to launch at $9 a month - 23rd March 2015
has unveiled its pricing a day ahead of the official
launch of its Australian service, with subscribers
able to access the streaming video-on-demand service
for $8.99 a month after a month-long free trial, $1
less than rivals Presto and Stan.
Netflix is going to ruin your life
well as the standard-definition plan, Netflix consumers
will have the option of signing up for a two-stream
high-definition plan for $11.99 or a four-stream familyplan
in 4K ultra-high definition for $14.99.
pricing announcement coincides with Telstras
move to offer its T-Box customers a six-month bonus
subscription to Foxtels SVOD service Presto
and the launch of Foxtels iQ3 box, which is
available for $125 plus installation costs.
will also be unmetered on Telstras fixed home
broadband internet service, meaning it wont
count towards customers monthly data allowance.
will debut in Australia with its own series, such
as House of Cards including exclusive access
to season three and Orange is the New Black.
the company confirmed seasons one and two of Orange
is the New Black would be available at launch, with
Australians able to access season three on June 12,
at the same time as the US.
Netflix content includes Bloodline, as well as exclusive
material from The Walt Disney Company and Village
will also be able to buy Netflix gift cards in supermarkets
and other retail outlets.
Entertainment and Fairfax Medias SVOD service
Stan has confirmed exclusive content deals with companies,
including studios such as Amazon and Sony.
has an exclusive content deal with 20th Century Fox,
which will enable it to show Modern Family, Homeland
and Sons of Anarchy, adding to its exclusive deals
with Showtime and HBO.
think Presto has the strongest range of TV and movies
compared to its subscription video on demand competitors
and thats why were so excited to be making
it available to hundreds of thousands of T-Box owners
around Australia, Telstra director of pay-TV
and IPTV Eric Kearley said in a statement on Sunday.
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