Posts Tagged: video streaming


Xiaomi MiTV

Xiaomi makes a play for video content, leads $310 million investment in Xunlei

Xunlei, a Chinese video streaming site and media portal, revealed today that it has wrapped up US$310 million in funding. Xiaomi, the much-h...

  • April 4, 2014
  • at 9:59 pm
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china video censorship

China forces video sites to hire government-approved censors

Update March 27, 2014 @ 11:30am - China’s state news agency Xinhua has released a report denying heavier scrutiny of US and UK video ...

  • March 25, 2014
  • at 9:00 pm
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HBO brings video streaming service to the Philippines

It was in 2010 when movie channel HBO launched its online streaming service in the US. Now, it has brought the service into Asia by launchin...

  • March 10, 2014
  • at 7:30 pm
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Overseas Filipinos now get to stream local channels through Smart Pinoy TV

Philippine telco PLDT, through its subsidiary PLDT Global Corp (PGC), has continued its foray into video streaming with the launch of Smart ...

  • March 6, 2014
  • at 4:00 pm
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From gamers to podcasters to major events, this company banks on the growth of live-streaming

Streaming live video to Twitch, UStream, or YouTube Live is quite popular with both regular people and companies who need to livestream ...

  • February 17, 2014
  • at 10:00 am
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Youku mobile

China’s 450 million online video viewers watch 5.7 billion hours of vids every month (INFOGRAPHIC)

When the hotly-anticipated third season of Sherlock returned to screens last week, there were only two places in the world where you could w...

  • January 7, 2014
  • at 3:45 pm
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YouTube in Pakistan

Pakistan video site comes up with a way to bypass country’s YouTube block

YouTube has been banned in Pakistan since September 2012, when a trailer for Sam Bacile’s controversial film The Innocence of Muslims ...

  • December 3, 2013
  • at 2:31 pm
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Youku reduces losses in Q3, grows to 300 million video views per day

Chinese video sites Youku and Tudou (NYSE:YOKU) – remember, they’re now one company – have released their Q3 earnings repo...

  • November 15, 2013
  • at 11:40 am
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Rakuten acquires Viki video site

Rakuten gets even more social, acquires Singapore-based video site Viki

Japan’s e-commerce titan Rakuten (JSD:4755) has acquired the video streaming site Viki, it has been revealed today. Rakuten CEO Hiroshi Mi...

  • September 2, 2013
  • at 11:45 am
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Hollywood movie HD

Netflix of Thailand wants you to stop illegally download movies and start paying for them

Hollywood HD is an online movie streaming platform available only in Thailand. It’s made by the same team as Ploenjit Media Company Limite...

  • April 4, 2014
  • at 9:30 am
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Line Movie

Kiddies rejoice, Japan’s Line messenger will launch an app for streaming family movies

Popular Japanese messenger Line has announced it will soon launch an app that streams family-friendly movies, reports The Bridge. According ...

  • March 21, 2014
  • at 2:45 pm
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Indonesia’s video streaming service XL Nonton seems to be dead

After being launched to the public in May, it seems XL Nonton may not be able to celebrate its first anniversary as the site is currently in...

  • March 10, 2014
  • at 6:38 pm
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Hulu ends global ambitions, sells off Japan video site

Hulu ends global ambitions, sells off Japan video site

US-based video streaming service Hulu launched in Japan back in 2011, bringing hot movies and TV shows from the US, Japan, and beyond to sub...

  • February 28, 2014
  • at 11:22 am
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Which smartphones do Asians have now, and how much will they spend on their next one?

Philippine TV networks to compete for airtime on smartphones

Last December, Philippine television network ABS-CBN announced its foray into mobile. Through ABS-CBNmobile, the new telco has launched a ...

  • February 10, 2014
  • at 8:00 pm
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International video streaming site Viki joins hands with Baidu

Viki, the fast-growing video streaming site best known for its catalogue of Asian TV shows, today announced it will be partnering with Baidu...

  • December 19, 2013
  • at 8:00 am
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Philippines gets lag-free video streaming with new 4G tech

In the Philippines, telcos equipped their consumers with LTE connectivity more than a year ago. Now upping the ante against its sole competi...

  • November 29, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Tencent Video and Disney

Tencent Video animates China’s battle for premium content with Disney deal

Big-name content is a big battleground for China’s video-streaming sites. All the major ones – Youku, Tudou, PPS, PPTV, iQiyi, T...

  • September 9, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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LeTV funding

Hulu-like Chinese video site LeTV gets $32.5 million in funding

Chinese video site LeTV (SHE:300104) has secured $32.5 million in venture capital funding, the company has revealed. This is the first round...

  • August 13, 2013
  • at 5:20 pm
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