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SBS To Offer 400 Movies On-Demand And Completely Free

Everyone loves a freebie! SBS is satiating our need for sweet online movie content from next month with 400 titles going up completely free to you, the user.


FreeviewPlus Digital TV Launch Delayed To September

There’s a new TV advertising campaign on the way announcing the “imminent launch” of FreeviewPlus, but that imminent launch was overdue two months ago. SBS already has its excellent next-gen TV viewing experience up and running, but the official launch of FreeviewPlus has been pushed back by a month to September.


SBS's 2014 FIFA World Cup Broadcast, By The Numbers

700 hours of live and catch-up TV coverage. Almost half the entire nation’s population reached. 13.8 million online video streams through the SBS website, tablet and smartphone apps. These amazing numbers are what national broadcaster SBS pulled off over over the last month during the 2014 FIFA World Cup.


SBS Lets You Switch From Live TV To Catch-Up Seamlessly With HbbTV

If you buy a new TV this year, you’re in for a treat: SBS is the first free-to-air broadcaster to support the new HbbTV Web-enabled TV standard, letting you view On Demand video seamlessly with digital TV.


How To Watch Every FIFA World Cup Match In Australia, Online And On TV

The 2014 FIFA World Cup is upon us. 32 teams from around the world are in Brazil for the 20th meeting of the worldwide football tournament, and you’ll be able to watch every single game live in Australia — wherever you are — thanks to the hard work of SBS.


Australia's Next-Gen Digital TV Could Be Dead Before It Starts

Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV, or HbbTV, is the future of Australian digital television. It’s an industry standard for Web-enabled television devices that integrates over-the-air digital TV broadcasts with online catch-up video and other media content. It’s under development by Australia’s Freeview TV consortium and is set to launch soon, but it might be dead before the public ever gets a chance to try it out.


I'm A Little Scared Of Kim Dotcom

Kim Dotcom seems like such a jovial fellow. He loves a laugh, digs his Call Of Duty and lives a life that can only be compared realistically to that of Tony Stark. Tonight he sits down for an Australian interview with SBS, and I think we should all be scared for the US Justice Department and Dotcom’s own brand of Jason Bourne-style revenge.


SBS On Demand Comes To iOS

In Australia, government-funded TV services do a much better job of meeting the needs of viewers. Echoing similar moves by the ABC, SBS has released an iOS app for viewing its On Demand catch-up service.


Monday Night Web Movie: My Sex Robot

Will humans want to marry robots by 2050? Maybe, but right now, a few want to have sex with them. Find out the full story in this creepy, yet wildly factual documentary, My Sex Robot.


Aussie ‘E-Waste Hell' In Ghana

This is not a happy story to start your Monday with. That TV or computer you put out for recycling, feeling all eco-friendly? It’s killing children in Ghana.