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Guest on Vertical Hold – Aussie sports streaming kicks off and Stan goes offline (Episode 119)

I was a guest on Vertical Hold podcast with Alex Kidman and Adam Turner. Aussie sports streaming kicks off and Stan goes offline http://verticalholdauaudio.libsyn.com/aussie-sports-streaming-kicks-off-and-stan-goes-offline-vertical-hold-episode-119 PROGRAM INFO The AFL and NRL premiership seasons kick off this week, but not all viewers are on a winner. Meanwhile Stan adds offline playback to keep you entertained when you’re sans… Keep Reading

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Is a quota the key to getting Netflix and co. to spend more on Australian content?

The European Commission has released a proposal that will require video streaming services, including Netflix, Amazon and Apple to meet at least a 20% quota of locally produced (ie European) works. This is part of a push to create a digital single market within the European Union. In Australia, around 10% of homes have Netflix… Keep Reading

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A shake-up in Australia’s busy TV industry as Quickflix calls in the administrators

Australia’s first video-on-demand (VoD) service, Quickflix, issued a statement to the Australian Securities Exchange on Tuesday this week saying it has appointed voluntary administrators. Administrator Ferrier Hodgson is reported as saying it was carrying out an “urgent analysis of the company’s position” which included a possible sale or restructure. For now, Quickflix says its business… Keep Reading

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