Netflix has hit a high of 5.75 million subscribers to its video on demand service, despite the latest research revealing that over four in ten people with Netflix in the home watch less than three hours a week, including some subscribers viewing nothing at all.
If your Optus mobile plan qualifies for select free video streaming, then you’ll be beaming to discover Stan and ABC iView now added to your TV watchlist.
All of the SVOD providers are letting us know what they’ve got in store for October 2016, and Stan is no exception.
If you’re a fan of streaming service Stan, here’s what you’ll see this month of September 2016.
If you want to access Foxtel via its Foxtel Play IPTV service, prices will be a lot more competitive from December 2016 as it fights back against Netflix and similar services.
Although pricing for Telstra’s new mobile plans is still some hours away from being announced on 23 August, we know some plans will come with AFL, NRL, three months of Netflix, Stan, and Presto and plenty more.
The ‘stans’ are a series of countries in between Asia and Russia, but Stan is an SVOD provider that’s giving Netflix and Presto a run for their money.
The news of explosive SVOD growth in Australia over the past year has not been good for the global market leader Netflix which finds that two well-resourced local competitors are nipping at its heels, while it appears to have cut off its nose to spite its face by blocking access to its big differentiator.
Streaming video service Netflix has leapt well ahead of its rivals in the Australian market with subscribers to its service now on the verge of hitting the five million mark.
Internet Australia chief Laurie Patton – a long-time opponent of site blocking – says a recent site blocking exercise in the UK was not the success claimed, with 80% of Internet users ignoring the massive blocking effort.
Optus is touting the launch of new home broadband bundles which it says will “put an end to excess broadband stress” and which offer great value to its new and recontracting customers.
Quickflix disrupted the corner video store with online DVD rental – now it has been disrupted by over the top (OTT) streaming and Video on Demand (SVOD) services.
Australians have devoured online content to the tune of 13 billion hours a year, while users of the National Broadband Network (nbn) have been consuming around 35% more data than the average Australian household.
Hayu is not Hulu, nor is it Netflix, Presto, Quickflix or Stan - it’s a brand-new ‘all-reality, all the time’ SVOD service launching March in Australia, UK and Ireland.
Optus has sealed a partnership with Stan to offer a three month bonus subscription to the video on demand service for customers who sign up for an eligible Home Broadband bundle on a 24-month contract.
It’s not hard to understand why SVOD service Stan has finally launched on Xbox One - SVOD services want to be on as many different devices as possible.
SVOD services like Netflix, Stan and Foxtel’s own Presto are getting tons of publicity, but Foxtel wants to remind us all its Anytime service puts ‘on demand, in demand.’
A new survey says Australian Internet TV will get a Christmas boost, but that a ‘content drought’ might hamper loyalty.
ABC iview can now be viewed on the Roku-powered Telstra TV from 15 December with Telstra customers watching ‘over 34 years of entertainment in just four weeks.’
A new report from the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) shows Australians are increasingly using the internet for more entertainment activities.
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