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Displaying items by tag: Digital TV

Wednesday, 13 December 2017 22:45

OTT TV revenues to surge towards $120 billion by 2022

The terrific televisual boom that is the OTT revolution is set to get even more entertainingly profitable, set to nearly double from 2017 levels.

Published in Entertainment

Finding ICT contractors continues to be a challenge for recruiters, and hourly rates for both contractors and permanent employees have dipped, according to latest to the Information Technology Contract and Recruitment Association (ITCRA).

Published in Recruitment

Digital TV playout, streaming and archiving service company MediaHub has used MapR's Hadoop distribution as the basis of its content archiving system.

Published in Data
Monday, 09 December 2013 06:30

Wave goodbye to analogue TV

Sometime tomorrow someone will flick a switch, and analogue TV transmission in Australia will cease, 57 years after it started. The changeover took place faultlessly.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Tuesday, 11 June 2013 06:57

Analogue TV has just six months to live

In December analogue TV transmission will cease in Australia’s two largest cities.

Published in Entertainment

In April Adelaide will become the first state capital to turn off analogue TV signals. By December all Australia will be totally digital.

Published in Entertainment
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Monday, 12 November 2012 14:47

Bush claims smallest DVR

Bush reckons its new Mini BVR320FV DVR is the smallest on the Australian market.

Published in Entertainment
Wednesday, 15 February 2012 18:49

Kogan misses the point of digital TV assistance scheme

Governments are fair game for criticism, and those of a right-wing persuasion are understandably keen on bagging the present government. But it behooves them to get their facts right. Ruslan Kogan's ongoing campaign against the digital TV Household Assistance Scheme serves double-duty as a way of gaining free publicity for his company's low prices.

Published in Core Dump
Thursday, 10 November 2011 15:22

New Aussie TiVo XL - an eXtra Large disappointment?


The same old TiVo with a bigger hard drive is an insult to loyal Australian TiVo users.


Published in Seeking Nerdvana
Tuesday, 10 May 2011 19:49

Government conned into set top box spend

Discount electronic retailer Ruslan Kogan reckons the Government has been conned into setting aside $308 million in tonight's Budget to provide pensioners with set top boxes so that they can continue to watch TV once the analogue signal is switched off.

Published in Government Tech Policy

The rabble-rousers and outraged tabloid readers/listeners/viewers are getting hot under the collar about a $300 million budget allocation for the Household Assistance Scheme associated with the digital TV switchover. I reckon their concern could be misplaced.

Published in Core Dump

A five year agreement between the government-owned Australian Broadcasting Corporation and telco supplier Ericsson will see free-to-air digital TV made available Australia-wide, including rural communities. The agreement will involve the ABC using Ericsson's satellite video compression technology to expand the reach of digital TV.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Optus has been awarded contracts by multiple broadcasters to transmit digital free-to-air services into areas where terrestrial digital TV isn't available.

Published in Entertainment
Tuesday, 29 June 2010 16:25

Freeview EPG: So much hot free-to-air

The Freeview DTV consortium has announced a new EPG for those equipped with Freeview badged devices.  Behind all the bluster and diversionary tactics, this new EPG does add one nice feature that is enticing, but don't rush out and buy a Freeview device.

Published in Radioactive IT
Friday, 07 May 2010 16:40

Mildura digital TV assistance milestone

2000 Mildura households have received Federal Government assistance to switch to digital television.

Published in Entertainment

The Australian Communications and Media Authority has warned Sydney viewers that they may need to do a rescan of their digital TVs or other receivers to pick up TVS on channel 44.

Published in Entertainment
Wednesday, 03 March 2010 18:08

TVS goes digital

The first community TV digital simulcasts are on the air.
Published in Entertainment
Although the Australian Federal Government has announced it is spending tens of millions of dollars to make the newest digital free-to-air TV channels available to those by satellite in rural and regional areas, the Federal Opposition is, as you’d expect, unconvinced.

Published in Fuzzy Logic
Just over sixty years ago, the first color newsreel was introduced in the United States, which was followed up by pay television, mobile color television units, and coast-to-coast color telecasts—all on January 1st, New Year’s Day.

Published in Biology
TiVo's Australian distributor says that unmetered access to TiVo content has now reached a "critical mass" of 20 percent of Australian broadband subscribers following iiNet's announcement that it will offer unmetered access to TiVo content from late November.

Published in Home Tech
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