Catch the action LIVE and On Demand with Spark Sport.
What you'll get with Spark Sport:
- No long-term contract
- Watch content 24/7
- Streaming LIVE and On Demand
- Switch between compatible devices
- Connect to your big screen with Chromecast or Airplay
- Live pause and rewind
- HD at no additional cost
General bug fixes.
Implementation of extra Analytics and reporting.
Ratings and Reviews
Very limited app
Playback seems fine on my iPhone and laptop and picture quality is good. The app itself needs work - there is no search function meaning it is difficult to find what you want quickly and there is no way to identify the sports and events of interest to you meaning the home page is dominated with irrelevant content. The biggest issue at the moment is the time it takes Spark to upload content. I am writing this 7 hours after F1 Bahrain GP qualifying ended and still no replay or highlights available. I am used to Sky Sports playing overseas sports live overnight when I can record and watch as soon as I get out of bed, so not having a quick upload of overseas sports is dreadful and an app killer. To be clear this can be done by an automatic algorithm so there is no excuse for this delay. I am watching this through a free 30 day trial. If I was paying for this I would be very upset and so I cannot recommend this product. I will only pay for Spark Sport if content addition is improved quickly to a decent level, otherwise I recommend you avoid.
Developer Response ,
Appreciate your feedback. We are working on improving the app. Please ensure your app is on "auto-update" so you will not miss out on any of our fixes and new features.
Has potential but needs work to make it stable
After taking a while to resolve account issues, in the first F1 practice session the app crashed once, failed to stream another time and during the course of the whole session repeatedly had the audio cutting out. I’m watching on high speed connection so i doubt the issue from my connection. The app interface is decent, though you have to manage account externally to the app and appears to require a pc - it couldn’t change app settings on phone browser. There is good potential but this is clearly an early release. By the way, quite nice to have so many 5 star reviews before the app even went live which are clearly bogus. Rather than patting yourselves on the back, please work on improving it! There’s no way this is close to 5 stars and you know it.
Developer Response ,
Appreciate your feedback, thank you kind stranger. We are working on improving the app. Please ensure your app is on "auto-update" so you will not miss out on any of our fixes and new features. We also believe we have resolved this issue in our latest update. Please contact our Customer Care team via our helpsite if this did not resolve the issue.
This is a horrible app
I was going to go watch formula 1 qualifying and we clicked the watch from beginning option and it took us to the live view spoiling the results ruining everything. The app also has a few hours of dead screen before qualifying started so you had to fast forward to where you thought it should start and hope you didn’t over shoot it. Fast forward it’s self didn’t work. When we first got on to qualifying and it took us to the live view we couldn’t rewind at all without the app jumping right back to live mode. This is one of the biggest disappointments in an app I’ve ever seen. It’s completely useless.
Developer Response ,
Appreciate your feedback, thank you kind stranger. We are working on improving the app. Please ensure your app is on "auto-update" so you will not miss out on any of our fixes and new features. We believe we have resolved this issue. Can you please install the latest build and try again?
- Spark New Zealand Trading Limited
- 61 MB
Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
- Age Rating
- Rated 4+
- © Spark New Zealand Trading Limited
Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.