Foxtel Play

Foxtel Play opens you up to an entire world of entertainment. It brings you everything Foxtel has to offer, minus the installation hassles. You can watch over the internet on your laptop or streaming devices, no cable necessary. Simply sign up for Foxtel Play, subscribe to your desired channel packages, and you’re good to go. The entire process takes only a few minutes.

The Foxtel Play platform was designed with streaming enthusiasts in mind, allowing you to watch your favourite shows live via the internet. There’s no lock-in contract to worry about, since you pay on a month-to-month basis. Moreover, subscribers enjoy a wide range of flexibility. You can change your channel picks each month, as well as pause or cancel your subscription at any time.

As for the Foxtel Play channel packs, there are five base packs, all catering to different interests. The Kids pack will keep your little ones busy for hours on end. The Lifestyle pack brings you all those addictive reality shows you can’t shake off. The Docos pack offers several channels that will help you increase your knowledge about everything that matters to you. While the Foxtel Play Pop pack as well as the Drama Pack offers all the series everyone is talking about – like Game of Thrones, Legion, Westworld, and Big Little Lies. You can choose one based on the channels you’re looking for or get both as a combo for a special price.

On top of that, Foxtel Now offers two premium Play pack additions – Movies pack and the popular Sport pack selection. To get one of these, you need to already have one of the base packs. The Sport pack allows you to stream sporting events live, while the Movies pack grants you access to multiple channels featuring hundreds of flicks to plan the perfect weekend marathon.

Foxtel Play
The content available on Foxtel Play varies based on the channel packs you choose. Here are the channels included with each pack, so you can have a better idea of what you’re looking for.

Docos Pack: Discovery, National Geographic Channel, Discovery Turbo, Nat Geo People, CI, A&E, Discovery Science, Animal Planet, BBC Knowledge, History, Nat Geo Wild

Lifestyle Pack: Lifestyle, Arena, Lifestyle Home, Lifestyle You, E!, Lifestyle Food, Style TLC

Kids Pack: Disney Channel, Disney Junior, Disney XD, Nick Jr, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, BBC CBeebies, BabyTV, Boomerang, Discovery Kids

Drama Pack: Showcase, BBC UKTV, BoxSets, TVH!TS, BBC First, Universal Channel, 13th Street

Pop Pack: Showcase, Syfy, Binge., Fox8, Comedy Channel, FX, MTV, 111 funny

Movies Pack: Foxtel Movies Premiere, Foxtel Movies Disney, Foxtel Movies Masterpice, Foxtel Movies Action, Foxtel Movies Romance, Foxtel Movies Thriller, Foxtel Movies Family, Foxtel Movies Comedy, Foxtel Movies More, World Movies

Sport Pack: Fox Sports 1, Fox League, Fox Sports 3, Fox Sports 4, Fox Sports 5, BeIn Sports 1, BeIn Sports 2, BeIn Sports 3, ESPN, ESPN 2, EuroSport, Footy Play

If you get them all, you can enjoy a wide range of entertainment:

You watch Foxtel Play via the internet with a compatible device. You can watch on PCs/Macs, Xbox One, PS3, PS4, selected Sony, Samsung or LG smart TVs, or Telstra TV (where Foxtel Play is available in HD).

Your Foxtel Play subscription comes with Foxtel Go, a useful app that allows you to watch all the content you want on the go, via mobile devices (tablets/smartphones).

The cost depends on the package or packages you choose. Lifestyle, Docos, and Kids are each priced at $10/month. Drama and Pop costs $15/month each, or you can get them both as a combo for $25/month.

On top of one (or all) of these, you can add the Sport pack or (and) The Movie pack. Sport costs $29/month, while Movies is priced at $20/month. Add them all and you’ll have to pay $104/month.


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Foxtel Play review

Australia’s biggest cable TV company ventured into the streaming world with Foxtel Play, a versatile service which allows subscribers to catch-up with their favourite shows or watch live TV on their preferred devices, via the internet. No more installation hassles or lock-in contracts to worry about. Explore everything that Foxtel has to offer in just a few clicks, pause or cancel your subscription at any time.
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Foxtel Play FAQs

Foxtel Play uses the internet to stream TV content to your chosen device. That’s why it’s important to make sure your current internet plan provides enough data usage per month (how much you download) and sufficient data speed (how quickly things download) to support your viewing habits. The amount of data consumed while watching Foxtel Play can vary by device, but the maximum data required is 1.4GB per hour for SD content or 3.2GB per hour for HD content (currently only available on the Telstra TV device).
Well, that’s the beauty of Foxtel Play. Since it’s a service delivered via the internet, all you need is a broadband plan and a compatible device. You can start watching Foxtel Play in a matter of minutes.
Foxtel Go allows you to stream content from your package on your compatible smartphone or tablet. By purchasing a Foxtel Play subscription you will get access to the free Foxtel Go app. You can download the app from Google Play or App Store and start watching immediately. All you need to do then is log in using your Foxtel Play username and password and start streaming live sports events, TV shows and movies from your package.

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