StarHub, Singtel drop Disney channels; fate of Fox linear channels in Singapore now in the spotlight
Singapore woke up this morning to a TV hole where Disney’s three linear channels used to be after the latest nail-biting carriage negotiations ended last night without agreement. The country’s two major pay-TV platforms – Singtel and StarHub...
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HBO Max titles head for HBO Go & WarnerMedia channels in Asia; no sign of Max launch
HBO Max may not be coming to Asia anytime soon (that we know of), but at least 15 of the U.S. platform’s original titles will air on HBO’s platforms in the region. Two – The Not-Too-Late Show with Elmo and Love Life – started playing in...
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11 June debut for Disney+ Japan, rollout alliance with NTT Docomo
Disney+ debuts in Japan on 11 June in an exclusive launch alliance with long-term partner NTT Docomo, The Walt Disney Company (Japan) said today. The monthly subscription fee for the new service is ¥700/US$6.50. Consumers can subscribe either...
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Broadcasters across Asia have resumed various levels of production following months of lockdowns and Covid-19 containment measures. Regular production is back on track at China’s Hunan TV, while in…
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