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Vodafone NZ to Change Name in 2023, Team with Nokia on 5G and 6G

Vodafone New Zealand is to change to 'One NZ' in early 2023. According to a statement on the telco's website, "We didn’t want to change our name until we had laid the right foundations for our future, which we’ve spent the past three years doing. "Over the last three years we...

3AW Secures AFL Rights Until 2024

3AW has secured radio, streaming and digital rights to the AFL until 2024. The two year deal will see Melbourne’s No. 1 station call four matches per week, available to listeners on 3AW 693, and for the first time through the 3AW app and website. The new agreement will also ensure...

Australian Film Replicates Real-Time Ray Tracing with Blackmagic

Blackmagic Design has announced that Australian feature film “Don’t Go Below” was shot entirely using Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K and Pocket Cinema Camera 6K digital film cameras. The family adventure film, which was shot in Sydney and recently screened at the Cannes Film Market, is the third film...

Telos Alliance Powers Processing for SCA

SCA's new studio featuring Telos Alliance audio broadcast processing equipment With more than 45 radio markets and over 160 radio stations with 24-hour layout, SCA has been using AoIP technology from Telos Alliance since 2009. Consistently moving and transitioning teams across 45 radio markets, SCA has been able to manage,...

All India Radio Upgrades Stations with AEQ

AEQ and its partner in india, Falcon Technologies, have won a major tender for the supply and installation of 100 consoles to All India Radio. All India Radio (AIR), officially known since 1957 as Akashvani (literary meaning "Voice from the Sky"), is the national public radio broadcaster of India and...

SCA and the AFL Sign Multi-Year Podcast Deal

SCA and the Australian Football League (AFL) have announced a multi-year podcast co-collaboration agreement to develop audio on demand concepts for the league and extended their long-standing partnership for Audio Broadcast Rights. The Australian-first agreement is an extension of SCA and the AFL’s long-term radio broadcast agreement with Triple M,...

Sky NZ Rolls Out the ‘Sky Pod’

Sky NZ has revealed the Sky Pod, an IP-only replacement option for the soon-to-close VodafoneTV service. It has also announced additional details about the new hybrid Sky Box. The Sky Pod is a small portable device developed to provide an IP-only replacement option for VodafoneTV customers whose service will close...

ASTRO Adds beIN SPORTS CONNECT, iQIYI & TVBAnywhere+

Malaysian pay operator Astro has launched the beIN SPORTS CONNECT, iQIYI and TVBAnywhere+ apps on its Ultra Box, allowing customers to stream more LIVE global sporting events and Asian entertainment including Korean, Chinese and Hong Kong dramas and movies, local favourites and anime all-in-one on their big screen TV. Euan...

World Broadcasting Unions Monitors Treatment of Media in Sri Lanka

The World Broadcasting Unions (WBU) says it continues to closely monitor the Sri Lankan government’s response to attacks on journalists and attempts to intimidate media organisations. The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka has formally acknowledged an unjustified assault on media personnel by police and security personnel on ​July 9th,...

Blackmagic Cameras Shoot ‘with BMW’ Web Movies

Blackmagic Design has announced that Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K and Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K digital film cameras were used to shoot the BMW web movie series "with BMW,” which was produced by the creative company bird and insect. Shuma, the director for the “with BMW” series, also...

Singapore Courts Keep Up Pressure on Pirate Sites

The Asia Video Industry Association’s Coalition Against Piracy (CAP) has confirmed that under the terms of the “dynamic” injunction granted by the Singapore High Court Order in February 2022, internet service providers (ISPs) have blocked a further 99 domains associated with the 30 illegal streaming sites that were first...

HK TV International Media Group Seeks Licence Renewal

Hong Kong's Communications Authority has announced it has received an application from Hong Kong TV International Media Group Limited (HKTVIM) for renewal of its non-domestic television programme service licence for a term of 12 years. HKTVIM was incorporated in Hong Kong on 19 December 2008. It provides a non-domestic television programme...

Addressable Targeting for Nine’s Radio Assets

Australia media company Nine has launched addressable data targeting capability across its digital radio assets. As part of accessing Nine’s broader 20 million signed in users, advertisers can target logged-in users across Nine’s radio stations, 2GB, 3AW, 4BC and 6PR. With Nine’s audio already delivering more than 10 million live...

Nine to Launch Premium Traffic Network

Australia media company Nine is to launch its own premium cross-platform traffic brand, NTN, delivering up-to-date and comprehensive traffic news and allowing advertisers access to a unique platform that can give brands the ability to own traffic updates across the company's properties. NTN will launch with live reports across Nine’s...

Most Significant Transformation for 9Now Since Launch

A new era of live streaming television has been unveiled, with Nine’s digital platform 9Now embarking on a market-leading transformation from the ground up that will reshape how 9Network viewers consume content, as well as offering advertisers groundbreaking opportunities. In an Australian first for BVOD platforms, 9Now will put users...

Paramount ANZ and KERV Interactive Launch Dynamic Video Advertising

Paramount Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) and KERV Interactive have announced their new partnership harnessing patented technology to deliver dynamic, interactive video ad functionality on Connected TVs. The companies have collaborated to launch a global-first ad product providing unparalleled optimisation for brands and net-new pathways for audiences to connect, engage...

The AACTA Reg Grundy Award is Back for 2022

If you’re one of the millions of Aussies who spend their evenings calling out the answers to quiz shows in the living room, judging the execution of cooking, theatrical performances, and bedroom renovations, or preparing for chats about the latest ‘social experiment’ style television show around the water cooler,...

TVU Networks Cloud-Based Remote Table Tennis Tournament

TVU Networks recently provided their technology for remote sports proficiency testing and competition at China’s elite Beijing Sport University. The university’s School of Journalism and Communication students produced the collaborative live stream of university table tennis athletes completing their tests. Key products that enabled the proficiency tests were: TVU...

Tencent Signs with Strange Universe to Create Virtual World Experience

Tencent Cloud – the cloud business of global technology company Tencent, today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Strange Universe Technology, a Singapore-based Web 3.0 company, to explore various opportunities in creating experiences in the virtual world. The agreement also aims to create an immersive...

Schneider Electric Backs Data Centres in Albury Wodonga

Leading Edge Data Centres (LEDC) has opened a new data centre site in Albury Wodonga, serving the greater Riverina region, providing regional Australian businesses and communities with greater access to distributed cloud networks through reliable, cost-effective connectivity. Powered by Schneider Electric, the modern, scalable, and secure Tier III data centre...
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