Ricky Ow exits WarnerMedia in early 2021; no confirmation on replacement yet
Long-time Turner/WarnerMedia Asia Pacific president, Ricky Ow, is exiting the regional network at the end of February 2021 after seven years, Gerhard Zeiler, WarnerMedia chief revenue officer and president of WarnerMedia International Networks, told...
FULL STORY
Thailand’s True Digital slips into Indonesia/Philippines with low-key streaming platforms
Just when it seemed Indonesia’s streaming fight card was full, along comes another player with a plan to persuade the country’s 274 million people (and 171 million internet users) to add it to their video entertainment playlists. And so begins...
FULL STORY
Gabby Lopez resigns; ABS-CBN board cites “personal reasons” after a gruelling few months
Philippines’ media company ABS-CBN’s battle against the country’s lawmakers appears to have claimed another victim today with the resignation of company chairman and industry stalwart, Eugenio “Gabby” Lopez lll. ABS-CBN’s board...
FULL STORY
Scroll Down
Features
Thailand’s True Group is making a play for Southeast Asia’s on-demand audiences, adding even more streaming activity to the regional frenzy and hanging another heavy load of hopes, dreams and…
A new suite of curated specialty channels is ramping up activity in Asia, filling a gap in ad-supported digital terrestrial strategies, supporting genre-specific demands on streaming platforms, and…
Singapore platform StarHub and Disney-owned Fox Networks Group (FNG) appear to have reached an agreement that keeps a bouquet of about 20 channels on air for current subscribers to StarHub’s old IPTV…
Distributors across Asia are loving and/or loathing their new realities, telling ContentAsia that while some platforms in the region are scrambling to fill slates with acquisitions while original…