Foxtel Play is now available as an app for the Telstra TV set-top box, alongside the likes of Netflix and Stan. Notably, the app is the first time Foxtel Play has been viewable in high definition.
Telstra will resell Presto streaming TV in a new agreement with Foxtel, and Telstra mobile customers are early winners.
The Telstra T-Box has long been rumoured to be getting some sort of access to Foxtel content, with The Australian reporting today that a deal is close between the companies. This would allow some Foxtel channels to be available on the T-Box to broaden the content options beyond the very limited IPTV channels currently available (7 Channels are currently available on the T-Box, like BigPond Sports and movie downloads on demand).
Google have just given us a glimpse of their new TV service. Its unknown at this point what this will mean for Australian TV channels but in the US they have stitched up deals with major networks such as Time Warner Inc's HBO and News Corp. The price is set to be $US99. smh.com.au has reported on the price point:
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Telstra ADSL, Cable and NBN customers can add Foxtel Sports, Drama and Entertainment packs tot heir bundles or go big with a Platinum Foxtel plan.
Check out the new Foxtel triple threat: Pay TV + Broadband + Home Phone bundles available directly from Foxtel with bundles with 45 channels.