Advanced Television


Indonesia: Major pirate operator arrested

The Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA) and its anti-piracy arm, the Coalition Against Piracy (CAP), have joined with Vidio in congratulating the West Java Regional Police for their action in arresting the individual behind a major piracy operation in Indonesia. Following a complaint by Vidio, on October 16th, the operator of the pirate sites PaseoTV […]

October 20, 2023

Link Net partners with Qwilt and Cisco

Link Net, a provider of fixed broadband internet and cable TV in Indonesia with the brand First Media, is working with Qwilt and Cisco to deploy their Content Delivery Network (CDN) solution, elevating the quality and delivery capacity of Link Net’s streaming applications to more than 3 million homes across Indonesia. The deployment brings Link […]

September 12, 2023

AVIA: Indonesia TV market set for growth

The Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA) hosted over 200 delegates at its recent Indonesia in View conference that took place in Jakarta on August 31st.  The conference opened with industry speakers from across the TV and streaming space sharing their views on the state of TV and video in Indonesia, where total video industry revenues […]

September 4, 2023

AVIA, AVISI partner to combat piracy

The Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA) and the Video Streaming Association of Indonesia (AVISI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in Jakarta. The signing, held at the Coalition Against Piracy’s (CAP’s) State of Piracy Summit, sees AVIA and AVISI come together to both fight online piracy in Indonesia and promote awareness of the efforts […]

August 30, 2023

Avanti caught up in satellite lease scandal

An Indonesian criminal court in Jakarta sentenced four individuals each to 12 years in prison on July 17th for corruption involving the lease of a satellite from Avanti Communications. A US citizen, Thomas Anthony Van Der Heyden, who serves as a senior advisor in DNK, was the last to be convicted in a separate hearing […]

July 18, 2023By Chris Forrester

KC Global pulls channels from Indonesia’s TransVision

KC Global Media, Asia’s leading entertainment network, has announced the cessation of its channels including English general entertainment channel, AXN; Japanese anime channel, Animax; Japanese entertainment channel, GEM, and South Korean entertainment channel, ONE, on Indonesia’s pay-TV operator, TransVision due to non-payment of contractual obligations. The cessation of channels was effective on July 12th after […]

July 13, 2023

SES wins Indonesia’s TVRI World

TVRI, an Indonesian public broadcaster, in collaboration with PT Telkom Indonesia and its subsidiary Telkomsat, are putting a HD channel, TVRI World, delivered to TV homes via SES’s DTH satellites. The English-language TVRI World channel is now broadcasting across Europe via Astra 19.2 degrees East and the Middle East via YahSat 52.5 degrees East. As […]

July 6, 2023By Chris Forrester

Intelsat, Lintasarta expand coverage in Indonesia

Satellite operator Intelsat and Lintasarta, an Indonesian information and communication technology company via its mobile network operator subsidiary Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison (IOH), has rolled out a network to cover remote areas in Indonesia. Nearly 400 sites, across Central and Western Indonesia including Sumatra, Kalimantan, Sulawesi, Nusa Tenggara have received broadband connectivity with Intelsat’s help using […]

June 27, 2023

NetRange partners with Vidio

NetRange, an Access company and provider of white-labelled, turnkey Smart TV and OTT ecosystems, has announced a strategic partnership with Vidio. This agreement will extend the reach of Vidio’s premium video-on-demand service in Indonesia through inclusion in the NetRange Smart TV App Store ecosystem. “The combination of ‘must watch’ Indonesian content like our massive hit […]

June 27, 2023

Indonesian comms satellite safely launched

SpaceX successfully launched a powerful and much-needed Indonesian communications satellite on June 18th. The new craft, SATRIA, is the linchpin in a $550 million project to provide high-speed internet access to schools, medical centres and thousands of public and government facilities across the island nation. A Falcon 9 rocket, using a booster stage that was […]

June 19, 2023