Posted by: Amanda Stears

The Enduring Role of Niche VOD Services and Targeted Short Form Content

Posted on 6th November, 2019 by Amanda Stears in Apple Tv, BAMBU, BET+, Binge Watch, Cinedigm, CONtv, Jason Momoa, Jennifer Aniston, Linear Tv, Netflix, Niche Services, Short Form Content, Short Form Video, Streaming, Tiktok, Tyler Perry Studioes, Viacom, VIacom Media Networks and VOD

On September 19 Viacom Media Networks launched BET+, an over-the-top (OTT) service focusing on African American culture. The $9.99 a month subscription video on demand (SVOD) service is joint venture…

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Netflix Launches Mobile-Only Plan in Malaysia

Posted on 29th October, 2019 by Amanda Stears in Ad-free, Advertising Video On Demand, Apple Tv, Asia, Avod, Disney, Malaysia, Malaysian Communications And Multimedia Commission, Mobile-only Subscription, Netflix, P2p, Password Sharing, Peak Attention Economy and Subscription Fatigue

Netflix unveiled its RM17 ($4) mobile-only subscription plan for Malaysia last week on October 24th. The official announcement marks the end of Netflix’s test launch since end of last year,…

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BBC Kids to LADbible: Video Providers Expand Their Reach

Posted on 18th October, 2019 by Amanda Stears in 2btube, Alibaba, Avod, BBC, Brut, CBeebies, Ciaopeople, Copa90, Facebook, Facebook Watch, Iqiyi, LADbible, Netflix, Peppa Pig, Short Form Video, South China Morning Post, Svod, Tastemade, Tencent, Tubi, Tubi UK, Video and Youku

In the streaming era, having international reach is just as important as being an established local brand. This week (October 14) sees TV players Tubi, Facebook Watch and Youku each…

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Streaming in Southeast Asia: Challenges and Opportunities for International Competitors

Posted on 10th September, 2019 by Amanda Stears in Apple Tv, Asia Pacific, Disney, Hollywood, Iflix, Indonesia, Malaysia, Netflix, OTT, Over-the-top, Southeast Asia, Streaming Services, Subscribers, Subscription Video On Demand, Thailand, Video On Demand and Viu

With a combined population of 371.7 million and a combined GDP of $2.9 trillion, Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia represent sizeable and fast-growing markets for streaming services. The largest players by…

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