A couple of things happened on Saturday night: The QANTAS Wallabies won their first Tri Nations tournament since 2001, by overcoming the All Blacks at Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium; and Over 1 million viewers tuned into see that win. Over the last few years it is arguable that there has been a decline in viewers for… Continue reading TV Audience Numbers grow for Rugby Union
The time has come for action against digital pirates and it now seems that the Australian Government is willing to listen and more importantly help. A report in the Australian newspaper on Wednesday confirmed that the Commonwealth Attorney-General’s Department has arranged a high level meeting next month with industry stakeholders to discuss potential new copyright laws in order… Continue reading Digital Piracy reform on the Government’s Agenda
In news out of the United States today Apple’s Board of Directors have announced long time Chief Executive Officer Steve Jobs has resigned. To take his place as Apple’s CEO is current Chief Operating Officer Tim Cook. For all those Apple lovers though fear not because Steve Jobs has not totally relinquished his management… Continue reading Steve Jobs is no longer Apple’s CEO
The Nine Network have released details of its Tri Nations broadcast this Saturday. The match between the QANTAS Wallabies and New Zealand All Blacks from Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium is the decider in the series and a last hit out for both teams before this year’s Rugby World Cup in NZ. The match will be broadcast live… Continue reading GEM gears up for Rugby but no further news on the Anti-siphoning amendments bill
On 12 August 2011 the High Court of Australia sitting in Sydney heard the special leave application for Roadshow’s appeal against the Full Federal Court’s decision in Roadshow v iiNet. The High Court granted special leave to appeal the Full Court’s decision. iiNet is Australia’s second largest DSL provider behind Telstra’s Bigpond division, employs over 2,000… Continue reading High Court to hear Copyright Appeal
Last Monday night Can of Worms dropped to its lowest audience to date this season, pulling 591,000 viewers in the 9:30PM time slot. The week-on-week drop in viewership was through no fault of its own but due to the Ten programming department scheduling the Renovators at 8:30PM and putting Can of Worms back to 9:30PM. This begs the question will… Continue reading Will Can of Worms rebound?