Lee Choong Khay
Here's a look at Digital News Asia editor Goh Thean Eu's favourite stories for the year 2016.
Astro announces the launch of eGG Network, in Australia via Fetch TV.
The Southeast Asian eSports scene is set to explode and brands in the region should take advantage of the wealth of opportunities offered by the industry to grow their audience base.
Malaysia’s largest pay-TV operator, Astro has big plans for the e-sports segment, and the launch of its 24/7 dedicated channel is only one component.
Astro will launch its first dedicated 24-hour e-sports channel in June, part of an effort to remain relevant to younger audiences.
Astro, Malaysia's top pay-TV operator, is looking at launching a permanent channel dedicated to electronic sports, citing increasing viewership and engagement.
The live broadcast of The International 2015 Dota 2 Championship (TI5) videogame tournament by pay-TV operator Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd from Aug 4-9 attracted close to 1.5 million viewers in Malaysia.