is still active on 2 February 2021, but you’ll continue to enjoy access to premium content in the app until your weekly subscription expires.

If you believe you’re eligible for an AFL and / or NRL Live Pass refund for a monthly or annual subscription and you haven’t received an email from Telstra about this, please complete the webform at http://say.telstra.com.au/customer/general/forms/AFL-and-NRL-Live-Pass-Contact-Form

 

A special Kayo offer for customers who have recently paid for an AFL and/or NRL Live Pass who are not Telstra customers

Continue streaming live games in 2021 with Kayo Basic for $15 per month for 12 months. Offer available until 31 May 2021. You’ll roll onto standard fees ($25 per month) after 12 months. 

With Kayo Basic, you can:

  • Stream every game of every round of the 2021 Toyota AFL Premiership and 2021 NRL Telstra Premiership seasons live and on demand.
  • Get access to more than 50 sports live and on demand.
  • Watch on your TV, tablet or mobile. Available in HD.

Terms and conditions:

Offer available to eligible customers who have previously purchased a Telstra AFL or NRL Live Pass during the 2020 season and are not Telstra customers. Eligible Customers must sign up through kayosports.com.au with the offer code supplied by Telstra: check eligibility using the link below. Offer available until 31 May 2021. Kayo Basic standard monthly fees apply after offer period unless you change or cancel. Not available in conjunction with any other Kayo Offers. Limit 1 redemption per account. If you cancel, you cannot restart the offer. Not compatible with third party billing platforms.

 

To check your eligibility and claim this offer, please complete the webform at http://say.telstra.com.au/customer/general/forms/AFL-and-NRL-Live-Pass-Contact-Form

 

FAQs

 

I am currently a Live Pass subscriber. Do I need to do anything to cancel my subscription?  

Telstra AFL and NRL Live Pass won’t be available for renewal for the 2021 season. You don’t need to do anything to cancel your AFL or NRL Live Pass subscriptions. 2020 Live Passes automatically expired on 31 January 2021.   

 

To continue using the AFL Live App and the NRL Official App for other features, you’ll need to update the apps in your respective app stores. 

 

If I am entitled to a refund, how much will I receive?

If you have purchased an annual or monthly AFL and/or NRL Live Pass through your App Store (Apple or Google) and it’s still active on 2 February 2021, you’ll be refunded for the time you have remaining.

For example, if your Live Pass expires on 2 April 2021, you will be refunded for 2 months:

  • $99.99 annual cost / 12 months = $8.33 per month
  • $8.33 x 2 months remaining = $16.67

 

If I am a Telstra customer who has redeemed a free Live Pass for the 2020 AFL and/or NRL season am I entitled to a refund?

No. You are only entitled to a refund if you have purchased an annual AFL and/or NRL Live Pass through your App Store (Apple or Google) which is active on 2 February 2021.

Eligible Telstra customers who have previously redeemed a free Live Pass can get an exclusive Kayo offer.  Click here for details.

 

Are there any changes to the My Football Live App or Netball Live Official app? 

No. Live streaming functions are currently still available through the My Football Live App and Netball Live Official app. 

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41 Comments
Rayges
Just Registered

WOW!!! This was the very reason I went across to Telstra. Sounds great for the special, first 12 months at $5 a month then reverts to $25 - $300 for a years subscription and I ONLY watch NRL. 
PATHETIC MOVE TELSTRA.....

Well seeya Telstra - I’m back off to Optus again 😡

JesusH
Level 2: Rookie

So, I go to the Telstra NRL Live Pass App - it offers me the $5 month, I go to sign up and, hey presto, there's a problem at Telstra's end. Jesus H Christ.

Rambovivi
Just Registered

Enjoyed the live pass for years but I would rather miss seeing my team play than be involved with grubby companies like Telstra and Kayo.

Chris287
Just Registered

I live in rural Victoria and access the internet via a 4G hotspot. I watch AFL Live on my phone without affecting my data allowance. Does the new Kayo deal mean that my data allowance will be smashed?

 

Dirtyboy66
Just Registered

Wankers the lot of them 

 

ShireRabbit
Just Registered

I am an existing Telstra customer, I already have a Kayo account which I signed up for several years back at $20 per month. Am I supposed to cancel that contract and embark on this Telstra $5 offer. As an existing Kayo customer will this $5 per month offer be available to me? How can I find out? If it is allowed how should I complete this change?

GregW
Level 13: Super Sleuth

Seems that every time Telstra announces something (they think) is positive, it is in fact a major negative.  But hey, who cares what customers think hey.

Loadofcrap
Just Registered

So Kayo upgrades it’s bloody monopoly over sports, you are nothing but a pack of thieving bastards, just so you can force people who want to watch AFL live to pay you mongrels to do it. 💩🤬💩🤬💩🤬💩

FunkyCol
Level 2: Rookie

I'm pretty sure no-one in Telstra, at least anyone in a position to change this decision, is reading these comments.
But I have to agree, with the sentiments expressed by most contributors so far.

The free live streaming of the AFL is all that kept us with Telstra.

About to start shopping around again.

Bad move Andy, there are no positives in this for your customers, no matter how you spin it.

Mtp75
Just Registered

This is a big slap in the face for Telstra customers. I have to be with Telstra as I live in a remote area and there is no other providers here. I used to pay for live pass to watch the AFL. Now I have to sign up for Kayo. Shame on you Telstra!! I hope the AFL and NRL don’t re new their sponsorship deals with you.