|1. Foxtel||1995||In 2004, Foxtel (Live stream+Free to air) switched from analog to digital technology, then in 2005 Foxtel iQ set-top boxes, with iQ2 enabled for Internet in 2010.
On 7th September 2021 the iQ5 was launched, accessible via satellite cable and NBN modem.
|2. Optus||1995||In 2004 Optus switched to digital using Foxtel iQ set-tops, see above. However, with the NBN, Optus support ceased.|
In its place since 2012 Optus became a major onseller for Fetch live stream TV.
Fetch TV originally launched in 2010 using iiNet as its ISP. Based in Sydney, owner Astro Malaysia, it provides customers with a Fetch Mighty (m616T) set-top box with Fetch Mini also available, rivals to Telstra/Foxtel TV.
In 2019 Fetch TV's customer base was estimated at about 760,000.
|Since 2015 subscriber-paid on demand services in Australia have included the Australian company Stan (2 million subscribers in 2020) and the US companies Netflix (5.4 million), also Hayu, and Amazon Prime (1.7 million).
Disney + (1 million) launched in the US in November 2019, but in Australia not available on Foxtel iQ or Fetch.
|3. Apple TV||2007||Set-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 devices similar to Disney + above.
|4. Fire TV||2014||Set-Top Box developed by Amazon.|
|5. Google Chromecast||2020||Set-Top Box using a modified Android TV operating system. Android TV is successor to an earlier Google TV platform in use 2010-2014. Both operating systems are deeply integrated with Google TV video service.|
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