Foxtel today launched its entertainment streaming service Binge with content and packages reported for 10,000 hours from $10 per month.
The platform follows Foxtel’s successful sports streaming service Kayo is sharing the same CEO with Julian Ogrin at the helm. Binge will charge one standard definition stream $10 per month , two high definition streams $14 per month and four high definition streams $18 per month.
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With Disney+, Netflix, Stan, Amazon Prime Video and local-owned video-on – demand (BVOD) channels from each TV network currently existing in Australia, Ogrin is adamant the app will thrive given its entry into a competitive market.
“This is a streaming service of the next generation where we aim to go beyond delivering the finest content by building an emotional bond with audiences focused on unpologetic viewing satisfaction, a place you can disappear for the precious ‘me time.’ We couldn’t be more excited to draw back the curtain and also bring our amazing commodity to Australia, “Ogrin said.
“The time has come to unleash this new service offering Australians the best in drama, lifestyle, reality and film. Binge will have something for everyone, whenever you want to watch, on your favorite device with an amazing line-up of entertainment from the best brands in the world. And there’ll always be something fresh to enjoy with new content added daily.
Binge offers a free trial for two weeks, and no lock-in contracts. It leverages local and global programming content deals from Foxtel including HBO, BBC, NBCUniversal and also WarnerMedia. Westworld, Inheritance, Big Little Lies, Breeders and Mrs. America are the launch shows. In addition, the platform will include evergreen content such as The Sopranos and The Office.
There’ll always be videos and documentaries on the website. Binge can also make user suggestions using personalized carousels and encourage users to save shows on Binge Lists.