Digital TV News: ACMA

ACMA report confirms the rise of streaming in Australia
Feb 27, 2020 – Australia's love affair with streaming continues to thrive with a new report from the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) showing 71% of Australians with a TV set in the home used at least one paid video streaming service in 2019.
News categories: ACMA, Australia, Digital TV, Market Research, OTT

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 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

Samsung Moment™ Mobile Phone to Demonstrate Mobile Digital TV at International CES 2010
Jan 5, 2010 – Sprint (NYSE: S) and Samsung have announced that Samsung Moment™ will display a mobile phone demonstration of the North American mobile digital TV broadcasting standard during International CES 2010 in Las Vegas on January 7 - 10, 2010.
News categories: Samsung, Sprint, CES2020, Digital TV, Mobile, Semiconductor, USA

New Zealand digital TV penetration now at 55%
Nov 20, 2008 – NZ On Air has released a report that studies developments in digital broadcasting. As at October 2008, New Zealand's digital penetration (including Sky) stood at 55%, suggesting that the target of 75% penetration by 2012 can be reached.
News categories: NZ On Air, Digital TV, Market Research, New Zealand, Satellite, Terrestrial

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