15 March 2010 archive

Nine Perth and Adelaide get their dots back

For the first time in over two years, the Nine Network now has a uniform logo (pictured, right) across the five major capital cities. When Nine re-instated its famous ‘dots’ to its logo in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Darwin in 2008, the Perth and Adelaide stations, owned by regional broadcaster WIN, opted to stay with …

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R.I.P. Video Cassette Recorder

Freeview, the free-to-air networks’ digital platform, is to unveil a new advertising campaign declaring that “the VCR is dead” as new technologies such as personal video recorders (PVRs) are being adopted by households in growing numbers. The Australian reports that around 100,000 digital tuners are being sold every month – as Australia converts from analogue …

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