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.
Internet TV service iflix continued its telco play by landing a deal with Celcom Axiata, which would allow the Malaysian operator to offer iflix content to its more than 12 million customers.
Regional Internet TV service iflix has announced the appointment of Cam Walker as head of iflix Indonesia.
iflix announced the completion of a 'large new round of funding' led by Sky, with participation from Indonesian media giant Emtek Group through its subsidiary Surya Citra Media.
Edwin Yapp gives the Netflix service in Malaysia a test drive, and also compares it with rival services.
HK conglomerate PCCW is optimistic that its Viu VOD service will garner high ratings in Malaysia, thanks to its tie-up with Telekom Malaysia
As Netflix Inc continues to invest heavily to become a truly global VOD service, it can expect impediments in Asia, say several industry analysts.
The Asean region continues to be a fertile ground for cloud computing, and is poised to unleash innovative, disruptive technologies, according to AWS CTO Dr Werner Vogels.
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.
Digi and iflix have announced that from Jan 26 onwards, all Digi customers who sign up or upgrade to a Digi SmartPlan 65 or above will receive a free 12mth iflix subscription.