OTT iflix signs two-year deal with Konnect Digital

Southeast Asian OTT service iflix has signed a two-year deal with Konnect Digital. The deal will see the streamer utilise DICE, Konnect’s digital marketplace platform for media and entertainment content, to source and licence a range of kid’s shows for screening across its markets in Asia. iflix is a free and subscription video on demand […]

Iflix secures investment to pursue growth

Asian streamer Iflix has secured more than US$50 million from investors to expand its activities, while also revealing it had almost doubled its active users over the past six months. Companies including South Korean broadcast group JTBC and Indonesian entertainment firm Yoshimoto Kogyo took part in the funding round, which was led by global investment […]

TRT World secures berth on Iflix

TRT World, the international English-language news channel operated by Turkish Radio and Television Corporation, has secured distribution of its content on Asian streaming platform Iflix. TRT World’s linear channel will join iflix News, the streaming service’s 24-hour news hub which aggregates live news streams, clips, and linear feeds from leading international, regional and local news […]

Iflix teams up with Foxxum for smart TV

The partnership will see tailored versions of Iflix’s app, offering previews, hand-picked recommendations and features like Movie of the Day and a dedicated kids section, ported to Foxxum devices in different territories. Iflxi subs riptions allow users to access the service on up to five devices, including smartphone, laptop, tablet and television sets. “We want […]

Cars&Stars TV secures berth on iflix

Male-skewed thematic channel Cars&Stars has launched on the iflix streaming platform through its agents Kick Media. Cars&Stars TV, which features short-form content under two minutes long featuring cars, yachts and planes. is available to all iflixVIP subscribers across Asia, including Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand, Brunei, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Myanmar, Vietnam, the Maldives, Cambodia, Nepal, and […]

Iflix launches premium sports offering

Southeast Asian VOD channel iflix has launched a premium sports channel on its service in several Asian markets. The platform has partnered with pan-Asian sports network ZSports for the launch of the service, which is intended to serve as the home of US sports in Asia. It will roll out this month in Malaysia, Brunei, […]

Ginx Esports TV launches on Iflix

Ginx Esports TV has agreed a multi-territory Asian distribution deal with emerging markets SVOD service, Iflix. Ginx’s linear TV channel and video-on-demand offering will be available to Iflix subscribers in 13 territories across Asia – including Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Cambodia, Bangladesh and Pakistan. The Ginx Esports TV channel will […]

Blue Ant’s ZooMoo launches on Iflix

Blue Ant Media’s interactive preschool nature channel ZooMoo is launching on Asian SVOD outfit iflix’s platform this week. Iflix focuses on emerging markets and will make ZooMoo content available in Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, Brunei, the Maldives, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka. ZooMoo titles Lost!, Animal All Stars, Animal Alphabet, ZooMoo Groove, Got Brains and ZooMooPedia will all be […]

VOD subscriptions in MENA to more than double by 2024

Subscription video-on-demand use will more than double in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, including Turkey, between 2018 and 2024, according to Digital TV Research.  The company predicts there will be 26.51 million SVOD subscriptions by 2024, up from 11.31 million at the end of 2018, where an SVOD subscriber can have more […]

Iflix exits Africa to focus on core Asian markets

Iflix has sold the remaining stake in its African business, Kwesé Iflix, to local partner and the parent company of Kwesé, Econet Global Limited. Iflix said the move would allow it to focus its resources and double down on its core Asian markets. The news comes after African pay TV provider Kwesé TV announced in November […]

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