Home Your IT Entertainment Internode kicks off FetchTV trial

Internode has kicked off its FetchTV service, inviting customers who had expressed interest in its early adopter programme to sign up.

 

Customers taking ADSL2+ services on Internode DSLAMs and close enough to the exchange to get at least 4.5Mbps downstream can apply for the service at a reduced set up fee of $49 ($99 when the full commercial service launches) and pay the standard monthly fee of $29.95 without having to commit to a 24 month contract.

At the end of the trial they will have the option to either cancel the service and return the set-top box or sign on to a contract of 24 months from the date they first took the services.

During the trial Internode will support only a limited number of ADSL broadband modem routers: others may work, but users will have to configure these themselves.

When it launches the commercial service, Internode is planning to offer the full FetchTV service to customers with adequate connections and those with slower connections a lite service consisting of a subset of the programming at a lower cost.

In the first phase of the trial it is inviting applications from those able to take the full service and says "a little later, we'll open up the Early Adopter program further, by inviting signups for the fetchtv 'lite' service." It has given no indication of when it plans to launch the full commercial service.

Internode announced plans to offer FetchTV in April and announced plans for the early adopter scheme in August. iiNet was the first ISP in Australia to launch a full commercial FetchTV service, in July. Adam Internet last week became the third ISP to commit to offer the service.

You can read more stories on telecommunications in our newsletter ExchangeDaily, click here to sign up for a free trial...

WEBINAR 7th May 11am - WOW 802.11

Learn how Ruckus Redefines High-Speed, High Capacity Wi-Fi with Industry’s First 802.11ac Wave 2 Access Point

THIS IS ONE NOT TO MISS SO REGISTER NOW

DON'T MISS OUT - REGISTER NOW!

FREE - SYDNEY & MELBOURNE BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE EVENTS

The Holy Grail of the Business Intelligence (BI) industry – pervasive deployments and widespread end-user adoption – has remained an illusive dream for years. Until now!

REGISTER & SECURE YOU PLACE / BRING A FRIEND

Melbourne - venue Captain Melville’s CBD 2:30 – 6:00pm, Tuesday 28th April

Sydney - venue Redoak CBD 2:30 – 6:00pm, Thursday 30th April

DON'T MISS OUT - MELBOURNE REGISTER NOW!

DON'T MISS OUT - SYDNEY REGISTER NOW!

FREE WHITEPAPER - RISKS OF MOVING DATABASES TO VMWARE

VMware changed the rules about the server resources required to keep a database responding

It's now more difficult for DBAs to see interaction between the database and server resources

This whitepaper highlights the key differences between performance management between physical and virtual servers, and maps out the five most common trouble spots when moving production databases to VMware

1. Innacurate metrics
2. Dynamic resource allocation
3. No control over Host Resources
4. Limited DBA visibility
5. Mutual ignorance

Don't move your database to VMware before learning about these potential risks, download this FREE Whitepaper now!

DOWNLOAD!

Stuart Corner

 

Tracking the telecoms industry since 1989, Stuart has been awarded Journalist Of The Year by the Australian Telecommunications Users Group (twice) and by the Service Providers Action Network. In 2010 he received the 'Kester' lifetime achievement award in the Consensus IT Writers Awards and was made a Lifetime Member of the Telecommunications Society of Australia. He was born in the UK, came to Australia in 1980 and has been here ever since.

Connect