Whether it’s Home and Away, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. or the Vicar of Dibley, you’ll find a whole host of great television shows available online, completely on-demand on Plus7.
Plus7 is an online video streaming service owned by Yahoo! and Seven West Media, the owners of Channel Seven. The service provides online streaming of full length episodes of television shows broadcast on Seven, 7mate and their associated content providers.
In case you didn’t know, Channel Seven is the highest rated television channel in Australia. It is known for a variety of shows, including long running classic Home and Away, as well as many popular reality shows and American imports, including Grey’s Anatomy, Family Guy and Parks and Recreation.
If you’re new to internet television then you might not have heard the word streaming before. Streaming is how you watch television over the internet. Put very simply, you temporarily download content at the same time as you watch it. Streaming has become much more popular in recent years with the advent of internet television services such as Netflix, Stan, Presto and Quickflix.
What devices are compatible with Plus 7 TV?
Plus7 is available online, through any internet browser, including internet explorer, safari, google chrome or firefox. Simply head over to the website to begin browsing through the list of available programs.
For devices such as iPhones, Android phones or tablets, it is also possible to download a device specific app to access Plus7. This provides a specific interface and the neat access to your the shows and movies that you would like to watch.
It should be noted that not all programs that are shown on Channel Seven are available to watch on Plus7. Licensing laws, particularly with international content, is very complicated and prevents content from being available online. It is very possible to check through what content is and isn’t available online, simply head over to their website and browse through their catalogue.
Frequently asked questions
How much does Plus7 cost?
Plus7 is an online extension of Channel Seven, which is a free-to-air television network. This means that there is no cost to access hours of great content online.
What speed internet do I need to access Plus 7?
Good question. Streaming is quite an intense activity in internet terms, certainly more intense than browsing website, or even scrolling through social media. It is recommended that for optimum streaming of standard quality content you have an internet speed of at least 3.0 megabits per second. If you’re not sure what speed your internet is then check with your provider.
Does Plus7 count towards my data allowance?
If you have a data limit on your broadband then watching content on Plus7 will count towards your allowance. Streaming can be quite data intensive, so if you have a low limit, perhaps it is worth looking at getting a little more. We’ve reviewed a lot of broadband providers to help you compare your plan.
Is Plus7 legal?
Absolutely. You might have heard that streaming is illegal, or against piracy laws, and while this is occasionally true, Plus7 is a fully legal service offered by the provider and owner of Channel Seven content.
I’m not in Australia, can I watch Plus7?
Sadly not. Plus7 is only available in Australia. However, if you’re interested, it is possible to view the content using a Virtual Private Network (VPN). We’ve compiled a handy list of the major VPN providers including their services, cost and benefits of subscription.