Advanced Television


StarHub rings in Lunar New Year with free preview

From January 19th to January 26th, all StarHub Entertainment customers will enjoy a Lunar New Year free preview with over 100 channels from a myriad of content genres – including Hub Sports 1 to 3, HBO, Hub VV Drama, National Geographic Channel, and Nickelodeon. In between the festivities, customers can binge on a slate of […]

January 16, 2023

Rewind Networks’ HITS NOW on Singtel

Rewind Networks has announced HITS NOW, Asia’s one-stop curated destination, offering a diverse range of US shows, including reality and talent shows, dramas, comedies, game shows and entertainment news. Starting February 6th, HITS NOW will debut in Asia with Singtel in Singapore, and will be available on Singtel TV, Singtel TV GO and CAST. HITS […]

January 5, 2023

108 Media acquires Piccadilly Pictures

London/Singapore-based international content investment studio 108 Media has reached an agreement to acquire a majority stake of London-based film and television financing firm Piccadilly Pictures.In addition to bolstering its ambitions in Europe, 108 Media will also begin to expand the remit of their latest acquisition into emerging markets by launching Piccadilly Pictures APAC, a new […]

December 6, 2022

StarHub, Singtel, Mediacorp telecast World Cup in Singapore

With the highly anticipated FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 kicking off on November 20th, StarHub, Singtel and Mediacorp will be offering football fans in Singapore complete coverage of all 64 matches, who can stream the games live or on-demand on any device. This marks the second collaboration between the three companies, following a three-way tie-up […]

October 31, 2022

WBD, Singapore Tourism Board content partnership

The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) and Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD) have announced a three-year partnership to collaborate on entertainment and lifestyle content, as well as joint marketing, to spotlight and inspire travel to destination Singapore. Both parties have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to create new content, leveraging WBD’s portfolio of brands and popular […]

October 17, 2022

Singapore: More illegal domains blocked

Trade body the Asia Video Industry Association’s Coalition Against Piracy (CAP) has confirmed that under the terms of the ‘dynamic’ injunction granted by the Singapore High Court Order in February 2022, Internet Service Providers (ISPs) have blocked a further 99 domains associated with the 30 illegal streaming sites that were first blocked in February. The […]

September 20, 2022By Colin Mann

Study: Singaporeans value premium OTT content

Trade body the Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA) has released a new research study, Premium OTT – Building its Rightful Place in the Digital Market, to understand the usage of different video services in Singapore and attitudes towards them. The study, conducted by Milieu Insight was unveiled to agencies, advertisers and brands at AVIA’s first […]

September 12, 2022

StarHub unveils broadcast sponsors for Premier League

Singapor’s StarHub has announced that six companies have come on board as sponsors for its broadcast of Premier League, whom it will work with to enthral fans with the most scintillating and immersive football viewing experience. The companies are Presenting Broadcast Sponsor Income; Gold Broadcast Sponsors Ogawa, Carlsberg, IG Asia, Lazada; and Broadcast Sponsor McDonald’s. Income will be supporting StarHub’s broadcast of Premier League for the […]

July 26, 2022

108 Media invests in Robot Playground

UK-based 108 Media has acquired a majority stake in Singapore-based animation studio Robot Playground Media (RPM). Co-founded and run by Ervin Han and Bernard Toh, RPM is one of is a creative studio specialising in developing and producing premium multicultural animation IP for clients such as Warner Bros, Disney Southeast Asia, Discovery, MediaCorp, StarHub and […]

July 6, 2022

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