Disney+ heads for Australia, streaming rivals brace for impact: Vertical Hold – Episode 242

The Mouse heads down under, but what impact will that have on Netflix, Stan, Foxtel and free-to-air TV in Australia?

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We’re joined this week by Tegan Jones from Gizmodo Australia and Steve Molk from TV Blackbox to talk through the implications of Disney+ launching down under. From the lower cost to the impact on competing streaming services. I even mention sports!

Well, once. Listen out for it.

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Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News – podcast hosts @adam_turner and @alexkidman speak to Australia’s leading technology journalists every Friday to get the stories behind the tech news of the week.

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Author: Alex

Alex Kidman is a multi-award winning Australian technology writer, former editor at Gizmodo, CNET, GameSpot, ZDNet, PC Mag, APC, Finder and as a contributor to the ABC, SMH, AFR, Courier Mail, GadgetGuy, PC & Tech Authority, Atomic and many more. He's been writing professionally since 1998, and his passions include technology, social issues, education, retro gaming and professional wrestling.

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