"ISP's in Australia are set to boost the movie download market in Australia by offering unlimited broadband between 8.00pm and 6.00am in an efffort to lure consumers who now have IP enabled TV's gaming consoles and personal video players that are capable of running full HD movies."

http://www.channelnews.com.au/Content_And_Management/Industry/U3P3W8C2

It would be interesting to see if we get a similar capability on NZ. Certainly would make the Tivo more attractive for non-Telecom customers.

Conversely, in the S92a submissions, there were a couple of Video Hire stores complaining that "illegal" downloads were seriously affecting their business and were in the process of cutting staff. Would Legal downloads not have the effect ?