May 2012

Cover Story

  • Any Given Sunday

    Starting MIPTV on a Sunday (not just any Sunday, but Palm Sunday), with 500 fewer attendees than last year; coupled with a climate of cautious buying, had certainly cast a gloom on the market.... Read More


Marketing and Event

  • Bali High

    The Asia Pacific Pay-TV Operators Summit (APOS) 2012 was held at Ayana Resort, Bali, from 24 – 26 April, 2012. The pay-TV & broadband event was represented by over 400 global and regional industry leaders, 50 operators, and 15 markets.... Read More

  • The Emperor’s new channel

    This month, STAR Chinese Movies (SCM) gives viewers the “Emperor” treatment with a brand new look and a major content boost; the crowning glory being the focus on premium content. TV ASIA Plus reports.... Read More

  • L.A. Programming Highlights

    TV ASIA Plus grants a sneak preview of the titles that key content distributors will be offering at L.A. Screenings.... Read More

  • Landing on La-La Land

    Hot on the heels of April’s MIPTV and this month’s Upfront Presentations in New York is the L.A. Screenings, taking place May 15 – 25 at the Hyatt Century Plaza. Kelvin Ong finds out from several international and US-based studios and broadcasters just why the screenings are gaining prominence.... Read More


  • The “Brown” Effect

    In a TV ASIA Plus exclusive, Maria Brown shares candidly about her ever-expanding role at the Asian Food Channel, including the move from Managing Director to CEO.... Read More

News Focus

  • Australia: Pay-TV giant Foxtel buys Austar

    Amidst fears of a Pay-TV monopoly and job losses, the Federal Court approves the AUD1.9 billion acquisition, following the green light by competition watchdog ACCC. Adrian Lim sheds light on the new Pay-TV and developing IPTV market.... Read More

  • India: TRAI comes down hard on TV advertising

    The telecoms regulator has made suggestions that have drawn flak from broadcasters while receiving nods from consumer advocacy groups. Adrian Lim gets in on the TV advertising debate.... Read More

Newswrap: MIPTV 2012


  • Four Screens Strategy

    Even as the industry grapples with the effect of the Second Screen, Colin Lawrence, Commercial Director for BBC World News, tells TV ASIA Plus about the “Four Screens Strategy” for news content delivery to ensure viewers receive “TV Everywhere.”... Read More

  • Extended Vision: What the Second Screen brings to TV

    Just how distracting is the “second screen” to the eyeballs that the television industry is so desperate to capture? What are the opportunities for exploiting the “second screen?” TV ASIA Plus finds out.... Read More

Country Focus

  • Korea: The Bigger Picture

    With new channel launches to possible road bumps to world dominance by Korean content providers, and the status of digital switchover and milestones in the growth of Korean IPTV; Ross Wallace dissects the big stories of 2011 for signs of what the future may hold.... Read More

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