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FOXTEL

Foxtel is an Australian pay television company, operating cable, direct broadcast satellite television and IPTV services. It was formed in 1995 through a joint venture established between News Corp (FOX) and Telstra (TEL). They employ 2,000 staff at Macquarie Park.

5 Thomas Holt Drive, North Ryde NSW 2113

Name: FOXTEL

Industry: Television

Staff: 2,000

Address: 5 Thomas Holt Drive, North Ryde NSW 2113                   

Postal:

Ph: 131 999

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Website: www.foxtel.com.au/

Company Overview:

Foxtel is one of Australia’s most progressive and dynamic media companies, directly employing around 2,500 people, and delivering a diverse subscription television service to both regional and metropolitan areas over cable, satellite and broadband distribution.

We offer a better entertainment experience every day to each one of our 2.5 million subscribing homes through delivery of exclusive and inspiring programming across all genres, the world’s most popular channel brands, and investment in high quality local content.

As constant champions of innovation we have brought our customers:

  • The iQ personal video recorder
  • Australia’s largest HD channel offering, with 26 dedicated channels
  • FOX FOOTY Channel – for true AFL fans
  • The LONDON 2012 Olympic Games over 8 dedicated HD channels, plus a tablet app
  • Live and catch up TV on your tablet or other mobile device with Foxtel Go
  • Flexible access with our internet TV service Foxtel Play

In addition, the subscription television sector invests around $700 million every year in new and original Australian content.

Since creating a new national subscription television service, through the merging of Foxtel and Austar in 2012, Foxtel directly employs around 2,500 people and a further 2,000 workers are indirectly engaged in sales and installation services nationally.

The Foxtel Television Centre at North Ryde in Sydney is the headquarters of Foxtel's national subscription television operations and houses Foxtel’s television studios, broadcast operations and cable and satellite transmission facilities. Foxtel also operates two Customer Solutions Centres based at Moonee Ponds in Melbourne, and Robina on the Gold Coast.

Foxtel is owned by Telstra Corporation Ltd (50%) and The News Corporation Ltd (50%).