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- Foxtel IQ3: When To Buy It And When To Avoid It
- Foxtel Broadband: Why It's A Bad Deal
- Foxtel's Presto TV Streaming Is Overpriced And Lacking Content
- Where You Can (And Can't) Watch Your Fave TV Shows This Year
- Game Of Thrones Is Foxtel's Most Legally Downloaded Show Ever
- Foxtel Slashes Subscription Prices By Up To 50%
With Netflix kicking down the door for affordable streaming prices in Australia, Foxtel is more desperate to woo new customers than ever. One of its chief carrots is the popular HBO series Game Of Thrones which remains exclusive to the pay TV network during its initial run. In a bid to entice fans of the show, Foxtel Play is knocking $20 off its monthly Premium Movies & Drama package — just in time for Game Of Thrones season five. The process is a bit finicky, however.
We’re going to see a lot of subscription services announcements this week, largely triggered by Netflix’s official launch on November 24. Getting in ahead of the Netflix noise, Telstra is offering Foxtel’s Presto streaming service free to all Telstra T-Box customers for six months.
The US non-ratings season is nearly over, which means all your favourite TV shows will soon be returning to television screens. However, whether you’ll actually get to watch them depends on the entertainment services you subscribe to. With that in mind, here are five of the most popular shows in Australia — as voted by our readers — along with the only places you can (legally) access them.
With Netflix, Stan and Presto Entertainment all set to launch in the early part of 2015, there’s a lot of focus on which shows will be available on each service. In that context, ratings data from 2014 provides a sobering reminder that when they pay for TV, Australian viewers care far more about sport than they do about drama or comedy.