Tag Archives: Asia

Asia Surfs Increasing High Wave of Streaming (RTN)

Drilling deeper regionally after showing that there was no pandemic peak in global streaming, new data shows Asia is no exception to worldwide trends and experienced 46% year-over-... More

Fast-Growing Asia Video Market Awaits Arrival of Disney Plus, Apple (Variety)

Asia’s over-the-top video streaming market is growing so strongly that there is currently room for a wide variety of business models. Local companies have many of the most compel... More

Disney to Put Emphasis on Asia Growth, Direct to Consumer (Variety)

The newly expanded Walt Disney is to place particular emphasis on Asia as it rationalizes its recent acquisition of 21st Century Fox and as it prepares to expand its direct-to-cons... More

DXC Technology Launches Operations Center in Malaysia to Combat Growing Cybersecurity Threats in Asia (CDSA)

DXC Technology inaugurated a DXC Next Generation Security Operations Center (SOC) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Serving both regional and global clients, the Malaysia SOC helps streng... More

How Asia is Reinventing the Moviegoing Experience for the Streaming Age (THR)

One of the most compelling experiments, just now getting off the ground, is Chinese video giant iQiyi's attempt to meld the movie theater experience with the age of streaming. The ... More

Study: Booming Asia Video Market to be Key Battle for Global Conglomerates (Variety)

As Disney completes its acquisition of Fox and scales up entertainment and sports offerings in Australia, India, Japan and South East Asia, the Asia Pacific video industry is shapi... More

Streaming, Pay-TV Rivals Drive 8% Growth in Asia Content Spend (Variety)

Production spend by online video companies in East and South Asia grew by some 80% last year, driven by competition between platforms for local series and movies, according to a re... More

Signiant Extends its Presence in Asia with New Partner, Ideal Systems (MESA)

Signiant is extending its presence in Asia by partnering with Ideal Systems, one of the region’s leading broadcast, audio visual and media systems integrators. Jamie Lakin, Strat... More

FANG Companies Sink Teeth Into Ramping Up Asian Online Video Market (Rapid TV News)

The analysis, covering 12 markets — Australia, India, Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan and six key markets in Southeast Asia — found that the region was fundamentally a landscap... More

Cognizant Sees Asia as $1 Billion Opportunity (Economic Times)

Cognizant said Asia would become a $1 billion market for the company in the next few years as it powers ahead with investments in Australia, Japan and plans to look into China. The... More

Tata Communications’ New Asia Chief to Enable Accelerated Business Growth for Enterprises in the Region (HITS)

Tata Communications announced the appointment of Andrew Yeong as its head of sales for Asia region. In his new role, Andrew will be responsible for the growth of Tata Communication... More

Tata Communications’ New Asia Chief to Enable Accelerated Business Growth for Enterprises in the Region (MESA)

Tata Communications today announced the appointment of Andrew Yeong as its head of sales for Asia region. In his new role, Andrew will be responsible for the growth of Tata Communi... More

Sony Launches its Own Theatrical Distributors in Southeast Asia (Variety)

Sony Pictures Entertainment has terminated a longstanding theatrical-releasing joint venture with Disney in Southeast Asia, moving instead to launch distributors of its own in four... More

With Netflix’s iQiyi China Deal, its Battle for Streaming Supremacy in Asia is Just Starting (Quartz)

This year is proving a turning point for streaming video in Asia—and it’s not only Netflix. The US-based video giant recently abandoned its hopes of streaming in the country... More

SDI Media Localizes ‘Harry’ for Same-Day Release Across Asia

Media localization provider SDI Media has been tapped by Fox Networks Group (FNG) Asia to provide localization services for the American talk show “Harry,” hosted by Harry Conn... More

SDI Media Expands Services in Asia with New, Fully Equipped Recording Studios in Taiwan (MESA)

SDI Media has announced the relocation and upgrade of its owned and operated dubbing studios in Taiwan. SDI has built another custom-designed facility to provide content producers ... More

NeuLion Expands in Asia with RugbyPass OTT Service (MESA)

NeuLion has announced from the World Rugby Conference and Exhibition in London an expanded partnership with Coliseum Sports Media, to deliver live and on-demand rugby action throug... More

BTI Studios Announces New Managing Director for APAC (MESA)

BTI recently started building new state-of-the-art studios in Bangkok, Thailand, and plan to expand into multiple Asian countries in the coming years. In his new role YC Sun will ... More

Spotify Focuses on Localization to Smooth Next Expansion in Asia (Bloomberg)

Spotify is tailoring its service for local tastes, from topical playlists to tiered pricing, as it prepares to expand its music streaming in Asia. That strategy includes beefing up... More

Local Players Race for Dominance of Asian OTT Markets (Variety)

With eyes so often focused on the China’s huge streaming video market, it is easy to overlook the ongoing battles for dominance of the OTT sector across the rest of Asia. The com... More