Minister Fifield launches DTV portal services in Crookwell

Minister Fifield launches DTV portal services in Crookwell

Digital television (DTV) portal services have been launched by Communications Minister Mitch Fifield in Crookwell, New South Wales, after a decade of licensing and funding issues left residents with poor reception of commercial stations and SBS. The upgrade will see...
Broadcast Australia farewells longest-serving employee

Broadcast Australia farewells longest-serving employee

BAI Communications Group CEO Jim Hassell and ABC Communications Networks Director Adrian Potter have thanked retiring* Broadcast Australia Senior Field Services Technician Ron Collison for an outstanding 55 years of service to Australian broadcasting. Mr Hassell...
Rare tour of Cumnock transmitter marks 70 years of 2CR

Rare tour of Cumnock transmitter marks 70 years of 2CR

While the small New South Wales town of Cumnock celebrated its 150th birthday on 18 October 2015, the Broadcast Australia-operated Cumnock 2CR Radio Transmitter opened its doors for the first time in ten years. The last tour of the facility was in 2005, celebrating...
Boost to SBS capacity for food channel launch

Boost to SBS capacity for food channel launch

Broadcast Australia successfully completed capacity enhancement field works for SBS’s terrestrially-delivered digital television network ahead of schedule and in support of its newly launched 24-hour dedicated food channel, Food Network. SBS Manager for Transmission...
Tower Power: Green Energy for Transmission Facilities

Tower Power: Green Energy for Transmission Facilities

Broadcast Australia’s General Manager of Network Strategy and Planning, Adam Fricker is interviewed in the March/April 2015 edition of Critical Comms magazine regarding the successful trial of solar energy at Broadcast Australia’s Muswellbrook site. Read...