Thailand’s Proen taps Qwilt and Cisco’s Open Edge Content Delivery Network

Thai telecom and internet provider, Proen, has deployed Qwilt and Cisco’s Open Edge Content Delivery Network (CDN) solution to improve the quality and delivery capacity of digital content and applications. The deployment sees Proen embed Qwilt’s Open Caching-based architecture into its network edge, enabling the delivery of increased data volumes across its network and improving […]

MVTV to distribute Boomerang in Thailand

Warner Bros. Discovery has teamed up with Thai media outfit MVTV for the distribution of WBD’s Boomerang channel from September 1. MVTV will now be responsible for all local marketing, programming, ad sales and distribution of the channel on cable and satellite TV platforms. Through a new content licensing agreement with Warner Bros. Discovery, the […]

Amazon Prime Video to localise in key SE Asia markets

Amazon has commissioned its first slate of Southeast Asian originals for its Prime Video streaming service, as Amazon Prime localises in SE Asia markets Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines today. Three new versions of situational improvisation comedy challenge format Comedy Island have been ordered, one for each country, with Comedy Island: Indonesia, Comedy Island: Thailand and Comedy Island: Philippines all due to […]

Thaliand’s Next Step taps AsiaSat for launch of international channel

Satellite operator AsiaSat and Thai multi-channel operator Next Step Company have forged a strategic partnership that will see the pair launch and distribute a new international lifestyle HD channel, Thainess. In collaboration with Next Step, AsiaSat will provide technical and marketing support to deliver Thainess to the international market, providing broadcasting via satellite and live streaming […]

AIS taps Ateme for video packaging and storage

Cable TV, DTH, IPTV and OTT technology provider Ateme has provided a just-in-time packaging and storage solution for AIS,  Thailand’s biggest telco and mobile operator.  The AIS OTT platform, which has over three million subscribers, delivers VOD content and 200 live channels to audiences across the country. With the previous origin/packager solution reaching end-of-life, AIS […]

Thai pay TV market to recover from Covid decline in 2021

The Thai pay TV market is set to recover from a difficult 2020 in the coming year. According to GlobalData, the Southeast Asian country saw an 8.7% dip in revenue in 2020 as users curtailed their spending amidst the Covid-19-triggered economic recession. However, as the nation recovers from the pandemic, so too will its pay […]

New Thai internet TV service becomes home of HBO

Jasmine International-owned Internet service provider Triple T Broadband has launched new internet TV service for Thailand that will serve as the ‘home of HBO’ in the country. 3BB GIGATV offers over 30 channels at launch, including six HBO services, sports and WWE wrestling. The 3BB GIGATV box will offer HBO Go, which already launched on […]

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 […]

Nielsen expands measurement for YouTube app on mobile to 26 new countries

Nielsen has expanded its advertising measurement to YouTube’s mobile app. Nielsen Digital Ad Ratings for YouTube Mobile will be available in 26 new markets: Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Puerto Rico, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey and […]

Synamedia agrees new deal with Thailand’s TrueVisions

Synamedia has agreed a new multi-year contract with Thailand-based pay TV operator, TrueVisions, extending a seven-year partnership between the two companies. Synamedia VideoGuard will secure TrueVisions’ investments in live sports news, entertainment and other premium content that is delivered to its 3.9 million cable and satellite subscribers. The deal means that TrueVisions will also be […]

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