Feb 22, 2022

Weixin Channels: The next point of growth for WeChat marketing in China

CHINESE PLATFORM SPOTLIGHT: Tencent's video-sharing platform within WeChat may be a latecomer in the Chinese market, but it offers marketers specific capabilities and large potential reach.

Jun 13, 2013

Ward Platt promoted to COO of FIC, Zubin Gandevia is president for APAC

GLOBAL - Ward Platt has been promoted to the post of chief operating officer for Fox International Channels (FIC) and CEO of the unit’s National Geographic Channels International (NGCI) from his previous post as president of Asia-Pacific and the Middle East for FIC.

Nov 1, 2012

Monetising social media with brand partnerships: CASBAA

HONG KONG - The legions of fans following programmes like "Touch" and "Horizons" on social media can be used as audience numbers to generate advertising revenue for pay-TV channels, according to panel discussions and case studies shared at the 2012 CASBAA Convention taking place here this week.

Jun 22, 2011

Singapore's MediaCorp to offer its channels online for free

SINGAPORE - National broadcaster MediaCorp is set to stream its seven free-to-air channels online free of charge. The move will take place over the next year.

Sep 24, 2010

Astro ramps up HD and sports channels

KUALA LUMPUR – Astro will add three high definition channels and six Commonwealth Games channels on 1 and 3 October respectively.

Sep 1, 2010

Fox International appoints new heads for China and Thailand

REGIONAL - Fox International Channels (FIC) has appointed Edwina Ngao (pictured right) as VP and territory head for Mainland China and Byrd Bunnag (left) as territory head for Thailand.