* Posts by Ute Man

1 post • joined 28 Feb 2012

Foxtel and Austar set to play nice with IPTV guys

Ute Man

Stupid TV policy in Australia

The two companies aren't allowed to compete anyway - foxtel only in the major metro areas and Austar everywhere else, despite having identical channel line ups. The only thing keeping them separated does is ensure the end user is slugged extra for equipment because they don't share satellite decoders.

I don't know who thought up the stupid policy and called it "competition" but it sure never has been