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Analysts tip Netflix for Oz success

The fact Netflix already has a well-known brand and “big ticket” original series will means it has a chance to become the market-leader in the fiercely local Australian SVOD sector despite being late to market, according to analysts. “It’s the most well-known [streaming service] globally; a quarter of Australian residents were born overseas and so […]

Premier League auction hits record £5.1bn

Sky has retained the bulk of live Premier League football for upcoming seasons, but upped its spend as the latest UK TV rights auction hit a record £5.14 billion (US$7.89 billion). There had been talk of Discovery Communications weighing in on the bids for its Eurosport channel, but the outcome sees 21st Century Fox-backed satellite […]