Tag: Southern Cross

Mar 04 2008

Happy 40th, GTS4!

South Australian regional television station GTS4 celebrated its 40th anniversary on the weekend.The station, based in Port Pirie and licenced to Spencer Gulf Telecasters, commenced operation on 1 March 1968. It was the second commercial regional channel in South Australia, after SES8 Mount Gambier which commenced two years earlier. In 1974, GTS4 partnered with Broken …

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Jul 03 2007

The sun sets on Southern Cross

One of the largest takeovers in Australian regional television is set to unfold with Macquarie Media Group (MMG) making a bid to take over the media assets of Southern Cross Broadcasting (SCB). The Southern Cross Broadcasting empire, which began with two regional television stations in Victoria in the 1980s, has expanded to a network of …

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