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26
Sep

Netflix Reality Check

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For decades, Australians have paid more for television and movie entertainment than many of our overseas kin. Only recently have consumers begun to realise that companies operating here have, for years, been squeezing as much money as they can out of their content. But, as with clothes, cars and cosmetics, the argument that Australia’s isolation...

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26
Sep

Foxtel – TPG TV Deal

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Foxtel has licensed some of its television channels to cut-price internet service provider TPG Telecom, which is set to launch its own premium television service from early 2015. The unprecedented move by Foxtel to sell a "white label" version of its content to an independent competitor is a further sign of the radical efforts by...

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24
Sep

Telstra Scraps T-Box

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Telstra is expected to scrap its T-Box personal video recorder and internet television device. Foxtel is understood to be developing a cheaper set-top box in addition to its anticipated state of the art IQ3. The cheaper box will carry Foxtel’s Presto subscription video on demand [SVOD] service launched in March 2014. It's possible the two...

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15
Feb
Google is hoping to embed Foxtel’s forthcoming video-on-demand service Presto and internet TV offering Foxtel Play as the key broadcast content for its forthcoming digital media player, Chromecast. Foxtel’s 50 per cent shareholder, Telstra, has led the early stage talks with Google, which began late last year. Google wishes to launch Chromecast, a dongle that...

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1
Oct
The Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) is implementing a new Wi-Fi network which is set to go live in January 2014. The network will allow sports fans to view high definition IPTV and mobile video on their smartphones or tablets. They can also order food and drinks without having to leave their seat. The platform means the...

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16
Sep
TELSTRA media boss Rick Ellis has thrown down the gauntlet to rivals in the IPTV and TV sector, saying the telecommunications giant wants to be the leader in the coming "multi-screen world". Telstra is looking to offer different types of online video entertainment to multiple screens by Christmas, including advertising-supported video, pay-per-view video on demand,...

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24
Aug

IPTV is Coming To Australia

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Two years after it launched its first line of commercial television transceivers in 1948, the Zenith Radio Corporation unveiled a device that would come to fundamentally alter the audience’s relationship with the idiot box: the remote control. That small hand-held device, then connected to the television by wire, has in six decades become the tipping...

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28
Jul
IPTV allows hyper targeted local advertising along with interest and behaviour based advertising. With IPTV you have an IP Address unlike free to air TV which blankets whole regions ignoring suburbs. IPTV will allow smaller advertisers to target the suburbs they supply services and products to. More local news could be delivered based on your suburb,...

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27
Jun
Satellite TV (DTH or DBS) revenues are predicted to overtake cable TV revenues in 2013, but the fastest growing platform is IPTV, according to data compiled by Digital TV Research for its Digital TV World Revenue Forecasts, which determined that total global pay TV revenues will climb $19 billion from 2012 to 2018 to top...

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Category : IPTV Service Providers
27
Jun
Philips is launching in Q3 of this year its version of IPTV for digital signage, IP-addressable displays to which content is streamed from a centralized hub instead of from an attached media player. While LG's EzSign TV and Samsung's SoC platforms essentially embed a media player inside the display or on a chip, Philips is...

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