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Vodafone enters the Aussie video-streaming area with its personal Android TV field

In a marketplace that’s already saturated with streaming gadgets like Telstra TV and Optus’ Fetch TV, any other Australian telco has joined the fray.

Vodafone Australia has nowadays introduced that it is going to be launching Vodafone TV, a streaming field powered through Google’s Android platform, in April.

Coinciding with the discharge of the streaming software will likely be Vodafone’s enlargement of its broadband provider to extra towns in Australia, particularly Brisbane, Gold Coast, Adelaide, Perth and Hobart. These days Vodafone’s NBN plans are to be had handiest in Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra, Geelong and Newcastle.

Package deal up

Vodafone TV will retail for $120 and is derived bundled with a 12-month usual Netflix subscription in case you join some of the telco’s upper pace NBN plans (ie. the $80 NBN 50 or $100 NBN 100 plan) sooner than June 30, 2018. 

In case you’ve already were given your self a Netflix subscription, by no means worry! Vodafone will supply a code that you are able to redeem any time sooner than August 31, 2018 to stay your provider streaming. 

At $120, Vodafone’s streaming field is inexpensive than Telstra TV 2 and Fetch Mini, to not point out Apple TV as neatly. It’s a tad dearer than the Foxtel Now Field and Amazon’s Fireplace TV Stick, however Vodafone TV is 4K appropriate and works with free-to-air TV tuners. It additionally comes with a far flung with one-button get admission to to Netflix and YouTube.

Pricing and availability

Vodafone TV will likely be to be had in any respect Vodafone shops from mid-April and can retail, as discussed previous, for $120 if you wish to acquire it outright. 

You don’t wish to have a Vodafone broadband plan to make use of the software, however in case you’d like to enroll in one, the field will also be paid for with an extra $five per thirty days for your web invoice over a 24-month plan.