Optus Sport has announced it will make its live coverage of the UEFA Euro 2020 semi-finals and final matches free to watch for all Australians.
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.
Netflix now has nearly two million New Zealanders as subscribers to its subscription video on demand services, with slightly faster growth than its Australian counterpart, according to a newly published report.
Market researcher Roy Morgan says more than 9.8 million Australians have access to Netflix, and the number could pass the 10 million milestone this quarter.
Foxtel shocks with its new $99 Android-powered Box, designed to be "an affordable and easy-to-use device designed to stream the best choice of the world’s biggest new shows, live sport and complete seasons to consumers’ TVs".
Foxtel has “welcomed the sentencing of a Sydney man for his role in the selling of unauthorised access to Foxtel services".
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.
The final numbers are in for the GoT Season 6 premiere viewership, and they’ve definitively topped over 1.2 million viewers - numbers fit for a king!
It’s not just Presto and Netflix advising what’s new on their streaming services - now Foxtel (owner of Presto) is doing it, too!
Foxtel says Games of Thrones Season 6 Premiere is ‘the most watched program in Australian subscription television history.’
Pay TV SaaS platform PayWizard says ‘research shows mobile devices as most popular choices for watching OTT TV content’ with millennials using nearly 2x the devices as over 55s to watch TV.
If you think SVOD services such as Netflix, Presto or Stan will be the death of Pay TV of Free-to-Air (FTA) TV, Ovum says no.
Aye, Home and Away fans who have been keeping an eye out for Presto’s exclusive world premier of its Home and Away ‘movie’ will get an eyeful from Wednesday 9 December 2015.
From Mick Jagger’s new HBO series Vinyl, through to binge viewing on the Box Sets channel and plenty more, Foxtel says its ready to rock in 2016.
New Foxtel subscribers will now get access to the Foxtel Go service within 15 minutes of completing their sales order as Foxtel seeks to increase value.
New episodes of A Place to Call Home and Wentworth are now available to stream on-demand on Presto, and see the episode Ch 7 never broadcast.
Several NBCUniversal TV shows are coming to Presto from today and another in December, increasing the value of your monthly Presto subscription.
Video on demand supplier Stan and content provider Warner Bros. International Television Distribution have announced an exclusive multi-year licensing deal.
Netflix refuses to disclose Australian subscriber numbers, but Roy Morgan Research makes a good estimate based on polling of households. It is in 8% of Australian homes.
Foxtel’s naked ambition has matched the reported nudity seen on the first episode of GoT season 5, with record breaking ratings for a subscription TV program.
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