Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Fiji are set to be the first Pacific countries to have access to more Australian television content delivered through the Australian Government’s PacificAus TV initiative.
Pay TV and free-to-air TV are under a growing threat from video-on-demand, according to a senior telecoms analyst who says global streaming is gathering pace, with the Internet now rivalling broadcast TV as a vehicle to deliver consumer content.
Vodafone has expanded the areas where its NBN service is available, launched a new 4K HDR Android TV-powered set-top box with terrestrial TV tuner capability, and offers 12 months of Netflix on its top two NBN plans.
Foxtel shocks with its new $99 Android-powered Box, designed to be "an affordable and easy-to-use device designed to stream the best choice of the world’s biggest new shows, live sport and complete seasons to consumers’ TVs".
There's no on-remote volume control as yet, but Telstra's new Telstra TV 2 comes with a fresh new UI, universal search, content aggregation, free-to-air TV and plenty more.
The transfer of Telstra's South Brisbane and Velocity estate fibre networks to the NBN would be a backward step because the NBN does not support Foxtel and free-to-air TV over fibre as Velocity does, an industry source claims.
Free digital television service Freeview has introduced a new feature to support Google Chromecast, delivering one-stop free-to-air TV for both streaming and catch-up through a smartphone or tablet.
The Australian Communications Consumer Action Network and the Disability Discrimination Commissioner, Alastair McEwin, have jointly called on the federal government to increase access services for people of all abilities across free-to-air television.
Free digital television service Freeview has launched its free-to-air TV live streaming app on Android tablet.
If you think SVOD services such as Netflix, Presto or Stan will be the death of Pay TV of Free-to-Air (FTA) TV, Ovum says no.
Although Channel 10 is still yet to take the live streaming plunge like Channel 7, its catchup streaming service ‘tenplay’ has arrived on Telstra TV.
If you’ve got a current-model Blu-ray and DVD recorder from Panasonic that is connected to the Internet, you should have already received a free firmware update giving you HbbTV 1.5 compatibility.
The global streaming revolution is gathering pace. Streaming in closing in on broadcast TV, with the gap now just two percentage points in terms of weekly consumption.
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