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Kacific claims 2,500 deployed sites in Indonesia

Singapore-based Kacific Satellite says it has deployed its broadband satellite equipment at more than 2,500 sites in Indonesia for Bakti, the government’s Telecommunications & Information Accessibility Agency. Kacific has been working with ‘Bignet’, backed by Bis Data Indonesia and Primacom Interbuana on the project. Kacific CEO Christian Patouraux said: “Bakti’s project aligns with Kacific’s mission […]

June 17, 2022By Chris Forrester

Singapore: StarHub launching Premier+

StarHub has unveiled Premier+, its latest OTT service on StarHub TV+ specially created to offer an immersive Premier League viewing experience. The service will give access to all 380 Premier League matches, with a range of interactive features, when the 2022/23 season starts on August 6th. StarHub will offer the Premier League competition for six […]

June 8, 2022

Kacific to issue RFP for second satellite

Singapore-based (but Vanuatu-registered) Kacific Broadband Satellite, already using its half of a joint-venture satellite (with Japan’s JCSat-18), says it will soon issue a formal Request for Proposals for its own satellite. Kacific CEO Christian Patouraux, speaking at the Asia Satellite Business week, said the company has been in discussion from some potential satellite manufacturers. The […]

June 7, 2022By Chris Forrester

beIN Asia Pacific selects Globecast

Globecast, a global solutions provider for media and content management, has announced that renowned sports content provider beIN Asia Pacific has selected Globecast to provide multifaceted media processing and delivery services to the sports provider’s Asia-Pacific division. beIN Asia Pacific is part of beIN Media Group and is headquartered in Singapore. It operates in 11 […]

June 1, 2022

Kacific offers disaster zone connectivity

Kacific Broadband has launched an innovative emergency connectivity solution, CommsBox, designed to provide broadband service in emergency or disaster zones rapidly. Kacific says its CommsBox is a transportable, all-in-one, SATCOM product that can be rapidly deployed in disaster zones when other communication channels fail. The turnkey solution is designed to meet the particular disaster response […]

May 5, 2022By Chris Forrester

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

Forecast: Singapore multiplay service revenue to rise 6% CAGR

Multiplay service revenue in Singapore is set to increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6 per cent from $1 billion in 2021 to $1.4billion in 2026, supported by the growing adoption of tripleplay and quadplay service bundles that yield higher average revenue per user (ARPU), forecasts GlobalData, a data and analytics company. […]

April 27, 2022

StarHub named Media Partner for Standard Chartered Singapore Trophy 2022

StarHub is the official media partner of the Standard Chartered Singapore Trophy 2022, which will see Liverpool FC and Crystal Palace FC going head-to-head on the football pitch at the National Stadium in Singapore on 15 July 2022. Sports fans will be able to tune in to ‘live’ telecast of this coveted match on StarHub’s new sports […]

April 26, 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

WarnerMedia launches Cartoonito in Japan, Korea, SEA

Cartoonito, WarnerMedia’s preschool brand, has made its Asian debut. The brand has launched a dedicated morning programming block on Cartoon Network in Japan, Southeast Asia and Korea. Tentpole shows in Southeast Asia and Korea include Lucas the Spider, Dino Ranch, Monchhichi and Esme & Roy. These sit alongside a slate of new and library series. […]

March 28, 2022