Asia Pacific


Asia Pacific VOD subs to see 84% growth by 2024

Asia Pacific video-on-demand subscriptions are set to climb from 221m in 2018 to 407m by 2024, according to Digital TV Research predictions. The research firm estimates that China will account for 289m SVOD subscriptions in 2024, with India and Japan providing a further 31m each. “Three Chinese companies will top the Asia Pacific SVOD rankings by subscribers […]

Xilam appoints ex-Gaumont exec to Asia Pacific post

Xilam Animation has appointed ex-Gaumont exec Céline Carenco as its new senior vice president of media distribution in Asia Pacific. In this role, Carenco will sell Xilam’s growing library of kids’ and family content to one of its key markets. Carenco brings in more than two decades of experience in distribution. She was most recently […]

Syfy makes debut in south Asia

NBCUniversal channel Syfy is launching in Sri Lanka, its first roll out in south Asia. The channel will be carried on the Dialog TV pay TV platform from the start of May. Dialog already carries its NBCU stablemates Universal Channel, E! and Diva. “This is a momentous occasion for the channel brand as it becomes […]

China to spur Asia pay TV boom

There will be over 500 million new digital TV homes across Asia Pacific between now and 2020 with China and India responsible for much of the growth according to new research. Digital TV Research says that digital pay TV penetration stood at 51.7% at the end of 2013 and that total will increase to 61.2% […]