Foxtel has unveiled its new iQ5 streaming set top box cutting cable making the switch to an internet connection alone.
The smaller, sleek design is a plug & play device with no traditional cable or satellite installation required.
The new plug & play device features detachable a 1TB hard drive, 4K Ultra High Definition and software enhancements.
The Foxtel iQ5 device requires no install, subscribers can simply plug in and start streaming sport, dramas, movies and 100+ live channels.
Included streaming apps include Vevo, Amazon Prime, Netflix, YouTube, YouTube Kids, ABC iView and SBS OnDemand.
The iQ5 device will be available to select Foxtel subscribers from early September 2021 and more widely available later in 2021.
Set-up takes just minutes which to record shows, for personalisation, navigation and recommendations based on viewing preferences and history.
Third part apps include Vevo, joining Netflix, YouTube*, ABC iView and SBS On Demand later this month and the recently announced addition of Amazon Prime Video launching later this year to iQ3, iQ4 and now iQ5.
The change will mean pay-TV subscribers will no longer need satellite dishes installed or HFC cables connected.