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Nine Entertainment agrees Fairfax takeover deal in major Australian mergerAugust 13, 2018Major Australian media companies Nine Entertainment and Fairfax Media have agreed terms to merge their respective businesses. The new combined entity will operate under the Nine brand name and house assets including: Nine’s free-to-air channels 9, 9Go, 9life and 9Gem; Fairfax’s newspapers The Age, The Sydney Morning Herald and The Australian Financial Review; digital businesses such as online streaming service Stan, which is already a joint-venture of the two companies, and Fairfax’s real-estate platform Domain; radio assets held by Fairfax via its majority ownership of Macquarie Media, which owns stations 2GB in Sydney, 3AW in Melbourne and 4BC in Brisbane.Subscribers Only
Vodafone enters the Australian streaming marketApril 17, 2018Vodafone has entered the Australian streaming market with the launch of its Vodafone TV device. The Android TV-powered set-top box is the company’s first-ever streaming media device which provides access to popular content and services such as Netflix, Google Play Movies and YouTube. The device also features 4K compatible high definition resolution, Google voice-search functionality, integrated free-to-air TV tuner and Dual-band Wi-Fi receiver. Vodafone TV may be added to an existing contract for A$5 ($3.80) per month over 24 months or purchased outright for A$120 ($91) in-store.
Australia pay TV market update Q4 2017March 09, 2018IHS Markit has updated its Australian pay TV data in light of the latest guidance on the performance of market leader Foxtel provided by major shareholder News Corp Australia. Pay TV providers continue to show resilience but growth has plateaued, a sentiment echoed in the Q4 2017 filings by News Corp, which indicate a downward revision in its future outlook for the business. As such, IHS Markit has adjusted its forecasts on the Australian pay TV market accordingly, which now illustrate contrasting fortunes for the two main players – Foxtel’s subscriber base is going down, while Fetch TV’s is on the up.
Australian broadcaster unveils new OTT serviceNovember 22, 2017Australian commercial free-to-air TV broadcaster Seven Network will launch 7plus, its new over-the-top (OTT) digital video streaming service, in November 2017. 7plus will feature exclusive original commissions in addition to live and on demand content.
China cable reporting methodology UPDATEOctober 02, 2017IHS Markit has updated its Chinese cable reporting methodology in light of on-the-ground research into the country’s naming convention for operators in each of China’s 23 provinces. The update to our Chinese cable data within our TV and Broadband Media Intelligence Services aligns our coverage of the Chinese TV market with the 70+ markets we cover.Subscribers Only
In Australia, TV continues to be dominant but a shift in viewing is underwayAugust 10, 2017TV remains the most watched screen in Australia but cross-screen viewing behaviour is on the rise according to the first issue of the Australian Video Viewing Report Q1, 2017 published by OzTAM. Each week, 19.9 million Australians or 83.7% of the population watch broadcast TV at home either via free-to-air or pay TV channels. Each person watched an average of 79 hours and 30 minutes per month or 2 hours 29 minutes per day of broadcast TV during Q1 2017.Subscribers Only
Australian broadband network roll-out reaches milestoneJuly 12, 2017The roll-out of Australia’s high-speed National Broadband Network (NBN) is halfway complete. More than 5.7 million homes and businesses now have access to fast broadband by connecting to the NBN through a retail service provider. To reach the half way milestone NBN Co launched two satellites, built 1,700 fixed wireless sites, employed 6,000 people, installed 21,000 nodes and laid 63,000 kilometers of fibre.
Netflix commissions Australian original seriesMay 22, 2017Netflix has commissioned Tidelands, a primetime drama series, as its latest investment in local Australian content. Tidelands will debut exclusively on Netflix and premiere worldwide. The first season will have 10 episodes that run for 50 minutes each. Production will start in Queensland, Australia during 2018 by Brisbane-based Hoodlum Entertainment. There is no release date for the new series.Subscribers Only
Australia unveils wide-ranging broadcast and content reform packagesMay 09, 2017The government of Australia has unveiled sweeping media reforms, which will abolish broadcasting licence fees, relax media ownership laws and scrap rules limiting the reach of TV broadcasts. The reforms will also curb advertising of gambling services, fund the broadcasting of women’s and niche sports and trim the anti-siphoning list for sporting events.Subscribers Only
Foxtel investment improves outlook for Network TenJune 15, 2015Australian pay TV service provider Foxtel has entered a binding agreement to acquire a 15% stake in commercial free-to-air broadcaster Network Ten for AU$77 million. Ten will become a 24.99% shareholder in Multi Channel Network and have the option to become a 10% shareholder in Presto.Subscribers Only
Australian Government to impose new tax on digital products and services from 2017June 03, 2015The Australian Government will impose a GST on digital products and services from 1 July 2017. The measure, announced as part of the Australian Federal Budget 2015, aims to ensure that the GST is consistent for both Australian and international providers.Subscribers Only
Quickflix repositions toward the burgeoning Chinese marketJune 03, 2015Australian online video subscription company, Quickflix has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to acquire a China-based content production company subject to satisfactory completion of further due diligence. Launched in 2003 as a DVD-by-post service, Quickflix launched a Subscription Video on Demand (SVoD) streaming service in Australia during October 2011 followed by the expansion of its streaming service to New Zealand in May 2012. As such, the foray into China marks a new direction for the company.Subscribers Only
Netflix jostles with local players in the crowded Australian VoD spaceMarch 04, 2015Netflix has announced that its service will be launched in Australia and New Zealand on 24 March 2015. Consumers can look forward to original content, local as well as foreign series and films available on smart televisions, set-top boxes, games consoles, tablets and smartphones.
Netflix arrives in Australia and New Zealand in March 2015November 21, 2014Global online video service Netflix has announced that it is going to enter Australia and New Zealand in March 2015. Outside the USA, Netflix is already available in Canada, Latin America, the UK and Ireland, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, the Netherlands, France, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium. Australia and New Zealand bring the number of countries with the service to more than 50.Subscribers Only
Leading retailer opens UV storefront for Oz and NZ customersSeptember 16, 2013Australia’s largest electronics and packaged video retailer JB Hi-Fi has opened an Ultraviolet (UV) online store for Australian and New Zealand customers.
Quickflix on its way back to growthFebruary 07, 2013Australian online streaming, pay-per-view and disc-by-mail service Quickflix is consolidating its position after delivering a steady performance in final quarter of 2012.
Technicolor expands presence in AustraliaDecember 24, 2012Technicolor acquires distribution centre from Roadshow Films Technicolor and Village Roadshow extend existing partnership for five-years Agreement broadens relationship to include development...Subscribers Only
News Limited bids for Consolidated Media in AustraliaJuly 01, 2012News Limited, Australian arm of global parent News Corporation, has put a conditional proposal to Australian media investment company Consolidated Media Holdings (CMH) to acquire 100 per cent of CMH...
Oz online rentailer launches digital streaming service in NZMay 01, 2012Australia's largest subscription-based online DVD rental service, Quickflix has launched its digital streaming service in New Zealand. The WatchNow streaming service is available via a range of internet-connected devices including...
HBO investment in online rentailer marks strategy shift in AustraliaFebruary 15, 2012HBO has acquired 16% stake in Australian online video rental subscription company Quickflix.