TV Week is a Bauer is a privately owned media business, owned by the German Bauer family. They have 60 magazines published in Australia. Bauer have digital and radio interests across Europe, US, UK and Australia including Australia’s TV Week. Founded: 1875. The Bauers are the Rothschilds.
The Ten Group Pty Limited subsidiaries are Network Ten, Ten Television Network, Caprice Pty Limited. Its parent company is Ten Network Holdings. Channel 10 is losing a lot of money On 14 June 2017, Ten went into voluntary administration.
Ten Network Holdings, Owners are: Bruce Gordon 14.96%, Gina Rinehart 8.52%, James Packer 7.68%, Lachlan Murdoch 7.68%, Foxtel (Newscorp) 13.84% and Lazard Asset Management 6% Subsidiaries are: Network Ten, One, Eleven, The Ten Group Pty Limited.
Lachlan Murdoch owns 100% of Nova Entertainment. The Company operates commercial radio networks in metropolitan and regional areas of Australia, a pay television station and mobile brands. Lachlan Murdoch owns an 8% stake the Prime Media Group.
Foxtel is 50% owned by Newscorp Australia and 50% owned by Telstra.
Newscorp Australia is 100% owned by Newscorp United States.
Nine Entertainment Co.is a publically listed company, and Petelex Pty. Ltd owned. Its Parent organization are: Consolidated Media Holdings and Petelex. Petelex’s is News Corporation they own Channel Nine. Subsidiaries are Nine Network, Mi9, CarAdvice.com.au Pty Ltd., more. Bruce Gordon own 14.96% of Nine’s publically listed shares. In 2007 James Packer sold the network for $5 billion.
In March 2016, Nine Entertainment Co purchased a 9.9% stake in Southern Cross Media Group from the Macquarie Group. The owner of Southern Cross Media Group is unknown, whoever they are they trade behind Macquarie Bank. Owners are Macquarie Bank (unknown), Nine Entertainment Co. (9.9%), Others (5.8%).
On 29th April 2016, Nine Entertainment Co. partnering with Southern Cross in parts of regional Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria, after securing a 50% revenue sharing deal with Southern Cross.
Seven Group Holdings Limited in the parent of Seven West Media they are the parent company of Seven. Kerry Stokes owns 73% of Seven Group Holding Company. Seven Network owns 41% of Seven West Media and 11% of Prime Media Group. Seven Group Holdings Limited Subsidiaries: WesTrac, Yahoo7, Unwired, Pacific Magazines, and more.
Special Broadcasting Service (SBS), Subsidiaries SBS TV, SBS Viceland, Food Network, NITV, SBS HD are all claimed to be run by the Commonwealth of Australia. This doesn’t make sense when you consider that they are all commercial networks. Even SBS World News is bought you by Woolworths. They are obviously a commercial network however all my attempts to find out who is profiting have led to nothing.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation is funded by the Federal Government. The corporation provides television, radio, online and mobile services throughout metropolitan and regional Australia, as well as overseas through the Australia Network and Radio Australia.
Although funded and owned by the government, the ABC remains editorially independent as ensured through the Australian Broadcasting Corporation Act 1983. This is the theory anyway, they have at time run propaganda pieces for the Government. Like all other media outlet they get their news from the Rothschild owned Associated Press.
Their television networks are: Television ABC, ABC HD, ABC2, ABC ME, ABC Kids, and ABC News.
The ABC operates 54 local radio stations, in addition to four national networks and international service Radio Australia. Furthermore, DiG Radio was launched on digital platforms in 2002, currently offering three separate stations. Their radio stations include JJJ and 3LO.
They also have various internet websites, which include ABC News and many websites for their various television and radio stations.
WIN Corporation is a private Australian media company, which owns assets including the WIN Television network, Crawford Productions and several local radio stations. WIN belongs to the Gordon Family, it is owned Bruce Gordon, he is Deputy Chairman and Owner. WIN owns television stations in Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia and Tasmania. Bruce Gordon also has interests in Channels, Ten, Nine and Prime TV.
There are 2 national and 10 state/territory daily newspapers, 37 regional dailies and 470 other regional and suburban newspapers. All major newspapers are owned either by News Limited, a subsidiary of News Corporation, or Fairfax Media.
The Australian Newspaper is published by News Corp Australia, an asset of News Corp, which also owns the sole dailies in Brisbane, Adelaide, Hobart and Darwin and the most popular metropolitan dailies in Sydney and Melbourne. News Corp's Chairman and Founder is Rupert Murdoch. Newscorp also owns The Herald and Weekly Times including the 24 hour tabloid newspaper the Herald-Sun. The Sunday Telegraph is produced by Nationwide News, an Australian subsidiary of Rupert Murdoch's News Corp.
Fairfax Media own The Sydney Morning Herald. Fairfax Media Limited is one of the largest media companies in Australia and New Zealand, with investment in newspaper, magazines, radio and the internet. By June 2012, Gina Rinehart had increased her stake in Fairfax Media to 18.67 percent, she has now reduced her share to 14.99%.
In 2012, Fairfax Media acquired Netus Pty Ltd, a technology investment company which owned 85% of Allure Media, and purchased the remaining 15% from minority shareholders. Allure Media own a range of websites, including the Australian licenses for Business Insider, Lifehacker, Gizmodo, and Kotaku.
In 2014, Fairfax Media founded online streaming company Stan with Nine Entertainment Co. In December 2014, Fairfax merged with Macquarie Radio Network. Under the deal, Fairfax gained a 55% share in Macquarie. In 2015, Fairfax created a partnership with Huffington Post to launch HuffPost Australia. Fairfax also owns The Age and The Australian Financial Review.
Macquarie Media Limited is an Australian media company, operating radio stations nationally in the capital cities of Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth, as well as regional Queensland.
Macquarie Media Limited, is operating radio stations nationally in the capital cities of Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth. Its owners are Fairfax Media (54.5%), John Singleton Promotions Pty. Ltd. (45.5%). Macquarie Media own 2GB in Sydney, 3AW in Melbourne, 4BC in Brisbane, 6PR in Perth and NTS across all states. They also own Talking Lifestyle across Sydney, Melbourne and Queensland. Macquarie Media Syndication distributes radio content via satellite to various Australian radio stations. Currently, 61 shows are distributed including Hamish & Andy (Hit Network) and AFL Live.
Southern Cross Austereo is an Australian group of companies formed in July 2011 by the merger of Southern Cross Media Group and Austereo Group. Macquarie Bank is the owner. It owns radio stations: Triple M, Gold FM, Mix FM and Radio West in Western Australia.
Grant Broadcasters is an Australian regional radio network that also includes a small number of metropolitan radio stations. It is a privately owned company, held by Janet Cameron and her family. The company was started by Cameron's father, Walter Grant in the 1940s. It has a vast network of regional radio stations totalling around 100.
Pacific Star Network Limited is a Melbourne-based media company listed on the Australian Stock Exchange. The company operates four commercial radio stations in the Melbourne market including SEN, and in December 2014 acquired Morrison Media Services, adding six magazine publications to its portfolio.
Broadcast Operations Group is owned by Bill Caralis is an Australian media company, operating radio stations through various centres across regional New South Wales and Queensland, Australia. All up they own 41 radio stations covering AM, FM and digital radio.
APN News & Media Limited is an Australian and New Zealand media company. Divisions include newspaper publishing, online publishing, broadcast radio and outdoor advertising in Australia and New Zealand.
APN's two largest shareholders are the Australian fund manager Allan Gray Australia and News Corp Australia 14.99%. They owned 20 radio stations across Australia and New Zealand including GOLD 103.3 in Melbourne and KIIS FM in Melbourne and Sydney. They have 11 online sites including: APN Regional News Network and Car Finda. They have 26 New Zealand publications and 28 regional newspaper across Queensland and New South Wales.
In Australia, the major telephone company, Telstra, owns the majority of landline infrastructure, with Optus (a subsidiary of Singapore Telecommunications) owning the rest, making them well-placed to provide the DSLAM technology which facilitates ADSL.
According to itnews: Three internet service providers have cornered 83 percent of the NBN market. 45.5 percent is taken by Telstra.
Telstra revealed in its annual report that it “had 500,000 NBN network connections” at the end of June. Optus reported a base of 136,000 NBN broadband customers at the end of June. That would give it a market share of about 12.4 percent. TPG has quickly established itself with 119,000 active users as at July of 2016. That gives it an 11 percent share of all active connection.
Google is far and away Australia’s favour search engine Sending upwards of 90% of all traffic around the internet, Google ranks as the number one search engine by a significant margin. This is according to Web Alive.
According to Gizmodo In a four week period, almost 17 million Australians over the age of 14 used Google. That's 86%. Almost two million visited Yahoo, and a similar number visited Bing.
They also say that since Microsoft rebranded its search engine Bing the search engine has continued to see its market share grow, which sits at 18.1% at last count worldwide. Bing piggybacks off the Yahoo search engine - Web Alive.
While it still accounts for roughly 11% of total searches, Yahoo’s relevance has been dwindling away in recent years and it has lost a lot of ground on Google and Bing - Web Alive.
Google Chrome is the most popular browser in Australia by a long way, well behind Chrome is internet Explorer, Firefox, and Safari.
Alexa.com has rated the websites most accessed by Australians not surprising Google Australia came in first. 2nd is You Tube, probably highlighting where Australians go for news. 3rd and somewhat surprising is Google.com. Fourth is Facebook, 5th Reddit, and 6th Wikipedia (So fake news is still getting out there). 7th Ebay, 8th Live.com, 9th Diply.com, 10th Twitter, 11th Yahoo and 12th Netflix, 13th Gumtree and 14th Instagram.
Australia’s five top rating Mobile phones are: 1st Samsung Galaxy S8 & Galaxy S8+, 2nd iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, 3rd Google Pixel & Pixel XL, 4th LG G6, and 5th OPPO R9s and OPPO R9s Plus.