Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has said he expects to see "some significant commercial deals" between Australian news publishers and digital platforms before the government votes on its news media code which is currently before Parliament.
The Federal Government appears to be trying to remove the need for passing the news media code legislation by encouraging, and helping, media companies to join up to Google News Showcase.
With Parliament having just another eight days to sit this year, the bosses of Australia's media organisations have sought to pressure politicians into getting the promised news media code passed before they rise for the year on 10 December.
Australian-listed satellite company Sky and Space Global has appointed 25-year telco and technology industries veteran Michael Malone as its chairman.
Video cloud solutions provider Brightcove is partnering with Seven West Media to power the media company’s new OTT streaming service, 7plus.
Seven West Media has sold its 50% stake in Yahoo7 to Oath Media with the deal expected to close by the end of August.
Global data management and analytics provider Cloudera, in partnership with Australian analytics company Contexti and Amazon Web Services, has deployed an advanced big data solution for West Australian-based national media group, Seven West Media.
Foxtel is buying out Seven West Media’s interests in Presto TV, with Presto to be integrated into Foxtel Play streaming service.
Twitter Australia and Seven West Media have announced "an exciting partnership allowing Seven to amplify audience reach across Seven’s premium programs and event-based sports content".
Earlier this year, Sean King and Bede Overend co-founded ‘Simpla’, an alternative to the CMS that, impressively, was just awarded Telstra muru-D seed capital.
Aye, aye, it’ll be an eye for an eye when Presto and Channel 7’s special Home and Away event premieres exclusively on the Presto this summer!
Foxtel and Seven West Media have confirmed their Presto TV joint venture, with a dramatic expansion of content planned and a commitment to first-run exclusives.
Presto has shared two handfuls of TV show titles it plains to stream in 2015 from Foxtel and Seven, but promises ‘dozens more’ brilliant programs to come ‘in the lead up to launch’.
Seeking to smash Netflix, Foxtel’s Presto has announced a deal with its new Ch 7 partner to bring ‘compelling programming’ to Presto that is ‘so good, you won’t believe it’s legal’.
Online health directory and booking service HealthEngine is set to implement a rapid growth strategy and embark on a second capital raising just one year on from a $10.4 million investment in the company by Telstra and Seven West Media.
Telstra and Seven West Media (owner of the Seven Network) have entered into a $10.4 million partnership with online consumer health marketplace HealthEngine.
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