Victory is such sweet music for the England cricket team.
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It was the greatest advertisement for cricket, but now the game needs to be promoted to everyone, not hidden on pay-TV.
What a feeling: Rachel Daly and Ellen White celebrate after scoring during England’s semi-final against USA.
The lesson from other sports is clear: women’s football must be broadcast on free-to-air if it isn’t to disappear.
Controversies over sport, gambling and TV have tended to overshadow changes to the anti-siphoning scheme.
The proposed anti-siphoning changes certainly shift the economic balance from free-to-air to pay-TV, as well as from government intervention in the sport TV market to more open market play.
Logos of betting companies and the odds on sporting outcomes are now impossible to avoid, at the ground or on TV.
It is gambling, especially online and mobile, that has come into focus as sport’s most potentially damaging byproduct.
The hugely popular Game of Thrones could be a crucial drawcard for Foxtel Play’s new viewers.
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With Quickflix saved but Presto on the way out, it’s hard to predict who will emerge as the winners as battle for video-on-demand viewers intensifies.
Paying to watch broadcasts from the Olympics games in Rio this year is a new venture for the Seven Network.
The Seven Network’s decision to offer an additional subscription service for its coverage of the Rio Olympics makes it the first free-to-air broadcaster in Australia to charge for broadcasting sport.
Pay TV is growing globally, and programming data is now up for grabs.
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A move by the US to open up more competition in pay-TV has sparked a debate about TV viewing data.
Pay TV’s only real option seems to be to cut price and expand options available to customers.
The unbundling of content stands to hurt Pay TV providers the most.
Netflix is winning over Australian audiences en masse, but it’s too early to tell who will win the race for TV viewers.
Television is not like it used to be, but it’s difficult to find accurate data on how it’s changing.
With free-to-air, pay TV, catch-up services and video-on-demand, television is changing in Australia, and the viewership metrics are struggling to keep up.
The arrival of Netflix is set to shake up television in Australia.
With the arrival of Netflix and competition from two other new video-on-demand services, television will never be the same in Australia.
Foxtel will compete directly with half owner Telstra when it begins offering telephone and broadband internet services in the next twelve months.
Monday’s announcement by Foxtel that it will launch broadband internet and fixed line telephony services bundled with its pay tv services comes as no surprise. The deal, known as a Triple Play, will see…
Popularity of digital video streaming services such as Netflix suggest that the future of TV may well be online.
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In arguably the TV event of 2013 so far, House of Cards – a $100 million, 13-episode TV series starring Kevin Spacey, directed by David Fincher, and commissioned by Netflix, premiered exclusively online…