March 17, 2017
By Thanussha Priyah
In addition, Shanghai Wings Media Co,. Ltd will be the first partner to land a branded video-on-demand (VOD) channel on dimsum, including the best of Shanghai Media Group’s variety and simulcast titles. Ms. He Xiaolan, Vice President of Shanghai Oriental Pearl Group Co,. Ltd/General Manager of Shanghai Wings Media, Shanghai Media Group revealed, “As a leading powerhouse in China in the production of TV and films as well as animation and documentaries, Shanghai Media Group is definitely looking into new media to expand our content reach, hence this business deal couldn’t come at a better time.”
Furthermore, it is the first time in Malaysia that Japanese content is available on an OTT platform and simulcast with Japan. “Partnering with TV Asahi proved to be the right fit for dimsum as the Japanese medical drama series, Doctor-X has rocketed to the number 1 show on dimsum since its launch. We are committed to deliver full subtitles in 3 languages during the simulcast to ensure that we provide the best quality and fast delivery of content to dimsum subscribers,” said Lam Swee Kim, Chief Marketing Officer of dimsum. Aiming to further strengthen its market position to stream ‘the best of Asia,’ dimsum, which uses adaptive streaming also boasts exclusive content and simulcast shows such as Doctor-X, High 5, Family Goes Job Hunting, Chinese Paladin 5, Pretty Li Hui Zhen and the live-action adaptation of Chibi MarukoChan TV Drama, which is available on the same day as its global release in China.