South Asia


Dataxis: South Asian pay TV and OTT growing by 7.4%

The number of pay TV and over-the-top (OTT) video subscribers in South Asia is due to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.4% between 2017 and 2023, according to Dataxis. The research firm estimates that subscribers in the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) region will increase from 226 million in […]

UK-based CineFunTV launches Star Channels

UK-based CineFunTV has launched the Star-branded South Asian TV networks on its platform in the UK and Europe.  The new channel package includes Star Plus, Star Gold, Star Life OK, and Star Jalsha. “Star Network is among Asia’s largest and most popular television networks. We are pleased to offer these TV channels to the South […]

SES-8 satellite goes into operation

SES’s December-launched SES-8 satellite is now fully operational at the orbital location of 95 degrees East.  The satellite operator said that the SES-8 has been successfully co-positioned with its NSS-6 satellite. The Orbital Sciences Corporation-manufactured satellite will serve growing markets in South Asia and Indo-China, features up to 33 Ku-band transponders and will provide expansion […]