Canal+ Group’s Thema has expanded its distribution activity in Japan with the launch of the classical music FAST channel Vivaldi on R Channel, a linear streaming service operated by Rakuten.
Play Japan buys Latvia’s Veset
Latvia-based Veset has been acquired by the Japanese media technology company Play for an undisclosed fee.
SES partners with SoftBank
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 inks Japanese OTT deal
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 to generate $48 billion
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 […]
NHK World – Japan launches on Roku platform
NHK World, Japan’s global 24-Hour, English-language television channel, is joining streaming platform Roku.
NHK Japan to launch the world’s first 8K channel
NHK will launch two new channels in December, including the world’s first 8K channel, NHK BS4K and NHK BS8K.
Hulu Japan tests new launch strategy with multiple platform windows
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.
Asia Pacific: 351 million SVOD subs by 2023
Three Chinese companies will top the Asia Pacific SVOD rankings by subscribers in 2023.
IHS Markit: out of home video viewing on the rise
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 […]