Advanced Television


AsiaSat signs managed distribution service deal with MySat

Asia Satellite Telecommunications (AsiaSat), the Asian satellite solutions provider, has signed an agreement with MySat to provide managed distribution services for MySat’s DTH platform that delivers a premium bouquet of Arabic TV channels in Australia. MySat’s Australian DTH service is being launched on AsiaSat 9’s Australasia beam from the orbital location of 122 degrees East […]

May 23, 2024

Gravity Media to deliver Crankworx Cairns for Red Bull TV

Gravity Media, a provider of complex live creative production and media services, has confirmed details for the global coverage of this year’s Crankworx Cairns. Gravity Media Australia will deliver the international broadcast technology and production outcome for Crankworx Cairns, the world’s largest mountain bike festival across May 22nd-26th. Coverage of Crankworx Cairns will be delivered […]

May 20, 2024

SBS Spice digital channel launches for South Asian Australians

Pushing the boundaries of digital storytelling, SBS Spice is for Gen Y with a South Asian heritage who want to shape their own cultural narratives and be informed and entertained via social media. SBS Spice is a new English language digital offering for South Asian Australians aged 20-34, spicing things up with unique perspectives on […]

May 12, 2024

Nokia, nbn deliver 10G, 25G, 50G, 100G speeds over fibre

Nokia has announced that nbn, Australia’s largest wholesale broadband provider, has successfully completed the live network demonstration of multiple next-generation PON technologies. Leveraging Nokia’s fibre access platform, nbn was able to deliver 10G, 25G, 50G and 100G broadband speeds over its existing fiber network. The successful results demonstrate how operators and wholesalers can scale their […]

April 17, 2024

AIMS adds Kakadu Software, 7thSense

The Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS) has announced its newest members: Kakadu Software, provider of JPEG 2000 development toolkits, and 7thSense, a specialist in pixel generation, processing, and management technology. “We’re thrilled to announce Kakadu Software and 7thSense as the newest AIMS members,” said Andrew Starks, board of directors’ member and marketing working group […]

April 16, 2024

Prysmian to acquire Warren & Brown

Prysmian, a specialist in the energy transition and digital transformation, has signed an agreement to acquire Warren & Brown Technologies, the Australian player in telecommunication network connectivity products. Prysmian says the acquisition “represents a strategic milestone for both companies, combining Prysmian’s expertise in Digital Solutions technologies with Warren & Brown’s resources, capabilities and strength in […]

April 10, 2024

Forecast: Mobile service revenue in Australia at $10.8bn in 2028

The total mobile service revenue in Australia is poised to increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.5 per cent from $8.7 billion (€8bn) in 2023 to $10.8 billion in 2028, supported by growth in mobile data service revenues, according to GlobalData, the data and analytics company. GlobalData’s Australia Mobile Broadband Forecast (Q4 […]

March 26, 2024

Paramount+ to roll out ad tier in Canada, Australia

Paramount+, the SVoD service from Paramount, has announced launch timing and pricing for its international ad-supported subscription offering, the ‘Basic (with ads)’ plan. The plan will roll out in April in Canada and in June in Australia, priced at C$6.99 and A$6.99, respectively. The Paramount+ ‘Premium’ plan will also roll out in Europe, beginning with […]

March 19, 2024

Cricket Australia partners with Dalet

Dalet, a technology and service provider for media-rich organisations, has announced that Cricket Australia (CA) has chosen Dalet Flex to increase fan engagement, deliver more content for all its member clubs and leverage the power of AI to monetise their large historical archive. CA is the national governing body for the game of cricket in […]

March 13, 2024

Starlink reports 200k Australian users

SpaceX’s Starlink broadband by satellite service is now connecting more than 200,000 customers and counting across Australia, says the Elon Musk-owned business. The news prompted a slew of comments on X from India, where potential subscribers are waiting for the service to be granted permission to operate. Starlink’s numbers – as at December 31st 2023 […]

March 7, 2024By Chris Forrester