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Austar is the second largest pay TV provider in Australia, with almost a 100% market share in rural and regional eastern Australia. As of 2003, Austar had over 425,000 subscribers, mostly via satellite, in a region of over 2.0 million homes, and annual revenues in excess of A$300 million. A small portion of revenue is generated by reselling mobile phone and internet service to its pay TV customer base. Austar also holds a strategic investment in the largest Australian producer of pay TV channels, accounting for 20% of all pay-TV viewing in Australia, as well as a small investment in a 24-hour home shopping channel business.
Location: Australia

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