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HBO Max appoints Malhotra MD in SE Asia, India

WarnerMedia has announced that Amit Malhotra will join the company later this month as Managing Director for HBO Max in Southeast Asia and India. He will report to Johannes Larcher, Head of HBO Max International, and will be responsible for the rollout and management of WarnerMedia’s direct-to-consumer platform in Southeast Asia. He will immediately assume […]

June 7, 2021

Friends Reunion on HBO GO in SE Asia, Taiwan, Hong Kong

In Southeast Asia, Taiwan and Hong Kong, Friends: The Reunion special will debut same time as the US on May 27th exclusively on HBO GO, with a same-day broadcast on HBO at 9pm. Friends stars Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry, and David Schwimmer return to the iconic comedy’s original soundstage, Stage […]

May 21, 2021

New HBO Asia original Legacy unveiled at APOS

WarnerMedia has announced Legacy, a new Chinese-language HBO Asia Original period drama series. Set in the 1920s, Legacy chronicles the lives of the wealthy Yi family and its three sisters who vie to inherit their father’s shopping mall business. In a time of upheaval and uncertainty, the three sisters set aside their differences to keep […]

April 20, 2021

Singapore: HBO GO on GlobeOne app

WarnerMedia and Globe, the largest mobile network operator in the Philippines, have jointly announced that Globe customers will have a new way to subscribe to HBO GO, WarnerMedia’s streaming service in Southeast Asia, from early 2021. Currently, Globe Prepaid users may go for an extra 1GB for HBO GO with GoWATCH10 on top of their […]

December 1, 2020

Adventure of the Ring premieres Dec 13 on HBO GO and HBO

WarnerMedia’s first HBO Asia original, romantic comedy Adventure of the Ring, premieres with two episodes on December 13th at 9pm exclusively on HBO GO and HBO. The eight-episode series will premiere with one new episode every Sunday at the same time. Based on mathematician and author Lai I-Wei’s romance novel Ring of the Day, Adventure […]

November 12, 2020

Report: Online video consumption soars in SE Asia

Total video streaming minutes on mobile grew 30 per cent Q/Q in Q1 2020 across four Southeast Asia markets and a further 19 per cent Q/Q in Q2 to reach 657 billion, according to a study published by Media Partners Asia (MPA). The report, entitled Southeast Asia Online Video Consumer Insights & Analytics: A Definitive […]

September 28, 2020

Dream Raider premieres August 16 on HBO GO and HBO

WarnerMedia’s new HBO Asia Original series is set to premiere on August 16th exclusively on HBO GO and HBO. New episodes will premiere every Sunday at the same time. Set in the near future, Dream Raider features a misfit team of scientists and cops that are trying to get to the bottom of a criminal […]

July 27, 2020

Taiwan: HBO GO on TOP

Taiwanese multiple-system operator Taiwan Optical Platform (TOP) has expanded its entertainment offering by adding WarnerMedia’s regional streaming service HBO GO. Available to all TOP pay-TV subscribers for an additional NT$99 per (€2.90) month, HBO GO is the SVoD home of some of the most iconic shows and movies ever made. Clement Schwebig, Managing Director of […]

July 24, 2020

HBO GO now available as D2C app in Taiwan

HBO GO, WarnerMedia’s regional streaming service in Southeast Asia, is now available directly to consumers via app stores in Taiwan. Following launch agreements with distribution partners early this year, HBO GO can now also be downloaded as a standalone service from the App Store (NT$150 per month) or on Google Play (NT$149). There is also […]

July 1, 2020

Kagan: More pay-TV providers integrate streamers

Service providers accounting for nearly one-third of global pay TV subscribers have introduced integrated access to streaming services, according to Ian Olgeirson, Research Director for Kagan, a media research group within S&P Global Market. “Streaming service integration has become increasingly

June 30, 2020