Advanced Television

APAC

beIN Sports acquires Australian Open rights in APAC

beIN Asia Pacific has secured exclusive rights to the Australian Open and the Adelaide International (ATP 250) Tournament in 10 territories across the Asia-Pacific region from 2022. The new 5-year media rights agreement commences with the 2022 edition of the Australian Open and Adelaide International ATP 250 Tournament.  Markets covered are Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, […]

January 12, 2022

Besco to represent Pebble in Korea

Pebble, the automation, content management, and integrated channel specialist, has announced the appointment of Besco as its channel partner in Korea. The partnership has seen Pebble and Besco implementing one of the most advanced and complex playout technologies in the Korean market, combining Pebble’s world class Automation, Integrated Channel and Pebble Remote (web-based monitoring) solutions for […]

January 12, 2022

Forecast: 4K TV market to grow 15% CAGR

Helped by strong international growth, especially in China, Japan and South Korea, the 4K TV market by valuation is forecast to expand by $56.99 billion (€50.5bn) at a CAGR of 15 per cent CAGR in the period 2020-2025, according to market research from Technavio. However , as recognised by other researchers, the lack of viewable […]

December 13, 2021By Chris Forrester

ITV Studios reveals slew of APAC content sales

ITV Studios has announced a host of deals in Asia Pacific for scripted content across its catalogue, including pre-sales for brand new shows Anne, The Ipcress File, Holding, Redemption, Our House and season two of Noughts + Crosses. Anne (World Productions), the story of Anne Williams, an inspirational mother who dedicated her life to campaigning […]

December 3, 2021

Amagi report: News drives eyeballs & ad dollars on FAST TV

Amagi, a global leader in cloud-based SaaS technology for broadcast and connected TV, has announced the second edition of its quarterly industry report, which reveals that FAST is steadily making inroads into all regions around the world, powered by Connected TV (CTV). The report aggregates data from its proprietary platform, Amagi ANALYTICS on viewership and […]

December 2, 2021

Kacific launches APAC Ka-band Mobile Backhaul Service

Kacific Broadband Satellites has launched a Ka-band Mobile Backhaul service for Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and telecom operators in Southeast Asia and the Pacific. This will allow operators to extend their network’s range in remote and difficult areas and provide them with an effective way of easing congestion in high-demand urban environments. Mobile Backhaul is […]

November 23, 2021

Report: Netflix hiring tilts towards APAC countries

For Netflix, the US has been at the forefront of its hiring activity. Of late, the company’s hiring in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region shows plans to scale growth, boost localisation efforts, develop consumer product strategy, and create jobs. Besides countries such as Japan, Singapore, and India, Netflix seems to have renewed focus on South Korea, […]

November 18, 2021

MEDIAGENIX to open office in Sydney

MEDIAGENIX, the company behind market-leading Media Business Management Platform WHATS’ON, takes another step in its commitment to the Asia-Pacific region opening an office in Sydney to serve growing demand and strengthen their current market position in Australia and New Zealand. Johan Vanmarcke, Managing Director MEDIAGENIX APAC, manages the offices in Bangkok, Singapore and Sydney as […]

November 10, 2021

Japan: SKY Perfect, Endeavor launch SPTV Bundesliga Live

Endeavor Streaming has been selected by SKY Perfect JSAT (SPTV), Japan’s largest satellite pay-TV company, as the official streaming provider for their new streaming service, SPTV Bundesliga Live. The service will be available to SPTV subscribers, as part of their TV bundle, and to non-SPTV subscribers through additional streaming subscription packages. The service is available on […]

November 2, 2021

Global Trekker joins Measat’s HD service

Measat Satellite Systems has announced an agreement with Rock Entertainment Holdings for the distribution of Global Trekker HD via Measat-3a satellite. The channel joins Measat’s HD video neighbourhood at 91.5°E for viewers across Asia Pacific. Global Trekker is a premium channel which features a broad range of content that broadens one’s mind, heart, and soul. […]

November 2, 2021