Advanced Television


Ateme standards conversion for Foxtel

Ateme, a global player in video compression, delivery and streaming solutions, and Foxtel, a pay-TV provider in Australia, have announced the deployment of a standards conversion service enabling Australians to access TV content from around the world. The Foxtel-owned service, based on Ateme’s content acquisition and distribution solutions through the TITAN suite, acquires content from […]

August 1, 2023

Foxtel secures UFC PPV exclusivity

Mixed martial arts organisation UFC and pay-TV operator Foxtel have reached a multi-year agreement that will make Foxtel and Kayo Sports the exclusive distributor of all UFC Pay Per Views in Australia. Starting in January 2024, all UFC Pay Per View events will be broadcast exclusively on Main Event on Foxtel and Kayo Sports, while […]

July 27, 2023

Australia: Foxtel extends IPL rights

The Foxtel Group has extended its long-term partnership with the Tata Indian Premier League which will see it continue as the exclusive tournament broadcaster in Australia with games to be shown live on Fox Sports, available on Foxtel and Kayo Sports, until at least 2027. The renewed five-year deal will see 74 matches made available […]

April 6, 2023

Foxtel, WBD extend content deal

The Foxtel Group and Warner Bros Discovery (WBD) have announced a new multi-year, multi-faceted content and platform agreement which will see Foxtel Group remain the home of HBO, Max Originals, Warner Bros and Discovery programming in Australia. By extending its long-term partnership with WBD, the Foxtel Group says it will continue to deliver an “unmatched […]

March 1, 2023

Study: APAC telcos invest in homegrown OTTs

Asia-Pacific multichannel operators have become hybrid providers, with both traditional multichannel and virtual multichannel or OTT subscription offerings launched in recent years, according to Kagan’s 2022 survey of OTT partnerships and virtual multichannel services. The study, revealed in a Blog Post by Xiuxi Zhu, Associate Research Analyst at S&P Global Market Intelligence’s Kagan unit and […]

February 16, 2023

The Twelve heading to ITVX

ITV has announced that Foxtel Original series The Twelve, starring Sam Neill, will get its exclusive UK debut on the ITVX streaming platform on February 16th. This courtroom drama tells the story of 12 Australians who are selected for jury duty in a murder trial in which a woman stands accused of killing her teenage […]

January 16, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Foxtel, NBCUniversal multi-year content deal

The Foxtel Group and NBCUniversal (NBCU) have announced a new, multi-year partnership that will deliver blockbuster movies, drama, comedy, reality, news, and more to fuel the Group’s subscription TV and streaming platforms. With the addition of thousands of hours of NBCU’s iconic TV series and movies across a variety of genres, Foxtel Group now significantly […]

November 3, 2022

Australia: WWE expands Foxtel deal

The Foxtel Group and WWE have announced a new multi-year partnership that will see Foxtel Group’s portfolio of entertainment brands become the home of WWE in Australia. The new deal will deliver the biggest line-up of WWE’s live and on demand content to Foxtel Group’s 4.5 million subscribers on Foxtel, as well as via the […]

September 28, 2022By Nik Roseveare

AFL scores A$4.5bn broadcast deal

The AFL (Australian Football League), the governing body of Australian rules football, has announced the biggest broadcast rights deal in Australian sporting history after extending its partnership with the Seven Network, Foxtel and Telstra for another seven seasons. The League’s current broadcast rights deal goes for another two years, through to the end of 2024, […]

September 6, 2022By Colin Mann

Disney+ on Foxtel STBs

The Foxtel Group and The Walt Disney Company are to integrate the Disney+ app on set-top boxes of more than 1.7 million Foxtel subscribers over the coming weeks, boosting Foxtel’s streaming aggregation strategy and bringing what Foxtel calls the world’s best content, all in one place. The Disney+ app integration means Foxtel customers with a […]

August 2, 2022