Wellington, July 7 NZPA - Television New Zealand should be released from its charter obligations and have to compete for the associated funding with all other broadcasters, National Party broadcasting
Freeview is the second digital TV system attempted by the government. The first, in 2000, cost NZ$6.8 million.
Wellington, Dec 8 NZPA - CanWest Mediaworks chief executive Brent Impey today lashed out at a Government decision to put more money into free-to-air digital television.
By Grant Fleming of NZPA
Wellington, Nov 14 NZPA - The Government will spend $79 million over six years to establish two digital free-to-air channels -- the first beginning late next year.
Wellington, June 15 NZPA - Free-to-air digital television is set to beam into New Zealand households from early next year -- but the picture on content and costs to consumers is still blurry.