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iiNet to flick on quota-free Netflix

3 March 2015

iiNet fixed line broadband customers, across all brands, will have access to hours of the latest television and movie content, quota-free, after the Internet Service Provider today announced a partnership with Netflix.

Following confirmation from Netflix that it will launch locally on 24 March, iiNet’s broadband, Naked DSL, NBN and iiNet TV with Fetch customers* will have access to as much Netflix content as they like, without it counting against their monthly quota.

iiNet’s Chief Executive Officer David Buckingham said the introduction of Netflix to the Australian market will be a game changer.

“We couldn’t be happier about Netflix launching in Australia. It opens up a whole world of affordable entertainment options for our customers and we’re adamant about ensuring the content is easily accessible to as many people as possible,” said David.

“In addition to our partnership with FetchTV, Netflix significantly strengthens our entertainment offering and we expect it to be an extremely popular option for all those avid television and movie fans out there."

Paul Perryman, Netflix’s Director of Business Development, said the iiNet partnership will play an important role in the launch of the Netflix service Down Under.

“Working with iiNet to offer quota-free Netflix content gives more people the opportunity to familiarise themselves with who we are and what our service offers,” said Paul.

“We’re confident that Australian audiences will love Netflix and we’re looking forward to shaking things up in the local subscription TV market.”

iiNet, Internode, Westnet and Adam fixed line broadband customers who subscribe to the Australian Netflix service can enjoy thousands of hours of popular movies and TV shows including Netflix originals House of Cards, Bloodline, Grace & Frankie and Marco Polo, and Disney films such as Frozen and Maleficent.

To find out more about iiNet and Netflix, visit www.iinet.net.au/netflix.

*excludes all Satellite, NBN Wireless, Mobile Voice and Mobile Broadband customers.

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About iiNet

iiNet is Australia's second largest DSL Internet Service Provider and the leading challenger in the telecommunications market.

We're committed to making it simple for all Australians to connect across both our own network and the National Broadband Network (NBN). Our vision is to lead the market with services that harness the potential of the Internet and then differentiate with award-winning customer service.

iiNet has a proud history of delivering awesome customer service, which has won us dozens of awards, including Best Large Business at the 2013 International Service Excellence Awards.

We employ more than 2,500 enthusiastic staff across three countries – 80 per cent of whom are employed to directly service nearly one million customers. We maintain our own broadband network and support over 1.8 million services nationwide.

A lot has changed since iiNet was founded in a suburban garage in 1993 and the broadband landscape continues to evolve. What hasn't changed is our passion for the transformative benefits of the Internet and our commitment to helping Australians connect better.

To learn more about iiNet and its long history of being a challenger in the Australian telecommunications market, click here.