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5 interesting takeaways from Astro’s Q1 2016 results
Astro recently reported its Q1 2016 results, and while its top- and bottom-line appear strong, Goh Thean Eu looks at the other aspects of its business.
Netflix’s Asian ambition faces challenges: Analysts
As Netflix Inc continues to invest heavily to become a truly global VOD service, it can expect impediments in Asia, say several industry analysts.
Astro stays on the on-demand curve, but is it enough?
The TV business is changing and Astro has upped its game by coming up with Astro OD Entertainment, providing Malaysians with a new way of consuming its content – as long as their Personal Video Recorders are connected to a WiFi network.
Astro’s e-commerce venture hits RM75mil revenue in 6mths
Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd said its e-commerce venture Go Shop, officially launched in February, reported RM75 million (US$17.4 million) in revenue in the first half of 2016 (H1 2016).
As VOD space heats up, Astro allows downloads
Malaysia’s satellite TV operator Astro announced that users of its Astro On-the-Go service will be able to download their TV series and movies for offline viewing.
Astro unfazed by emergence of new VOD and OTT rivals
Pay-TV operator Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd is confident that the emergence of new over-the-top video-on-demand players will not hurt its market dominance or have an impact on its revenue.
Indonesia’s Netflix-type Genflix service opts for Irdeto technology
Irdeto has announced that PT Mega Media Indonesia Group, owner of satellite pay TV service Orange TV, has selected its end-to-end Multiscreen services to support the launch of Genflix.
Astro revenue up 9%, to continue focus on mobile/ digital media
Astro said its revenue grew by 9% year-on-year to RM5.2 billion (US$1.4 billion) in its 2015 financial year (FY15) ended Jan 31, 2015.
Astro COO: It’s about relevance and the value of viewers
The upcoming Malaysia Media Congress on July 3 will see Astro chief operating officer Henri Tan as one of the headline speakers. Here, he speaks to Karamjit Singh on why media specialists need to be bold.
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