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The winners and losers in the 2018 World Cup broadcast battle

France might have won the 2018 World Cup title, but who were the real winners in the broadcast battle? Not everyone could make it to Russia to watch the games live, and that left people all over the world relying on the distribution and associated media rights within their region. In Australia there was a… Keep Reading

Media Interview on Radio New Zealand – Dare to Stream

Was great to have a chat with Colin Peacock on Radio NewZealand for Media Week We spoke about the recent Optus fail in broadcasting the World Cup in Russia and the future for sports broadcasting. The Optus issue is being looked at from New Zealand due to a local telco having the rights to the… Keep Reading

E8 – Mayhem in Australian Sports Media

In this episode we discuss the mayhem that has occurred in Australian Sports Media. (Recorded: Wednesday 18th April, 2018).  SHOW NOTES: Segment 1 – New Media Rights for Cricket in Australia Seven and Foxtel snag cricket rights, meaning more content but maybe not for free https://theconversation.com/seven-and-foxtel-snag-cricket-rights-meaning-more-content-but-maybe-not-for-free-94976 How Cricket Australia laid the pitch for marathon media… Keep Reading

Radio Interview (ABC Overnights): What the Big Bash League can tell us about the future of sport broadcasting

I spoke with Rod Quinn on ABC Overnights about the upcoming cricket media rights. You can listed to the full interview here – http://www.abc.net.au/radio/melbourne/programs/overnights/what-can-cricket-us-about-the-future-of-sport-on-television/9387020   Listen to the interview (podcast) below: Keep Reading

Why the rights to broadcast cricket could be worth $1 billion

A fierce bidding war is under way for the rights to stream and broadcast cricket for the next five years. The price is expected to reach A$1 billion, almost double the previous deal. Media companies are facing stiff competition because increasing viewer numbers are luring social media websites and other platforms into the race to… Keep Reading

Interview with Radio Sport (New Zealand) – Sport Anti-syphoning Laws

I spoke with Radio Sport in New Zealand about the potential around the introduction of Anti-syphoning Laws in New Zealand similar to those current in Australia. These focus on keeping “events of national interest”, which list currently only sports, on free to air television. The introduction of such laws has been debated in New Zealand… Keep Reading

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