Foxtel is dedicated to keeping Australians connected and entertained in the midst of the Covid-19 crisis. Comforted by being around families as millions are urged to stay home, access to great entertainment and improved services also offer some form of enjoyment and relief.
With aspects of life like school, work, leisure and travel temporarily disrupted, additional features and services that cater to what the customers currently need becomes a priority for providers like Foxtel.
“We have heard from our customers that during these challenging times, one of the things that really makes a difference is being able to keep the whole family entertained, informed and connected as they settle in at home,” Foxtel Group Chief Executive Officer Patrick Delany said.
These initiatives aim to deliver a much better experience while Australians settle in their homes with significantly more content, internet data with no limits, and multiple screen access – all for free.
Foxtel customers can access more content
From 26th March to 31st May, Foxtel customers are provided with a more extensive library of content. The new added shows can be accessed via Foxtel’s Drama, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Documentaries, Reality, and Kids channels at no extra costs. There’s new content surge happening on demand libraries as well to keep the whole family entertained.
Multiscreen available at no extra charge
Originally offered as part of the Platinum Plus bundle or as an add-on service at $15/month, all Foxtel customers can now enjoy the Multiscreen feature for free. This allows you to watch Foxtel in another room via the Foxtel app on your compatible Smart TV or streaming device. Casting to the big screen via the Foxtel Go app is another way to optimize your experience.
Foxtel Now customers get more drama, docos, and kids channels
Foxtel Now customers signed to Essentials pack (Pop and Lifestyle) also score channels from Drama Extra, Kids, and Docos without needing to purchase additional channels packs. New drama channels you can access for free on Foxtel Now are BBC First, UKTV, and Fox Crime, as well as kids and documentary channels National Geographic, History, Nickelodeon, and Cartoon Network.
Unlimited broadband for all Foxtel customers
Australians who are on Foxtel’s broadband service with data limits can have their internet switched to unlimited without extra charges. Limitless data is apparently an essential as people stay home and rely on broadband to connect with friends and other family members. With more content on TV and streaming available also comes the need for unlimited internet.
Foxtel customer eligibility
The initiatives launched by Foxtel are available to all subscribers, including those who signed up through Telstra or Optus. There’s no activation needed in order to make use of these added features and services. Customers will be able to access more content on more screens and enjoy unlimited broadband effective immediately until 31st May.
What content is available?
Customers are supplemented with thousands of hours worth of live and on demand content. These latest additions come from Foxtel’s content partners BBC Studios, Discovery, ViacomCBS, NBC Universal, Turner and National Geographic. Foxtel users can now watch the new series Mrs America starring Cate Blanchett and Rose Byrne, as well as the new seasons of popular shows Westworld and Outlander. New drama thriller Devs is also available on Foxtel plus entire seasons and box sets of great series, including Game of Thrones and Succession. To lighten up the mood, comedy classics like Friends and Seinfeld are up for grabs.