Fetch TV partners with Aussie Broadband to deliver the Fetch one-stop entertainment service, contract free, over the nbn™
Media Release | Thursday, 18 Oct 2018 | 2 min read
Sydney, Australia – Fetch TV and Aussie Broadband today announced a partnership that will see the award-winning Fetch service available to Aussie Broadband customers.
From December 2018, Aussie Broadband customers will be able to enjoy their favourite content together in one place, with one remote, one interface and one bill, and delivered over an award-winning* network with ultrafast plans. Pre-orders for new customers will be accepted from 19 November.
Aussie Broadband will make available the 4K capable Fetch Mighty box featuring 4 tuners and a 1TB personal video recorder for $15 per month, and the Fetch Mini streaming box with 1 tuner for $10 per month. Customers will be able to share content, subscriptions and recordings between up to 3 multi-room boxes. Like most of its other plans, Aussie Broadband will offer Fetch TV with no lock-in contracts.
Scott Lorson, CEO, Fetch TV said “Aussie Broadband has earned a reputation for great customer service and industry leading nbnTM broadband speeds. Like Fetch, they are enjoying strong growth by offering an attractive product at a competitive price. We believe Aussie Broadband will make a significant contribution toward our goal of 1m Australian households”.
Phillip Britt, MD of Aussie Broadband, said “Fetch TV is a perfect match for the company. We really, really like the product and we think our customers will love it too – it really takes home entertainment to a whole new level.
We also think Fetch as a company is a great partner for us, which is almost as important as the service itself – they have the same focus on delivering a high-quality product, similar values and the same sense of humour.”
The Fetch service is a one-stop entertainment platform providing access to Free-to-Air TV, catch up services, $6 per month content packs offering premium linear subscription channels, a Movie Store with over 7500 movies to buy or rent, a TV Store with access to hundreds of the most popular shows, integrated access to Netflix, Stan, hayu# and YouTube, a media hub and more.
# Additional subscriptions required for Netflix, Stan and hayu.
About Fetch TV
Fetch TV partners with leading internet service providers Optus, the iiNet Group (iiNet, Internode, and Westnet), Vocus (Dodo and iPrimus) and Aussie Broadband along with leading retailers Harvey Norman, JB Hi Fi, Bing Lee and The Good Guys to provide subscribers with an entertainment service delivered to the TV over a broadband connection and a set top box. In addition to a 1 terabyte personal video recorder for recording TV, the content line-up includes an in-home movie store with over 7,500 titles including the latest new releases, a TV store with leading TV shows to purchase, leading SVOD services Netflix and Stan, Free to Air and subscription Catch-Up TV services, apps including YouTube, as well as the option to add subscription entertainment channel packs from major content providers. Visit fetch.com.au for more information.
All information contained in this media release, including references to costs, speed, and capability of the Aussie Broadband network, was correct at time of publication, and may have since changed.
About Aussie Broadband Limited
Aussie Broadband is an Australian operated telecommunications company that was formed in 2008 and is based in Morwell Victoria, Australia.
The company's main focus is nbn® (NBN) subscription plans and bundles to residential homes, small businesses, not-for-profits, corporate/enterprise and managed service providers.
As a licensed carrier, the company provides these services through a wholesale agreement with NBN Co, a mix of leased backhaul infrastructure from third parties and its own network equipment.
The company also offers a range of other telecommunications services including VoIP, mobile plans and handsets, entertainment bundles through its partnership with Fetch TV and connections through its own fibre, the OptiComm network and its white label platform.
With its acquisition of Over the Wire, the company is also a Tier 1 voice provider, and offers a range of tailored cloud, connect and collaborate solutions to business, government and enterprise customers.
Along with being a proud member of the Pledge 1% Movement, Small Change Big Change and more, Aussie Broadband is a certified B Corporation and the largest telco in Australia to hold accreditation.
Aussie Broadband has remained Australia's Most Trusted Brand in Telecommunications since December 2020 and was more recently named Australia's Most Trusted Telco for the second year in a row at the Roy Morgan Trusted Brand Awards for 2023.