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beIN Sports Asia signs F1 deal

beIN Sports has secured exclusive rights to the Formula 1 World Championships in ten territories across Asia. The new media rights agreement begins in 2023 and runs until the conclusion of the 2025 championship which will include rights to all Grands Prix, Sprint Races, Qualifying and Practice sessions. Coverage begins with the season opener, the […]

January 26, 2023

Report: Asian telcos step up Metaverse investments

SK Telecom (SKT) and NTT Docomo, the leading mobile operators respectively in South Korea and Japan, recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding to team up on several aspects of their respective businesses, most notably on metaverse-related developments. Their collaboration could go as far as merging their two metaverses in the future (Ifland for SKT and […]

December 13, 2022

ITV Studios sells 1000+ hours of content in APAC

ITV Studios has announced a raft of sales and pre-sales deals across its catalogue of scripted and non-scripted content ahead of the Asia Television Forum. Nolly, the new three-part drama from Russell T Davies and starring Helena Bonham Carter has been acquired by Pumpkin Film in China, Now TV in Hong Kong and TVNZ in […]

December 9, 2022

myco signs first look deal with The Bridge

myco, a web3 video streaming, funding, production, and distribution platform where viewers earn from watching content and creators earn from creating content, have announces a first look partnership with The Bridge, a leading international film and TV co-production accelerator working with the UK, US and Asian creative industries. The deal, penned by myco Chief Content […]

December 6, 2022

World of Wonder, O4 Media to expand Drag Race in Asia

World of Wonder (WOW) is working with third party agent O4 Media to expand their successful Drag Race brand across Asia including Thailand, India, Japan, Singapore and South Korea. O4 Media will represent the Drag Race television format in multiple territories working closely with originators of Drag Race, World of Wonder.   Since it launched in […]

November 14, 2022

AVIA: Content and consumer focus key for growth

The annual marquee event of the Asian video industry, the Asia Video Summit, returned in full swing last week, hosting over 300 delegates in person and online as a hybrid conference, amidst a time of immense innovation and disruption in the video industry. The Summit opened with clear views from industry stalwarts, Henry Tan, Group […]

November 7, 2022

THEMA launches Asian Mix on BT

THEMA, a subsidiary of Canal+ Group and specialist in multicultural content, has announced the launch of its Asian Mix add-on on BT. The offer was conceived in collaboration with BT to suit Indian communities in the UK and Ireland, and includes eight emblematic channels from four Indian flagship content providers: · Utsav Plus HD: Utsav […]

October 10, 2022

Report: Prime Video takes on Southeast Asia

Amazon has unveiled its ambitious plan to conquer the highly coveted Southeast region: the company is to launch new streaming products in Indonesia, Thailand, and the Philippines. Dataxis believes it was about time for the move, as the figures have been all the more disappointing and competition with its rivals is fiercely increasing. Although Prime […]

September 22, 2022

discovery+ to premiere Asia original series Expedition Borderlands

discovery+, Warner Bros Discovery’s regional streaming service in Asia, will premiere a new original entitled Expedition Borderlands with Levison Wood and Ash Bhardwaj later this month. This four-part docu-series streams in India on September 8th and in the Philippines on September 15th. The discovery+ original series features internationally acclaimed explorer and host Levison Wood who […]

September 2, 2022

YuppTV acquires Asia Cup 2022 rights

Global OTT platform YuppTV has acquired the broadcasting rights for Asia Cup 2022. The cricket tournament is set to commence on August 27th and will be available for viewers online exclusively on YuppTV’s streaming platforms in 70+ countries which include Continental Europe, Malaysia, Australia (Non-Exclusive), New Zealand, Japan and South East Asia (Except Singapore) and […]

August 26, 2022