TVB signs deal with Harmonic for content encoding on OTT

Video delivery technology and services provider Harmonic has announced a deal with Television Broadcast Limited (TVB), a leading television broadcasting company based in Hong Kong. The agreement will see the deployment of Harmonic’s EyeQ content-aware encoding for TVB’s myTV Super OTT platform. EyeQ encoding optimises bandwidth for OTT services, reducing TVB’s CDN costs and improving […]

Hong Kong’s TVB cuts staff in restructuring move

Hong Kong commercial broadcaster TVB has cut 150 jobs as it looks to restructure operations.  The cuts account for around 4% of the broadcaster’s workforce, and affect TVB’s unscripted production, which will be streamlined, as well as its arts department, production facilities division and the magazine TVB Weekly. In addition, one of its drama studios […]

Hong Kong’s TVB shuts down pay TV operation

Hong Kong free and pay TV broadcaster TVB is to shut down its loss-making pay TV service, citing a governmental failure to provide sustainable market conditions for the business, according to the South China Morning Post. TVB, which has been plagued by piracy, accused the Hong Kong government of doing little to address the issue, […]