Vevo expanding to Australia with MCM Media partnership
Vevo's next country launch could be Australia, after the music videos service inked a partnership deal with MCM Media, a subsidiary of Australian company MCM Entertainment Group.
April 13, 2012
Australia to review its copyright exceptions
The Australian government has announced a review into its copyright exceptions legislation in the light of digital developments.
April 3, 2012
ARIA positive about digital music growth in Australia
Australian music industry body ARIA has published its latest trade figures, revealing that the recorded music industry there saw revenues fall just 0.34% to AU$382.7m (around $411m) in 2011. Digital now accounts for AU$140.5m...
March 1, 2012
Music Ally Report : The Other Retail (Issue 285)
- Our lead looks at the rise of D2F sales and the importance of this uncharted territory to the retail story - Our second feature considers the recent debate around the proposed SOPA and PIPA legislation - New Startups...
January 19, 2012
Rdio now live in Australia and New Zealand
Rdio is now also live in Australia and New Zealand, joining the US, Canada and Brazil on the company's roster.
January 19, 2012
BlackBerry’s BBM Music service launches out of beta
Research In Motion has officially launched its BBM Music service in three countries: the US, Canada and Australia. The new service has been in beta since mid-August, powered by Omnifone's music platform.
November 3, 2011
Music Matters campaign launches in Australia and New Zealand
Music industry campaign Music Matters has launched in Australia and New Zealand, following its debut in the UK in March 2010. Backed by labels, publishers, artists, songwriters, managers and music services/stores, its aim...
August 11, 2011
Australian ISP iiNet prevails (again) in filesharing case
Last year, Australian ISP iiNet won a case brought against it by several movie studios, attempting to force it to disconnect customers accused of illegal filesharing.
February 25, 2011
Aussie pirates would go legit for 44-cent music downloads
A survey of 7,000 Australians has found that two thirds of people who've downloaded music, films or TV shows illegally in the last year would pay for them - IF there was a more convenient legal service.
May 7, 2010
EMI Australia joins the ISP bundled downloads bandwagon
EMI in Australia has partnered with telco AAPT to create a service fusing broadband, phone and music in one package. Apparently a first in the Australian market, the APPT Entertainment Bundle is powered by EMI Australia's...
February 16, 2010
Aussie ISP prevails in piracy case
Australian ISP iiNet has won a copyright infringement case brought against it by a group of movie studios, claiming that it failed to prevent illegal file-sharing on its network, and that it was itself guilty of copyright...
February 4, 2010