Brochures & Discussion Papers

BAI - Spectrum Review Consultation Response

Dec 2014 :: BAI - Spectrum Review Consultation Response

The BAI Group has provided a response to the Department of Communicaitons' "Spectrum Review Potential Reform Directions consultation paper".

Television Technology Transition: Broadcast Australia Discussion Paper

Mar 2014 :: Television Technology Transition: Broadcast Australia Discussion Paper

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This paper looks at the evolution of the terrestrial television platform to deliver greater choice, quality and reduce costs.

Energy Efficiency Opportunities: Broadcast Australia Public Report 2013

Jan 2014 :: Public Report

Published in accordance with the Commonwealth Government's Energy efficiency Opportunities program (Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism).

Energy Efficiency Opportunities: Broadcast Australia Public Report 2012

Dec 2012 :: Public Report

Published in accordance with the Commonwealth Government's Energy efficiency Opportunities program (Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism). Updated March 2013.

Response to the Government's Digital Dividend Green Paper

Aug 2010 :: Response

Response to the Government's Digital Dividend Green Paper

3D or not 3D: The road ahead for TV

Jul 2010 :: White Paper

As television networks around the world announce the launch of three-dimensional television (3D TV) subscription channels, manufacturers unveil suites of 3D-compatible TV sets, and sporting events such as the FIFA World Cup™ are captured using 3D imaging techniques, it is probably fair to say that 3D TV has arrived.

Australian DTV Delivers Digital Difference

Apr 2010 :: Case Study

After nearly a decade in deployment, Broadcast Australia's digital terrestrial television broadcast network has reached a new milestone. Mike Dallimore, Broadcast Australia Vice President International Business Development, explores the challenges of the massive project, providing insight into key lessons learnt and what constitutes the ‘digital difference’.

Olympic Games Drive Broadcast Change

Apr 2010 :: Feature Story

The Olympic Games have been instrumental in influencing many of the technological advances in the broadcast industry. Peter Kepreotes, Vice President of Technology - International, Broadcast Australia, takes a 'behind the scenes' view of the 2008 Beijing Games.

Collaboration and Flexibility the Key to Asia's Broadcast Future

Apr 2010 :: Opinion Piece

The dynamism we are witnessing in today's Asian broadcast market presents enormous challenges and opportunities for industry stakeholders who are prepared to embrace imminent change.

The Case for DTT - What's in it for the Broadcasters?

Apr 2010 :: Opinion Piece

There is much talk about the 'digital dividend' - the potential rewards for governments through spectrum auctions following the closure of analogue TV services.

Mobile TV Smart & Strategic

Apr 2010 :: Feature Story

Given the myriad options available for mobile TV, successful services will be the result of smart choices - and strategic partnerships. Martin Farrimond, Broadcast Australia General Manager New Platforms, explores the mobile TV value chain.

Clearing the Air on Mobile TV

Apr 2010 :: Opinion Piece

To the casual observer, the fog surrounding the fledgling mobile TV industry might appear somewhat impenetrable.

The Ins and Outs of Hong Kong Mobile TV

Apr 2010 :: Opinion Piece

Determining the right level of coverage is a critical step in mobile TV network design.

Infocasting - a Technology Profile

Apr 2010 :: Fact Sheet

Infocasting is a unique information delivery vehicle that has the potential to be incorporated within a digital television terrestrial strategy. As cost effective information delivery tool, Infocasting can be tailored to suit niche broadcasting whilst offering viewer interactivity.

Mobile TV - A Technology Profile

Apr 2010 :: Fact Sheet

The mobile phone phemonena took the consumer world by storm in the late 20th Century. As mobile phones have developed so too has the expectation of technology convergence. This paper discusses the first major mass market opportunity for the future development of mobile phones and the integration of broadcast technologies.

Contemplating the Broadcast Model TV Wholesale Model

Apr 2010 :: Presentation by Chris Jaeger, Managing Director - International Business

The global potential for the mobile TV market is enormous. In this paper, Chris Jaeger reviews various business models for the introduction of Mobile TV into the different markets, and how the experiences of broadcast tv can contribute to the wide-ranging technical and commercial mix.

The (r)evolution of sports broadcasting

Apr 2010 :: Written by Peter Kepreotes, Business Development Manager for Digital Broadcast Systems

Escalating viewer demand for televised sport continues to drive many of the technological advances in the broadcast industry. This is changing the way sport is both delivered and watched.

NOC Revelation in Digital Revolution

Apr 2010 :: Technology Story

Network automation is now in the spotlight as the heart and brains of the terrestrial broadcast network as the trend towards multiplexing and shared infrastructure become financially and operationally viable.

Set Your Sites on a Neutral Host

Apr 2010 :: Discussion Paper

Broadcasters seeking to "go digital" can take heart from the many options now available. One that is growing in popularity is the outsourcing of delivery infrastructure which allows the broadcaster to retain resources to focus on the business of content.

Could Television Bridge Asia's ICT Divide?

Apr 2010 :: Written by Chris Jaeger, Managing Director - International Business

Digital television, with its powerful multistream 'infocast' functionality, could underping a free-to-air ICT revolution across Asia.

TV Delivery: The New Commodity

Apr 2010 :: Written by Chris Jaeger, Managing Director - International Business

With television growing beyond the free-to-air experience, terrrestrial broadcast infrastructure is no longer the heart of broadcasting - it's now just one of multiple delivery modes. This paves the way for broadcast transmission specialists to relieve this burden from content providers.

The Future of Handheld Services

Apr 2010 :: Written by Clive Morton, Broadcast Services Director

Clive Morton discusses the six largely inter-related areas of Technology Platform Choices; Handsets; Content Rights; Regulatory Environment; Consumer Behaviour and Business Model that need to be adressed in order to establish mobile media services as commercial reality.

Deploying DTT: From Start to Finish

Apr 2010 :: Written by Stephen Farrugia, Engineering Director

'Going Digital' means a whole lot more than just change of exciter in the transmitter. DTT deployments also involve detailed coverage modelling, careful equipment selection and skilled installation and maintenance teams.

Large Area Single Frequency Networks: A Field Study into the Practical Applications

Apr 2010 ::

SFN’s (Single Frequency Networks) provide the opportunity for a number of transmission sites to operate on the same frequency, thus optimizing available spectrum and rationalizing site requirements. In this paper, Doug Iles (Media Systems Manager) discusses the usage of SFN’s over large areas.

HDTV and High-Density Living Drive Broadcast Evolution

Apr 2010 :: Opinion Piece

Perhaps catalysed by the Beijing Olympic Games, 2008 will likely go down in history as the year in which high-definition television (HDTV) finally took off. Thanks to Olympics coverage, where content was produced in 100 per cent HD, consumers finally witnessed the HD 'wow factor'.

The National Broadband Network TV Question

Feb 2010 :: White Paper

Broadcast Australia believes Australia will benefit from enhanced broadband services and that the NBN investment will lead to growth and innovation for the media sector which is good for consumers and the industry alike.