Video Streaming

Media Prima’s tonton now compatible with Chromecast, Android TV box
Seeks to expand subscriber base across the globe amidst a highly competitive OTT landscape.
YouTube introduces new Video CheckUp tool for consumers
Allows users to check the quality of their connection for streaming video content from the video platform.
iflix celebrates first birthday
Subscribers watch over 100 minutes per day Millennials and Gen-ys comprise the majority   IFLIX, Southeast Asia’s leading Internet TV service, is celebrating its first birthday.  
U Mobile to relook capex plan, gets into the video game
U Mobile Sdn Bhd is looking at accelerating its network expansion this year, hoping to take advantage of the additional spectrum it is about to be granted.
PCCW looks at Viu as just the start
The SEA video-streaming space is heating up, and PCCW’s Viu is just the latest to enter an arena crowded with regional players iflix and Hooq, and even US giant Netflix. What is its plan?
Indonesia’s Telkom blocks Netflix, industry calls for revision
Indonesia’s largest telco Telkom has decided to to block Netflix, barely a month after the video streaming service launched in the country.  
iflix about to announce more telco pacts
Internet TV startup iflix will soon announce more partnerships with local telcos in Malaysia and Thailand, even as it launched an offline viewing feature for mobile users.
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.
Google Play Movies rolls out in Malaysia
Google has announced the addition of movies to Google Play in Malaysia, which would allow users to watch high-definition, full-length feature films from major Hollywood studios.
Open source video company Kaltura streaming into Asia
Fuelled by another round of funding, Kaltura is aiming at Asia where it believes its flexibility – in terms of both business model and technology – will position it well to enable a video revolution, reports Gabey Goh.
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