Tag Archives: Asia

Netflix creates USD 100 million fund to assist the industry due to Coronavirus

Netflix has created a USD 100 million relief fund to help members of the creative community who have been left unemployed and without a way to earn an income during the coronavirus crisis. The streaming giant said the bulk of the funds will go toward supporting laid-off crew members. The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) crisis is devastating [...]

Viacom to produce shows for Facebook Watch in Latin America, Europe and Asia

Viacoms Digital Studios International (VDSI) unveiled a partnership with Facebook to produce a slate of shortform content for Facebook Watch in key international markets. The international arm of Viacoms digital studio production unit will utilize its regional production hubs to make content for Facebook Watch audiences in Latin America and Asia, as well as the [...]

CBS and Viacom to combine and create ViacomCBS Inc

Viacom and CBS today announced they have entered into a definitive agreement to combine in an all-stock merger, creating a combined company with more than USD 28 billion in revenue. The new company will be led by Bob Bakish as President and CEO. The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions. [...]

Rakuten TV develops its international expansion

Rakuten TV, OTT platform based in Spain that includes films and TV series in its offer, announced its expansion to more than 30 European countries, which could also include Asian and Latin American markets. The platform produced its first own film in 2018 and is available under free TVOD and SVOD models. Jacinto Roca, CEO [...]