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Hua Fung Teh named Chairman of ONE Championship in China
ONE Championship has named Hua Fung Teh as Chairman of ONE in China. Teh also serves as the company’s Chief Financial Officer, and joined the company in January 2018.
Asia-Pacific online video revenues to grow notably
Online video revenue, comprising net ad spend and subscription fees, will grow at an 18% CAGR across Asia Pacific between 2018 and 2023, climbing from US$21 billion in 2018 to US$48 billion by 2023, according to a new report published by Media Partners Asia.
iQIYI signs expanded Nickelodeon deal with Viacom
iQIYI has signed a new multi year Nickelodeon content deal for mainland China with Viacom International Media Networks. Under the new expanded agreement, iQIYI will have exclusive streaming rights for Mandarin and English Nickelodeon programs on iQIYI’s platforms for kids.
Youku and Irdeto bring secure premium content to consumers in China
Online video streaming service Youku has selected Irdeto Rights for ChinaDRM to safeguard premium content delivery. Youku will also deploy Irdeto TraceMark for mobile, PC and OTT VOD for its paid subscription service to detect and combat content theft and redistribution piracy.
Complete card announced for “ONE: Beyond The Horizon” in Shanghai
ONE Championship has announced the complete card for ONE: Beyond The Horizon, set for Saturday 8 September at the Baoshan Arena in Shanghai. In the main event, reigning ONE Women’s Strawweight World Champion “The Panda” Xiong Jing Nan of China will defend her title against Samara “Marituba” Santos of Brazil.
Viacom inks deal with Mall of China for Nickelodeon’s first Asian indoor theme park
Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Asia has inked a deal with the developers of Mall of China, to co-develop Nickelodeon’s first indoor theme park in Asia and Nickelodeon’s largest indoor theme park in the world when it targets to open in December 2020.
Endemol Shine announces first Asian creation of global hit drama “Humans” in China
Global content creator, producer and distributor Endemol Shine Group has announced that Endemol Shine China will partner with local production house Croton Media, Kudos and Matador to create a local Mandarin language adaptation of critically acclaimed drama Humans.
Shenzhen Airlines rolls out connected cockpit across A320 fleet
Shenzhen Airlines has selected Cobham’s cockpit connectivity solution and Inmarsat’s next generation SB-S satellite IP platform to equip its Airbus A320 fleet enabling unprecedented visibility into operations through dedicated IP connectivity between the aircraft and the ground.
CITVC launches “China Hour” in Portugal with Porto Canal
The China International Television Corporation will launch China Hour in Portugal with Porto Canal. The weekly program will air in prime time on Wednesdays at 21:00, with two repeat broadcasts on Thursday and Saturday. The slotted hour of Chinese programs will commence broadcasting on 18 September.