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TVNZ adopts AWS Clean Rooms

At AWS re:Invent, Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon company, announced that Television New Zealand (TVNZ), New Zealand’s state-owned, commercially funded television broadcaster, is the first media company in Aotearoa to adopt AWS Clean Rooms to transform the way it manages advertising. AWS Clean Rooms is an analytics service that helps companies across industries like […]

November 30, 2023

RMG, Tabcorp sign Australia, NZ partnership

Tabcorp and Racecourse Media Group (RMG) have announced a new partnership to serve audiences in Australia and New Zealand. The five-year term commences on January 1st 2024 The arrangement will see Tabcorp distribute its suite of Sky Racing channels in the territory for tote (pari-mutuel) wagering for RMG’s British and Irish content, as well as […]

November 24, 2023

Forecast: NZ fixed comms service revenue to grow

The total fixed communication services revenue in New Zealand is expected to increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 1.6 per cent from $1.4 billion (€1.3bn) in 2023 to $1.5 billion in 2028, supported by the growth in the fixed broadband segment, forecasts GlobalData, the data and analytics company. An analysis of GlobalData’s […]

October 30, 2023

Hayu launching in NZ

Hayu the all-reality SVoD service from NBCUniversal, will launch in New Zealand in October 5th on a full array of devices – mobile, tablet, connected TV, console and web. Targeting fans of the reality genre, Hayu offers over 300 shows and more than 10,000 episodes of popular reality TV content including every single series, season […]

September 29, 2023

ONE Championship on FITE+ in NZ, Pacific

FITE by Triller has announced an exclusive deal to present ONE Championship live events in New Zealand and across select Pacific Islands. The events include all ONE Friday Fights events and all 12 major ONE Fight Nights, providing fans with near-weekly live action from cities across Asia, in English. All the events are included in […]

September 27, 2023

Taika Waititi’s Tour de Rugby on NZR+

Tour de Rugby – a new documentary series celebrating French culture and passion for rugby, starring Oscar-winning Kiwi filmmaker Taika Waititi – premieres today [September 5th) exclusively on the new NZR+ streaming platform. The six-part short-format series features Waititi, renowned as a passionate rugby fan, embark on a journey across the captivating landscapes of France, […]

September 5, 2023

Sat One secures OneWeb capacity for Australia, NZ

OneWeb and Sat One, the Perth based satellite service company that provides telecommunications services to enterprise customers, have announced multi-year partnership to deliver OneWeb’s low Earth orbit (LEO) connectivity solutions across Australia and New Zealand. Powered by OneWeb’s LEO satellite communications network, Sat One will be able to offer connectivity services designed specifically for the […]

August 31, 2023

Television New Zealand partners with Qvest

Television New Zealand (TVNZ) has launched a new OTT streaming platform for live sports broadcasting with support by Qvest as the systems integrator. The broadcaster can now offer its viewers exclusive live coverage of international and national sports events with a highly flexible and scalable OTT solution.TVNZ partnered with Qvest to launch a new streaming […]

August 29, 2023

New Zealand Rugby launches NZR+ streaming platform

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has launched NZR+ a digital platform in partnership with has partnered with Endeavor Streaming, enabling fans to get closer to the Teams in Black through exclusive, behind the scenes content. NZR+ will kick off with two four-episode documentaries following the All Blacks and Black Ferns’ 2022 seasons. The Black Ferns Road […]

August 24, 2023

Rocket Lab recovers Electron booster

A Rocket Lab ‘Electron’ rocket has successfully launched seven satellites from its New Zealand operational site. After launch the rocket’s powerful first stage was detached from the mission and returned to Earth with a suite of parachutes for recovery. The mission was dubbed ‘Baby come back’ and reflected a change in plan. Initially Rocket Lab […]

July 20, 2023By Chris Forrester