Advanced Television

Hong Kong

MyTV Super partners with Witbe

Witbe, a specialist in test automation and proactive monitoring, has announced a new step in their ongoing partnership with MyTV Super Limited, a subsidiary company of Television Broadcasts Limited (TVB). With this agreement, Witbe will support MyTV Super’s media operation center in its effort to deliver the best possible streaming video quality for its myTV […]

November 22, 2022

Forecast: Hong Kong mobile service revenue set for growth

The overall mobile services revenue in Hong Kong is poised to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.2 per cent from $2.7 billion in 2021 to $3 billion in 2026, supported by the growth in smartphone subscriptions and mobile data service revenues, forecasts GlobalData, the data and analytics company. GlobalData’s Hong Kong […]

September 21, 2022

Now TV Android TV box powered by Amino

Amino, the global media and entertainment technology solutions provider, has collaborated with Now TV, the pay-TV service in Hong Kong and the media entertainment arm of HKT, to integrate its IPTV service with popular OTT services such as HBO GO and Netflix. Derek Choi, Managing Director, HKT Home, said: “We are thrilled to introduce Now […]

June 21, 2022

Hong Kong: Now TV introduces Now H1 Android TV box

Now TV, the media entertainment arm of HKT, has launched Now H1, a smart device that runs on the Android TV smart operating system (OS) and enables Now H1 users to enjoy a world of entertainment with Now TV movies, drama, sports and edutainment, as well as all their favourite personal apps from Google Play. […]

May 24, 2022

Singapore: StarHub adds Viu

StarHub has announced a collaboration with Viu, PCCW’s pan-regional OTT service, for customers to access over 12,000 hours of Asian content on StarHub TV+. As the only service provider in Singapore offering bundled services with Viu, StarHub Entertainment subscribers on Asian+ will score Viu Premium access without paying any extra. Viu boasts a large catalogue […]

April 28, 2022

Au joins AsiaSat’s leadership team as General Counsel

Asia Satellite Telecommunications Company Limited (AsiaSat), the Asian satellite solutions provider, has announced the appointment of Victor Au as General Counsel. Au joins the company with more than two decades of experience working across international and local law firms and in-house legal departments in areas of corporate, commercial and intellectual property. He will be responsible […]

April 22, 2022

Hong Kong Metropolitan University expands investment in EditShare

EditShare, the technology leader that enables storytellers to create and manage collaborative media workflows, today announced that Hong Kong Metropolitan University has expanded its investment in EditShare, installing FLOW media management and EFS shared storage as the core content platform for its Nursing Simulation programme. EditShare’s integration with the programme’s SimCapture, which is used to […]

March 2, 2022

SPOTV extends broadcast deal with Extreme E

Extreme E, the electric off-road racing series, has renewed its broadcast partnership for Season 2 with SPOTV. The deal will see the sport for purpose Championship air live across Brunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Hong Kong, Laos, Macau, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia. In addition, Extreme E’s magazine programme, highlights, preview and […]

February 23, 2022

Hong Kong: Now TV extends Premier League rights

Now TV, the media entertainment arm of HKT, has secured the exclusive broadcast rights for Premier League football on pay-TV for the seasons 2022/23 to 2024/25 in Hong Kong, making it the city’s Premier League broadcaster for 12 consecutive years. Now TV will continue to deliver live coverage of all 380 matches for every season, […]

February 17, 2022

Netflix curates Lunar New Year collection

To mark the Lunar New Year, Netflix has curated a list of films and series for the watch parties during this season. Available in Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan and Vietnam, Netflix’s Lunar New Year Collection spans comedy, drama, romance and action. The collection is divided into eight aptly-named categories to celebrate the Year of […]

January 28, 2022By Nik Roseveare