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Turner and IMG Kick Off First-ever ELeague Street Fighter® V Invitational

truTV and Warner TV host all the action from Atlanta HONG KONG (March 30, 2017) – Turner and IMG’s first-ever ELEAGUE Street Fighter® V Invitational begins this weekend on truTV and Warner TV in Asia. Live coverage of the tournament action will also be presented on Twitch and YouTube from the G Fuel® ELEAGUE Arena at Turner Studios in Atlanta. There’s plenty for the Asia-based eSports’ fan…

MM2, Astro and Starhub to co-produce the Voice (Sin/mal)

Kuala Lumpur, 29 March 2017, mm2 Entertainment (a wholly-owned subsidiary of mm2 Asia Ltd.) announced today that The Voice, Talpa’s flagship talent format, will be co-produced by mm2, StarHub, and Astro. This is the first time the highly successful format is produced and broadcast for two territories in one version. The Voice is currently being watched on every continent, attracting more…

BBC Earth and BBC World News launch on Cignal TV

  Today, BBC Worldwide announced a partnership that will see BBC Earth and BBC World News launch on Cignal TV – a leading subscription-based Direct-To-Home satellite television service provider in the Philippines. This will be the inaugural launch of BBC Earth in HD, in the Philippines, exclusively on Cignal TV.   BBC Earth and BBC World News will launch on…

PCCW Global and SAP® Digital Interconnect combine forces to set new standards in geographic reach, quality and flexibility of mobile roaming and interconnect services

HKT (SEHK: 6823) – HONG KONG, March 28, 2017 – PCCW Global, the international operating division of HKT, Hong Kong’s premier telecommunications service provider, has signed an agreement with SAP Mobile Services now SAP Digital Interconnect to merge their respective Internetwork Packet Exchange (IPX) domains into a single IPX domain. The agreement signifies the creation of a global, independent full-service…

Telstra Business Woman in Asia Award Opens for Nominations and Expanded to Include Entrepreneurs, Not-for-profits and Social Enterprises

28 MARCH 2017, HONG KONG – Telstra is calling for nominations for the second annual Telstra Business Woman in Asia Award with an expanded criteria to include female entrepreneurs and women from not-for-profit and social enterprises operating in Asia. Cynthia Whelan, Telstra’s Group Executive New Businesses and Telstra Business Women’s Awards Alumni, said the inaugural Award in Asia in 2016…

“UnyQTV” provides Balkan pay-TV operators with white label OTT cloud offering based on Conax GO Live and Appear TV’s ABR packager

Unicoms Services launches end-to-end, hosted OTT service for pay-TV operators tapping turn-key OTT streaming platform Conax GO Live and Appear TV processing technology supporting Android and iOS devices Oslo, Norway, March 27th , 2017 – Conax, part of the Kudelski Group (SIX:KUD:S), and a leader in content and service protection for pay-TV and digital entertainment services worldwide, and Appear TV,…

ZEE Entertainment certified as a Great Place to Work®

Achieves the certification by Great Place to Work® Institute, India Mumbai, India, March 27, 2017: Leading Indian content company, Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL) today announced that it has achieved the certification as a Great Place to Work® by the Great Place to Work® Institute, India. The Great Place to Work® framework assesses an organization on employee perception through Trust…

Turner’s Short Series ‘Lamput’ Wins Big at Ficci

The prestigious critics’ choice award selected the short as the best case study in the Animated Frames category MUMBAI, INDIA (March 27, 2017) – Turner has won critical acclaim for Lamput at FICCI Frames 2017 as the Best Case Study in the Animated Frames category. The original series, which features a gooey orange nutcase that outwits a pair of hapless…

24 March, 2017

“Brand safety” is the buzzword — YouTube is the problem. Starting last week in Britain, more than 250 brands joined a boycott of YouTube over concerns about their ads appearing next to offensive material; in the US, momentum grew, with AT&T, Verizon, and Johnson & Johnson all yanking their ads. Google has apologised to its ad clients, but the company has already lost US$24 billion in valuation, with possible further downside. The boycott comes as the advertising industry gathered for Advertising Week Europe, where the topic was discussed at length…

Irdeto and Amlogic 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, 23 March 2017 – Irdeto has announced the successful integration of Irdeto Rights for China DRM with Amlogic’s S905X, S905D, and S912 system on chips (SoCs). These SoCs…