The AFL season kicks off tonight, so the announcement of a five year sponsorship deal between ICT vendor Huawei and the Gold Coast Suns is well timed.
Melbourne's footy mecca the MCG is offering free pies this September to AFL fans who have downloaded a voucher using their Android or iPhone devices, thanks to an iBeacon trial.
Australia's biggest telco Telstra has stormed into the premium sports broadcast rights market, with the company's director of media and content Adam Good saying that the company is planning to use a new multi-screen connected stadium strategy to attract consumers.
Ever feel like you're not close enough to the footy? HD broadcasts make our great game increasingly realistic and engaging, but what if you could literally feel what's happening at the MCG? A new tech-enabled shirt from an Aussie advertising firm has just taken out a prestigious advertising award in the US, and we spoke to one of the guys behind it.
Australia's biggest telco Telstra has unveiled plans to turn Adelaide Oval into one of the country's most technically advanced connected stadiums, through a boost in mobile capacity and a 'Telstra Plaza' upgrade.
The NRL is this year following in AFL’s footsteps to broadcast matches live to subscribers on mobile phones and tablets, and Roy Morgan Research has studied which footy fans are so far using AFL Live Official App.
Free-to-air TV is finally taking it to Foxtel in the app stakes, with Yahoo!7 today announcing its 7Sport app for iPhone.
Telstra today announced a slew of changes to its Foxtel on T-Box service, including adding Fox Sports 1, 2 and 3 to the Sport package.
The crowd at the AFL Grand Final on Saturday set a new record for mobile phone use.
One of the definitions of a bogan involves owning a TV that's wider than your washing machine, and if that's true there are an awful lot of bogans in Australia (including this writer).
The Federal Court has ruled that the Optus TV Now service infringes copyright.
When the cable TV service FOXTEL arrived as a service on the Microsoft Xbox 360 gaming console, many bemoaned the inability to stream live coverage of sport as a downfall of the idea. Australian Football League (AFL) Xbox 360 owning fans can now get live action.
Stephen Conroy, the Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, is reportedly foreshadowing changes in the legislation to stop Optus offering its TV Now service, following the company's court win last week. Any changes are likely to whittle away at the exemption we currently enjoy to time-shift programs.
Optus has moved to play down the implications of the copyright ruling on its 'TV Now' service for lucrative deals covering exclusive rights to deliver popular free-to-air content to mobile devices
Telstra, the AFL and NRL have lost the first round in their battle to have the Optus TV Now service ruled in breach of the Copyright Act. However they are expected to appeal the court judgement handed down today.
A new app for Samsung's Smart TV range provides on-demand access to AFL games.
Fox Sports has released version 2 of its iPad app, promising an essential experience for big sports fans. Does it kick any goals, or come crashing down the ladder?
If the extra digital TV channels such as 11 still don't give you enough choice or aren't to your taste, seven BigPond TV channels are now available via the Internet on certain Samsung (and soon LG) TVs.
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