February 2016 Estimates QoN: Local content on Pay TV

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Senator LUDLAM: It is a useful point. You can take this on notice. Let us leave sport aside for a sec, because there is a whole variety of other content we have only very briefly discussed, how much local Australian content does the pay TV or subscription TV industry produce annually?
Mr Meagher: Procure?
Senator LUDLAM: Produce.
Mr Meagher: It is hundreds of hours, and we can get that detail for you.
Mr Maiden: We will take it on notice.

  • In 2014/15, subscription TV broadcast 253,194 hours of local content, with 57,716 hours of being first-run local content.
  • Source: internal ASTRA reporting, compiled by PwC.