Media and Digital

Telstra's T-Box might get the chop

Telco's IPTV set-top device is reportedly on the cusp of being phased out completely, with the product to be scrapped in favour of Foxtel’s iQ3.

Alibaba prices IPO at $US68 per share

by AAP
Chinese e-commerce giant prices IPO at top end of expected range, values company at $US167.6bn.

Six companies shed light on Australia's growth potential

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Australia's top performing private companies in industries such as agribusiness, construction and technology show that our economy can remain prosperous if we make the right decisions.

Warner Bros to axe 1000 jobs

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Hollywood studio set to cut more than 10% of workforce as part of cost-cutting drive.

US Senator warns regulators about Alibaba’s corporate structure

Improved disclosure measures not enough to protect investors, US Senator warns.

Fairfax eyes control of MMP

Fairfax may soon buy the 50 per cent stake it does not already own in real estate magazine group Metro Media Publishing.

Alibaba raises IPO price range

Chinese e-commerce company planning to raise up to $US25bn in world's largest IPO.

Alibaba likely to raise IPO price range: sources

Buoyant roadshow demand tipped to boost e-commerce giant's final share price.

Foxtel weighed Ten move: report

Foxtel reportedly weighed joint bid for control of Ten with Providence Equity Partners.

Nine bullish on online streaming

Nine says 4m Aust SVOD subscribers 'very achievable' by 2020, StreamCo plans 'well advanced'.

Google wants large slice of TV ad market

Google to use YouTube in push to claim 10-20 per cent of Aust TV ad market: report.

Nine out of picture on APN Outdoor, oOh!Media

IPOs are on the cards for the two outdoor advertising companies as aspiring suitor Nine says asking price is 'full.'

Grove linked to iFlix Asia streaming float

Patrick Grove has engaged Credit Suisse about launching his latest float on the Australian ­Securities Exchange — iFlix Asia.

EU approves BSkyB deals

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The European Commission has cleared Rupert Murdoch's plan to create a pan-European pay-TV giant.

APN drops $270m notes offering

The media group pulls its unsecured notes offer in the US corporate bond market.

Turnbull's gift to NBN Co

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Malcolm Turnbull's announcement of a new licencing condition for telecommunications carriers could put NBN Co on a surer footing in its battle with TPG.

Carsales mulls iCar buy

Carsales.com is weighing a bid for full control of iCar Asia: report.

Turnbull pushes community TV off airwaves and onto internet

Community channels, including Melbourne’s Channel 31 and TVS in Sydney, have until December 31 next year to switch their broadcasts to the internet.

DataRoom AM: Rinehart ambition

Gina Rinehart may still be mulling a play for Fairfax Media, while the sale of SAI Global is in doubt.

Rinehart in secret talks on Fairfax

Gina Rinehart and former magazine chief Matt Handbury discussed a joint Fairfax bid.

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