(Ed. note: This service appears to be defunct as of early 2010.)
A new TV service has debuted which offers sports fans and ex-pats an opportunity to watch Sydney television from the comfort of their residence in the USA provided you have a broadband connection. TVfromOZ has begun operations and utilizes "Slingbox" technology to deliver television from Australia to your PC or TV. Initially Channel Ten and the ABC (Australian Broadcasting Company) are available with more channels to be added soon. Any sports, including AFL coverage and other programming that can be seen on over-the-air (OTA) television on those channels will appear just as it would if you were in Sydney. Slingbox is a "place-shifting" technology available here in the US and has, up to this point, been used primarily to allow people to watch their home television from a remote location such as a hotel room or on their mobile telephone or Blackberry.
TVfromOZ will offer several options to fans: