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HBO is once again the home of the Oscars® in Asia

The Ultimate Oscars® Experience On HBO Starts With The Live Nominee Announcement On January 24 at 9.18pm SINGAPORE, January 20, 2017 – HBO is once again the home of the Oscars® in Asia this year. Subscribers across Asia can get the ultimate Oscars® experience of the 89th Academy Awards direct from Hollywood across multiple screens on TV and connected mobile…

Irdeto and Harmonic Team Up to Support CSA3, The Most Secure Scrambling Algorithm on the Market, to Enable Premium Ultra HD Content Distribution

First-of-its-Kind Integrated CSA3 Solution Provides Advanced Encryption Technology Empowering Pay TV Operators with the Freedom to Innovate AMSTERDAM – 19 January 2016 – Irdeto, the world leader in digital platform security, today announced it is working with Harmonic, the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, to provide the world’s first integrated and proven Common Scrambling Algorithm v3 (CSA3) solution. This…

ABS Issued Operator Licenses for Papua New Guinea

Photo:   Left to Right:  Garie Pimental, MD of SE Asia – ABS,   Charles Punaha, CEO of NICTA,    Kila Gulo Vui, Director Economics, Consumer, & International Affairs of NICTA,  Sinton Spence,  Director, AGSL. Bermuda – January 17th, 2017 – ABS announced it has been granted the Network, Applications and Gateway Operator licenses to serve Papua New Guinea (PNG) from the…

ONE Reigns Supreme as the #1 Korean Entertainment Channel in South East Asia

Legend of the Blue Sea and Scarlet Heart Beat Rivals Descendants of the Sun and Goblin as the Top Korean Dramas of 2016 SINGAPORE (January 17, 2017) Sony’s powerhouse ONE Channel dominated the Korean entertainment genre in 2016, doubling the ratings of its closest competitor in Singapore and Malaysia. Unleashing an arsenal of groundbreaking Korean dramas throughout the year, including…

EUTELSAT 117 West B all-electric satellite fully charged and now in commercial service

Eutelsat Corporate – Jan 16, 2017 09:30 GMT Paris, 16 January 2017 – Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) announces that its EUTELSAT 117 West B satellite has entered into full commercial service and is now ready to support customers across Latin America. Commercialised by the Eutelsat Americas affiliate, EUTELSAT 117 West B is the second all-electric satellite in Eutelsat’s…

Hotstar Begins the Year with a Bang; Unveils Exclusive Content Deal with Disney India for the Premium service

Latest Disney, Disney.Pixar, Marvel and Lucasfilm movies to be available via SVOD on Hotstar in India Mumbai, 16 January 2017: This year Disney India has witnessed spectacular success with its Hollywood movies setting benchmarks that reflect the increasing popularity of English movies in the country. Similarly, Hotstar has emerged as a market leader signaling the rise of digital and mobile entertainment platforms. Hotstar…

Telstra provides world first assured availability on key routes in Asia

16 January 2017 – Telstra will introduce assured availability on Asia’s busiest subsea cable routes – Hong Kong to Singapore and Japan to Hong Kong. The new ‘Always On’ service guarantee was announced at the PTC conference in Hawaii today. It utilises the unmatched scale and diversity of Telstra’s cable network in the Asia Pacific region to guarantee connectivity even…

BBC Earth ends 2016 in first place*

In December 2016, BBC Earth ranked number one among the factual channels in Singapore, topping the charts for the fourth time in a year*. Data from StarHub SmarTAM indicated the channel to be the leading factual channel for live TV audiences aged four and above in December 2016*, surpassing six other channels in the same category. BBC Earth also topped…

Ben 10 Dashes across the Globe with Ben 10: Up to Speed

New Mobile Game Tells the Origin Story of Kids’ Favorite 10-Year-Old Hero Following the successful global re-launch of the beloved franchise Ben 10, Cartoon Network now introduces Ben to a new generation of fans with the new mobile game, Ben 10: Up to Speed. The runner launches worldwide on January 12 on iOS, Google Play and Amazon for US$2.99. Up to Speed follows Ben Tennyson as he goes on the best…