Optus & Seven Partner For Data-Free Sports Streaming
Optus has partnered with Seven Network to offer eligible post-paid mobile customers exclusive data-free streaming of various live sporting events.
Live sporting coverage will include the 2018 Australian Open Tennis, Olympic Winter Games and Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.
Seven’s exclusive coverage of these events will be available to stream via three new apps – 7Tennis, Olympics on 7 and 7Comm Games – which can be downloaded from Google Play and Apple’s App store from December 18th.
Data-free streaming through the apps will be available to new and re-contracting Optus customers on the following plans; 4 month My Plan Plus, My Plan Flex, 12 month My Plan Plus SIM Only plans or 24 month My Mobile Broadband Plus $35 or above plan with Mobile TV Streaming.
Existing post-paid Optus customers can confirm their eligibility through the My Optus app.
Optus’ Managing Director of Marketing and Product, Ben White, affirms that its partnership with Seven will further enhance its entertainment offerings:
“Optus’ partnership with Seven further expands our wide range of exciting entertainment options available to Optus customers, giving them access to more than 3000 hours of the best live-action sporting events on offer in Australia this summer all streamed data-free”
“Consuming content on the go is fast becoming the most popular way Australian’s watch sport and entertainment. By partnering with Seven, Optus customers can catch the action whether they’re watching on the commute to work, at the beach or at a summer BBQ”.
Kurt Burnette, Seven’s Chief Revenue Officer and Event Director, Olympic Games and Commonwealth Games, states that the Optus partnership is part of the network’s continual endeavours to pursue innovation:
“We are delighted to be working with Optus given its involvement with The Australian Open, the Australian Olympic Team and the Commonwealth Games.
“Seven is the home of the biggest events over the coming months and is committed to bringing these events to all Australians in new and innovative ways.
“Together with Optus we will connect Australian consumer with every magic moment in what will be the largest combined audiences of 2018, across the screens of Seven data free with Optus – a true consumer first proposition.”