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Fetch TV goes “Skinny” with new and affordable channel packs

Fetch TV has announced new and affordable “Skinny” packs that will bring customers up to 49 additional channels including hit stations like SyFy, TVHits, ESPN, CNN and National Geographic.

The Fetch TV set top box and PVR includes a high definition digital tuner and a 1TB hard drive.

It is available through Australia’s leading internet service providers including Optus, iiNet, Dodo, iPrimus and Internode or through retailers Harvey Norman and JB HiFi.

The Skinny packs will be available from Monday and will be priced at just $6 each per month.

The four Skinny packs are Kids, Knowledge, Vibe and Variety. Customers can choose individual Skinny packs for $6 a month per pack or buy all four for $20 per month to receive all 49 channels.

The packs include premium content from Disney, ESPN, NBCUniversal, Viacom. Nickelodeon, Turner, Fox Networks Groups and Scripps.

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“Fetch TV and our partners are committed to growing the Australian Pay TV market by offering unprecedented choice and value,” said Scott Lorson, Fetch TV CEO.

“In response to overwhelming consumer feedback, we have gone ‘skinny’ with the introduction of premium channel packs for just $6 per month.

“These packs usher in a new era of choice and competition, and are expected to cement Fetch TV’s position in the market and fuel our next wave of growth.”

The Fetch TV Mighty set-top box
The Fetch TV Mighty set-top box

The new packs include 10 channels that are not currently available with the existing Entertainment Pack including Disney XD, Cartoon Network, Boomerang, CBeebies, ZooMoo, 13tgh Street, MTV Classic, Edge Sports and Garage TV.

And there will be additional; channel launches later in 2017.

The Fetch TV Mini
The Fetch TV Mini

Fetch TV has two set-top boxes to choose from – the Mini and the Mighty – which combine free-to-air TV, five catch up services, access to Netflix and Stan and a movie store with more than 6,000 titles to rent or buy.

There’s also a companion app for iOS and Android which allows you view content and live TV on the move.

 

About Stephen Fenech

Stephen is the Tech Guide editor and one of Australia's most respected tech journalists. He is a regular on radio and TV talking about the latest tech news, products and trends.

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