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23 March, 2017Irdeto Research: Chinese Consumers Aged 35 to 44 Watch Pirated Content the Most, But Also Most Willing to Watch Less or Stop Watching Pirated Content

Around half (52%) of Chinese consumers aged 18 to 24 who watch pirated content indicated that mobile devices are their most frequent method of consuming this content – the highest globally – reflecting a prominent shift in viewer consumptions habits            CHINA, CCBN, 23 March 2017 – A new online consumer survey from Irdeto, the world leader in digital…

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22 March, 2017Irdeto and MStar Partner to Secure Premium Content for Operators in China

Irdeto Rights for China DRM with TEE integration is the first-ever hardware-protected ecosystem for China DRM that will give operators more control and confidence to launch premium content services CHINA, CCBN, 22 March 2017 – Irdeto has announced the successful integration of Irdeto Rights for China DRM Hardware Profile with MStar Semiconductor, Inc.’s trusted execution environment (TEE) hardware for its…

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22 March, 2017Eurovision and AsiaSat Extend Partnership to Deliver Top Quality Content to Asia Pacific Region

Hong Kong, 21 March 2017 – Eurovision, the operational arm of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), and Asia Satellite Telecommunications Co. Ltd. (AsiaSat), Asia’s leading satellite operator are pleased to announce an expansion of their partnership for use of multiple C-band transponders on AsiaSat 5 and a teleport service from AsiaSat’s Tai Po Earth Station in Hong Kong. The C-band…

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22 March, 2017CNN ‘Made in Japan’ Showcases the Latest in Japanese Next-gen Innovations

A special week of coverage from March 20 and a 30-min special airs during March 24-28 ‘Made In Japan’ often brings to mind meticulous design, cutting-edge technology and a long standing reputation built over generations of dedication. But today Japan is facing increasing competition on a global scale. CNN explores how Japanese companies are reaching new heights of innovation, to…

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21 March, 2017“DOROTHY & THE WIZARD OF OZ” AND “WACKY RACES” COMING TO BOOMERANG

Latest original content from Warner Bros. Animation – Dorothy & the Wizard of Oz and all-new Wacky Races – to make international debut on Boomerang from June HONG KONG (March 21, 2017) – Turner has today revealed details of two highly-anticipated WB Animation original new series, Dorothy & the Wizard of Oz and Wacky Races. They will join the line-up of iconic, contemporary animation for…

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21 March, 2017Intelsat, Sentech Expand Media Distribution Relationship on Intelsat 20 Satellite to Deliver More Content Across Africa

Luxembourg, 20 March 2017 Intelsat (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network, powered by its leading satellite backbone, today announced that Sentech, a leading broadcasting signal distributor in Africa, has extended and expanded its relationship with Intelsat to bolster delivery of media services in sub-Saharan Africa. Sentech has been leveraging Ku-band services from Intelsat 20, located at 68.5˚…

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21 March, 2017Intelsat and Orion Express Extend Agreement to Deliver Media Services Across Russia Using Intelsat 15

Luxembourg, 20 March 2017 Intelsat (NYSE: I), operator of the world’s first Globalized Network, powered by its leading satellite backbone, today announced that Orion Express signed a multi-year extension with Intelsat for satellite services supporting direct-to-home (DTH) and media distribution services in Russia via the Intelsat 15 satellite. Orion Express, a major satellite television provider and operator of the second…

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20 March, 2017PCCW Solutions recognized as Market Leadership in Digital Technology from Hong Kong Institute of Marketing

PCCW (SEHK: 0008) – HONG KONG, March 20, 2017 – PCCW Solutions, the IT services flagship of PCCW Limited, has been awarded the Market Leadership in Digital Technology at the Hong Kong Institute of Marketing (HKIM) Market Leadership Award 2016. The award demonstrates PCCW Solutions’ distinguished efforts and marketing achievements in driving digital technology. The HKIM Market Leadership Award recognizes…

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20 March, 2017Norouz 2017 – on BBC Persian TV

17 March 2017.  From the “king” of the Iranian stage to the “star” of Afghan pop, from effervescent ballet to heartwarming drama – BBC Persian presents a glittering array of cultural entertainment as well as a fly-on-the-wall documentary for this year’s celebration of Norouz – the festival of spring equinox celebrating the beginning of New Year. Taking off at 08.00GMT…

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17 March, 2017‘Tata Sky World Series’ launched with Italian series – Gomorrah

~Tata Sky unveils the finest of worldwide content exclusively for Indian audiences~ Mumbai, March 16, 2017: Tata Sky, India’s innovative content distribution platform, launches Tata Sky World Series – the exclusive home of much admired global content. The pop-up service will premiere first with popular Italian language crime drama, Gomorrah, on March 19. ‘Gomorrah’ will be the first TV series…

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17 March, 2017BBC Academy launches content in five more languages

16 March 2017.  The BBC Academy has further expanded its global outreach, adding content in five languages.  Free resources, dedicated to journalism and language use in Bangla, Kyrgyz, Somali, Spanish and Ukrainian, are now live with mobile-first new design (in the first iteration of the sites) – bringing the total number of BBC Academy’s non-English-language sites to 23. Najiba Kasraee,…

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16 March, 2017AsiaSat Reports 2016 Annual Results

Hong Kong, 15 March 2017 – Asia Satellite Telecommunications Holdings Limited (‘AsiaSat’ – SEHK: 1135), Asia’s leading satellite operator, today announced its 2016 annual results for the year ended 31 December 2016. Financial Highlights: 2016 revenue of HK$1,272 million, down 3% compared to 2015 primarily due to reduced short-term revenue from AsiaSat 3S. If excluding the short-term non-recurring AsiaSat 3S…

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15 March, 2017Michael D. Armstrong Named Executive Vice President and General Manager, Revenue and Emerging Brands for Viacom International Media Networks

Armstrong will oversee International Affiliate, Program and Commercial Sales, and International Development of BET, Spike and Paramount Channel New York, March 14, 2017 – Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) today announced the appointment of Michael D. Armstrong as Executive Vice President and General Manager, Revenue and Emerging Brands. In this role, he adds oversight of International Program Sales and Affiliate…

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15 March, 2017Discovery Communications and Uniqlo to Debut New Youth T-shirt Collection at Retail Locations Worldwide

– New Fashion-Forward Line Featuring Animals, Space, Dinosaurs Marks First Ever Global Partnership Between the Two Brands – – Robust Global Marketing Support In-Store and on Social and Digital Media Platforms – Singapore, 15 March 2017 – Discovery Consumer Products, the licensing arm of Discovery Communications (DCI), and Uniqlo, a brand of Fast Retailing Co., Ltd., a leading global Japanese…

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15 March, 2017Newcrest partners with Telstra to deliver O3b high-speed broadband for remote Lihir gold mine

Newcrest has partnered with telecommunications and technology company, Telstra, to become the first gold miner in the southern hemisphere to deliver O3b’s high-speed broadband through its new 100 megabits per second (Mbps) satellite link to the Lihir gold mine in New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea. The new medium-earth-orbit (MEO) satellite link, which has increased bandwidth to Lihir by over…

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14 March, 2017MTV Expands Its Annual Celebration of Movies to Include TV Series With the Newly-minted ‘2017 Mtv Movie & Tv Awards’

Show to Air Sunday, May 7 at 8:00 PM ET/PT from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California 14 MARCH 2017, NEW YORK SUMMARY After 25 years, MTV today announced it is flipping the script with the newly reimagined “MTV Movie & TV Awards,” the ultimate celebration of young Hollywood’s best WTF to WOW performances across film and TV. The…

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14 March, 2017Fox Networks Group Asia kicks off Premium Chinese Miniseries Production with ‘Stained’

A Hong Kong-based Crime Drama starring award-winning cast Kara Wai, Anthony Wong, Kwan Ho Tse and directed by Patrick Kong Hong Kong, 14th March, 2017 – FOX Networks Group (FNG), Asia’s leading pay-TV network, announced today the production of Stained, its venture into premium Chinese miniseries, a landmark initiative to deliver compelling high quality Chinese content to global viewers. Directed…

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13 March, 2017Winners at “Nickelodeon’s 2017 Kids’ Choice Awards”

ELLEN DEGENERES, FIFTH HARMONY, THE GHOSTBUSTERS, KEVIN HART, CHRIS HEMSWORTH, JACE NORMAN, JOJO SIWA, ZENDAYA AND MORE WIN BIG AT NICKELODEON’S 2017 KIDS’ CHOICE AWARDS KCA Host John Cena, Kevin Hart, Demi Lovato, Chris Pratt Among Celebs Doused with Slime 13 MARCH 2017, LOS ANGELES SUMMARY Ellen DeGeneres, Fifth Harmony, The Ghostbusters, Kevin Hart, Chris Hemsworth, Jace Norman, Zendaya and…

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13 March, 2017BBC PLAYER NOW IN MALAYSIA – Viewers will have exclusive access to latest Top Gear series on the service

HyppTV customers can now enjoy the best of world-class content with the largest variety of channels from the BBC on HyppTV and online via multi-devices with BBC Player, anytime and anywhere Telekom Malaysia Berhad’s (TM) award-winning IPTV service, HyppTV and BBC Worldwide today announced the official launch of BBC Player here in Malaysia. This latest offering will allow fans of…

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10 March, 2017Cartoon Network Powers Up a Connected World of Original Heroes Across TV and Gaming with OK K.O! Let’s Be Heroes

New Series Gets Greenlight along with an Integrated Console Game HONG KONG – Cartoon Network powers up a connected world of original heroes across the TV and gaming landscape with the greenlight of animated series OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes followed by an integrated console game jointly developed with indie video game studio Capybara Games. Created by Ian Jones-Quartey, and…

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