Singapore consortium bags FIFA World Cup rights, sets price tag

With the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar just weeks away from kicking off, a consortium including StarHub, Singtel and Mediacorp have signed up the rights to air the tournament in Singapore. Between them, the partners will offer football fans complete coverage of all 64 matches, live or on-demand on any device. The collaboration is similar […]

Viu secures content from Mediacorp

PCCW Media Group’s pan-regional OTT video service Viu has struck a deal to air drama and lifestyle content from Singapore national media network Mediacorp. Starting from today, more than 600 hours of curated Mediacorp content will be available to ‘Viu-ers’ throughout Indonesia, Hong Kong, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand. The Mediacorp content offerings are […]

Mediacorp announces content sourcing innovations with VICE and Wattpad

Singapore’s Mediacorp has used the APOS event in Bali, Indonesia to unveil three new partnership announcements, including a high-profile content supply arrangement that will bring it a raft of digital and TV content from youth media brand VICE. Mediacorp said it will bring VICE content into its growing portfolio of digital assets, and carry curated […]

Mediacorp adds HBO Go to Toggle

Singapore-based pay TV provider Mediacorp has added HBO Go to its Toggle digital entertainment platform. From tomorrow, HBO will be available on the platform, bringing conent including Game of Thrones to Toggle users. Toggle is offering the service for SG$13.98 (€9.11) a month, or an annual package that equates for SG$119.98.. HBO Go will give […]

Mediacorp names corporate development chief

Singapore-based pay TV operator Mediacorp has named Angeline Poh as chief corporate development officer. Poh, who will take up her post on September 1, joins Mediacorp Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), where she was assistant chief executive. At IMDA she launched the Future of Media plan, aimed at developing a future-ready media industry in Singapore. […]

Mediacorp expands social video deal with Grabyo

Singapore-based Mediacorp has agreed a new deal with Grabyo, which will power the media company’s live and near-live social video content. Mediacorp’s digital teams for news, sports and entertainment will use the Grabyo platform to deliver video content, news and highlights to audiences across Singapore quickly and efficiently. The agreement comes after Mediacorp used Grabyo […]

Mediacorp names Soon to new chief marketing officer role

Singapore-based pay TV and media group Mediacorp has named chief customer officer Debra Soon in the new role of chief marketing officer to head up a new marketing organisation that will bring together the majority of its marketing and communications personnel under a single leadership The integrated marketing organisation will oversee Mediacorp’s corporate branding and […]

Major Asian content deal for Netflix

Netflix has landed a raft of Asia-originated series after striking a content deal with Singapore’s biggest media group Mediacorp. The deal – announced at the ongoing ATF market in Sinagpore – gives Netflix 20 Chinese-language series for its streaming service, with the shows rolling out from early 2017. Titles include The Little Nyonya and The Golden Path, and […]

Kaltura launches end-to-end OTT TV solution

Video technology company Kaltura has launched an end-to-end pay OTT TV solution, which it will demo at IBC.  Kaltura OTT TV is the result of the firm integrating its video platform with pay OTT technology from its May acquisition of Tvinci. The new solution includes: multi-screen, multi-device support; tools designed to improve user acquisition and […]