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AVIA: Positivity in Filipino video industry

The Asia Video Industry Association’s (AVIA) Philippines In View seminar held this week brought together more than 700 industry delegates to discuss the state of the TV and video industry in the archipelago country with over 7000 islands. Some of the industry luminaries present include Manuel V Pangilinan, Chairman, President and CEO of PLDT, Ernest […]

May 21, 2021

Survey: Vietnam online piracy among highest in SE Asia

A study of the online content viewing behaviour of Vietnamese consumers has found that 60 per cent access streaming piracy websites or torrent sites. The levels of piracy went as high as 65 per cent within the 18-24 age demographic. The survey, commissioned by the Asia Video Industry Association’s Coalition Against Piracy (CAP) and conducted […]

May 17, 2021By Colin Mann

AVIA: India sees huge headroom for TV & digital growth

At the Asia Video Industry Association’s (AVIA) recent Future of Video India conference, industry leaders remained upbeat on the potential for growth despite a painful 2020 which had seen a 25 per cent drop in TV advertising revenue. The conference opened with an overview of the Future of Video in India with Mihir Shah, VP, […]

May 5, 2021

AVIA appoints Campbell-Pitt as Chief Policy Officer

The Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA) has appointed a new Chief Policy Officer to be based in its Singapore office, a first for the role. Campbell-Pitt joins AVIA on May 3rd, initially joining Chief Policy Officer John Medeiros, who will be retiring after a transition period.  Medeiros, who is based in Hong Kong, and joined […]

April 30, 2021

AVIA OTT Summit: “Customer experience driving OTT future”

The Asia Video Industry Association’s (AVIA) OTT  Summit – The Future of Video Streaming welcomed 900 delegates and featured over 80 industry experts and leaders across its four-day conference last week Opening the OTT Summit was the streaming analyst Matthew Ball, Managing Partner of Epyllion Industries, who presented a deep dive into the OTT industry […]

April 7, 2021

AVIA names New Board Members and Chair

Following the recent Annual General Meeting of the Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA), four new members have joined the Board of AVIA and a new Chairman has been elected. The new Chairman and board members are from across the spectrum of the video industry, both geographically and functionally, and include heads of content companies as […]

December 11, 2020

Biggest turnout yet for virtual Asia Video Summit

The Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA) held its annual state of the industry event, the Asia Video Summit (the Summit), which was supported by Create Hong Kong of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region as the Lead Sponsor, on 10 to 12 November 2020 with resounding success as over 1,000 delegates from […]

November 23, 2020

AVIA publishes governance framework for OCC services

The Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA), the trade association for the video industry and ecosystem in Asia Pacific, has announced the publication of the governance framework for online curated content (OCC) services designed to deliver “concrete” commitments and standards in order to deepen discussions with APAC regulators and empower consumers. AVIA states that OCC services […]

November 4, 2020

AVIA: “Covid speeds up India’s move to digital TV”

The Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA) held its annual Future of Video India seminar amidst a time of great change in the region. The media and video industry in India has undergone huge change in the last 6 months as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. According to Sunil Lulla, CEO, BARC India, with the […]

September 21, 2020

Malaysia: Huge decrease in streaming piracy

A study of the online content viewing behaviour of Malaysian consumers has revealed a 64 per cent decrease in consumers accessing piracy websites over the past 12 months. The survey commissioned, by the Asia Video Industry Association’s Coalition Against Piracy (CAP) and conducted by YouGov, found that 22 per cent of online consumers currently use […]

September 17, 2020By Colin Mann