Advanced Television

CNA selects Vewd for app distribution

March 30, 2022

Vewd, a provider of OTT solutions globally, has announced that Asian news channel CNA is now available for Vewd-enabled smart TVs and STBs worldwide.

With nearly 30 million Vewd-enabled TVs, STBs, game consoles, and cars shipping each year, and over 450 million connected TV devices enabled to date, Vewd offers one of the largest independent connected TV ecosystems enabling content owners to scale distribution, expand viewership, and increase revenue.

“In Vewd, we found a partner that could enable us to immediately introduce CNA’s uniquely Asian news perspectives and stories to millions of homes worldwide,” said Woon Chuk Chan, lead, channel distribution at CNA. “Vewd unifies different smart TV platforms into a single environment, helping us widen our international audience base as part of MediaCorp’s content growth strategy, and allowing us to focus on delivering breaking news globally to millions of viewers.”

CNA is a 24-hour English-language news television channel based in Singapore and available in 29 territories across Asia, the Middle East, and Australia. It reports on global developments with Asian perspectives.

“CNA is one of the most impactful news organisations in all of Asia,” said Amanda Oleson, VP of content partnerships at Vewd. “We’re pleased to work with CNA to scale their distribution across our smart TV customer base. Our end-to-end OTT software approach, combined with our unique market position, enables content owners like CNA to increase their reach, deploy in new markets, and drive new monetization opportunities.”

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