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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

Kate McCartney and Kate McLennan in The Katering Show (2015), which began as a short form web series. (Source: idmb)

With the rise of subscription and online TV, we need to rethink local content rules

The newly released Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) report on Film, Television and Digital Games 2015-16 offers fascinating insights into how our screen media landscape has changed over the past four years. A key factor has been the introduction of subscription video-on-demand services in early 2015. Indeed, the report notes that the income of subscription… Keep Reading

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Episode 3 – Sports media for a (VR) crowd and Netlfix Booed…

In this episode we discuss sports media being more than the home viewers, watching video in a crowd, should sports broadcasts be free, the continued battle between traditional media and streaming and Netflix booed. (Recorded: Tuesday 23rd May, 2017) SHOW NOTES: Segment 1- Sports Media is more than the home audience, there are people in the stands… Keep Reading

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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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