Stan. coming soon – this is the message that greets visitors to www.stan.com.au, the new subscription video on demand (SVOD) service from StreamCo (Nine Entertainment Co’s and Fairfax Media’s new streaming JV). While pricing details have yet to be announced, what we do know is that Stan will offer users unlimited access to thousands of hours of entertainment, with… Continue reading Is Stan the man?
Following on from the Seven Network’s recent deal to broadcast Gaelic football and hurling on 7mate, Seven has announced a five year agreement to broadcast America’s National Football League (NFL) on Channel Seven and 7mate. Under the agreement, Seven will broadcast three consecutive games on Sunday, ending with the blockbuster NFL Sunday Night Football, all coming in… Continue reading Seven takes a punt on the NFL
US-based online streaming service Hulu announced in February that it had sold its Japanese service (which launched three years ago) to Nippon Television Network Corporation (Nippon TV). Under the terms of the deal, Nippon TV assumes control of the day-to-day operations of the business and its management (when the deal completes). Nippon TV is the leading… Continue reading Streaming services in Australia – are there lessons to be learnt from the sale of Hulu Japan?