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If you love your TV but have been looking for a way to get it all in one place, Fetch TV is the answer. With your choice of three powerful set top boxes as the hub, Fetch brings all your favourite TV together in the one place at a price that’ll surprise you. Free to air TV, all the big streaming services like Netflix and Stan, and Fetch’s bundles of premium channels all come together in the one place. Best of all, you can bundle it with unlimited NBN from iPrimus. Adding Fetch with iPrimus also gets you 1 Premium Channel Pack and 6 bonus movie rentals.
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The great thing about Fetch TV is how versatile it is. Relying on a fast, unlimited-data broadband connection for its premium channel packs as well as the many streaming services that are built into the Fetch TV box, it’s a perfect pairing with plans from several of Australia’s top internet providers like iPrimus.
Buying the Fetch TV Box
If you’re the sort of person who likes to keep their options open and own their devices outright, then Fetch TV makes that easy. Just head in to a Fetch retailer to pick yours up. Any JB HiFi, Harvey Norman or Domayne store (and their online sites) will give you a choice among the Fetch Mini, Mini 4K, and Fetch Mighty – three different ways to get your Fetch. If you’re thinking of bundling with an internet plan, Dodo offers affordable unlimited broadband that includes Fetch TV as an add-on option.
The Mini is a streaming-focused box which brings together Fetch’s premium channel packs and movies, your favourite streaming services and free-to-air TV. The Mini also now has a 4K version with the Mini 4K. On the other hand, the powerful Mighty adds the ability to record hundreds of hours of TV on its built-in hard disk, letting you record multiple shows at once while watching something else.
When you buy your own Fetch TV box, all you need to do is activate it with Fetch and you’re good to go. At a cost of only a dollar a month you get access to 30 movies every month, and can add or remove channel packs to suit your viewing with no contracts to worry about.
How to Get Fetch TV
Visit iPrimus website
Sign up for unlimited nbn
Bundle Fetch with an internet plan
Fetch as an Add-On to Your Internet Plan
If you’re after an easy all-in-one solution for your internet and entertainment, getting Fetch TV as an add-on to your broadband internet plan from participating providers is a great way to get set up for Fetch without having to pay upfront for a box.
You’ll find Fetch TV offered from smaller providers such as Aussie Broadband as well as huge companies like Optus, as an add-on available with unlimited NBN plans. Sitting firmly in the value sweet spot, Fetch can also be had from both iPrimus and Dodo, who’ve been partnering with Fetch TV for years and offer it as an easy-to-bundle service with some very valuable extras.
All you need to do is add Fetch TV as an extra when you’re building your internet plan – both iPrimus and Dodo make this easy to do, giving you a choice of a Fetch Mini or Mighty for a set monthly price that includes one premium channel pack of your choice. Everything else is taken care of for you – the box and everything you need to set it up is sent to you. The Fetch Mini 4K, however, is currently available for outright purchase only from selected providers.
Latest Plans and Offers for Fetch TV
With plenty of different ways to get set up with Fetch TV, you’re going to want to compare prices to see which bundle offers you the best deal. We’ve found some of the easiest ways to bundle Fetch TV with your internet connection for you – and some of the best deals.
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What You Can Watch on Fetch TV
With so many ways to watch TV these days, it’s no wonder Fetch TV is so popular – it pulls together all your favourite TV from streaming services, free to air TV channels and catch-up, plus the sort of premium TV channels you used to need an expensive pay TV service to see.
Sport on Fetch TV
With the Vibe channel pack, Fetch TV delivers sporting action from the US and around the world via two ESPN channels, as well as global action sports with Edge Sport and esports with the Egg Network. And there’s more sporting options, too – for example, if the beautiful game is your passion, you can add Optus Sport for live football coverage including the English Premier League and beIN Sports to bring you the best of European sport across three channels for one low price.
TV and Movies on Fetch TV
Along with your 30 free movies every month – and TV and movie stores where you can rent and buy everything from the classics to the latest blockbusters – Fetch’s TV packs give you a wealth of options, from general entertainment to a huge range of documentary channels to premium drama from the BBC, Universal and more. You can pick the packs with the channels you like, or get it all in the discounted Ultimate pack – at only $20/month for the lot, incredible value.
International Channels on Fetch TV
If you call another part of the world home, Fetch TV can help you feel like you’re there with its unique international channel packs. The Taj Mahal pack brings together a huge 23 channels from India and the surrounding region, offering news, movies and more. The Italian pack delivers four live Italian channels from RAI and Mediaset, while the Chinese pack gives you 14 diverse channels from provinces across China. Hong Kong and Korean viewers have the TVB Cantonese and Korean Pack, while Philippines viewers can get eight channels from home in the Pinoy Pack. You can add and remove these packs at any time without contracts.
Compatible Devices with Fetch TV
The great thing about Fetch TV is that you don’t need to worry about finding the right device to access it – either the Fetch Mini, Mini 4K or Fetch Mighty will do it all for you, from Fetch’s own premium channel packs and TV/movie stores, to free to air, to all the streaming and catch-up services you love.
But when you’re on the go, you can make sure you never miss a moment of your favourite TV thanks to the Fetch app for iOS and Android smartphones and tablets. It lets you watch your channels anywhere you go, and even set recordings on the Fetch Mighty while you’re out and about. You can even use it as a second remote control when you’re on the couch!
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What People Ask about Fetch TV
No – that’s the great thing about Fetch TV. The only installation needed it to connect it to your TV antenna and your internet via wi-fi or Ethernet, and that’s it – you’re good to go. It’s quick, simple, easy and you can take it with you if you move.
No – and you most likely never will. Fetch is, in many ways, a direct competitor to Foxtel and Foxtel Now, providing a pay TV set top box but using broadband internet to deliver channels. If you’re keen to try Foxtel Now, we’d recommend picking up either the Foxtel Now box or the Telstra TV 3.
No – as a Foxtel company, Kayo is unlikely to ever be made available as a Fetch TV app, a side effect of the competition between the two companies. For Kayo access on a TV, we’d recommend either the Apple TV 4 or the Telstra TV 3, both superb devices for Kayo and many other streaming services. If you’d rather not spend too much, though, Google’s Chromecast does the trick in conjunction with your smartphone.
No – it’s up to you to subscribe to the streaming services you want to use on the Fetch box – and of course, you can bring your existing subscriptions and start streaming Netflix, Prime Video, hayu, Stan and others on your new Fetch box.
Yes, absolutely – as long as you have the Fetch Mighty box. That powerful device lets you record multiple channels at the same time. The Fetch Mini doesn’t allow recording at all, but contains a small amount of memory so that you can pause live TV for up to around half an hour, or rewind and replay as needed. You can also browse and stream recordings from a Fetch Mighty on the same home network.
The Mighty is one of the most powerful video recorders on the market, able to record up to six channels at once while you watch a seventh. You’ll never miss a show again!
Fetch recommends that you avoid buying a second hand box, because the previous owner will likely have registered it to their account and ISP, and that can’t be changed. If the seller bought their box outright from a retailer, then you can use the box – but you’d want to be 100% sure or you’ll end up with an expensive paperweight!
Yes – if you purchase a Fetch Mini or Mighty outright at a retailer, you can use it with an broadband provider once you’ve got the box set up and activated. Of course, a broadband plan with unlimited data is almost mandatory, since Fetch’s channels all work via continuous broadband streaming.
Yes! Fetch has a free app for both iOS and Android that you can download and pair with your Fetch box. Then you’ll be able to stream TV from it – including your recordings – anywhere you are. You can also download purchased or rented shows and movies to your phone to watch later without using precious mobile data.
No – the rights to HBO in Australia are owned by Foxtel, so you’ll find HBO’s shows there as well as on their on-demand streaming service Binge. You can still purchase HBO shows from the Fetch TV store, though.
While it’s a case of “never say never,” Disney doesn’t seem to have any plans to bring their app to Fetch TV for the time being.
You can use Fetch’s Mighty and Mini without an internet connection to watch free-to-air broadcasts and recordings, but only for a few days. After that you’ll see a message that the box is locked, and you’ll need to connect it to the internet to keep using it.
Yes – all of Fetch’s premium channels are delivered via broadband internet streaming, so they use data for as long as you watch them. Of course, other apps such as Netflix also use data. We’d recommend a broadband plan with unlimited data if you’re going to use Fetch TV.
If you’re getting Fetch TV via an internet provider like iPrimus or Dodo, you don’t need to worry about data usage – it’s only available on unlimited-data plans. If you’re buying the Fetch box yourself, it’s best to use it on an unlimited plan to avoid excess charges, since all Fetch premium channels are delivered via streaming.
If you get your Fetch box from a provider like Dodo or iPrimus, the box is only able to be used with their network – it’s a part of your internet plan. If you’re likely to switch internet providers in the future, the best option is to buy the box outright – Fetch boxes bought at retail work with any provider.
To order a replacement remote, sign into your Fetch account on their web site, head to “Account Settings” then “Hardware Replacement” and select “Remote Control”.
To restart your Fetch box, go into Settings and head to Device Info, then Options, and choose Fetch TV Box Restart. If you’re unable to access menus, try turning off power to the box, waiting 30 seconds then powering it up again.
Turning subtitles off and on is easy – just press the Text button on your Fetch remote! It’s right above the Apps button.
If you’ve purchased a Fetch box second hand and found that it’s locked, unfortunately there is no way to unlock it – it’s likely owned by the ISP that originally provided it.
You need to make sure that the cable from your free-to-air antenna is plugged into the back of the Fetch box – then just scan for available channels during the initial setup of the box, and you’ll then find those channels in your Electronic Program Guide to watch and record.
Unlike Foxtel, Fetch TV doesn’t come with any default channels. However, most ISPs that provide Fetch also give you a choice of one channel pack at no extra cost (and often, 30 free movies a month as well). You can look at the various channel packs and what they include – as well as the speciality channels available – on the Fetch web site.
Yes you can – just plug a USB drive into the Fetch Mighty or Mini and play a wide range of different video, audio and even picture files. Or play your own media from anywhere on your home network.