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Warner, Sony launch Asian Netflix rival

Warner Bros. Entertainment and Sony Pictures Television have joined forces to launch a regional OTT service in Asia that aims to become a market-leading streamer. The Hollywood studios have formed a joint venture start-up with Singaporean telco SingTel to launch the service, HOOQ. HOOQ plans to pre-empt the entrance of Netflix, following the revelation the […]

Disney buys Maker for initial $500m

The Walt Disney Company has made the largest investment a traditional media giant has yet gambled on a digital multichannel network (MCN) by acquiring Maker Studios. The Mouse House has agreed to pay an initial US$500 million to acquire the US-based YouTube channels operator, whose shareholders will also receive an additional performance-related US$450 million if […]