After fighting for hard-to-acquire users over the past decade, China’s streaming video sites are facing a new battle – getting people to pay up.
These Pakistani brothers skipped college, taught themselves to code, and built a site that attracts 100M monthly visits
If there was one thing they wanted to do, it was entrepreneurship. But their startup, Tune.pk, took a long time to make it into the limelight.
It’s about time. In a Straits Times report, Netflix is said to have implored the Singapore government to restrict telcos from charging for bandwidth. It is afra...
In India, HOOQ competes with video-on-demand platforms of large media houses like Times Internet, Zee Entertainment, and Star India.
DramaFever CEO Suk Park discusses life under SoftBank, his big deal with Nikesh Arora, and the company's quest for great Asian content.
The platform has been around since late last year, and is looking to capitalize on user-generated content combined with Emtek’s media reach in the archipelago.
The investment in LeTV Sports was led by two of China's most prominent billionaires, Alibaba founder and chairman Jack Ma and Wanda Group chairman Wang Jianlin.
Youku and sister site Tudou now get 900 million views each day and have 150 million daily active users, the company revealed today.
With Netflix absent in Asia and the lack of online payment services, SingTel wants to seize the opportunity.
CliponYu has been live since August, but kept a low profile despite sharing an office with and receiving technical support from Chinese internet behemoth Baidu.
Dramas such as Game of Thrones and The Newsroom will be streamed online in China. They’ll be available soon on the Tencent Video site.
The trouble with Xiaomi’s smart TV OS is that it lacks the content that many of its rivals. Now it's trying to fix that.
China’s version of Big Brother, the popular reality show series, arrives in 2015 - but only online.
One Chinese video site will get around the quota on imported TV series by creating its own foreign-language content.
The film production branch of one of China's leading video streaming sites will pour more money into Hollywood.
This will result in the effective banning of some foreign TV series in China, leaving viewers to go back to the old days of pirating their favorite shows.
What makes Aipai stand out from the dozens of nerdy niche video aggregators out there? The secret sauce is Aipai’s suite of bespoke editing software tailored to...
Youku reached 500 million monthly unique visitors for the first time, the company said today in its Q2 2014 earnings report.
Chinese streaming video portal iQiyi yesterday launched its own in-house film production studio, iQiyi Pictures.
China’s online video sites have boomed in recent years, with surprisingly little in the way of regulation compared to the nation’s heavily locked-down broadcast...
While everyone’s talking about Tencent’s recent social media success with WeChat, the 16-year-old internet giant still has a vast web empire it’s building up.
Authorities in China are seeking to impose a fine of nearly $42 million on this renegade app. That would make it China’s biggest piracy-related payout.
We project that China has 29.4 million people who watch or participate in eSports - nearly just as big of a market as the US.
Just days after The Big Bang Theory and other American TV shows got the smackdown, another popular entertainment series has been pulled from the Chinese interne...
Ecommerce titan Alibaba is ploughing US$1.22 billion into Youku Tudou (NYSE:YOKU), which runs the Youku and Tudou video sites.
China’s media regulator has ordered the country’s video streaming sites to remove four American TV series.
Police in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen performed a raid this morning on the offices of one of China’s most notorious video piracy apps.
Xunlei, a Chinese video streaming site and media portal, revealed today that it has wrapped up US$310 million in funding. Xiaomi, the much-hyped upstart phone-m...
Hollywood HD is an online movie streaming platform available only in Thailand. It’s made by the same team as Ploenjit Media Company Limited, which developed the...
Update March 27, 2014 @ 11:30am – China’s state news agency Xinhua has released a report denying heavier scrutiny of US and UK video content online, citing an a...