Monthly Archives: September 2009

Sport of Kings Gets Second TV Channel

The New Zealand Racing Board will launch a new TV channel in time for the summer racing season, with the working title “TAB TV”. The new channel will be shown in all TAB outlets and will also be broadcast on Sky Digital, from December.  TAB TV will be in addition to the existing Trackside channel… Read More »

Google and the power of Content

You know about Google’s power in Search advertising, but how about in content — all those hundreds of thousands of independent websites that add Google ads to their pages in the hopes of earning a penny or two from their musings? Turns out that the Google Content Network is actually “the world’s #1 ad network”,… Read More »

Mobile Music Awards

The fifth annual Telecom Mobile Music Awards (based on the number of Full Track Downloads, Tru-Tone Ringtones and Caller Tune sales over the previous 12 months) were announced last week: • Tiki Taane took home the award for Highest Selling Ringtone and Caller Tune (NZ) with his track Always On My Mind.  Tiki also scored… Read More »

TiVo shacks up with Telecom

Telecom and Hybrid Television Services, the exclusive licensee of TiVo products in Australia and New Zealand, last week announced a partnership that will see TiVo delivering unmetered entertainment to NZ living rooms from November. The deal means that consumers wanting TiVo have to sign up to Telecom for their broadband services. Customers who choose the… Read More »