BBC Worldwide to simulcast Top Gear around the globe

The BBC’s commercial arm is set to launch the latest season of auto show Top Gear with a simulcast of the UK show to air around the world – a first for the corporation. The opening episode of series 22 of Top Gear is due to broadcast simultaneously in more than 50 countries across Australia, […]

WWE Network gets global OTT launch

Over-the-top wrestling channel WWE Network has launched outside the US for the first time. The network, which sports entertainment giant WWE launched earlier this year in the States, is rolling out in 170 territories including Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Singapore, Mexico, Spain, and the Nordics. The WWE expects the network to be available in […]

Pace signs deals with Astro, Foxtel

UK-headquartered broadcast technologies firm Pace has signed deals with pay TV providers Astro in Malaysia and Foxtel in Australia, it announced at IBC. Pace will supply its next generation wireless HD PVR to Astro, which is due to start installing the the device next month. The PVR will include a dual-band Wi-Fi solution, enabling video […]

Malaysia takes Astro-On-The-Go global

Malaysian pay TV operator has started to roll out its subscription VoD service Astro-On-The-Go (AOTG) around the world, in a bid to turn its service into a global brand.  Astro Awani, Astro’s 24-hour news channel, and selected live events on sports channel Astro Arena, are now available to Malaysians globally who have registered to the […]