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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

Interview with AdNews – Ball tampering scandal could deflate value of broadcasting rights, experts warn

Spoke with Arvind Hickman (@arvindhickman) from AdNews about the impact of the ball tampering scandal on the cricket media rights negotiations in Australia. You can read the article here: Ball tampering scandal could deflate value of broadcasting rights, experts warn. Read more at http://www.adnews.com.au/news/ball-tampering-scandal-could-deflate-value-of-broadcasting-rights-experts-warn 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

Seven’s Olympic coverage could change the way we watch sport on our screens

The Seven Network has announced it will offer a paid subscription service via an app as part of its Rio Olympics coverage this year. This will make Seven the first free-to-air broadcaster in Australia to charge for broadcasting sport. This is a new approach to the station’s coverage of the Rio Olympics. Last year, it… Keep Reading

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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