New launch for PCCW’s Asian Netflix rival

Asian OTT service Viu has launched in Indonesia, as its streaming rival Netflix experiences problems in the country. Viu is run by Hong Kong-based telco PCCW and is largely programmed with regional content. The catalogue is about 15,000 hours. It has already rolled out in Malaysia, India, Hong Kong and Singapore and has now inked […]

PCCW Media hits 1.2m downloads for Viu

Hong Kong-based pay TV provider PCCW Media has now logged more than 1.2 million downloads of its OTT video platform, Viu, in its home market. The service, which has been live in Hong Kong since October, is available free for iOS and Android devices and offers TV dramas and variety shows from Korea, Japan, mainland […]

PCCW’s Netflix rival hits new markets

The Viu OTT service has launched in India and Malaysia. The streaming service is run by PCCW and launched in the Hong Kong telco’s domestic Hong Kong market, and in Singapore, earlier this year. The Indian version of Viu will have international and Bollywood content and music videos, and has licensing deals with distributors including […]

PCCW’s Viu OTT service launches in Singapore

PCCW Media Group is launching its over-the-top (OTT) multi-screen video service, Viu in Singapore. The firm said the rollout is marks a further step in Viu’s regional expansion, after it went live first in Hong Kong. PCCW said the service will now be progressively rolled out in Malaysia, Indonesia and India with an expanding Asian […]

PCCW OTT service goes live, preps launches

Viu, a new OTT service from Asian telco PCCW, has launched in Hong Kong with further roll outs throughout Asia and the Middle East planned. The new service launched this week and PCCW said it will now progressively hit other Asian territories including India. It will, the telco added, also launch across the Middle East. […]

PCCW launches new OTT TV service

Hong Kong-based telecom service provider PCCW’s media arm is launching a new OTT TV service, Viu, next week. The service, initially available in Hong Kong, will progressively be rolled out to other Asian markets including India and the Middle East. The launch of Viu OTT builds on PCCW Media’s investment in mobile video platform Vuclip, […]

Orange to hold talks to sell Dailymotion stake to PCCW

Orange is set to enter into exclusive talks with Hong Kong-based telco PCCW to sell a 49% stake in Dailymotion, its online video portal, according to a Wall Street Journal report. According to the Journal, citing un-named sources familiar with the matter, Orange has told its board that will begin exclusive negotiations with PCCW in […]

PCCW loses trademark dispute with Sky over Now TV brand

A UK high court judge has ruled in favour of pay TV operator BSkyB in a dispute over its use of the name Now TV as the brand of its recently launched online TV service. The judge ruled on Friday that BSkyB’s use of the Now TV name did not infringe on the trademark of […]