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Australian telcommunications operator Optus has added new premium video content for fixed broadband and mobile subscribers.

Optus watching sports on TVNew and existing mobile customers can sign up to Optus A$90 Entertainment Plan to receive the Yes TV by Fetch included for the life of the plan at no additional cost. The new pack includes customer access to over 35 premium channels, 30 pre-selected movies each month and the option to rent over 5,000 movies included in the Connect Pack. Customers also receive a Wi-Fi-enabled PVR device with 1 terabyte of space for recording.

Entertainment Plan customers have unlimited data on broadband, free standard calls, and subscription to Optus Sport with access to Premier League and Cricket Australia matches.

The telco has also added another service at the cost of an extra A$10 per month. The Optus ABC ME app option offers Australian and international content specifically designed for primary school-aged children without tapping into their monthly data allowance through the app.

“Entertainment is a key focus for Optus and we are excited to continue building our entertainment options for our customers,” said Ben White, managing director, marketing and product, Optus.
“These latest additions to the entertainment pack and mobile TV streaming are bringing our customers more choice and value when it comes to their entertainment needs.”

With mobile TV streaming, Optus customers will now have access to data-free streaming from subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) services Netflix and Stan; streaming of all ABC channels and on- demand from ABC iview; streaming of the dedicated preschool children’s app ABC Kids iview; as well as streaming of the dedicated primary school children’s app ABC Me.