Advanced Television


Indonesia’s Satria-1 suffers further delays

Indonesia’s important 150 Gb/s broadband satellite, Satria-1, is already late in being delivered from its manufacturers with delays caused by component shortages from Covid-related problems. The craft was due for launch in March 2022, then March 2023 which will be missed. Now, Indonesia is asking the ITU in Geneva to permit a delay of its […]

January 6, 2023

Forecast: Indonesia poised for streaming growth

For the first time in three years the Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA) returned to Jakarta to host Indonesia in View 2022, an event that welcomed some of the industry’s biggest players for a day of discussions dissecting the opportunities for growth in this expansive market. Opening comments were made by Yuliandre Darwis, Commissioner with […]

October 11, 2022

SES, Mola partnership boosts OTT in APAC

SES has struck a partnership agreement with Indonesia’s Mola to use the SES 360 United Media Platform to boost OTT content to Indonesia and the rest of Asia-Pacific region. The direct partnership agreement is set to augment Mola’s current content offerings to audiences on a regional scale. Under the agreement, Mola will leverage the web-based […]

September 21, 2022By Chris Forrester

Netflix unveils slate of Indonesian titles

Netflix has announced a slate of upcoming made-in-Indonesia films and series. The seven new titles, spanning sci-fi thriller, comedy and period drama, were unveiled at the Waktu Netflix Indonesia (Time for Netflix Indonesia) event held today [September 2nd]. “The Indonesian film industry has evolved rapidly in recent years. More and more  creators and stories from […]

September 2, 2022

Comscore expands Video Metrix in Indonesia, Malaysia

Comscore, a partner for planning, transacting, and evaluating media across platforms, has announced the addition of CTV measurement to its Video Metrix Multi-Platform product, including YouTube traffic sharing measurement, for Indonesia and Malaysia. As a result, Comscore is the first international measurement provider to deliver complete audience measurement across YouTube’s largest platforms at the device level–PC, mobile […]

August 18, 2022

Indonesia: Teleglobal, Kacific complete mobile backhaul

Kacific Broadband Satellites Group has successfully partnered with PT Indo Pratama Teleglobal in Indonesia to provide a large-scale deployment of mobile backhaul services to major telecommunications operators. Over the last year, the pair have connected hundreds of base sites across the Indonesian territory, capable of 4G services, to Kacific’s high-throughput Ka-band satellite. The thirst for […]

July 4, 2022

VIU Original Pretty Liars returns for second season

Viu, PCCW’s pan-regional OTT video streaming service, has announced the second season of the award-winning Original series Pretty Little Liars, will premiere on April 14th 2022 in all 16 Viu markets. The winner of the Asian Academy Creative Awards and Content Asia Awards for the first season bringing pride to Indonesian storytelling through the teen […]

April 10, 2022

Indonesia: PSN orders giant satellite

Boeing announced at the Washington Satellite 2022 show that it had received an order from Indonesia’s PSN (Pasifik Satelit Nurantara) for a 160 Gb/s craft. The Boeing 702HP version satellite, called Nusantara Lima, will be launched by SpaceX in 2023. PSN is the country’s first private satellite operator. The new craft will have a secure […]

March 24, 2022By Chris Forrester

Research: 34% SE Asian viewers using OTT services

A third (34 per cent) of Southeast Asian viewers are now using OTT services, according to a study by The Trade Desk. The research also shows that the region welcomed 20 million new OTT viewers in the past year. There are now 200 million users who stream 9.7 billion hours’ worth of OTT content per […]

February 28, 2022

Indonesia: WWE signs first deal with Disney

Disney and WWE have reportedly come to an agreement to stream the WWE Network in Indonesia as part of the Disney+ Hotstar service. The deal, similar to the arrangement with Peacock in the US, begins with the Royal Rumble event which takes place on January 29th. All future WWE live events will be made available […]

January 28, 2022By Nik Roseveare