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    Mark Blair on March 30, 2015

    It’s official! Netflix has switched on their service in Australia and New Zealand last week, a notable first move for the company’s entry into the Asia Pacific region. To date, Netflix has 57 million subscribers in 50 countries, and its latest touchdown into Australia and New Zealand is nothing short of a challenge as they enter into an already crowded market with several other players including Quickflix, Presto, EzyFlix and the most recently launched, Stan. Read More →

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    Luke Gaydon on March 19, 2015

    Following the success of Hollywood actor come film producer Leonardo Di Caprio’s wildlife documentary  Virunga  – nominated for an Oscar at this year’s awards – Netflix recently announced that it has signed a multi-year partnership with the star to produce a range of documentary Read More →

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    Mark Blair on March 17, 2015

    2015 is shaping up to be a huge year for online video, and we’re thrilled that we can play a part in helping local media companies stream video seamlessly across any device. Screen Australia just released an analysis of some recent Nielsen data that shows just how much Aussies are watching online video. In fact, half of all internet users are watching movies and TV online now, and it’s not just millennials. Read More →

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    Radha K Raman on March 10, 2015

    March was a significant month for Brightcove in Asia-Pacific. Our customer PrimeTime Entertainment went live with their OTT streaming service on 1st March 2015, which is powered by Brightcove Zencoder. Brightcove's SVP of Media, Anil Jain also took centre stage with PrimeTime's CEO, Kasidit Kolasastraseni, at the CASBAA OTT Summit 2015 in Singapore, to chat about the emergence of OTT in the Thai market and to give the audience the backstory on its newly launched service. Read More →

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    Radha K Raman on March 2, 2015

    While Netflix is anticipated to launch beyond US shores in 2015, Thailand-based PrimeTime Entertainment went live on Sunday March 1st, and is set to create ripples of its own in the OTT video streaming landscape as the country’s newest premium on-demand streaming service. Backed by DNA 2002 Plc, a home entertainment distributor and retailer in Thailand, PrimeTime oversees DNA’s video-on-demand services as the company looks to diversify into the digital distribution business. Read More →

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    Albert Lai on February 20, 2015

    Continuing from my post yesterday, below are more insights and trends on the latest video distribution headlines that were discussed during a panel I participated on at Digital Entertainment World last week. Read More →

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    Albert Lai on February 19, 2015

    Last week at Digital Entertainment World in Los Angeles, I had the opportunity to discuss several fun topics with industry peers David Gale, Greg Diefenbach, and Jeff Chi. We shared perspectives as part of the “Entertainment on the Go: Distribution Strategies for Video” session, in the form of rapid-fire reactions to a curated list of recent headlines. I’ve shared some of the topics and my responses with you. Read More →

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    Anne-Lynn Nilius on November 24, 2014

    This year, Brightcove partnered with Content Marketing Institute (CMI) on their third annual content marketing survey, which polls marketers in Australia on how they use content as part of the marketing mix. The results of the survey provide beneficial insight into challenges and future initiatives. This year’s research revealed that half (50%) of marketers cited producing engaging content and the ability to measure content effectiveness as top challenges. Read More →

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    Albert Lai on November 21, 2014

    With Sony announcing details of its new cloud-based streaming service, PlayStation Vue, last week – designed to offer an internet-only TV package as a replacement for cable or satellite – the question on everyone’s mind now is: Will cloud-based TV services replace the current model of cable subscriptions? The transition to the cloud in video streaming has created waves of change for professional solutions, which have already turned the opportunity into a trend (though some may qualify it as an experimental one) towards ‘cable-less’ TV services. Read More →

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    Michelle Berman on November 10, 2014

    A few years ago adding webrooming and showrooming to your vocabulary would have certainly been met with sideways stares of confusion. However, the explosion of online retail has created some new and interesting words that are quickly turning commonplace. Today, especially as the holiday season rolls in, both words will play a major role behind the decisions of retailers looking to capitalize on holiday sales. Read More →