Advanced Television


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

WarnerMedia unveils new HBO Asia original from Taiwan – Who’s By Your Side

WarnerMedia has announced that Who’s By Your Side, a new series from Taiwan, will premiere later this year exclusively on both HBO and the streaming service HBO GO in Southeast Asia, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Directed by Golden Bell-winning director Peter Ho, the HBO Asia Original stars Kaiser Chuang, Ning Chang, Vivian Hsu, Ivan Chen, […]

August 24, 2021

Taiwan: 53bn minutes streamed in Q2

Total streaming minutes measured across AVoD, SVoD and live streaming platforms increased to ~53 billion in Q2 2021, representing a ~2.3 billion net quarterly growth in minutes, according to a report published by Media Partners Asia (MPA). The report, titled Taiwan Online Video Consumer Insights & Analytics, leverages MPA’s proprietary AMPD Research platform to measure […]

August 2, 2021