Report: Netflix Is Coming To Foxtel

The fight to be Australia’s streaming top dog continues with Netflix maintaining its position but Stan and Foxtel’s streaming offering, Go, tightening the gap. But while the competition is fierce, Netflix and Foxtel seem to be doing the unthinkable: They’re teaming up.

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Netflix’s content, according to a photo leak and rumours supplied to NewsCorp, will become available on Australia’s largest pay-TV provider in the coming months and is expected to be confirmed at an event this week.

In the leaked photo, a Foxtel remote is shown to have a Netflix button, suggesting content from the global streaming giant will become available for Foxtel subscribers as well.


Users could potentially search for content with their voice, according to a picture of the remote indicating the inclusion of a microphone. Lifehacker Australia has reached out to Foxtel to confirm the news.

Netflix Australia has more than 11 million subscribers as of March 2019, according to Roy Morgan, while Foxtel has nearly five million. Stan trails behind with 2.6 million subscribers.

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