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Netflix sponsors Vietnamese film programme

Netflix has announced its sponsorship of a programme led by Chanh Phuong Films in Vietnam, which aims to discover and nurture the next generation of talented Vietnamese filmmakers. Slated to kick off applications in October, this programme will equip 30 participants with professional training by leading Vietnamese creators. Furthermore, it aims to pave the way […]

September 25, 2023

Magnifi by VideoVerse brings AI-powered capabilities to Vietnam Pro Basketball League

Magnifi by VideoVerse – an AI-driven video technology company and powerful video-editing SaaS platform – has announced the support of the 2023 season of the Vietnam Pro Basketball League (VBA) with AI-powered video highlights of the matches, video on demand and social media features. Magnifi’s offering for the VBA league includes full match highlights and […]

July 20, 2023

Vietnam, Honduras climb Netflix Speed Index

Vietnam and Honduras both saw an overall gain in speed, rising to 3.4 and 3.2 Mbps, respectively, for the month of May on the Netflix ISP Speed Index, a monthly update on which ISPs provide the best prime time Netflix streaming experience.  Three regions/countries were in the top performance tier for May: Hong Kong, Singapore, […]

June 13, 2023

Forecast: Telco revenue in Vietnam to increase at 4.4% CAGR

The total telecom services revenue in Vietnam is expected to increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.4 per cent during 2022-2027, led by the growth in mobile data and fixed broadband segments, according to GlobalData, a data and analytics company. GlobalData’s Vietnam Telecom Operators Country Intelligence Report reveals that the  mobile voice […]

April 21, 2023

Vietnam climbs Netflix ISP Speed Index

One ISP in Vietnam improved its speed more than any other Internet Service Provider (ISP) for the month of March on the Netflix ISP Speed Index, a monthly update on which ISPs provide the best prime time Netflix streaming experience.  Vietnam was the only country to register an overall gain in speed this month, with […]

April 11, 2023

“Steady” December in Netflix ISP Speed Index

December was relatively steady in the Netflix ISP Speed Index – a monthly update on which Internet Service Providers provide the best prime time Netflix streaming experience. Some 213 ISPs moved up 0.2 Mbps from November’s results, 217 ISPs stayed the same, and two ISPs, Viettel and VNPT in Vietnam, saw a drop of 0.2 […]

January 10, 2023

Vietnam: Netflix partners with MoMo

Netflix has announced a partnership with MoMo, a mobile wallet which can be used to make payments online, in Vietnam. “Digital wallet payments have become a popular mode for Vietnamese to pay for dining, utility bills, shopping and now entertainment. This is why we are excited to announce our partnership with super app MoMo, the […]

December 20, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Forecast: APAC pay-TV revenues at $35bn by 2027

A report published by Media Partners Asia (MPA) indicates that ex-China, Asia Pacific pay-TV subscriber growth will be relatively flat in 2022 with an estimated 106,000 subscribers cutting the cord. Cord cutting peaked between 2019 and 2021 with an aggregate 9.1 million subs cancelling subscriptions, according to MPA analysis, driven by erosion in key markets […]

December 5, 2022

Netherlands, Vietnam climb Netflix Speed Index

Netherlands’ Caiway saw an increase of 0.4 Mbps to 3.4 Mbp for the month of August on the Netflix ISP Speed Index, a monthly update on which ISPs provide the best primetime Netflix streaming experience. This was an improvement from last month’s performance, where Caiway dropped by 0.6 Mbps to 3 Mbps. The Netherlands also […]

September 13, 2022

LG Display invests $1bn in Vietnam facility

LG Display is raising about $1 billion from investors in order to build a new flat-panel production facility in Vietnam. The new cash is coming from domestic and foreign banks, say local reports, with named banks such as ANZ Bank, HSBC, Citi Bank, and Spain’s Caixa Bank which will extend loans at competitive interest rates […]

June 16, 2022By Chris Forrester