Digital TV News: Australian Communications and Media Authority

Online content viewing firmly established in Australia
Nov 30, 2016 – Australians’ increasing appetite for digital content is driving profound changes in mobile device use, services, infrastructure and content delivery. The ACMA’s Communications report 2015–16 contains data revealing current trends in consumer behaviour and industry responses.
News categories: Australian Communications and Media Authority, Richard Bean, Australia, Digital TV, Market Research, OTT

ACMA starts discussion on DTT evolution in Australia
Jan 23, 2012 – The Australian Communications and Media Authority is considering the future technological evolution of free-to-air television after the transition to digital television is complete.
News categories: Australian Communications and Media Authority, Australia, Content Distribution, Digital TV, DVB-T2, Regulation, Set Top Box, Smart TV, Terrestrial, VR

Australia Passes Digital Switchover Legislation
Jun 25, 2010 – The Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, Senator Stephen Conroy, has welcomed the passage through Parliament yesterday of the Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Digital Television) Bill 2010.
News categories: Australia, Regulation, Terrestrial

Australia issues licences for 3D TV trials
May 14, 2010 – The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has issued licences which will allow the Nine Network and the SBS to conduct scientific trials of 3D TV in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Newcastle and Wollongong.
News categories: ACMA, Australia, Digital TV, Regulation, Smart TV, Terrestrial, VR

Broadcast Mobile TV demonstrated with Sydney Trial
Jan 23, 2009 – The Ai Group's Australian Digital Suppliers Industry Forum (ADSIF) is coordinating a DVB-H mobile TV trial in Sydney with partners including Optus, Nokia, Nokia Siemens Networks, LG, Broadcast Australia and Australian Digital Testing.
News categories: Ai Group, Australia, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Market Research, Mobile

ACMA releases final report on survey of digital television in Australian homes
Jun 30, 2008 – The Australian Communications and Media Authority has released the full findings of its research into the uptake of digital television in Australian homes, which showed that 42 per cent of Australian homes have adopted digital TV.
News categories: ACMA, Australia, Digital TV, Market Research, Peripherals / Accessories, Set Top Box, Smart TV, Terrestrial

ACMA report on IPTV and internet video services in Australia
May 7, 2008 – The Australian market for internet protocol television (IPTV) and internet video is less developed than many other international markets, according to a report by the Australian Communications and Media Authority.
News categories: ACMA, Australia, Digital TV, IPTV, Market Research, OTT

Australia - Majority of households still to turn to digital free-to-air television
Apr 9, 2008 – Research released by the Australian Communications and Media Authority indicates only just over two out of five Australian households - 42 per cent - are watching digital television over the airwaves.
News categories: ACMA, Australia, Digital TV, Market Research, Peripherals / Accessories, Set Top Box, Smart TV, Terrestrial

ACMA calls for comments on the development of digital television codes and standards
Dec 12, 2007 – The Australian Communications and Media Authority is seeking the views of interested parties on how ACMA and the industry should approach the development of codes and standards for digital television.
News categories: ACMA, Discussion Paper, Australia, Conditional Access, Digital TV, Middleware, Terrestrial