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Foxtel announced the pricing plan and availability of its "Get Started" package for the XBox 360. The service, which offers Pay IPTV, starts at $20 a month. The service will be available in early November, but is only accessible to users who already have access to Foxtel. Furthermore, users need an Xbox Live Gold Account and a minimum broadband speed of 1.5 Mbps.
The packages and prices
"Get Started" ($20 per month)
Offers the most basic connection and offers live streaming acces to eleven channels:
FOX8, Nickelodeon, MTV, Lifestyle YOU, Channel [V], Discovery, TV1, National Geographic Channel, SKY NEWS, CNN and FOX Sports News.
Offers extra packages such as Entertainment, Sports and movies. Access is given to channels such as MTV Hits, [V] Hits, MTV Classic, UKTV, The Comedy Channel, Discovery Turbo MAX, Disney, Nat Geo Adventure, BBC Knowledge, Universal Channel, Sci Fi, (Sports) ESPN, Fox Sports Play, Eurosport, Fuel TV Showtime and Movie One channel and Movie Two.
"Catch Up TV package"
It lets users TV programs on their own time. The channels that include this feature are MTV, FOX8, Nickelodeon, LifeStyle YOU, Channel [V], National Geographic Channel, Discovery, SKY News, CNN, Disney, UKTV, The Comedy Channel, Nat Geo Adventure, Discovery Turbo Max and BBC Knowledge.