Advanced Television


Australia: Streaming commissions plummet

Screen Producers Australia (SPA) has released the results of a recent membership survey investigating how local and global streamers are currently engaging with Australian producers. The results paint a bleak picture of the current commissioning landscape, with 80 per cent of respondents citing ‘Less’ or ‘Much Less’ commissioning interest from streaming services compared to the same […]

June 6, 2024

Stan acquires adaptation of The Bridge

Double Vision, the Malaysian production arm of the Vision New Media group, has announced that both seasons (20 x 60’) of its localised version of Hans Rosenfeldt’s hit Scandi series The Bridge have sold to Stan, the Australian streaming service. The agreement, brokered by Lyle Bettson-Barker, SVP Australia and New Zealand from Banijay Rights, represents […]

December 11, 2023

Forecast: Australia SVoD revenue to grow 8.2% CAGR to 2027

SVoD service revenue in Australia is expected to increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.2 per cent from $1.9 billion (€1.74bn) in 2022 to $2.8 billion by 2027, driven by a healthy growth in SVoD subscriptions, and steady rise in the average monthly revenue per unique SVoD household, according to GlobalData, the […]

June 20, 2023

THEOplayer now standard with 24i Mod Studio

24i, the video streaming user experience expert, and THEO Technologies, a player in delivering top-notch, interactive and smooth video playback on any device, today announced that the award-winning THEOplayer has been fully integrated with the 24i Mod Studio platform. THEOplayer will be included in all new deployments to 24i customers, efficiently bringing premium video playback […]

April 12, 2023

Data: SVoDs spent A$335m on Oz content in 21/22

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has published the 2021–22 Australian content expenditure data for SVoD service providers. This is the third year the ACMA has collected SVoD expenditure data on Australian content – data which is provided on a voluntary basis by the SVoD providers. As a recent entrant into the market, this […]

November 21, 2022

Australia: SVoD revenue to grow at 8.9% CAGR to 2027

SVoD service revenue in Australia is expected to increase at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.9 per cent from $2.2 billion (€2.19bn) in 2022 to $3.4 billion in 2027, driven by a healthy growth in subscriptions and unique SVoD households, as well as a steady rise in the average monthly revenue per unique […]

October 26, 2022

Forecast: Australia telco, pay-TV worth $21.9bn in 2026

The total telecom and pay-TV services revenue in Australia is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 1.6 per cent from $20.2 billion in 2021 to $21.9 billion (€21.2bn) in 2026, mainly supported by mobile data and fixed broadband service segments, according to forecasts from GlobalData, a data and analytics company. GlobalData’s […]

August 12, 2022

Forecast: China 48% of APAC online video revenue in 2022

Analysis released by Media Partners Asia (MPA) indicates that total Asia Pacific online video industry revenue will grow by 16 per cent year-on-year in 2022 to reach $49.2 billion (€48.3bn), according to the Asia Pacific Online Video & Broadband Distribution 2022 report. SVoD will contribute 50 per cent; UGC AVoD, 37 per cent and Premium […]

July 26, 2022

Forecast: 40m Australian SVoD subs by 2026

The Australian SVoD market has grown solidly over the last three years, more than doubling the number of SVoD subscriptions since 2018. Despite a slowdown in 2021, the market still grows at a fast rate, and is set to reach nearly 40 million subscriptions by 2026, according to forecasts from Dataxis. Over the last three […]

May 17, 2022

Grass Valley, Telstra enable Stan Sport to deliver all Champions League live

Long-standing Grass Valley customer and partner Telstra Broadcast Services (TBS) has selected GV AMPP (Agile Media Processing Platform) to enable cloud-based production and playout capability for Stan Sport, the Australian streaming service Stan’s premium, live and on-demand add-on sport package. Using GV AMPP, Stan Sport is now delivering UHD coverage of premium live sports, such […]

March 11, 2022