NITV risks shutdown without funding

The National Indigenous Television network (NITV) is warning that it will be forced to close by 30 June 2010 if it does not get a commitment for continued government funding. NITV, launched in 2007, currently broadcasts on a range of free-to-air and pay-TV platforms – including digital free-to-air in Sydney (on the trial Digital Forty …

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Imparja news signing off

Imparja Television, Australia’s last independently-owned regional TV operator, is reported to be closing down its regional news and current affairs unit. ABC reports that the Alice Springs-based, indigenous-owned broadcaster is closing its local news operations in a round of cost cutting.   Already seven jobs are believed to have been cut with more to follow. The …

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NITV goes to Sydney

Australia’s national indigenous broadcaster, National Indigenous Television (NITV), is expanding its coverage by gaining access to Sydney’s Digital 44 free-to-air service. NITV commenced operation in July last year, initially broadcasting via the Optus Aurora satellite and re-transmitted through the facilities of Imparja Television in remote areas.  The channel is also available via Foxtel, Optus, Austar, …

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