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Sports network Sportsnet gains CarPlay support for streaming on the move

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What you need to know

  • Canadian sports network Sportsnet has updated its iOS app to include support for CarPlay.
  • Sports fans can now listen to the network while on the move using their in-car entertainment screen.

Canadian sports network Sportsnet has updated its iPhone app to add support for CarPlay, making it possible to stream the SN 590, 650, and 960 stations while on the move.

The update, first spotted by 9to5Mac, also allows users to listen to clips from the network's radio shows, too.

  • Support for Apple CarPlay. Now you can listen to SN 590, 650 and 960 stations, and clips from our radio shows using CarPlay!
  • Additional minor fixes and improvements

Existing users can download the updated Sportsnet now, while everyone else can grab it via the App Store (opens in new tab). It's a free download with in-app purchases for the SN NOW and SN NOW+ services starting at $19.99 per month.

Don't have a car with CarPlay? No problem — just check out our collection of the best CarPlay audio receivers and you'll be off to the races. Despite CarPlay being added to more and more new cars, buying a brand new vehicle just to get Apple's in-car entertainment system seems a little but too much to me.

Oliver Haslam
Oliver Haslam

Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.

Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.