Subscription TV channel suppliers Fetch and Foxtel will lose their Nationwide Geographic channels in simply over 2 months.
It’s unconfirmed however my guess is NZ Sky TV subscribers will lose their Nationwide Geographic channels on the identical time or when the associated Sky NZ take care of Disney additionally expires.
Neither Fetch or Foxtel commented about why this has occurred nevertheless it’s a superb wager their take care of Nationwide Geographic proprietor Disney expired and Disney desires Aussies to observe Nationwide Geographic content material on their very own Disney+ paid subscription service.
A Fetch spokesperson advised me:
“The Nat Geo channels might be faraway from Fetch on thirty first March. We’re at the moment investigating alternative choices for our prospects, and can let you understand when we’ve an replace to share.”
A Foxtel spokesperson advised David Knox at TV Tonight:
“From March 1st 2023, Nationwide Geographic content material will not be out there on Foxtel’s linear channels and On Demand”.
“Nationwide Geographic content material stays out there on Foxtel for Disney+ subscribers, with the Disney+ app built-in on Foxtel iQ5, iQ4 and iQ3 set high bins. There’s additionally a variety of nature documentaries, actuality and scripted collection out there on Foxtel and On Demand.”