App review: Foxtel Go for iPad

The Foxtel Go app is free to use, providing excellent quality video streaming and access to live TV

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  • Expert Rating

    4.25 / 5
  • User Rating

    1.50 / 5 (of 1 Review)
  • Price

    Free (AUD)

User Reviews:

Espesp

1.5

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Pros
Watching Foxtel on my iPad in bed or the bath, doesn't use up any internet with Telstra plans!
Cons
Stupid adds at the start of every show, very poor functionality & choice of show.
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It's a great idea but lacks the substance of proper functionality- worse is that they have been provided this feedback and do nothing to fix it. What's missing:
1. Decent choice of shows and search function
2. Live TV option just plays that show and not the next one on the same station, really stupid! Plus it doesn't even tell u what the next show is and often gets the times wrong e.g. Says law and order finishes at 10:30 but really it's 10 and you've already missed most of the show.
3. No sleep function.
4. Only plays in landscape- big oversight
5. Freezes often and fast forward is useless, you have to press it 10 times to literally do 1/3 of one add.

On the upside for Telstra Broadband customers, it supposedly doesn't use your internet up so that's a big bonus but it's still a product in a very prelim/not finished phase to me and the only reason I use it is the foxtel guy was too lazy to install the real foxtel in my bedroom!

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