Apple Music and the outlook for streaming in Asia
Jun09

Apple Music and the outlook for streaming in Asia

Apple has finally joined the music streaming party by launching Apple Music. We’re told that it will be available in at least 100 countries, including some in Asia. Much has already been written about the impact it will have on the streaming market in Europe and the US – but what is the outlook for music streaming in Asia? No international or regional players own the music streaming market – yet Apple Music will not...

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Netflix, HOOQ and a big week for TV in Asia
Feb09

Netflix, HOOQ and a big week for TV in Asia

It was a big week for online TV in Asia. Last Friday, Singtel, Sony and Warner Bros. made a big move into online streaming with the launch of HOOQ. The OTT streaming service, rumoured for some months, is already being viewed as a pre-emptive strike against Netflix. On Wednesday of last week, Netflix duly responded, with its first foray into the Asian market, announcing the launch of Netflix in Japan. 30 January: HOOQ is announced HOOQ...

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