iflix

Astro stays on the on-demand curve, but is it enough?
The TV business is changing and Astro has upped its game by coming up with Astro OD Entertainment, providing Malaysians with a new way of consuming its content – as long as their Personal Video Recorders are connected to a WiFi network.
Digi, Google Malaysia ink direct billing deal
Digi Bhd has entered into an alliance with Google Malaysia that will allow their customers who want to purchase apps and content on Google Play Store to directly debit their postpaid bills or via the deduction of their prepaid airtime balance.
Digi users can now get direct billing for their iflix use
Digi users can now charge their subscriptions to iflix to their postpaid or prepaid Digi accounts through integrated mobile carrier billing, as well as complimentary 60-day access to the newly-launched Internet TV service.
Hollywood’s MGM invests in South-East Asia’s iflix
Internet TV service iflix has announced that Hollywood studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) has become an investor in its business. Financial details were not disclosed.
iflix bundled with Samsung devices in exclusive deal
Internet television service iflix has announced exclusive collaborations with Samsung Malaysia Electronics and Samsung Electronics Philippines Corporation which will see its content-streaming service pre-installed with bundled subscriptions on selected Samsung mobile devices.
iflix crosses 100K users, Thailand and Indonesia next
iflix has hit over 100,000 subscribers although it is not ready to share actual paying customer numbers. Its Malaysian CEO Azran Osman Rani shares a bit more about the data and his belief that the Internet is going to disrupt more businesses.
Catcha’s iflix expects to raise well over U$100mil
Expect Internet TV service iflix to raise well in excess of US$100 million as it presses on with delivering great entertainment value to its subscribers.
iflix and PLDT in exclusive agreement in the Philippines
iflix said it has entered into an exclusive agreement with Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co (PLDT).
Astro unfazed by emergence of new VOD and OTT rivals
Pay-TV operator Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd is confident that the emergence of new over-the-top video-on-demand players will not hurt its market dominance or have an impact on its revenue.
iflix and Vimond to establish joint development centre in KL
Internet TV service iflix and digital video services provider Vimond Media Solutions have announced plans to establish a jointly operated development centre in Kuala Lumpur.
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