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Australia - Free-to-Air TV - Broadcasters

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Australia - Free-to-Air TV - Broadcasters

The Free-to-Air broadcast industry in Australia now is digital' only after the conversion from analogue transmission eventually ceased in December 2013. The digital conversion process started back in 2001 and now sees the all of the Free-to-Air broadcasters with many more stations than were only available in analogue.

In this report we provide an extensive overview of Australia's FTA broadcasting market.

We include in the report, overviews of all the major commercial and public broadcasters Nine Network, Seven Network, Network Ten, ABC, SBS, and the regional players, as well as an overview of community and indigenous broadcasting.

Key developments:

Commercial FTA broadcasting and additional digital TV channels released in 2013/14, digital TV, broadcasting funding, public broadcasters. Finally the availability of better features of catchup TV for mobile devices, tablets and computers will no doubt see an increase in the use of IPTV services. Revenue and financials of the commercial broadcasters are covered and a look at some of the datacasting services is previewed.

Companies covered in this report include:

Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), Special Broadcasting Service (SBS), Seven, Nine Entertainment, TEN, Southern Cross, Prime Media, NBN, WIN, Indigenous Broadcasting, Southern Cross Austereo, Imparja, Community Broadcasters.

1. Synopsis
2. Broadcasting market
2.1 Overview
2.2 Commercial television broadcasting licences
2.3 Permanent licence fee reductions
2.4 Regional licence area plans
2.5 Television aggregation
3. National public broadcasters
3.1 Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC)
3.1.1 Overview
3.1.2 ABC divisions
3.2 Special Broadcasting Services (SBS)
3.2.1 Overview
3.2.2 Transmission coverage
3.2.3 Revenue
4. National commercial networks
4.1 Nine Entertainment Co
4.1.1 Overview
4.1.2 Revenue statistical overview
4.2 Seven Network Limited (Seven)
4.2.1 Overview
4.2.2 Revenue statistical overview
4.3 Ten Network Holdings Limited (Ten Holdings)
4.3.1 Company operations overview
4.3.2 Revenue statistical overview
5. Major players in regional broadcasting
5.1 NBN Television (NBN)
5.2 PRIME Television Limited (PRIME)
5.2.1 Company operations overview
5.2.2 Revenue and non-core operations
5.3 Southern Cross Media Group Limited (SCMGL)
5.3.1 Company operations overview
5.3.2 Revenue overview
5.4 WIN Television
6. Community television broadcasting services
6.1 Overview
6.2 Community TV digital only
7. Indigenous broadcasters
7.1 Indigenous Broadcasting Program (IBP)
7.2 Imparja Television
7.3 National Indigenous Television Service (NITV)
7.4 PAW Media and Communications
8. Related reports
Table 1 Number of television and radio licences on issue 2010 - 2013
Table 2 SBS key financial performance results 2009 - 2013
Table 3 Nine Entertainment key financial performance results 2013 - 2014
Table 4 Seven West key financial performance results overview 2012 - 2013
Table 5 Seven West key financial performance results overview H1 2012 - H1 2014
Table 6 Ten key financial performance results overview H1 2013 - H1 2014
Table 7 PRIME key financial performance parameters overview 2009 - 2013
Table 8 PRIME key financial performance parameters overview H1 2013 - H1 2014
Table 9 Southern Cross Austereo key financial performance indicators 2010 - 2014
Chart 1 Overview of Prime share trending 2012 - 2014
Chart 2 Overview of Southern Cross Austereo key financial performance indicators 2009 - 2014
Exhibit 1 Listing of major commercial television licences by Network ID
Exhibit 2 Nine Network coverage
Exhibit 3 Background information on PRIME and its former radio division
Exhibit 4 Background information on PRIME New Zealand
Exhibit 5 Brief background history on the Southern Cross Broadcasting company
Exhibit 6 Digital community television licences 2010 - 2013
Exhibit 7 Background information on community television licences

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