WIN Corporation

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WIN Corporation Pty Ltd
Type Private
Industry Free To Air Television
Pay Television
Television Production
Radio broadcasting
Telecommunications
Founded 18 March 1962
Headquarters Wollongong, Australia
Key people Bruce Gordon, Deputy Chairman/Owner
Products WIN Television
Crawford Productions
Website www.wintv.com.au

The WIN Corporation is a Wollongong based media company, that owns the WIN Television network in Australia.

It began broadcasting in Wollongong with one station in 1963. Bruce Gordon acquired control of the company in 1979 and initiated a period of growth which has seen the Network spread to Queensland, Victoria, Tasmania and Western Australia. It is now the largest regional television broadcaster in Australia and is the fourth largest television broadcaster in Australia behind Networks Nine, Seven, and Ten. The WIN Network covers an area greater in size than Europe. WIN’s expansion into South and Western Australia increased the total potential audience to 4.842 million people across Australia.

Assets[edit]

Television[edit]

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Television[edit]

WIN holds shares in PBL and Channel Ten, plus owns a stake in SP Telemedia, which sold fellow Nine affiliate NBN Television to PBL.

On 21 April 2007, the board of Sunraysia Television endorsed WIN's revised offer of $163 million for STW-9. [1] On 30 May 2007, Southern Cross Broadcasting announced its sale of NWS-9 to the WIN Corporation for $105 million.[2] On 8 June 2007, Sunraysia Television announced its sale of STW-9 to WIN Corporation for $163.1 million.[3]

WIN also as of 4 June 2009 owns 18.4% of Quickflix [1], the Australian provider of online DVD rental and Movie downloads.[4]

Radio[edit]

WIN Corporation also owns two FM radio stations in New South Wales:

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Sharples, Ben (21 April 2007). "WIN wins Perth station". Herald Sun. 
  2. ^ "WIN buys Channel 9 Adelaide". AAP. theage.com.au. 30 May 2007. Retrieved 30 May 2007. 
  3. ^ "Sunraysia favours Ch 9 Perth sale to WIN". AAP. theage.com.au. 8 June 2007. Retrieved 8 June 2007. 
  4. ^ "ASX Announcement". AAP. asx.com.au. 4 June 2009. Retrieved 4 June 2009. 

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