Presto subscribers are also being offered Foxtel Play’s Pop and Movies tiers for $15 per month for three months, but its regular price of $35 per month is well above current Presto pricing.
The Pop tier includes a some of Foxtel’s most popular channels, with programs that were unavailable on Presto, including showcase titles Game of Thrones, Westworld plus A Place to Call Home, Wentworth and more. It also includes the Binge channel featuring complete seasons of True Blood, The Walking Dead and more. Upcoming Home and Away event Revenge, with Dan Ewing and Lisa Gormley is also included.
The Movies tier features all of Foxtel’s movie channels and pop-up movies channels.
Foxtel Play offers access to the Pay TV platform without a full home installation and represents a renewed push in the Streaming market. Today it has added competition with Amazon Prime Video now available in Australia.
It features five different entry level tiers including Drama and Pop packs priced at $15 per month each or $25 for both, plus Lifestyle, Documentary and Kids packs for $10 each per month, plus the Movies tier for an additional $20 per month; and the Sports tier for an extra $29 per month.
Current Presto subscribers will receive a promo code for use at www.foxtelplay.com.au/presto.
Foxtel Play is also now available on Telstra TV with HD streaming.
Deanne Weir, Foxtel’s Managing Director – Content Aggregation and Wholesale, said, “Earlier this year, we announced a revolutionary new approach to offer more flexible pricing and delivery of Foxtel that allows Australians to design a subscription that works for them. Today’s arrival of Foxtel Play on Telstra TV takes that a big step further by adding a popular device to enjoy our unbeatable content on coupled with the addition of live HD streaming. With further updates to Foxtel Play on the horizon, we’re confident this will have more eyes turning to Foxtel in the weeks and months to come.”