Advanced Television


Netflix broadens Chinese-language offerings

Netflix has announced it will be releasing five original Chinese-language shows globally. Headlining the announcement is Agent From Above, a fantasy series rooted in traditional Taiwanese beliefs. Produced with renowned production studios mm2 Entertainment and Good Films Production, the series boasts extensive visual effects, bringing to life an oriental universe of gods, monsters, humans, and […]

November 3, 2022

Airoha announces RDK-B support for broadband SoC

Taiwan’s premier IC design house, Airoha Technology, a subsidiary of IC giant MediaTek, has announced that it has started to deliver to its customers a Broadband System-on-Chip (SOC) solution powered by RDK-B, an open-source platform that standardise key functions of customer premise equipment (CPE). As an active member in the RDK community, Airoha has helped […]

October 11, 2022

Eleven Taiwan, Twitch partnership

Eleven Taiwan has partnered with the streaming platform Twitch ahead of the new Taiwan baseball season, to make its live match coverage more accessible to fans. Eleven Taiwan holds the rights to all home matches for the Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL) for the Rakuten Monkeys, Wei Chuan Dragons and Uni-President 7-Eleven Lions. Games are […]

April 1, 2022

TAS taps ABS for capacity over Asia

Teleport Access Services (TAS), a Taiwanese service provider has signed a multi-year capacity deal with ABS, a global satellite operator, to broadcast Hwazan TV, a Buddhism-based channel via ABS-2 satellite at 75° East. TAS will distribute the channel on the ABS-2 Southern beam MCPC platform across Asia and Buddhist communities within this region. Launched in […]

March 29, 2022

Netflix, TAICCA support Taiwan film industry

Taiwanese content has swept up the OTTs in the past year with premium productions and intriguing stories. Since 2018, Netflix has invested in Taiwan’s original content. Meanwhile, since its establishment in 2019, Taiwan Creative Content Agency (TAICCA) has allocated resources to support Taiwanese works and industries. As 2022 begins, Netflix and TAICCA have signed a […]

March 21, 2022

Netflix curates Lunar New Year collection

To mark the Lunar New Year, Netflix has curated a list of films and series for the watch parties during this season. Available in Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan and Vietnam, Netflix’s Lunar New Year Collection spans comedy, drama, romance and action. The collection is divided into eight aptly-named categories to celebrate the Year of […]

January 28, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Twisted Strings on HBO GO and Catchplay+ in March

Get entwined in the world of fantasy and suspense in the new HBO Asia Original series Twisted Strings, a satire anthology of selfishness, greed, and ignorance. The Chinese-language series premieres with two episodes on Sunday, March 27 on WarnerMedia’s HBO and HBO GO across Southeast Asia. Executive produced by internationally acclaimed filmmaker Hou Hsiao-Hsien (The […]

January 26, 2022

MediaTek offers improved 8K SoC

Taiwan-based smart-home technology company MediaTek and fabrication plant TSMC (Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co) have unveiled what they say is the world’s first 7-nanometer 8K digital TV flagship system-on-chip (SoC), the MediaTek Pentonic 2000. Built with TSMC’s N7 advanced process technology, the MediaTek Pentonic 2000 offers “unparalleled performance and power efficiency with features including powerful artificial […]

November 24, 2021By Chris Forrester

Report: Cord-cutting continues to hurt Taiwan pay-TV

The total pay-TV service revenue in Taiwan is expected to decline at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 0.5 per cent from $1.18 billion in 2020 to $1.15 billion in 2025 due to the accelerated cord cutting trend in the country and falling pay-TV average revenue per user (ARPU), according to GlobalData, a data […]

October 19, 2021

WarnerMedia & Catchplay announce Twisted Strings

WarnerMedia and Catchplay have announced Twisted Strings, an original drama from Taiwan. The anthology 7×60’ series, executive produced by renowned filmmaker, Hou Hsiao-hsien, will co-premiere as an HBO Asia Original in early 2022 on WarnerMedia’s streaming service HBO GO and HBO in Asia and as a Catchplay Original on the Catchplay+ streaming service in Taiwan […]

August 27, 2021