This week Telstra’s dynamic repertoire of premium news, sport and lifestyle content has a new home – Telstra Media. From today, the BigPond online and mobile site will change to this new and exciting destination where Telstra’s house of premium content multi screen brands will call home.
Telstra Media is Australia’s largest IPTV service provider through the award winning Telstra T-Box and a close partnership with Foxtel to bring premium movies, music, live sport and entertainment to hundreds of thousands of customers. Telstra Media’s goal is to be Australia’s leading aggregator and distributor of premium content accessible by our customers on any device, anywhere, anytime – bundled with our broadband, voice and mobile products to deliver ‘better with Telstra’ experiences.
This evolution of our online portal will enable customers to more easily navigate, view and access exciting Telstra Media products through the three main tiers of News, Sport and Lifestyle.
The start page is where you can get up to the minute breaking news from our news partner Sky News Australia our leading multi-platform 24-hour news supplier, a joint venture of Nine Digital, a division of Nine Entertainment Co., Seven Media Group and British Sky Broadcasting.
Sky News Australia features news on the hour, every hour and headlines updated every fifteen minutes. Leading reporters and experts in Politics, Business, Finance, Weather and Showbiz.
Telstra Media also welcome to our network The Lifestyle Channel a leading media partner of contemporary lifestyle interests. Its programming covers topics including food and wine, home and garden, real estate, shopping, leisure, travel and real life drama.
LifeStyle has three subsidiary channels LifeStyle Food, Australia’s only channel dedicated to food, LifeStyle You, which is dedicated to fashion, health, makeover and wellbeing and LifeStyle Home which is dedicated to DIY and garden advice.
Telstra Media has also updated network header and footer the latest sport from SportsFan, the Official AFL, The Official NRL, and The Racing Network. It’s also the media hub where you can get MOG and stream 20 million songs.
And last but not least, the place where you check your email with BigPond email, find businesses with Yellow pages, or sign up to Foxtel from Telstra or Foxtel on T-Box.
Telstra Media is where you get all your premier content and media experiences all delivered by the brand that wants to create a brilliant connected future for all Australia.
Existing BigPond customers going to http://www.bigpond.com will be automatically redirected to http://media.telstra.com.au where they can still access their account and webmail. The transition does not apply to any of BigPond Access Products. There will be no changes to customers’ BigPond email address and account.
At Telstra Media, we are looking forward to continuing to excite customers with brilliant entertainment experiences and playing a significant role in helping grow Telstra into a vibrant and innovative technology company.