With Kayo, Australia’s Foxtel Happy Cutting Its Own Cord

LONDON – Live sports used to be the cornerstone of pay-TV providers’ bundled strategy. But, with classical pay-TV subscriptions around the world plateauing, many pay-TV companies are now peeling out sports from their bundle, via over-the-top internet streaming offerings. Case in point – Australia’s Foxtel, which has around three million total subscribers but which last […]

 

Beet Retreat Miami Panel Probes Advanced-TV Roadblocks: Furious Corp., 4C Insights, Oracle Data Cloud And Finecast

MIAMI – If you could change just one thing tomorrow that could speed up the advanced-television business, what would that be? Maybe nothing that would have an immediate impact on the way things were done—inertia being what it is—but it’s good to ponder the question anyway. This was the approach taken by Ashley J. Swartz, […]

 

News Corp’s MCN Using Programmatic To Sell TV Ads with AOL in Australia

Australia is one of the world’s leading online advertising markets. So how will the year ahead play out in the nascent field of “programmatic” TV advertising? TV companies have to get onboard or risk being left behind, says one sector exec. “2015 will be the year many of them realize they’ve got to get on this […]