Fetch have started rolling out an update to Optus Fetch set top boxes on the 7th of December. This firmware has a host of new features as well as bug fixes.
The new firmware is called 3.11 Bellinger.
Note: Gen 2 boxes will not be included in this release.
What has changed?
Support for Bluetooth Remote and Voice on Mini and Mighty*
The Voice UI allows users to:
How to use it:
The remote pairing is done automatically. Once paired, press the “microphone” button and hold. Say what you want to see, e.g. "Go to Optus Sport 1".
If the voice command doesn’t understand fully, it presents a search option with the words spoken.
*These functions are only available on the new Fetch Bluetooth remote that can only be purchased from https://fetch.com.au/optus for $29.95.
4K Support (Mighty only - requires a 4K TV):
4K is offered when the symbol appears as shown below. Take note that not all shows / movies have 4K on offer.
There will be more apps coming to Fetch located under Menu -> Apps -> All.
Some examples coming soon are:
And many, many more.
To switch it off, go to Manage > Settings > User Preferences > TV Guide > Info Panel > Off.
Add Favourite Shortcuts:
Q. I have a Gen 2 box, what can I do?
A. Please contact Optus to discuss your options for upgrading your Fetch box.
Hi there, @jeeepers,
Thanks for your question. The support for Bluetooth Remote and Voice on Mini and Mighty functions are only available on the new Fetch Bluetooth remote that can only be purchased from the Fetch TV site for $29.95.