Displaying items by tag: Foxtel

Thursday, 23 September 2021 15:01

Subscription entertainment lifts in lockdown

Despite the eased restrictions during early 2021, pandemic-wary Australians are switching on entertainment subscriptions at a rapid pace and had a total of 42 million subscriptions at the end of June 2021, up from 37 million in June 2020, according to new research from emerging technology analyst firm, Telsyte.

Published in Strategy
Friday, 06 November 2020 10:12

Internet draws in Australians in greater numbers

More Australians are using the Internet to view and listen to content more than ever before, according to new research.

Published in Market

Optus Satellite has extended its partnership with media firm Foxtel for an undisclosed financial consideration, with the extension to provide satellite services until 2031.

Published in Entertainment
Monday, 30 March 2020 17:29

Foxtel stops customers cancelling

Whether it's a deliberate action or a convenient error, Foxtel has found a short-term way of stopping the haemorrhage of customers: don't let them cancel their subscriptions.

Published in Core Dump

Foxtel has announced the addition of the Netflix app to the Foxtel Now box "offering subscribers the ability to experience even more great entertainment all in one place, at the best value".

Published in Entertainment

Foxtel has announced "a further step in its major refresh of Entertainment and Movies channels" and is proving this with a coming December 17 launch of two new FOX-branded Entertainment channels – FOX SLEUTH and FOX SCI FI.

Published in Entertainment

Foxtel and NBCUniversal Global Distribution & International (NBCU) have announced completion of "a new, multi-year agreement covering movies, drama, comedy, entertainment, reality and news for the Foxtel Group’s broadcast, on demand and streaming platforms."

Published in Local Government
Tuesday, 15 October 2019 13:34

Foxtel continues New Experience rollout

Broadcaster Foxtel has confirmed the recently released New Foxtel Experience has completed its roll out to iQ4 set top boxes, and updates to the first 50,000 iQ3 set top boxes are now set to commence.

Published in Entertainment

Broadcaster Foxtel has extended its partnership with CommScope, selecting the broadband services provider to deliver its New Foxtel Experience to subscribers of its TV and on-demand movie services across Australia.

Published in Deals
Monday, 30 September 2019 10:42

Foxtel to bring ABC iview to on-demand services

Foxtel and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation have expanded their relationship with the ABC’s iview service to join the suite of on-demand services available through Foxtel’s IQ3 and IQ4 set top boxes.

Published in Entertainment
Monday, 16 September 2019 14:26

Foxtel directs customers to GO app

Foxtel is now directing its customers previously using the Foxtel Now mobile app to its Foxtel GO app which it says will give mobile phone or tablet users a simplified experience with the best of TV and on demand in one place.

Published in Entertainment

Foxtel and BBC Studios have reached an agreement on a long-term extension of their partnership securing premium British drama, entertainment, documentaries, natural history, children’s programming and news for Foxtel’s broadcast and on demand platforms.

Published in Entertainment

Foxtel has taken the user interface from its iPad, iPhone and Telstra TV apps and has applied it to its iQ3 and iQ4 set top boxes, with the iQ4 getting the upgrade in August, the iQ3 "later this year", along with a new iQ4 remote that has a Voice search feature to be unveiled later, too.

Published in Entertainment

Those words were a catchphrase of UK comedian Lenny Henry when he co-hosted a cult TV show back in the 1970s, and they are still true today.

Published in Core Dump

Eleven telcos have been warned by the communications regulator, the Australian Communications and Media Authority, for failing to tell potential new customers that they do not provide priority assistance services, or failing to name a telco that does.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

With the biggest daily VPM or "video player measurement" audience for 2019 across Australian television, and with Foxtel's linear viewing smashing previous season openers, GOT isn't just coming but has arrived at long last. 

Published in Entertainment

Broadcaster Foxtel has appointed media executive Wendy Moore as the general manager of its Lifestyle group.

Published in People Moves

Broadcast giant Foxtel has been caught in a crackdown on compliance with telemarketing laws and fined $25,200 for breaching requirements for telemarketers to end a call immediately when asked.

Published in Technology Regulation

While 4K content has arrived or can be captured in sufficient quantity for Foxtel to launch a dedicated channel, the network is either betting that enough of the Asian part of its customer base simply isn't superstitious, or the Pay TV titan just isn't worried about it.

Published in Home Tech

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