Commercial DTT operators to co-operate

Australia’s free-to-air commercial networks are in talks about a possible joint venture on the countries DTT platform.
The Australian Freeview brand is soon to launch and will be competing against Pay-TV platforms from Foxtel and Austar. Broadcasters Seven, Ten and Nine are now looking at ways to pool their resources so that they can better compete with the competition now that the restrictions previously blocking multi-channel DTT broadcasting are to be dropped in January.
Source: Rapid TV News
Item added: 23rd September 2008