Radio & Television

Big streamers may be forced to make more local content Down Under

AUSTRALIAN LAWMAKERS look set to force the likes of Netflix, Amazon and other foreign streamers to abide by similar rules as its own TV companies, according to reports, including this one in the Wall Street Journal.According to the report, its communications minister said the government will ask the streaming platforms to make more original Australian content and that legislation to force them to do so is possible before the end of this year.“The free-to-air networks have an obligation to show a certain amount of Australian content. They’ve got to pay to produce that or to acquire that,” Communications Minister Paul...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.