Displaying items by tag: Game of Thrones

With the biggest daily VPM or "video player measurement" audience for 2019 across Australian television, and with Foxtel's linear viewing smashing previous season openers, GOT isn't just coming but has arrived at long last. 

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Game of Thrones is the most widely used among downloaded TV shows to spread Windows malware, the security firm Kaspersky Lab claims, using data obtained from its Kaspersky Security Network to come to this conclusion.

Published in Security
Friday, 24 November 2017 11:47

US charges Iranian over HBO hack

Charges have been announced against an Iranian named Behzad Mesri over the hacking of HBO back in August and an attempt to extort the company to the tune of US$6 million.

Published in Security
Thursday, 17 August 2017 08:36

HBO arm leaks episode of Game of Thrones

Another episode of season seven of the popular Game of Thrones TV series has leaked on the Web, with a division of HBO, the owner, being responsible for the initial leak.

Published in Entertainment

Four men associated with a partner vendor of network channel Star India, a distribution partner for HBO, have been arrested for leaking episode 4 of season 7 of HBO's blockbuster Game of Thrones.

Published in Entertainment

A week after news of a leak of material from the cable network HBO broke, the people allegedly behind it have contacted the network demanding money and threatening to release more material which they pilfered.

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The cable network HBO has joined the ranks of entertainment giants to suffer a network breach, with hackers threatening to release episodes of upcoming shows online.

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Although there were a tiny handful of reports of problems with a PE500 technical error a couple of hours after the 11am “same time as the US” broadcast, there were no complaints on Twitter for Monday night’s Foxtel GoT S7 Ep 2 broadcast.

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After seeing too many new customers and people wanting to stream at the same time last Monday, today’s Season 2 GoT episode will once again test Foxtel, while NordVPN bids to capitalise on the situation.

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Foxtel has explained that while it certainly anticipated “heavy usage” for last night’s Game of Thrones, the traffic that eventuated far exceeded expectations, necessitating an “unreserved apology".

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As GoT fans across Australia settled in to watch Game of Thrones at 8.30pm AEST on 17 July, Foxtel Now crashed, but Foxtel says HBO crashed in the US and Latin America, too.

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With a surprise appearance by GoT’s Kristian Nairn (Hodor), the global Game of Thrones tours prove super popular, with locations seeing up to 2270% increase in traveller search activity year-on-year.

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Just days before Game of Thrones Season 7 starts on 17 July, the Foxtel Now app has arrived on Playstation 4 in time for HD Game of Thrones.

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Game of Thrones Season 7 is about to start, airing on 17 July at 11am (same as the US), with the “encore” airing 8.30pm AEDT the same day.

Published in Fuzzy Logic

The Game of Thrones juggernaut that is a new season finally returns to television screens on 17 July, but Foxtel proudly boasts of plenty more new “On Demand” content.

Published in Entertainment

Remember when AT&T was broken up in the US? Whether you do, or don’t, AT&T is on the verge of becoming the most powerful telco and media organisation in the world.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

The final numbers are in for the GoT Season 6 premiere viewership, and they’ve definitively topped over 1.2 million viewers - numbers fit for a king!

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Foxtel says Games of Thrones Season 6 Premiere is ‘the most watched program in Australian subscription television history.’

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Can Yellowfin’s data visualisation deliver the Yellowfinal answer as to whether Game of Thrones character Jon Snow is dead? Let’s take a look…

Published in Business Intelligence

Sitting atop Australia’s pay television throne is Foxtel, and it’s offering special pricing to new Foxtel Play customers who can’t wait to see what happens to Jon Snow in GoT Season 6.

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