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Neighbours vs Zombies: The Erinsborough Walking Dead

A number of years ago on the former ABC TV Freakchat forums the regulars used to joke about Neighbours: After Dark, a fictional series that shows what the residents of Ramsay Street really got up to – free of the

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HBO To be Sold Without A Cable TV Subscription. Because They Had To.

“All in, there are 80 million homes that do not have HBO and we will use all means at our disposal to go after them” -Richard Plepler, HBO CEO HBO have announced that they plan to start offering a web-only

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Android TV Launches With The Nexus Player: Internet TV Is Now Ready For Primetime

Despite so much talk surrounding services like Netflix and their ever-increasing dominance, broadcast and cable TV services still remain the primary way the majority of people watch their TV around the world. Despite broadband speeds improving and penetration levels increasing,

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Why Mainstream Cinemas Have Less To Fear From Netflix Than They Do Fear Itself

Traditional media holders have every right to feel threatened by the Internet. For many of them, upsetting the status quo means an entire business and revenue model is out the window. And that’s what the Internet is doing. It is

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Australian TV Bosses Squeezing Out Netflix Don’t Understand Netflix

The AFR today ran a feature regarding the Australian TV network executives seeking to squeeze out Netflix from the marketplace by securing content before Netflix can get access to it. Based on the quotes that run through the article, however,

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EzyFlix Will Convert Your DVD + Bluray Discs To Digital – But Do We Still Want That?

In 2011 Apple launched iTunes Match, a subscription service that enabled users to store all of their music files in the cloud. This included music purchased within iTunes, along with any other albums owned. It didn’t matter whether the music

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SBS On Demand – Leading The Pack In Online Catch-Up

With the highly publicised launch of FreeviewPlus last week dominating the conversation regarding free to air TV and catch-up services it’s easy to forget that, while it’s great that there’s now a locally available platform bringing these services together in

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Review: FreeviewPlus – Is It Worth It?

Australian TV consortium Freeview last night officially launched their new product FreeviewPlus. Built to serve as the future of Australian broadcast television, FreeviewPlus employs a technology called HbbTV to provide a hybrid of broadcast and streamed TV content. This means

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Catch-Up TV Stirrings

The launch today of an HbbTV service in Australia, branded ‘FreeviewPlus’, is a strong reminder of the current difficulties of watching catch-up TV in Australia. Regardless of the many platforms that offer the catch-up TV services, there is still  difficulty

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Red Oaks Is The 2014 Caddyshack Throwback We Deserve

This week has seen the launch of the third wave of pilots produced by Amazon Instant Video. Their model is very fluid, but the one constant has been that they have released their pilots online, then allowed their customers to

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