Telkom has now entered into a partnership to roll out the iflix service in Indonesia, taking the battle to Netflix and Hooq.
South-East Asian Internet TV startup iflix said it is on track to launch its own original TV shows this year to meet the increasing demands of Asian consumers.
Edwin Yapp gives the Netflix service in Malaysia a test drive, and also compares it with rival services.
Cybercriminals are exploiting the Netflix global rollout to steal user credentials, including payment details, according to Symantec Corp.
As Netflix Inc continues to invest heavily to become a truly global VOD service, it can expect impediments in Asia, say several industry analysts.
With two new submarine cable systems connecting to Malaysia this year, the cost to deliver broadband connectivity will be lower over the near-to-medium-term, according to MyIX.
Indonesia’s largest telco Telkom has decided to to block Netflix, barely a month after the video streaming service launched in the country.
CES 2016 showed more ‘me-too’ evolution rather than real revolution, writes Rob Gallagher of Ovum.
2015 was a watershed year in Malaysia for venture funding and recognition as an emerging startup hub, and there is that matter of Netflix launching soon in SEA, writes Karamjit Singh.
Netflix said it is be rolling out its VOD service in 130 new countries, but SEA regional players were unfazed.