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Below is a list of channels on the Foxtel Digital Service. Some channels are not available to all subscribers depending on whether they use Cable, Satellite or a special Education or Business package.

Contents

Current channels

Entertainment

No. Channel Broadcast hours Timeshift Widescreen PPV HD Nuvola apps kbounce.png Active
100 Nine Network[note 1] 24 hours No Yes No No No
101 TV1 24 hours No Coming Soon No No No
102 ABC1 24 hours No Yes No No No
103 UKTV 24 hours No Yes No No No
104 SBS ONE 24 hours No Yes No No No
105 Arena 24 hours No Coming Soon No No No
106 The LifeStyle Channel 24 hours No Yes No No No
107 Seven Network[note 2] 24 hours No Yes No No No
108 FOX8 24 hours No Yes No No No
110 Network Ten[note 3] 24 hours No Yes No No No
111 111 Hits 24 hours No Yes No No No
112 The Comedy Channel 24 hours No Coming Soon No No No
113 13th Street 24 hours No Yes No No No
114 FOX Classics 24 hours No Yes No No No
115 W 24 hours No Yes No No No
116 Hallmark Channel 24 hours No No No No No
117 Bio. 24 hours No Yes No No No
118 LifeStyle Food 24 hours No Yes No No No
119 HOW TO Channel 24 hours No Yes No No No
120 Lifestyle YOU 24 hours No Yes No No No
121 E! 24 hours No Yes No No No
122 Style Network 24 hours No Yes No No No
123 Fashion TV 24 hours No No No No No
124 MTV 24 hours No No No No No
125 Sci Fi 24 hours No Yes No No No
126 ABC2 Closed overnights No Yes No No No
127 7Two 24 hours No Yes No No No
129 Go! Now on D3 satellite for Eastern side [note 4][note 5] 24 hours No Yes No No No
132 Ovation 24 hours No Yes No No No
136 Introduction to Foxtel 'Next Generation' 24 hours No Yes No No No
138 Foxtel Box Office Movie Preview Channel 24 hours No Yes No No No
150 FOX8 +2 24 hours Yes Yes No No No
151 TV1 +2 24 hours Yes Coming Soon No No No
152 FOX Classics +2 24 hours Yes Yes No No No
153 The Comedy Channel +2 24 hours Yes No No No No
154 Arena +2 24 hours Yes Coming Soon No No No
155 W2 24 hours Yes Yes No No No
156 UKTV +2 24 hours Yes Yes No No No
157 The LifeStyle Channel +2 24 hours Yes Yes No No No
158 LifeStyle Food +2 24 hours Yes Yes No No No
160 LifeStyle YOU +2 24 hours Yes Yes No No No
161 111 Hits + 2 24 hours Yes Yes No No No
165 Sci Fi +2 24 hours Yes Yes No No No
176 TVSN 24 hours No Yes No No No
177 Expo Channel 24 hours No Yes No No No
179 SBS Two 24 hours No Yes No No No
180 National Indigenous Television 19 hours No Yes No No No
182 Australian Christian Channel 24 hours No Yes No No No
183 Aurora Community Television 24 hours No Yes No No No

High Definition

No. Channel Broadcast hours Timeshift Widescreen PPV HD Nuvola apps kbounce.png Active Subscription package
201 ESPN HD 24 hours No Yes No Yes No HD
202 ABC HD[note 4] 24 hours No Yes No Yes No Get Started[note 6]
203 Fox Sports 1 HD 24 hours No Yes No Yes No HD
204 Fox Sports 2 HD 24 hours No Yes No Yes No HD
205 Fox Sports 3 HD 24 hours No Yes No Yes No HD
207 Seven HD[note 4] 24 hours No Yes No Yes No Get Started[note 6]
208 FOX8 HD 24 hours No Yes No Yes No HD
209 Nine HD[note 4] 24 hours No Yes No Yes No Get Started[note 6]
210 One HD[note 4] 24 hours No Yes No Yes No Get Started[note 6]
212 UKTV HD 24 hours No Yes No Yes No HD
215 W HD 24 hours No Yes No Yes No HD
219 Showtime Premiere HD 24 hours No Yes No Yes No HD
220 Showcase HD 24 hours No Yes No Yes No HD
221 Showtime Action HD 24 hours No Yes No Yes No HD
224 Movie One HD 24 hours No Yes No Yes No HD
225 STARPICS 1 HD 24 hours No Yes No Yes No HD
226 STARPICS 2 HD 24 hours Yes Yes No Yes No HD
228 SBS One HD[note 4] 24 hours No Yes No Yes No Get Started[note 6]
232 Discovery HD 24 hours No Yes No Yes No HD
236 National Geographic HD 24 hours No Yes No Yes No HD

Movies

No. Channel Broadcast hours Timeshift Widescreen PPV HD Nuvola apps kbounce.png Active
400 Foxtel Box Office Movie Preview Channel 24 hours No Yes No No No
401 Showtime Premiere 24 hours No Yes No No No
402 Showtime Two 24 hours Yes Yes No No No
403 Showcase 24 hours No Yes No No No
404 Showcase Two 24 hours Yes Yes No No No
406 Showtime Action 24 hours No Yes No No No
407 Showtime Comedy 24 hours No Yes No No No
408 Showtime Drama 24 hours No Yes No No No
411 Movie One 24 hours No Yes No No Yes[note 7]
412 Movie Two 24 hours Yes Yes No No Yes[note 7]
413 Family Movie Channel 24 hours No Yes No No Yes
415 STARPICS 1 24 hours No Yes No No No
416 STARPICS 2 24 hours Yes Yes No No No
417 Movie Extra 24 hours No Yes No No No
419 Movie Greats 24 hours No Yes No No No
428 Turner Classic Movies 24 hours No No No No No
430 World Movies 24 hours No Yes No No No

Sports

No. Channel Broadcast hours Timeshift Widescreen PPV HD Nuvola apps kbounce.png Active
501 Fox Sports 1 24 hours No Yes No No Yes
502 Fox Sports 2 24 hours No Yes No No Yes
503 Fox Sports 3 24 hours No Yes No No Yes
508 ESPN Australia 24 hours No Yes No No No
511 Eurosport 24 hours No Yes No No No
513 Fox Sports News 24 hours No Yes No No Yes
514 Eurosport News 24 hours No No No No No
516 Fuel TV 24 hours No Yes No No No
518 Main Event PPV dependent No Yes Yes No No
519 Sky Racing 24 hours No Yes No No No
522 TVN 24 hours No Yes No No No
525 Setanta Sports[note 8] 24 hours No Yes No No No
531 One Digital[note 4] 24 hours No Yes No No No

News and documentaries

No. Channel Broadcast hours Timeshift Widescreen PPV HD Nuvola apps kbounce.png Active
600 Sky News Local 24 hours No Yes No No Yes
601 Sky News Australia 24 hours No Yes No No Yes
602 Sky News Business Channel 24 hours No Yes No No Yes
603 The Weather Channel 24 hours No Yes No No Yes
604 Fox News Channel 24 hours No Yes No No No
605 CNN International 24 hours No No No No No
606 The History Channel 24 hours No Yes No No No
608 Discovery Channel 24 hours No No No No No
610 National Geographic Channel Australia 24 hours No Yes No No No
612 BBC Knowledge 24 hours No Yes No No No
614 Discovery Channel +2 24 hours Yes No No No No
615 Animal Planet 24 hours No No No No No
616 NAT GEO WILD 24 hours No No No No No
617 Crime and Investigation Network 24 hours No Yes No No No
628 Nat Geo Adventure 24 hours No No No No No
634 Discovery Turbo MAX 24 hours No Yes No No No
635 Discovery Turbo MAX +2 24 hours Yes Yes No No No
638 Discovery Science Channel 24 hours No No No No No
640 Discovery Home and Health Channel 24 hours No No No No No
646 Discovery Travel and Living 24 hours No No No No No
648 A-PAC 24 hours No Yes No No Yes
649 BBC World News 24 hours No Yes No No No
650 Bloomberg Television 24 hours No No No No No
652 CNBC Australia 24 hours No No No No No

Kids and Family

No. Channel Broadcast hours Timeshift Widescreen PPV HD Nuvola apps kbounce.png Active
701 Nickelodeon 24 hours No Yes No No No
703 Nick Jr. 24 hours No Yes No No No
705 CBeebies 24 hours No Yes No No No
707 Disney Channel 24 hours No Yes No No No
709 Playhouse Disney 24 hours No Yes No No No
713 Cartoon Network 24 hours No No No No No[note 9]
715 Boomerang 24 hours No No No No No[note 9]
718 KidsCo 24 hours No No No No No
723 ABC3 15 hours No Yes No No No

Music

No. Channel Broadcast hours Timeshift Widescreen PPV HD Nuvola apps kbounce.png Active
801 Channel [V] 24 hours No Yes No No No
803 [V] Hits 24 hours No Yes No No No
805 MAX 24 hours No Yes No No No
810 Vh1 24 hours No No No No No
815 Country Music Channel 24 hours No Yes No No No

Radio

No. Channel Broadcast hours Timeshift Widescreen PPV HD Nuvola apps kbounce.png Active
830 Air Active 24 hours No Yes No No Yes
867 SBS AM 24 hours No No No No No
868 SBS FM 24 hours No No No No No
875 ABC NewsRadio[note 10] 24 hours No No No No No
877 ABC Radio National[note 10] 24 hours No No No No No
878 ABC Local Radio[note 10] 24 hours No No No No No
879 ABC Local Radio NSW[note 11] 24 hours No No No No No
880 ABC WA Goldfields[note 12] 24 hours No No No No No
882 ABC Classic FM[note 10] 24 hours No No No No No
883 ABC Triple J[note 10] 24 hours No No No No No
884 ABC DiG 24 hours No No No No No
885 ABC DiG Jazz 24 hours No No No No No
940 ANT1 Radio[note 13] 24 hours No No No No No
943 Rai Satelradio[note 14] 24 hours No No No No No

Foxtel Box Office (Pay-per-view movies)

No. Channel Broadcast hours Timeshift Widescreen PPV HD Nuvola apps kbounce.png Active
901 - 926 Foxtel Box Office[note 15] 24 hours Yes Yes Yes Yes No

Special interest

No. Channel Broadcast hours Timeshift Widescreen PPV HD Nuvola apps kbounce.png Active
940 Ant1 Radio[note 16] 24 hours No No No No No
941 Antenna[note 16] 24 hours No No No No No
942 Raitalia[note 17] 24 hours No No No No No
943 Rai Satelradio[note 17] 24 hours No No No No No
960 Adults Only Select 1[note 18] 24 hours No Yes Yes No No
961 Adults Only Select 2[note 18] 24 hours No Yes Yes No No

Other

No. Channel Broadcast hours Timeshift Widescreen PPV HD Nuvola apps kbounce.png Active
001 AM/FM Radio Test[note 19] 24 hours N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
002 Radio Selector[note 20] 24 hours N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
010 Wi-Fi Comms Test[note 21] 24 hours N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
200 Foxtel HD+ Welcome Movie[note 22] 24 hours No Yes No Yes Yes
998 Modem Connection Test Channel 24 hours N/A N/A N/A N/A Yes
999 Foxtel Digital Help[note 23] 24 hours No Yes No No No
xxx Foxtel HD+ Active Help[note 24] 24 hours No Yes No Yes Yes
2004 iSuggest (Only For Foxtel IQ and IQ2 User) Will not work for Foxtel Digital. Error massage say to upgrade the package) 24 hours N/A N/A N/A N/A Yes
2004 Weather Active 24 hours N/A N/A N/A N/A Yes

Defunct channels

Notes

  1. ^ Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne in digital satellite and cable format, Adelaide and Perth in digital cable format only. Adelaide and Perth do not receive EPG information. NBN Television in Newcastle and Central Coast regions of NSW.
  2. ^ Sydney in digital satellite and cable format, cable only in Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth.[1] Prime Television in Newcastle and Central Coast regions of NSW.
  3. ^ Sydney, Brisbane, and Melbourne in digital satellite and cable format, cable only in Perth and Adelaide.[2] Southern Cross Ten in Newcastle and Central Coast regions of NSW.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g Cable only.
  5. ^ Adelaide and Perth do not receive EPG information.
  6. ^ a b c d e iQ2 required to access channel.
  7. ^ a b Active services only available during selected movie screenings on Movie One, Movie Two and Family Movie Channel. [1]
  8. ^ Not included on Foxtel packaging options.
  9. ^ a b Active services on Cartoon Network and Boomerang formerly served as a shortcut button to enter Gamesworld. Gamesworld has since been made defunct, therefore disabling the active feature.
  10. ^ a b c d e Satellite only.
  11. ^ Only available to satellite subscribers in New South Wales.
  12. ^ Only available to satellite subscribers in Western Australia.
  13. ^ Included with the ANT1 (Greek) channel.
  14. ^ Included with the Raitalia (Italian) channel.
  15. ^ Two free movies per month for 'Platinum' subscribers.
  16. ^ a b Ant1 Radio and Antenna are Greek language channels.
  17. ^ a b Raitalia and Rai Satelradio are Italian language channels.
  18. ^ a b Adults Only Select 1 and Adults Only Select 2 are restricted to adults (18+).
  19. ^ This enables you to listen to the radio. You need to have a TL-2022 box though.
  20. ^ This is an extra channel for the users of the TL-2022 box. It lets you scan through the frequencies from 88.7MHz to 110MHz. It needs to be activated first on channel 001
  21. ^ Wireless Communications Test. Tests for connection with Foxtel network for latest EPG updates (allows you to view the Wireless Communications Test. Tests for connection with Foxtel network for latest EPG updates (allows you to view the descriptions of all shows 9 hours away from the one you are currently watching. Only available with TL-2022 model receivers with option selected when ordering.
  22. ^ The Foxtel HD+ Welcome Movie is aired on this channel. This is also considered an "active" channel because the movie starts on user's command (usually the setup person starts it). The welcome movie is screened at 1920 x 1080 Full HD with 7.1 Dolby Surround Sound. The song Shine by Shannon Noll is the song used. The movie ends and portals you to the active help channel. (see above)
  23. ^ Repeats every 40 minutes
  24. ^ The Foxtel HD+ Help Channel. You cannot access this channel manually. You must be portaled through the Foxtel HD+ Welcome Movie as it starts when you access it. After that, you watch 999 like everyone else.

References

  1. ^ Foxtel Press Release - Foxtel And Seven Sign Digital Retransmisson Deal Foxtel.com.au
  2. ^ Foxtel Press Release - Ten And Foxtel Sign Breakthrough Digital Retransmission Agreement Foxtel.com.au
  3. ^ "Broadcasters brawl as Foxtel axes AFL". The Sydney Morning Herald. AAP. 2006-08-23. http://www.smh.com.au/news/Sport/Broadcasters-brawl-as-Foxtel-axes-AFL/2006/08/23/1156012608114.html. Retrieved 6 September 2009. 
  4. ^ Knox, David (30 June 2009). "Foxtel dumps interactive games". tvtonight.com.au. http://www.tvtonight.com.au/2009/06/foxtel-dumps-interactive-games.html. Retrieved 30 June 2009. 
  5. ^ Knox, David (16 January 2009). "Sports Selector channel disappears". tvtonight.com.au. http://www.tvtonight.com.au/2009/01/sports-selector-channel-disappears.html. Retrieved 17 January 2009. 
  6. ^ "MusicCountry Format Launches In Australia, Targets Hong Kong, Other Asian Markets.". Billboard 112 (44): 70. 28 October 2000. ISSN 0006-2510. 
  7. ^ Banham, Cynthia (5 August 2002). "Dumped pay TV channel resists". The Sydney Morning Herald (Sydney, Australia: Fairfax): p. 35. http://smh.com.au/articles/2002/08/04/1028157878736.html. Retrieved 6 September 2009. 
  8. ^ "Foxtel launches crime network". The Advertiser (Adelaide, Australia: News Limited): p. 12. October 27 2004. 

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