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Facebook’s new video ‘Watch’ option enters an already crowded market

The Facebook Watch logo now appears on mobile apps. The Conversation, CC BY-ND Marc C-Scott, Victoria University Facebook’s global launch of its Watch video service fragments an already crowded market of video-on-demand available in Australia. The service was first launched in the US 12 months ago. At last week’s global launch, Facebook’s head of video,… 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

Optus’ streaming woes for the World Cup 2018

Spoke with John McDuling (@jmcduling) about the ongoing issues with Optus’ streaming of the World Cup 2018. You can read the article here: Sorry fans, Optus won’t hang up its football boots anytime soon Read more at https://www.smh.com.au/business/companies/sorry-fans-optus-won-t-hang-up-its-football-boots-anytime-soon-20180619-p4zmds.html 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

Seven and Foxtel snag cricket rights, meaning more content but maybe not for free

Marc C-Scott, Victoria University Under a new broadcast rights deal Cricket Australia will part ways with its long broadcast partner, the Nine Network, after more than 40 years. The A$1.182 billion deal lasts six years and will commence from this coming summer through to 2024. It will be split between Seven and Foxtel. As part… Keep Reading

Interview with ABC – Nine signs $300m deal to wrestle Australian Open from Seven Network

Spoke with ABC about Nine winning the Tennis media rights that have been held by Seven for decades. You can read the article here: Nine signs $300m deal to wrestle Australian Open from Seven Network. Read more at http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-03-29/australian-open-tv-rights-nine-signs-300m-deal/9601438 Keep Reading

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