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Asia Video Industry Association

Hong Kong Customs shutters ISD shops

The Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA) and its anti-piracy arm, the Coalition Against Piracy (CAP), have congratulated the Hong Kong Customs for their successful enforcement operation against 10 retail shops in Sham Shui Po and Yuen Long that were selling Illicit Streaming Devices (ISDs) that allowed users to watch illegally streamed content. Acting on information […]

October 18, 2023

Study: Premium OTT ad opportunities in Indonesia

The Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA) has released a study to understand the usage of different video services in Indonesia and consumer attitudes towards them. The study looked at video across social media, user-generated content (UGC), linear TV, messaging services and premium OTT. Amongst Indonesian consumers, premium OTT is viewed as having the highest quality […]

October 4, 2023

Study: Piracy sites danger for Philippine consumers

The Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA), with Dr Paul Watters of Cyberstronomy, have released a report, Consumer Risks from Piracy in the Philippines, that once again highlights the possible dangers Filipino consumers face when accessing pirate sites. The report found that Filipino consumers visiting pirate streaming sites are 21.66 times more likely to be infected […]

September 15, 2023By Colin Mann

AVIA, AVISI partner to combat piracy

The Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA) and the Video Streaming Association of Indonesia (AVISI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in Jakarta. The signing, held at the Coalition Against Piracy’s (CAP’s) State of Piracy Summit, sees AVIA and AVISI come together to both fight online piracy in Indonesia and promote awareness of the efforts […]

August 30, 2023

Bloomfield appointed CPO at AVIA

The Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA) has appointed Clare Bloomfield as its new Chief Policy Officer (CPO), with immediate effect. Bloomfield has been with the team since 2017 as Director, Policy & Research, and more recently as Acting CPO, helping to develop and execute policy initiatives relevant to the video industry, in consultation with and […]

August 1, 2023

AVIA: Opportunities beyond traditional TV in Asia

The Asia Video Summit marked a return to Hong Kong on June 20th-21st, with almost 300 delegates attending the conference in person and virtually. Hosted by the Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA), the Summit conversations centred around the key themes of ‘The Making of Korea and the Model for Who’s Next?’, ‘Video at the Crossroads’, […]

June 27, 2023

Research: Premium OTT advertising outscores mass streaming

The Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA) has released the second phase of its research into differences between advertising in premium OTT and mass streaming video environments (UGC / video sharing services). While phase 1, completed in 2022, looked at consumer usage and attitudes towards advertising in both environments, phase 2 gauged consumer attention and recall […]

June 21, 2023

AVIA: Satellite operators maintain positive outlook

Last week, the Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA) annual satellite conference, the Satellite Industry Forum, welcomed over 140 delegates and speakers including some of the satellite industry’s largest operators for a day of discussion on the challenges and growth opportunities of the satellite connectivity market valued at $11.2 billion (€10.3bn) in 2021, and projected to […]

June 12, 2023

Ho joins AVIA as Senior Advisor

Corporate communications and branding media veteran Gregory Ho has been appointed Senior Advisor at the Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA). In this full-time role, Ho will support AVIA CEO Louis Boswell and work closely with the teams in Singapore and Hong Kong, focussing particularly on the curation of AVIA events and conferences as well as […]

May 31, 2023

Singapore: Site blocking success

Trade body the Asia Video Industry Association’s Coalition Against Piracy (CAP) has commended the Singapore High Court for its latest Order to block another 20 illegal streaming sites and associated domains responsible for the distribution of illegally streamed content in Singapore. Under the Order, Internet Service Providers must disable access to these illegal sites and […]

April 17, 2023By Colin Mann