The Australian television
industry is very much alive and vibrant.
broadcast firm Australian Broadcasting Corporation,
in its efforts to bridge the geographic gap between
Australians abroad, is operating Australia Network,
a free-to-air satellite television network with an
The television service is
principally aimed at Australian, and even
non-Australian, viewers in India and the entire
Australia Network is best known for its wide range
of strategic programming, which targets audiences
within the region. Highlights include news bulletins
aired at intervals of two hours across various
countries in the region.
televiewers are also tuned in to some of the most
educational English learning TV shows. Such
educational offerings include shows like Living
English, Study English, The Business of English and
English Bites. To cater to conventional TV
audiences, the network also airs soap operas, drama
series and travel programs.
The news and current affairs function of Australia
Network is one of the most noteworthy in the region.
Aside from airing news bulletins every two hours,
newscasts are not entirely focused in the country. IIn fact, there are always significant news feeds
live via satellite from other locations like
Beijing, Jakarta, South Pacific and New Delhi. The
network obviously believes that the world is very
much interested about the goings on.
And who would not notice and admire Australia
Network’s reliable sports coverage? Australians are basically sports
enthusiasts and fans. Thus, some of the most sought-after TV
programs in Australia Network include the V8 Supercars, the
Melbourne Cup, the Australian Football League and the
National Rugby League.Before getting to become a phenomenal
and huge broadcast item, Australia Network did a lot
It was originally known as Australia Television, before it
became ABC Asia Pacific.The network started in 2001, and has since
then emerged as an international television service with
goals of reaching as many Australians as it could outside
the continent. Australia Network is beamed all day to about
44 nations in Asia, the Indian subcontinent and the Pacific.
Being a part of ABC, Australia Network facilitates
cross-cultural and inter-geographical communication. It
encourages and promotes awareness about Australia and it
builds solid regional partnerships. The television service
operates along with International Projects, International
Relations and Radio Australia in keeping Australians
connected with the fast and constantly evolving planet.
Since day 1, Australia Network has obviously strived to
become more than just a digital television service: it
entertains, informs and most importantly, inspires its
target audience to accommodate and apply a unique and
outstanding Australian perspective.
Needless to say, Australia Network certainly brings
Australia to anywhere outside the continent. The network
obviously strives to be of service to Australians wherever
they could be. It is not surprising that soon, Australia
Network would conquer the world as well.