Optus unlocks free-to-air-TV on Aussie mobiles

Optus has launched Optus TV Now, allowing its customers in Australia to schedule, record and playback free-to-air television from any compatible 3G mobile device+ or personal computer.

With Optus TV Now, Optus customers can record their favourite TV programme using their mobile phone and then play it back on their mobile or PC at a time thatís more convenient to them. The service is available across all 15 free-to-air channels.

All Optus mobile subscribers will get 45 minutes of free storage every month with the Optus TV Now Basic Plan while customers looking for more storage space can add Optus TV Now as a bolt-on to their existing mobile service. The Optus TV Now Standard Plan provides five hours of storage time for A$6.99 per month while the Optus TV Now Premium Plan provides 20 hours of storage time for A$9.99 per month