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HDMI streaming of BigPond movies

I have downloaded a BigPond movie to my iPad but it won’t allow me to play it using the Apple HDMI cable. I can see everything else on the iPad but it won’t show the movie. Frustrating.

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Re: HDMI streaming of BigPond movies

That is not uncommon with streaming services from tablets/mobiles as the protected content often has restrictions that prevent casting the content using things like airplay or HDMI adaptors. Usually based on the rights agreements.
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Re: HDMI streaming of BigPond movies

Thanks. I am travelling in a van around Australia and need a solution that allows me to watch downloaded movies offline. I can watch Netflix content offline using the same method. I don’t see why BigPond imposes such restrictions. I’ve paid my money for the movie but can’t watch it. Annoying.
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Support Team

Re: HDMI streaming of BigPond movies

Hey barrie1947,


From the information via the BigPond Movies service, you will not be able to watch a movie that has been downloaded when you are offline with the mobile device or Tablet. This can be located in the 'Help' section at


This is listed under the heading 'Can I view a title from BigPond Movies when I'm Offline'. 


You can also get further contact details for this team if you require any further assistance with this.  

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