As exclusively tipped by SmartHouse, Fetch TV has signed a streaming deal with Netflix that will see the US streaming Companies content available on their set top box for $10 a month.
Fetch TV who are currently signing on thousands of new
customers a month after Optus bundled their set top box in a new $90 a month
broadband and home phone deal are the first pay TV operator to officially get
the Netflix tick of approval.
“As we surveyed the Australian market, Netflix was impressed
by the Fetch TV service, unique business model and the committed coalition of Telco
partners,” said Netflix’s Bill Holmes. “By partnering with Fetch TV we are
making it easy for (people) to watch Netflix on their televisions.”
The US-based streaming video-on-demand service is set to
launch locally next month. Fetch TV customers will however have to pay an
additional $10 a month to access the Netflix content.
By hosting the Netflix app, Fetch TV customers will be able
sign up and log on to the service from the Pay-TV platform.
ChannelNews understands that LG Samsung and Sony are also
set to be key Netflix partners.
In the US, Netflix is also available on set-top boxes like