The ABC claims its move to make registration for iview users compulsory after 1 July is meant to help users in the wake of a survey carried out in 2020, but is silent when asked why, if this is the case, registration is not made voluntary.
Global networking vendor Cisco is supporting the Nine television network’s transition to digital with the network’s North Sydney office being entirely connected to Cisco’s digital infrastructure built on IP fabric to provide increased efficiency, agility and flexibility.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) assistance for umpires to augmented reality goggles for players are just two of the suggestions AFL clubs and fans have put forward to the AFL and Telstra in response to a 5G “ future of footy” survey.
Chinese telecommunications equipment provider ZTE and telecommunications carrier China Mobile have collaborated to deliver China’s first 5G sporting event with the broadcast of the country’s 2nd National Youth Games.
Optus Sport, which is in its fourth year of broadcasting UK Premier League football, is claiming a world first with the broadcasting of a match on a 5G global network.
Public broadcaster SBS will simulcast all remaining group matches of the World Cup football tournament along with Optus, in an agreement with the telco which has been dogged by issues with broadcasting games on its network.
Video cloud solutions provider Brightcove is partnering with Seven West Media to power the media company’s new OTT streaming service, 7plus.
Fox Sports has sealed a new six-year deal with outsourced production solutions company NEP Australia which the two companies claim will “usher in the future of live sports broadcasts” in Australia.
Federal Parliament’s new streaming video service has been pulling bigger audiences than some PayTV programmes, claims Australian video streaming technology company, SwitchMedia, which developed the new webcasting service.
Sky Sports has turned to Ooyala Flex to automate the global syndication of sporting clips, delivering hundreds of Premier League (PL) in-game clips and highlight packages for online and linear consumption to 40 international partners within minutes.
Prime Television has breached the privacy provisions of the Commercial TV Industry Code of Practice by using material relating to a child’s personal or private affairs in a news broadcast in March.
Twitter has unveiled Periscope Producer, touting the services as a new way for brands, media organisations and other live video creators to share high-quality, produced live video.
Listen, Commercial Radio Australia proudly boasts it has reached 3.52 million listeners in the five metro capital cities, helped by "solid growth in in-car listening".
Communications technology and services company Ericsson has launched its global TV and Video on Demand (VOD) content discovery portfolio which will by rolled out across Australia, Canada, the United States and Europe offering rich metadata, images, real-time triggering, analytics and 360 degree search and personalisation.
The long-time boss of the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA), Chris Chapman, wants changes to the regulatory framework under which the authority operates in today’s “digitally disrupted” communications environment.
Google Singapore-based executive Michelle Guthrie is to take over from Mark Scott as the ABC’s managing director.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has given the green light to the merger of Foxtel and the Ten Network, ruling that the deal is unlikely to substantially lessen competition in the media market.
The ABC is looking to ramp up its digital services as it embarks on a recruitment drive for digital professionals to staff the expanding services.
The competition watchdog has flagged concerns that Foxtel’s proposed acquisition of 15% of Network 10 and the TV network’s proposal to buy a 24.99% stake in advertising company MCN could reduce competition in the free-to-air television industry.
Network connectivity data centre facilities services provider Nextgen has established a partnership with Sydney Teleport Services (STS) which allows STS to offer more advanced capabilities and interconnectivity with major cloud platforms to support growing OTT services for its new and existing client base.
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