News round-up: Viu picks up Mediacorp content; drops fees to support industry

Viu picks up Mediacorp content PCCW Media Group’s pan-regional OTT video service Viu has struck a deal to air drama and lifestyle content from Singapore national media network Mediacorp. Starting from today, more than 600 hours of curated Mediacorp content will be available to ‘Viu-ers’ throughout Indonesia, Hong Kong, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand. […]

TBI Tech & Analysis: Will Coronavirus crisis kick-start online distribution?

With the traditional events calendar thrown into disarray as the impact of Coronavirus hits, we ask whether digital platforms might provide an answer to distributors concerns. Andy Fry reports. Digital technology has transformed the worlds of entertainment and commerce. So it’s no surprise to see a slew of new platforms aiming to reinvent the world […]

MENA-focused digital marketplace launches fundraising drive, an online content marketplace for the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) region, has launched a major fundraising drive, providing offers of shares in the business through global equity crowdfunding platform Eureeca.  The business is looking to raise money from individuals rather than companies, with investments as low as $500 accepted. is seeking […]