Cartoon Network app upgraded for Oz

DetailsRebecca Hawkes | 14 April 2015

Foxtel subscribers in Australia are now able to live stream Turner Broadcasting's Cartoon Network within its app, following an upgrade to the free, authenticated digital service.

Cartoon Network Watch and PlayThe Cartoon Network Watch and Play app in Australia will also allow Foxtel viewers on-demand access to full episodes of shows such as Adventure Time, Clarence, Regular Show, The Amazing World of Gumball, and Ben 10: Omniverse.

"We are very excited to launch this Cartoon Network authenticated service with Foxtel," said Mark Eyers, chief content officer for Turner's Kids Networks in the Asia Pacific.

"We're always looking for new ways to connect Cartoon Network fans with our content and create truly unique and enjoyable second-screen brand experiences for kids to enjoy and for parents to trust. This partnership will clearly bolster our offering to fans."

Already available in Thailand for TrueVisions subscribers, Cartoon Network Watch and Play will be launched across the Asia Pacific region on the Android platform within the next two months.

Cartoon Network Watch and Play first launched in the Asia Pacific region in late 2013 and has had more than 585,000 downloads, with more than a third of those from Australia, Turner said in a statement.