cbt534 nbn gets nod to buy optus hfc network and expands footprint

The NBN has shifted gears with a green light from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission to allow the company to buy Optus’ broadband network and TV for $800 million.

cbt532 disruption rocks the broadcasting industry at ibc2015

Disruptive technologies including driverless cars, single camera virtual reality, 4D and automated post-production tools will be showcased at this year’s IBC conference and exhibition being held in September in Amsterdam.

 

cbt531 quickflix chases the chinese content dragon
The rapid competition gripping the Australian IPTV market has pushed one of the industry’s local pioneers to diversify with expansion into China. Quickflix, one of the earliest providers of streaming video in Australia announced that it is poised to acquire an as yet unnamed Chinese film and TV company to form a global streaming platform for Chinese content.

cbt530 roku set to rock with telstra in iptv move

U.S streaming platform provider Roku is entering the Australian market in a partnership with Telstra. The deal, which is similar to relationships the streaming services provider has struck with international media companies, is termed the ‘Roku Powered licensing program’. Under the strategic agreement Telstra will leverage the Roku streaming platform to deliver its new streaming service and player, branded Telstra TV, to consumers.