Bulletin: Qantas in HBO deal; AFR rolls out new iPad app

7 July 2015
HBO's Game of Thrones

Qantas inks deal with HBO

Qantas has linked up with HBO to supply its customers with 120 hours of programming from the American network which has delivered cult shows such as True Detective, Game of Thrones and The Sopranos.

Beginning this July, the airline will offer the content for customers flying across the Qantas network. Each month the channel will be updated with 20 hours of the US network’s latest shows and movies.

AFR rolls out new iPad app

The Australian Financial Review (AFR) has launched a redesigned and optimised app for iPad, with additional daily and weekly content.

The app also includes several new features such as New content sections, including Leadership, Smart Investor and BRW, A cleaner and more intuitive design and native integration with push notifications, easier sharing of articles and multi-device integration.

Metro radio sees ad revenue growth

The commercial radio industry has recorded growth in metropolitan advertising revenue of 5.06% for the financial year ending June, reaching a total of $732 433 million, according to figures from Deloitte and Commercial Radio Australia (CRA).

The state breakdown found that Brisbane grew 7.07% to $116.293 million, Melbourne 6.18% to $224.144 million, Sydney by 5.25% to $226.059 million.

Adelaide rose 2.24% to $65.218 million and Perth was up 1.88% to $100.719 million.

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