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Forecast: Global SVoD revenues over $321bn in 2030

MIDiA Research, a market research and insight firm, has released its latest report, MIDiA Research video subscription forecasts 2023-2030. The report predicts that the global SVoD market will reach $321.9 billion (€296.3bn) in 2030, with growth driven primarily by an influx of Asia-Pacific subscribers. According to the report, the global SVoD market was valued at […]

January 25, 2023

Forecast: IoT adoption in APAC set to surge

APAC is set to overtake the rest of the world in IoT adoption according to an Asian IoT Megatrends report from the global research firm OMDIA and global connectivity provider Telenor IoT. APAC digital transformation of enterprise has been slower than the rest of the world. However, with investments on the rise APAC is expected […]

December 13, 2022

Forecast: APAC pay-TV revenues at $35bn by 2027

A report published by Media Partners Asia (MPA) indicates that ex-China, Asia Pacific pay-TV subscriber growth will be relatively flat in 2022 with an estimated 106,000 subscribers cutting the cord. Cord cutting peaked between 2019 and 2021 with an aggregate 9.1 million subs cancelling subscriptions, according to MPA analysis, driven by erosion in key markets […]

December 5, 2022

The Trusted News Initiative creates Asia-Pacific network

The media organisations that now make up TNI’s new Asia-Pacific network have received training, funded by the Google News Initiative, to help their journalists navigate the disinformation environment. The TNI is an industry collaboration of major news and global tech organisations, led by the BBC, working together to stop the spread of disinformation where it […]

November 9, 2022

Report: Recession brings gloomy outlook for telcos

Global spending on telecommunications and pay-TV services will be nearly $1.6 trillion (€1.6tn) in 2022, representing a year-over-year increase of 1.9 per cent, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Semi-annual Telecom Services Tracker. The latest forecast is a bit more optimistic than the version published in May as it assumes growth in total market […]

November 7, 2022

WebTVAsia signs APAC deal with Jellysmack

Jellysmack has announced a strategic partnership with Asia’s top creator economy company, WebTVAsia, earmarking over $30 million to accelerate the growth of top video creators in the Asia Pacific region. WebTVAsia is one of YouTube’s largest partners in Asia with a roster of top creators that reach 880 million subscribers. The partnership marks Jellysmack’s most […]

October 25, 2022

Kacific offers GigStarter and Crossbow service

Asia-Pacific satellite connectivity business Kacific says it is boosting investment to its more than 480 distributors and their clients. The new offering is Kacific’s GigStarter and Crossbow service. Kacific says it has been successful in the retail market with its packaged Gigstarter plans, which cater to families, communities, and small businesses in under-served areas, and […]

October 19, 2022By Chris Forrester

SPI International distribution deal with THEMA

SPI International, a Canal+ company that operates multiple streaming services, TV and FAST channels, has announced a strategic alliance with independent distributor THEMA. The deal grants THEMA the right to distribute SPI’s content portfolio in Asia-Pacific countries that includes FilmBox Arthouse, Dizi, Arthouse, Gametoon, FunBox UHD, FightBox, DocuBox, Fast&FunBox, 360 TuneBox, FashionBox, Erox, Eroxxx, as […]

September 23, 2022

SES, Mola partnership boosts OTT in APAC

SES has struck a partnership agreement with Indonesia’s Mola to use the SES 360 United Media Platform to boost OTT content to Indonesia and the rest of Asia-Pacific region. The direct partnership agreement is set to augment Mola’s current content offerings to audiences on a regional scale. Under the agreement, Mola will leverage the web-based […]

September 21, 2022By Chris Forrester

Lightware Visual Engineering opens HQ for APAC region

Lightware Visual Engineering, a global signal management and AV technologies manufacturer, has announced the opening of its new state-of-the-art offices in central Sydney, Australia. The new headquarters demonstrates the company’s long-term commitment to the Asia-Pacific (APAC) market. Located in the Newington Technology Park, in Newington near Parramatta, and surrounded by the Sydney Olympic Park and […]

June 15, 2022