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Cricket at Adelaide Oval, 2nd Test against New Zealand, day 1, Brett Lee in action from the River Torrens end.

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

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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

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Interview with 6PR Perth Live – CBS Takeover of Ten Network

What does the takeover of Channel 10 by US giant CBS mean for what will be on our screens in the future? Oliver Peterson asked Marc C-Scott today on Perth LIVE. You can listen to the interview here – http://www.6pr.com.au/podcast/what-does-cbs-takeover-mean-for-aussie-tv/ Keep Reading

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The impact of CBS’s takeover of Ten is much larger than just one network

Ten Network is being acquired by US broadcaster CBS Corporation. CBS now controls three TV channels – Ten, Eleven and One – as well as a fledgling streaming service, Tenplay. But this acquisition is only the beginning of the shakeup to the Australian television industry. CBS is a major supplier of content to all the… Keep Reading

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A fragmented streaming video market is good for everyone but the consumer

Streaming video platforms were meant to put choice back in the hands of the viewer. They’d be able to watch the content they wanted, when they wanted. But the growing fragmentation of the on-demand market threatens to leave consumers worse off. While Netflix and Amazon are among the biggest subscription video on demand (SVOD) players,… Keep Reading

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Shame! The ‘technical glitches’ that hit Game of Thrones could limit other popular live-streamed events

Winter was coming with the first episode of the new Game of Thrones series this week, but the real freeze was a technical one. Many fans across the world were unable to watch the much anticipated season opener using legal streaming services, such as Foxtel Now in Australia. Foxtel issued a statement on Monday saying… Keep Reading

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