Janice Lee

An Asian Viu on OTT

Hong Kong-based telco and pay TV operator PCCW made an aggressive OTT play this October when it launched the Viu service. Building on the mobile VOD Vuclip platform, which PCCW acquired earlier this year, Viu will be pan-regional OTT offer, programmed with first-run Korean and Asian series. With Netflix on the horizon and the Asian […]

PCCW OTT service goes live, preps launches

Viu, a new OTT service from Asian telco PCCW, has launched in Hong Kong with further roll outs throughout Asia and the Middle East planned. The new service launched this week and PCCW said it will now progressively hit other Asian territories including India. It will, the telco added, also launch across the Middle East. […]

Hong Kong’s PCCW launches $38m production fund

Hong Kong-based telco PCCW has created a production fund worth HK$300 million (US$38 million) as it gears up to launch a free TV network. The Independent Production Fund will be used for the acquisition of local productions and to finance local productions, the company has revealed. In particular, PCCW wants to develop around 60 titles […]