TransACT becomes latest Australian telco to offer FetchTV

UPDATED 18/5/12: Australian telco TransACT has launched IPTV services based on the FetchTV offering, delivered over its DOCSIS 3.0 network.

The service costs AUD 20 (US$ 20) per month as part of a 24-month plan when bundled with a 10 GB broadband connection, and is available to customers in the cities of Ballarat, Geelong and Mildura (all located in Victoria state).

It includes a 1 TB Personal Video Recorder with three digital tuners, time-shifting capabilities, 25 premium subscription channels, access to a VOD library of more than 1,000 titles (with 30 titles available for free each month), TV on-demand channels, and applications including YouTube on TV, Facebook, Twitter, Wiki, Weather and Mathletics.

A free mobile application for the iPhone and iPad is also available from the Apple App Store, which turns a smart device into a fully interactive remote control with rich content browsing capability, giving people the freedom to control and interact with their FetchTV service wherever they are.

FetchTV is a wholesale IPTV service provided by FetchTV to a number of ISP customers in Australia, including iiNet, Adam Internet, Internode and Optus.

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