RealNetworks has partnered with CIBN Oriental Network, one of the seven broadcasting networks that is licensed to distribute OTT content in China, to enhance the company’s TV and mobile video streaming capabilities.
Zoomin.TV and Tencent have signed a partnership giving Zoomin.TV access to over 1.5 billion Chinese viewers.
Asia Pacific OTT revenues from TV episodes and movies will reach $24.41 billion in 2022; triple the $8.27 billion recorded in 2016. The total will increase by nearly $3 billion in 2017 alone.
KTC has announced the integration of SERAPHIC’s TV browser into its Linux powered smart TVs targeting European markets.
Pan-European satellite-plus-OTT entertainment service Bobbles.tv launches two new Humax consumer devices to enable more expat viewers to watch TV content from home.
Pay TV subscriptions for 522 operators reached 839 million in 2016 – or 87% of the 959 million global subscribers.
A new Russian channel named Katyusha and aimed specifically at viewers in China will be launched by the end of the year.
Russia’s National Media Group (NMG) and CTC Media have signed a memorandum on cooperation with the Chinese media holding Huace Film & TV in the field of content exchange.
The Polish public broadcaster has re-launched its on demand service TVP VOD.
OTT video subscribers across Asia Pacific are on the rise: subscription revenues will reach $10 billion by 2021 from $6.5 billion today.