Disney+ launches on Foxtel STBs

Australian telco The Foxtel Group has announced the integration of Disney+ on its set-top boxes.

More than 1.7 million subscribers using an iQ3, iQ4 or iQ5 STB will be able to access the Disney SVOD, which is available in the country for AUS$11.99 per month.

Kylie Watson-Wheeler, Senior Vice President and Managing Director of The Walt Disney Company in Australia and New Zealand, said: “We’re excited to add Disney+ on Foxtel iQ devices which makes a Disney+ subscription seamlessly accessible on this platform. 

“This innovation means Foxtel customers can conveniently expand their viewing experience to enjoy our world’s-best entertainment and content for all ages, with an ever-growing catalogue, exciting new releases, exclusive original content, and more on Disney+.”

Foxtel said that the launch will serve its overall content aggregation plans, with the app joining a portfolio of streamers that includes the likes of ABC iview, SBS on Demand, 10 Play, 9 Now, Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, YouTube and Vevo.

Tags: Disney, Foxtel

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