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.
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).
Despite the increasing competition in the video-on-demand (VOD) space, fixed-line operator Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) believes that it has what it takes to stay competitive with its HyppTV Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) service.
Azran Osman-Rani, the new group COO of iflix, sees the future of content consumption through his seven-year-old’s behavior watching video, he tells DNA founder Karamjit Singh.
Catcha Group has announced that former AirAsia X Bhd chief executive officer Azran Osman-Rani has been appointed chief executive officer (CEO) of iflix Malaysia, and chief operating officer of the iflix Group.
There was a 45% increase in piracy worldwide from 2014, with episodes of Game of Thrones (Seasons 1-4) illegally downloaded more than seven million times between Feb 5 and April 6, 2015, according to Irdeto.
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.
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.
Hooq, the video-on-demand service from startup joint venture between Singapore Telecommunications (Singtel), Sony Pictures Television and Warner Bros Entertainment, will kick off in the Philippines from late February in partnership with Globe Telecom.
Astro said its customers can now access and download their favourite video-on-demand (VOD) programs anytime on their B.yond PVR (personal video recorder) with the newly launched Astro Wi-Fi Dongle, which adds wireless Internet access.