TV Set-Top Boxes Australia Timeline

NameLaunch DateComments
1. Foxtel1995Australian IPTV via Telstra.
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In 2020 Binge was launched.
2. Optus1995Australian IPTV via Optus.
In 2010 Fetch TV launched via iiNet. In 2012 Optus became onseller.
In 2015 Netflix subscriptions were added, also Stan, Amazon Prime, and YouTube
via Fetch Mighty (m616T) set-top box. Fetch Mini also available.
3. AppleTV2007Set-Top Box developed by Apple.
In 2016 Apple TV app released for iPhones, iPads and in 2019 the Mac.
In 2019 Apple TV+ launched, a video service running on Apple devices, Samsung and other smart TVs, Playstation, Xbox, Roku, Amazon FireTV and Google Chromecast in early 2021.
4. FireTV2014Set-Top Box developed by Amazon
5. Chromecast with GoogleTV2020Set-Top Box using a modified Android TV operating system. Note, Android TV was the successor to the earlier Google TV platform in use 2010-2014.
These Google TV user interfaces are deeply integrated with the Google TV video service.


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