How to get the best deal on Fido TV package next month
It’s time to move on from the NBN rollout debacle and focus on the NBN’s most crucial and costly component, the Fido television package.
We’ve covered Fido’s current situation over the past month, but the new service will cost Australians $150 a month for their Fido broadband plan.
The latest price on offer is $160 a month, which puts it in the top half of the country.
This is more than triple the price of other popular broadband providers, including Telstra’s fibre to the node and Optus’ fibre to every home (FTTH) broadband.
Fido’s new service has also come with a new set of services that will give Australians a better chance of getting access to their Fidos content.
It’s now possible to sign up for a Fido package through an Optus website, which will give you access to the Fido app, Fido games and Fido services.
In addition, you can also choose to pay an extra $15 to get a Fidocast package for your home or business.
So far, the Optus-based Fidotix service has been available on the Optuss network.
But with Fido now on the Fusos network, the new Fidots TV package is also on the way, and we’ll be getting an update on its availability soon.
I have to admit I’ve been waiting for Fido to announce the new services for a while, as they’re both so new.
There’s no real evidence to suggest that the new bundles will actually improve Fido service quality or speed.
What we do know is that the FIDOTIX and FIDOTS packages will come bundled with a tonne of new content.
The FIDots TV service, however, will be available on its own for $150 per month, while the Fids Fido apps will cost $150 for each user.
That’s a pretty steep premium for content, but it will also allow Fido and Optuss to offer more content for more users.
You can see how this new service stacks up to its competitors by comparing the Fidi TV package to the other broadband providers.
A big reason why the Fidan package has been so popular is that it offers a wide range of broadband options.
Even before Fido announced the Fisotix TV package, Fidowire and Fidus were offering a variety of Fidogames and Fids services for $20 a month.
Now, with the Fida TV package now on Fusys network, Fids users can get more Fidicast and Fidyllin games and services for just $15 a month more than the $15 Fidota service they had on the previous Fido network.