Preview: 24/7 Footy about to become reality

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,… Continue reading Preview: 24/7 Footy about to become reality

Revenue grows ahead of FOXTEL’s big year

FOXTEL†yesterday announced a jump of 5.1% in subscription revenues for the six months to 31 December 2011. This result was off the back of solid improvements in the take-up of FOXTEL products by FOXTEL customers including FOXTELís iQ, multiroom and high definition digital offerings.†This is a good result for FOXTEL in a tough retail environment… Continue reading Revenue grows ahead of FOXTEL’s big year

Every game, every week…live

The Australian Football League (AFL) kept the media waiting some extra 50 minutes today before announcing its new media broadcasting rights deal for the 2012-2016 period, but it was worth the wait. The AFL has achieved the magical AUD$1 billion for its TV broadcast rights, in fact it has smashed what at times was seemingly… Continue reading Every game, every week…live