Britain’s foreign secretary has described the decision to ban BBC World News in China as an “unacceptable curtailing of media freedom”.
The channel provider and content producer Insight TV has signed an extensive content licensing deal with China’s leading video streaming company iQIYI.
The US Republican senator Marco Rubio has called for a review of AT&T’s upcoming sale of Central European Media Enterprises (CME) to the Czech-owned PPF Group.
Zoomin has confirmed the production of a major Gen Z gourmet restaurant series with iQiyi, an online video streaming platform in China.
Gross SVOD subscriptions increased by 139 million in 2018 to 508 million – or up by 38%.
The Academy of Broadcasting Science (ABS) and China Broadcasting Network (CBN), two public institutions under governmental authority of the Chinese National Radio and Television Administration (NRTA), will set up a 5G Broadcast trial in Beijing.
The Chinese state broadcaster CGTN has hired Nick Pollard, a former board member of the UK regulator Ofcom.
Asia Pacific OTT TV episode and movie revenues will reach $48 billion in 2024; up from the $21 billion recorded in 2018. According to the Asia Pacific OTT TV and Video Forecasts report, the total will increase by $5 billion in 2019 alone.
MIPCOM 2018 – CANNES. BBC StudiosHAS announced the launch of BBC Earth Tribe, a brand new BBC Earth fan community with China’s Tencent.
France mon Amour, the first French television channel in China, will be available on China’s Viva platform.