Tag: Community TV

The Curiosity Show stages online comeback

The Adelaide-based children’s show The Curiosity Show has returned to a new generation of viewers. The show’s original presenters Dr Deane Hutton and Dr Rob Morrison have always owned a half-share of the rights but the remainder was tied up with producers Banksia Productions which has been in liquidation. Hutton and Morrison have bought out …

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SE Queensland switches off analogue

South East Queensland — including Brisbane, the Gold Coast and the Sunshine Coast — will be switching off analogue TV today affecting local transmissions of ABC1, Seven (BTQ), Nine (QTQ), Ten (TVQ) and SBS1. Also affected will be Sunshine Coast transmissions of Seven Queensland (STQ), WIN (RTQ) and Southern Cross Ten (TNQ) and Gold Coast …

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Perth says farewell to analogue

The national shutdown of the analogue signal reaches its next stop — Perth — today (Tuesday). The switch off affects local transmissions for ABC1, Seven (TVW), Nine (STW), Ten (NEW) and SBS1. With a market population of 1,926,000 (source: OzTAM), Perth is the largest capital city to date to lose analogue television. In the latest …

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D-Day: It’s Adelaide’s turn

The shutdown of analogue television across the country continues, with Adelaide’s analogue transmissions being closed for good tomorrow (Tuesday) — affecting local transmissions of ABC1 (ABS), Seven (SAS), Nine (NWS), Ten (ADS) and SBS1. Community TV channel 44Adelaide has been broadcasting exclusively in digital since May 2012. Adelaide becomes the first state capital city in Australia …

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C31 joins early analogue switch-off

C31, Melbourne’s community television channel, is soon to join its Sydney counterpart TVS in an early shutdown of its analogue signal – well ahead of the scheduled shutdown of other analogue services in their respective cities. On their website, C31 advises that it will cease analogue transmission (from UHF 31 and from UHF 64 in …

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TVS to do early analogue switch-off

Sydney’s community television station TVS has announced it will be switching off its analogue transmission from Channel 31 next year, well ahead of the planned shutdown of analogue signals in Sydney. From 1 March next year TVS will be broadcasting solely in digital – on channel number 44 (UHF Channel 29) – two years after …

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A decade of digital TV

Australian television first entered the digital age on 1 January 2001 – a decade ago today. On that day all five networks – ABC, Seven, Nine, Ten, SBS – commenced full-time standard-definition digital transmission in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth as part of the initial roll-out of digital television.  High-definition signals were not to …

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TV Week Logie Awards voting opens

It’s a new era for the TV Week Logie Awards as TV Week has today opened the voting for the 2011 awards presentation. Traditionally, voting for the popularity-based categories starts in the new year and is conducted through both the TV Week website and in the printed publication.  This year the public voting is being …

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C31 switches on digital transmission

Melbourne community TV station C31 tomorrow flicks the switch on its new digital transmission. A two-week test transmission begins at 9.00am tomorrow with the official digital launch on 11 June. The launch of digital transmission for C31 is the result of a lengthy battle to gain broadcasting spectrum while the national and commercial broadcasters were …

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WTV launches in Perth

Yesterday saw the launch of Perth’s new community television station, WTV. The new channel launched at 10.00am (WST) after ten days of test transmissions. WTV, broadcasting solely on the digital platform, is replacing the former Access 31 which closed transmission in 2008 after financial assistance for the station was withdrawn. WTV can be found in …

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