FOXTEL is Australia's leading subscription television provider and is connected to more than 1.5 million homes on cable and satellite through retail and wholesale distribution. FOXTEL strives to ensure subscribers find TV they want to watch every time they switch on through delivery of more than 150 channels covering news, sport, general entertainment, movies, documentaries, music and children’s programming. FOXTEL is owned by Telstra Corporation Ltd (50%), The News Corporation Ltd (25%), and Consolidated Media Holdings Limited (25%).
The High Definition (HD) service FOXTEL HD+ was launched in 2008, along with the personal digital recorder the FOXTEL iQ2, which will be our vehicle for high definition product delivery into the future.
FOXTEL is committed to expanding the HD+ service from as early as 2009 with the launch of a brand new satellite and access to increased cable capacity.
FOXTEL began with 20 channels in 1995, rising to more than 100 digital channels by 2004 when the FOXTEL Digital service was launched.
By 2007 FOXTEL was 100% digital, and this enables innovations in content and service delivery to be delivered to consumers.
FOXTEL is proud to have signed on for 3 years as a media partner of Sydney Opera House.
To find out more about FOXTEL visit the FOXTEL website.