tdgeek: So the tick is for a monopoly? Ok
A global monopoly; even worse... This is where the NZ population doesn't count for anything as we're so small.
Profit minded companies in the current era are only after one thing and that is to maximise revenue, so any advantage they can get to do so will see them doing it, even if it hurts local markets that have higher fixed costs... NZ is a market with higher fixed costs so will lose out and you'll be left with a multinational in control of your content as they will suck up everything in exclusives; this have they said that if they could they would seek exclusive access to everything!