Report Overview

Regional commercial TV in Australia: challenges and opportunities

Contents

Introduction

Executive Summary

Policy arrangements for the regional commercial television industry

Trends in regional commercial television broadcasting

Options for the regional commercial television industry

Conclusion: the role of the Federal Government

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Figures and Tables

Australian television licence areas

Australian television band plan (including 700MHz digital dividend spectrum)

Proposed 600MHz spectrum reallocation

Australian per capita daily viewing (minutes)

Regional TV advertising revenues, four aggregated (East Coast) markets (A$m)

Summary of policy benefits and cost of regional television options