Advanced Television


Measat targets rural communities

Malaysia’s Measat has linked with Parcel365 in order to collaborate on the nation’s Digital Village365 initiative that aims to uplift rural communities and stimulate digital economic activities across the rural areas in Malaysia. The pair say that in the Digital Village365 initiative, Parcel365 will offer logistics and eCommerce platform services as well as training sessions […]

January 30, 2023By Chris Forrester

Forecast: Malaysia SVoD penetration at 38% in 2026

The household penetration of SVoD services in Malaysia is expected to increase from 17 per cent in 2021 to 38 per cent in 2026, driven by considerable rise in the adoption of OTT platforms, according to GlobalData, a data and analytics company. GlobalData’s Malaysia SVoD Forecast (Q2 2022) reveals that SVoD subscriptions in the country […]

October 27, 2022

WebTVAsia signs APAC deal with Jellysmack

Jellysmack has announced a strategic partnership with Asia’s top creator economy company, WebTVAsia, earmarking over $30 million to accelerate the growth of top video creators in the Asia Pacific region. WebTVAsia is one of YouTube’s largest partners in Asia with a roster of top creators that reach 880 million subscribers. The partnership marks Jellysmack’s most […]

October 25, 2022

Malaysia: Mobile service revenue up 2.8% CAGR to 2027

Malaysia’s mobile service revenue is poised to increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.8 per cent from $5.6 billion (€5.7bn) in 2022 to $6.5 billion in 2027, mainly driven by the mobile data segment, which is well supported by the growing availability and adoption of 5G services, according to GlobalData, a data […]

October 20, 2022

Astro Malaysia names Smith new CEO

Astro Malaysia, the satellite TV company, has announced that Euan Daryl Smith will succeed Henry Tan as group CEO. Tan will retire from his role on January 31st 2023 and Smith will assume the role the next day. Tan will continue as an advisor to Astro. Tan took on the CEO role in 2018, replacing […]

September 26, 2022

Astro Ultra Box adds beIN Sports Connect, iQIYI, TVBAnywhere+

Astro has launched the beIN Sports Connect, iQIYI and TVBAnywhere+ apps on the Ultra Box, allowing its customers in Malaysia to stream more global sporting events and their favourite Asian entertainment including Korean, Chinese and Hong Kong dramas and movies, local hits and anime all-in-one offering. Euan Smith, CEO of Astro TV said, “As the […]

September 21, 2022

Measat extends Reach Ten contract

Kuala Lumpur-based satellite operator Measat has signed a multiyear contract with Reach Ten Communications for the operator’s managed bandwidth service. The agreement sees the capacity taken on Measat-3d craft. With this contract, Measat says that Reach Ten will become the largest enterprise satellite service provider in Malaysia in terms of capacity provisioned, serving both the […]

September 12, 2022By Chris Forrester

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

Measat-3d enters commercial service

Following the launch of Measat-3d on June 22nd from Kourou, French Guiana, Measat, the Malaysian satellite operator, has successfully completed in-orbit testing for the Measat-3d satellite, ahead of schedule. Measat-3d, the company’s latest and most advanced satellite, has now entered commercial service, after its handover by Airbus Defence and Space. Measat-3d, a multi-mission satellite with […]

July 22, 2022

Professional Fighters League, Mola partnership

The Professional Fighters League (PFL) and Mola have agreed a multi-year broadcast partnership featuring the inaugural PFL Challenger Series in 2022 along with the Regular Season, Playoffs and PFL World Championship. Spearheaded in partnership with Athletic Sports Group and its subsidiary Fight Globe, Mola will become the exclusive PFL content provider in Italy, Singapore, Malaysia […]

April 7, 2022