List of Australian television channels
All of these are broadcast in the major capital cities with varying programs. The commercials 'Seven', 'Nine' and 'Ten', are not available on Satellite, even though for a country like Australia, such would seem like an ideal solution. Digital Television is slowly being introduced with an emphasis on quality over quantity.
Regional areas have, after the deregulation a set of varying reagional broadcasters that have strong affiliations with the capital city networks.
- Prime Television
- Southern Cross
No new Free-to-air stations will be licensed by the Australian Broadcasting Authority until 2007, although this restriction is to be revised in 2005.
Multichanneling is also prohibited.
Broadcasters need a special license for Datacasting.
See also: Lists of television channels