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Discovery APAC names Jhingan as President

Discovery has announced Anil Jhingan as its new President and Managing Director of Asia Pacific. Jhingan will commence in the role from November 1st, as current regional head Simon Robinson steps away from the APAC business to lead integration planning activities in connection with the proposed WarnerMedia transaction. Jhingan will be based in London and […]

October 27, 2021

Disney+ showcases APAC content slate

At a regional press and partner event, The Walt Disney Company showcased a slate of global, regional and local language content for Disney+, and unveiled over 20 new APAC content titles including 18 Originals. Disney said consumers can look forward to a wide range of original stories by top content creators from the region, in […]

October 14, 2021

BirdDog, Ideal Systems announce APAC partnership

BirdDog, a manufacturer of NDI enabled PTZ cameras, converters, and software has announced a strategic partnership with Ideal Systems, to further drive growth across the Asia Pacific region. Ideal Systems provide a full spectrum of media technology services including consultation, design, installation, integration, as well as operational and maintenance support of state-of-the-art technology infrastructure across […]

September 30, 2021

Report: App economy growing worldwide

Mobile marketing analytics platform Adjust has published the results of a global interactive Partner Benchmarks report that shows the app economy is expanding worldwide, even as growth drivers vary by geography. The global study analysed over 270 advertising networks with 6 billion paid installs from more than 5,000 apps, across nearly 250 countries and 12 […]

September 30, 2021

APAC: Mobile marketing proves resilient in pandemic

After a year when marketing budgets have been significantly impacted by the global pandemic, mobile has proved to be one of the most resilient media. Marketers in APAC, are incorporating a mobile-first approach driven by increased opportunities to reach consumers by social and m-commerce, driving up digital advertising budgets in the region to $120 billion […]

September 16, 2021

Vietnam: HTV boosts Smart TV reach with ZEASN

ZEASN, a provider of OTT and smart TV solutions, has announced that the Vietnamese television network HTV has successfully launched its smart TV application HTVC on ZEASN’s Whale Eco platform. The app is the result of the newly formed partnership between HTV and ZEASN. Ho Chi Minh City Television (HTV) is a Vietnanmese television network […]

August 31, 2021

Disney+ doubles subs, APAC expansion

The Walt Disney Company has  revealed its Disney+ streaming service passed 116 million global subscribers in Q3, more than double year-on-year. Its US-based services also saw growth, with Hulu up 21 per cent to 42.8 million subscribers and ESPN+ jumping 75 per cent to 14.9 million, for a total 174 million subscribers across the Disney […]

August 13, 2021By Nik Roseveare

AsiaSat launches SAILAS

Asian satellite solutions provider, AsiaSat, has launched its new managed connectivity service SAILAS, a key component of the company’s complete, end-to-end solution to support digital transformation of the Asia-Pacific maritime sector. “We are excited about the launch of SAILAS, our brand new connectivity service for the maritime industry. The managed connectivity service is designed with […]

July 16, 2021

Forecast: Android TV shines as pay-TV market declines

Android TV and Huawei’s HarmonyOS are set to dominate the coming years across both the shrinking footprint of operator set tops, and the ballooning number of smart TVs and connected TV (CTV) devices, according to forecasts from Rethink TV. Pay-TV households will decline

July 9, 2021

Intelsat: “APAC leads pay-TV revenues”

Intelsat’s Media Market Watch states that traditional pay-TV viewing in the Asia-Pacific region is “leading the way” in revenue generation for operators. Intelsat’s study (via AVIA and S&P Global) states that it is the largest pay-TV region in the world with 17 key markets and some 655 million subscribers. It states that Multichannel cable households […]

July 2, 2021By Chris Forrester