Advanced Television


Viu hits 5.3m paid subs

Viu, PCCW’s pan-regional OTT video streaming service, has reported 45 million MAU (monthly active users) and 5.3 million paid subscribers. Viu’s service is run in premium subscription and ad-supported freemium models, and is available in 16 markets across Asia, Africa and the Middle East including Hong Kong, India, Singapore, Thailand, Philippines, UAE, Bahrain, Egypt, Indonesia, […]

February 9, 2021

Industry veteran Berriman to retire

After 41 years in the Telecoms and Media industries and the last 19 years at PCCW and HKT as Group CTO, respected and pioneering executive Paul Berriman is retiring. At PCCW and HKT, he was primarily responsible for leading the group’s product and technology roadmap and strategic development including Fibre to the Home, 4G & […]

January 28, 2021By Colin Mann

Interxion, PCCW deliver submarine cable gateway to Europe

Interxion, a European provider of carrier and cloud neutral colocation data centre solutions, has signed an agreement with PCCW Global to locate the Pakistan and East Africa Connecting Europe (PEACE) subsea cable system’s termination and interconnection equipment in Interxion’s MRS2 data center in Marseille, France. The collaboration will enable low-latency access to over 160 connectivity […]

January 14, 2021

PCCW Media selects ContentWise to rebuild Now TV’s UX

Hong Kong and Milan, Italy. PCCW Media, a fully integrated multimedia and entertainment company headquartered in Hong Kong, selected ContentWise’s digital experience automation and personalization software, to revamp its IPTV and app user experience personalization infrastructure. PCCW Media and ContentWise collaborated to build the next generation of Now TV’s serviceson set-top box and connected apps. […]

January 11, 2021

Staggered Premier League KOs anger Asian broadcasters

The Premier League is facing rebate demands from its Asian broadcast partners whose viewership windows are being impacted by the staggering of kick-off times in the UK to ensure all games can be televised without clashes whilst fans remain unable to attend. Broadcasters in the biggest Asian markets are preparing to demand millions of pounds […]

September 24, 2020