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VICE Media Announces Launch of VICE Indonesia

Indonesia’s skyrocketing young audience and growing mobile and digital markets lay backdrop for VICE’s full-scale operation in the world’s fourth largest country VICE partners with Jawa Pos TV to bring award winning content to TV across Indonesia VICE Indonesia strikes major digital deal with Google to bring Indonesian nightlife and culture content to the rest of the world. (Macau –…

Ideal Systems partners with Exterity for South East Asia

Singapore, 7th November 2016 Ideal Systems South East Asia today announced that it has qualified as an Exterity StreamForce Premier channel Partner. Exterity is a market-leading provider of IP video and digital signage technology that helps organizations to harness the power of video to communicate, educate and entertain. This Premier partner status means that Ideal Systems can now provide, architect and deliver…

Winners of the first edition of #ZEEMindspace Awards 2016 announced at #ZEEMelt

Hindustan Unilever leads the awards tally with 5 category wins, followed by LG Corp with 3 wins, and Mondelez and Coca-Cola with 2 wins each The winners were decided basis a nationwide survey carried out by Nielsen which evaluated 288 brands across 36 categories The Winners of the first edition of ZEE Mindspace Awards New Delhi, August 27, 2016: Leading…

July 2016

Preparations for CASBAA Convention 2016 are underway! To be staged at Studio City Macau, the heart of the world’s most dynamic entertainment and gaming hotspot, CASBAA Convention 2016
is the premier networking spot for the Asian pay-TV industry, bringing together the executives, the content, the technology and the money that make our businesses prosper.

Ideal Selected for First All IP 4K OB Truck.

Beijing, Hong Kong, 27th July 2017  Ideal Systems Group today announced it has won a tender with Tencent one of the largest Internet companies in the world, to build a ten Camera, 4K, multi-purpose OB truck. The OB truck which was designed and will be built by Ideal Systems uses the latest 4K Grass Valley LDX 86N cameras which were…

Pooq secures rights to carry BBC content for OTT Services in South Korea

BBC Worldwide today announced a deal with South Korean OTT service Pooq that will not only allow viewers to live stream, catch up and watch BBC World News and CBeebies, but also watch top-rated BBC dramas and natural history programmes on demand. The announcement was made on the third day of MipTV.

The deal will give access to preschoolers and their carers as well as news enthusiasts real time access to CBeebies and BBC World News. They will also, via Pooq’s SVOD and TVOD services, be able to watch more than 400 hours of BBC natural history and drama content. Some of these titles include all three series of the award-winning BBC crime drama, Sherlock, seven series of Doctor Who, the longest running sci-fi TV, War and Peace,the critically acclaimed new adaptation of Leo Tolstoy’s timeless novel, Doctor Foster, the highly rated drama about a GP who discovers her husband Simon is cheating on her and plots her calculated revenge; and The Hunt, a natural history landmark series narrated by Sir David Attenborough which takes an intimate and detailed look at the remarkable strategies employed by hunters to catch their prey and the hunted to escape.

ZEE’s APAC Territory to launch a new division – ‘ATL Media APAC’

Singapore / Mumbai, India; 08 March 2016: The APAC region of Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL) today announced the launch of ‘ATL Media APAC’, a new division that will represent varied Indian and South Asian Media businesses in the region for Advertising Sales. ‘ATL Media APAC’ will work with both mainstream and retail clients targeting the South Asian population in the key markets across the region. A similar model is currently operational in the MENAP region where ZEE has tied up with several channels including Geo TV, Imagine Movies, Cartoon Network apart from its own portfolio of ZEE channels.

Tata Sky’s programming cost up 16% in FY15

Tata Sky, a joint venture between Tata Sons and 21st Century Fox, saw a 15.96 per cent jump in its content cost for the financial year ended 31 March 2015. The direct-to-home (DTH) operator paid Rs 1,046.83 crore (Rs 10.47 billion) in programming fee to broadcasters, up from Rs 902.73 crore (Rs 9.03 billion) a year ago. Programming cost amounts…

Universal, Disney Finish 2015 With Record Worldwide Grosses

4 Jan, 2015 – Universal and Disney have set new yearly records for worldwide grosses, well above 20th Century Fox’s 2014 record of $5.5 billion, thanks to “Jurassic World” and “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” Universal finished the year with $6.89 billion, with $1.67 billion of that from “Jurassic World.” Disney followed with $5.85 billion, including $1.33 billion from “Star…

Tata Sky expands its global news channel offerings in India

Mumbai, 19 November, 2015: Tata Sky, the leading DTH (Direct To Homes) player in India, today launched Channel NewsAsia International on its platform. The pan-Asian channel is now available to Tata Sky subscribers on channel number 535. Ranked among the top three most preferred English news channel in Asia*, Channel NewsAsia International’s launch on Tata Sky will enable the channel…