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It's the beginning of the end for terrestrial free-to-air TV, guys -- you may as well pull your antenna down off your roof right now. Following the launch of the FreeViewPlus hybrid internet catch-up and live TV a couple of years ago, you can now watch all 16 major digital TV channels, in real time, on your phone. If you want to.

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Want to watch the Melbourne Cup today, but don't have a TV in your office? If you're stuck in front of a desk while the race that stops a nation takes place, here's everything you need to know -- from where to watch it online without paying a cent like Twitter, to where it's showing on free-to-air digital TV and Foxtel.

The last year has been a tough time for free to air TV. Even Freeview, the peak body representing the FTA channels, says viewing habits have "changed dramatically" -- everyone is using their phones instead. Netflix and Stan and catch-up apps from every major digital TV channel means that you don't need to watch TV, unless you're dead-set on watching The Bachelor live and in real time. To that end, within a month Freeview will do its bit to speed that push away from the big screen and onto mobiles with a single unified app that streams all 15 major FTA channels to your phone.