Foxtel has announced the pricing plans about their new HD service, Foxtel HD+.
Those who wish to convert to the new service will need to pay a hefty $200 fee, with an additional monthly fee for the new iQ2 set-top box.
Access to the HD channels are only available to those who subscribe to ‘My Sport’, ‘Escape’, ‘Playtime’ or ‘World’ packages; with HD Sport, containing Fox Sports HD and ESPN HD, and HD Explore, containing BBC HD, Discovery HD and National Geographic HD, will both cost $9.95 a month – with HD movies from the Foxtel Box Office costing $6.95.
However, buying both packages will cost $6.95 a month.
A new Platinum option, dubbed the "Platinum HD" package will cost $130.95 a month, including the iQ2 service. No date has been set for the service to commence.