Australian Budget 15-16 – Brace yourself.

Treasurer Joe Hockey has introduced a few new measures that seem rather extraordinary. But here is how it will pan out and the greatest disappointments within. ‘Netflix’ Tax: It is like all taxes a tax to consumer. GST is to be charged by all overseas companies who sell digital products and services. This is to […]

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Netflix in Oz – Foxtel procrastinating

Netflix has finally entered the Australian market now and Foxtel’s only reaction was to ensure that their price war team was enabled. But even at $25 per month Foxtel was unprepared for the update take Netflix would attain. The market was ready to be broken for a while and this disruption has been long awaited […]

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HBO to partner with Apple – New Global Audience for HBOAccess

Apple and HBO are talking in reference to creating content and a streaming service that will cost consumers around $15 a month to get HBOAccess. Time Warners Inc (NYSE:TWX) owned HBO has previously flirted with a independent IPO float, which would be a certainty if it was to get such a global audience and boost […]

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Foxtel worried – Netflix coming to Australia

Foxtel, which is owned Telstra Corporation Ltd (50%) and The News Corporation Ltd (50%) seems to have an uphill battle ahead.

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