The Japanese telecom carrier SoftBank Corp has partnered with SES for the aggregation and delivery of live sporting events to its corporate customers, including TV stations and video distribution companies.
Alchimie has signed an agreement with NHK Enterprises, a subsidiary of the Japanese public broadcaster NHK, to distribute a range of wildlife programming.
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.
NHK World, Japan’s global 24-Hour, English-language television channel, is joining streaming platform Roku.
NHK will launch two new channels in December, including the world’s first 8K channel, NHK BS4K and NHK BS8K.
Hulu Japan will premiere the Russian zombie drama series The Day After on its SVOD platform on October 5, 2018, day-and-date with the DVD.
Three Chinese companies will top the Asia Pacific SVOD rankings by subscribers in 2023.
More than half of internet users surveyed in the US, UK, Brazil, Japan and Germany watched video content out of their homes at least once a month, according to IHS Markit.
MIPCOM 2017 – CANNES. Japanese public broadcaster NHK will launch an 8K satellite channel in December 2018.
By 2019, more than 50% of TV households in Japan, the US, the UK, France and Germany will have smart TVs, according to IHS.