Foxtel and the NBN – threat or opportunity?

The pay TV giant could follow its international peers and become a broadband telco or choose to compete with disruptive OTT players like Netfflix. It’s a tough choice – but an important one.

Last week, Rupert Murdoch, executive chairman of News Corporation, highlighted the growing threat to today’s traditional TV models from the new disruptive media model embodied by Netflix and Amazon.

“As an industry, we need a competitor – a serious competitor – to Netflix and Amazon,” Murdoch told a conference in California last week.

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