If you fancy watching the Australian cricket tour of India over the next month, going mobile might be your best bet. Telstra will be streaming live coverage of the tour, which begins on October 9, via its Next G network. Of course, that amount of streaming media doesn't come cheap — it's $3.95 for a day pack or $9.95 for a monthly. If you're interested (and already have a Next G phone), the latter is obviously a better deal.
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Earlier this month, it was revealed NBN Co had started initial talks with ISPs about how they could chuck an extra fee on video streaming, according to Commsday and iTNews. Naturally, all of Australia simultaneously freaked out because video streaming sites like Netflix, Stan and YouTube have become as much of a necessary part of daily life as food or maybe even oxygen. So, while the conversation around net neutrality has been ongoing in the United States for years, it had finally arrived to Australian shores. But with the 5G rollout picking up speed, it's likely Australians would just move to this and other alternatives for their streaming needs.
In a break from tradition, Netflix added most of its content on Wednesday this week instead of Friday. This means there isn't much coming to the service this weekend. Fortunately, the content that's there is definitely worth a watch.