Friday, October 30th, 2020

Foxtel’s proposed merger with Austar took another step in the right direction last week when the Australian Competition and Consumer Commissions (ACCC) commenced market consultations over Foxtel’s draft undertakings. Foxtel has provided the ACCC with undertakings in order to allay ACCC concerns that a merged company would hamper competition in the IPTV market. Foxtel and Austar, along […]

With the AFL’s NAB Cup preseason competition beginning this Friday it is an opportune time to look at how this competition and the home & away season will be covered following last year’s record A$1.2 billion media rights deal. To watch matches this year and beyond, AFL fans will be spoilt for choice across free-to-air, subscription-TV, […]

AUSTAR has today announced that it will seek court approval to postpone its Shareholder Meetings relating to the proposed acquisition of AUSTAR by FOXTEL until the end of March 2012.   AUSTAR is seeking this request to allow more time for the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to finalise its review of the transaction. On […]