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Australia: Optus Sport secures La Liga rights

Optus Sport has securing the exclusive Australian rights for La Liga, Spain’s top flight football league. The multi-year deal to stream La Liga Santander gives Optus Sport an additional 380 matches per season from La Liga live and on-demand, in full HD, and will also include live select matches from La Liga SmartBank, Spanish football’s […]

June 27, 2022

Report: Difficult barriers for OTT newcomers in Australia, NZ

Dataxis hosted the first edition of Next Series Australia & New Zealand this year. The event was an opportunity for players across the OTT landscape to discuss the state of the competition within the SVoD, AVoD and OTT pay-TV markets in Australia and New Zealand, which have faced significant transformations over the last few years. […]

June 23, 2022

Optus claims “unfriendly nations” near its satellites

Australia’s Optus satellite operator says that its orbiting craft have experienced close encounters from “unfriendly nations” and that it has had to take evasive action from the close proximity within the orbital positions of its satellites. Optus’ head of satellite and space systems Nick Leake, speaking at the Australasia Satellite Forum, said: “On some occasions, […]

June 16, 2022By Chris Forrester

Warner Bros Discovery names APAC leadership

Warner Bros Discovery has announced its leadership for Japan and Australia & New Zealand [ANZ] and INSEAK region, The Japan and ANZ teams will report to James Gibbons, President & Managing Director, Japan & ANZ, Warner Bros Discovery, whilst the INSEAK team will be led by Clement Schwebig, who will serve as president and MD […]

June 9, 2022

Australia: Optus Sport scores Euro 2024 rights

Optus Sport has bolstered its football offering by securing the Australian media rights to UEFA Euro 2024. The tournament is scheduled to take place in Germany in June and July 2024 and Optus Sport will stream every match, live and in full. Optus Sport was the Australian rights holder to the record-breaking Euro 2020, which […]

June 7, 2022

Stranger Things rifts take over global landmarks

In celebration of the return of Stranger Things, rifts have appeared on some of the most iconic monuments around the globe. The Upside Down, the sinister alternate dimension from the series, has taken over 14 countries through 15 landmarks including the Empire State Building in New York City; Bondi Beach in Australia; Duomo Square in […]

May 27, 2022

Australian Football League deploys Dalet Flex

Dalet, a technology and service provider for media-rich organisations, has announced that the Australian Football League (AFL) is using Dalet Flex to manage the cloud-based digitisation and workflow modernisation project of its video archives. The subscription-based implementation of Dalet’s cloud-native media logistics, which was done in collaboration with partner Telstra Broadcast Services, enables AFL to […]

May 24, 2022

Forecast: 40m Australian SVoD subs by 2026

The Australian SVoD market has grown solidly over the last three years, more than doubling the number of SVoD subscriptions since 2018. Despite a slowdown in 2021, the market still grows at a fast rate, and is set to reach nearly 40 million subscriptions by 2026, according to forecasts from Dataxis. Over the last three […]

May 17, 2022

Prysmian, Telstra to deliver fibre network in Australia

Prysmian Group, a global player in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has announced it will work with Telstra to build a new state-of-the-art intercapital fibre network in Australia. The national fibre network project is a multi-year project which will see Telstra build a new “state-of-the-art inter-city dual fibre path” that adds up to […]

May 11, 2022

Telstra, Silver Trak Digital launch Cinema Direct 5G content delivery

Telstra and media asset management specialists Silver Trak Digital have launched their new 5G Cinema Direct content delivery service – Australia’s fastest, most robust, and most secure delivery of digital content over 5G for cinemas, content distributors and movie studios. Cinema Direct requires no cabling, can be installed and working very quickly and is backed […]

May 10, 2022