Advanced Television


Australia: Optus Sport on Samsung TVs

Optus Sport is adding Samsung Smart TV platform to its roster of compatible streaming options. Optus’s Head of TV and Content, Corin Dimopoulos said with Optus Sport expanding its device streaming options it was clear the broadcaster was “building credibility as one of Australia’s most popular streaming services”. “We don’t just want to be the […]

September 28, 2020

Optus secures Foxtel until 2031 

Australian satellite operator Optus has renewed its relationship with broadcaster Foxtel and agreed extensions to its existing contracts until 2031. Optus is Australia’s largest satellite operator, and a statement from the company talks of “agreed efficiencies” with Foxtel and which reaffirms Optus and its position over Australia and New Zealand. “As we look to the […]

July 28, 2020By Chris Forrester

Airbus wins Optus satellite order

Australian telco Optus has ordered a new satellite (Optus 11) from Airbus Defence & Space. The craft will carry the industry’s latest ‘beam forming’ software and have the ability to configure payloads and traffic while in orbit. The contract calls for a launch in 2023 to the 160 degree East orbital slot. “Its location, coverage, […]

July 3, 2020By Chris Forrester

Australia: Optus to air all 92 EPL games

Optus Sport will stream all 92 remaining Premier League games live when the 2019/20 season provisionally restarts this week. “The Premier League’s return is a huge moment for live sport and we’re thrilled to reconnect our passionate Optus Sport customers to what they love,” Optus’ Head of TV and Content, Corin Dimopoulos, said. “For sport-starved […]

June 15, 2020