Advanced Television


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 also noted the increasing popularity of online video-streaming services and dwindling traditional pay-TV subscriptions. Many telcos without their own […]

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

Foxtel expands Wi-Fi 6 offering with CommScope

CommScope, a global layer in home network solutions, announced today that Foxtel will deploy CommScope’s NVG448 Triple Play residential gateways to deliver Wi-Fi 6 performance to Foxtel’s broadband customers in Australia. As the home of the world’s best shows, sport and movies, Foxtel is relying on this new apparatus to support active home networks with increased […]

July 7, 2022

Foxtel chooses TAG monitoring solution from Magna

In 2020 Foxtel started a project to exit the aging television centre facility at Macquarie Park. The plan involved migrating their entire technology platform across two sites in Sydney to an all-IP platform encompassing video routing, satellite, OTT and more. After more than 12 months of market research, testing and trialling various vendor IP monitoring solutions, […]

July 6, 2022

DAZN appoints Mascia as DACH CEO

DAZN Group, the sports entertainment company, has announced that Alice Mascia has been appointed to lead its operations in DACH. She will take up the role on May 1st. Mascia’s appointment follows the acquisition of Bundesliga and UEFA Champions League rights in the DACH region, along with other major football rights like Italy’s Serie A […]

April 6, 2022