Media Partners Asia

Streaming consumption up in Australia

Australians streamed 24 billion minutes of premium online video in the first eight months of the year, a new report has found. According to Media Partners Asia, premium video streaming captured 35% of total online video streaming between January-August 2022. SVOD platforms drove 70% of premium video streaming, with BVODs taking 30%. Of that SVOD […]

APAC set for continued online video revenue growth

Revenues from the online video industry in APAC are set to grow to US$73 billion by 2027. According to a new report from Media Partners Asia (MPA), total Asia Pacific online video industry revenue will grow by 16% year-on-year in 2022 to reach US$49.2 billion. Half of that total will be made up by SVOD, […]

EPL strength to drive APAC sports rights growth

The popularity of the English Premier League in Asia is set to drive overall sports rights growth in the APAC region. According to a new report from Media Partners Asia on the region’s sports rights, sports media revenues are set to grow at a 6% CAGR over 2021-26 to reach US$8.9 billion. This is up […]

Gulf region to continue video revenue growth

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) video industry grew revenue by 11% year-over-year in 2021 to reach US$1.9 billion. According to a new report from Media Partners Asia (MPA), SVOD contributed 23% to total GCC video industry revenues while AVOD contributed 26%. Total online video revenues are projected to grow at a CAGR of 7% to […]

Disney+ Hotstar at considerable lead over Netflix and local competitors in Indonesia

Disney+ Hotstar has already opened up a sizable lead over Netflix in an increasingly competitive Indonesia. The Southeast Asian country is the fourth most populous in the world, with a total of 270.6 million residents. However, a report from consultancy Media Partners Asia (MPA) notes that only three percent of the country is currently subscribed […]

Video content budgets in key Asian markets climb

Video content budgets across India, Korea and Southeast Asia climbed 12% in 2018 to reach US$10 billion, according to the latest edition of Asia Video Content Dynamics, published by Media Partners Asia. The 12% increase, up from 8% in 2017, highlights rising competition for audiences and production talent, especially in India and Korea. Together, India […]

Asian pay TV on course for consolidation, predicts MPA

A new report from Media Partners Asia has revealed slow growth for Asian pay TV as a result of consumer migration to OTT and the challenge of piracy. Against this backdrop, MPA predicts a wave of industry consolidation across the region is likely. Launching the new edition of MPA’s Pay-TV Networks Channel Database report, executive […]

MPA: Asian content spend grows 8% across seven markets

TV, movie and online video content spend in seven major Asian markets grew by 8% in 2017 to reach US$10.2 billion, according to independent consulting and research firm Media Partners Asia (MPA). The 2018 edition of MPA’s Asia Video Content Dynamics looked at content spend across India, Indonesia, Malaysia, South Korea, the Philippines, Thailand and […]

Asia Pacific pay TV market to grow at a 6% annual rate

The Asia Pacific pay TV market will grow at a 5.8% average annual rate from 2016 to 2021, according to research by Media Partners Asia (MPA). The research firm’s ‘Asia Pacific Pay TV & Broadband Markets’ report predicts that pay TV industry sales across 18 major markets in Asia Pacific will climb from US$54 billion […]