Video Streaming

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.
iflix launches in Malaysia with free 14-day trial
Internet TV service iflix has announced the launch of its new service in Malaysia, saying that consumers can immediately sign up for a 14-day trial granting full access to all of its features and content without having to submit credit card or payment details. 
Regulators need to look at impact of digital content, streaming
Singapore’s regulators need to look at the impact of digital content and what it means for television in the country, especially with regards to domestic players, according to Keith Budge, Ooyala Inc vice president of Asia Pacific and Japan.
Catcha’s iflix gets US$30mil investment, Philippines telco PLDT involved
The Philippines is shaping out to be South-East Asia’s video-on-demand (VOD) battleground with the Catcha Group subsidiary iflix securing US$30 million, in an investment round led by Catcha itself and the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT).
Quickplay platform to power Singtel’s Hooq
Quickplay has announced that its managed video platform is powering Hooq, the new over-the-top (OTT) service from Singtel, Sony Pictures Television and Warner Bros. Entertainment.
Patrick Grove’s South-East Asian gamble on VOD
Patrick Grove has thrown his hat into the South-East Asian online video ring, and he is betting on entrepreneurial flair and his New York-based partner, Evolution Media Capital, to give him the knockout punch against competitors such as Singtel.
Netflix-type wars: Grove’s Catcha takes on Singtel’s Hooq with iflix
After weeks of market buzz, Internet entrepreneur Patrick Grove’s Catcha Group has officially announced ‘iflix,’ its entry in the Video On Demand (VOD) space, just about a month after Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel) unveiled its own Netflix-type service.
World Cup piracy a warning to broadcasters ahead of Premier League
With the 2014/15 Premier League season kicking off this weekend, broadcasters should take note of some unexpected piracy figures from Irdeto on the FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil earlier this year.
Telco Deep Dive: Ericsson report links real performance to real results
On May 26, Digital News Asia (DNA) released its first Deep Dive report, which looked at the telecommunications space in Malaysia. In this online exclusive that is not available in the PDF version DNA presents an edited version of a report commissioned by Ericsson, on whether there is a real link between investing in networks, improved network performance and satisfied customers.
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